New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 2012

Author: Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
Editor: Will Shortz
Jill Denny
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Jeff Chen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Denny. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Needle holder : TACH
5. Substances high on the 49-Across : BASES
10. Ring : PHONE
14. Federal watchdog agcy. : OSHA
15. Complete : UNCUT
16. Swear : AVOW
17. Half an Asian capital? : PHNOM
18. Cache : STORE
19. End of a haircut? : NAPE
20. ___-engine : AERO
21. Stick (to) : HEW
22. Vixen feature : ANTLER
24. Leaned in one direction : TRENDED
26. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
27. Verbalized : ORAL
28. Won : TRIUMPHED
32. Delivery person : OBGYN
34. Programs : CODES
35. Nigerian native : IBO
36. House starter or ender : WARE
37. Substance in the middle of the 49-Across : WATER
38. Program : PLAN
39. Actress Long : NIA
40. Avid : EAGER
41. Lifts : BUOYS
42. Contemporary of Aeschylus : SOPHOCLES
44. N.L. East team, informally : PHILS
45. Place for cargo : HOLD
46. Fictional captive in carbonite : HANSOLO
49. Theme of this puzzle : PHSCALE
52. Mich. neighbor : WIS
53. Destructive pest : APHID
54. ___-Tass news agency : ITAR
55. Foolable : NAIVE
57. DVR system : TIVO
58. Pop : SODA
59. Hold off : DEFER
60. Six-Day War leader Weizman : EZER
61. Some map lines: Abbr. : HWYS
62. Substances low on the 49-Across : ACIDS
63. Capitol V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : SENS
1. Bit of attire for Mr. Monopoly : TOPHAT
2. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-star : ASNER
3. Arrange : CHOREOGRAPH
4. Deli choice : HAMONRYE
5. Whole lot : BUSHEL
6. Chipped in : ANTED
7. Cargo vessel : SCOW
8. E.E.C. part: Abbr. : EUR
9. More erotic : STEAMIER
10. Unreal : PHANTOM
11. Elliptical : OVAL
12. "Fat chance!" : NOPE
13. Pitcher : EWER
23. Entre ___ : NOUS
25. Lieutenant ___ of "Forrest Gump" : DAN
26. Command : ORDER
28. Lugs : TOTES
29. Speculate superficially : PHILOSOPHIZE
30. PayPal purchaser : EBAY
31. Gets into : DONS
32. Dominates : OWNS
33. "Charles in Charge" star : BAIO
34. Imprisoned : CAGED
37. Big name in flying : WALLENDA
38. Beats : PULSATES
40. Subj. for a forest ranger : ECOL
41. Recycling ___ : BIN
43. Scarlett's kin : OHARAS
44. Futuristic weapons : PHASERS
46. Gathered, as bees : HIVED
47. Energize : LIVEN
48. Olfactory ticklers : ODORS
49. Do some online skulduggery : PHISH
50. Place, as cargo : STOW
51. Women's rights pioneer Elizabeth ___ Stanton : CADY
52. Surcharge item in many hotels : WIFI
56. Federal agcy. of 1946-75 : AEC

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