New York Times, Thursday, February 21, 2008

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJVZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Luxury hotel amenity : ROBE
5. Some exam practice, for short : PSAT
9. "Get ___!" : THIS
13. Show ___ (attend) : UPAT
14. Somewhat : ATAD
15. "Hard Cash" author Charles : READE
16. Farberware set : SAUCEPANS
18. Film director Morris : ERROL
19. Word with red, white or rock : ELM
20. Baker's supply : LARD
21. Copied : APED
22. Coffee maker component : FILTERBASKET
26. Some beams : IBARS
29. Huffington of the Huffington Post : ARIANNA
30. Talk that might get one in trouble : SASS
31. Embryonic membrane : AMNION
34. Hitter of 511 lifetime home runs : OTT
35. HBO's "Da ___ G Show" : ALI
36. Bothers : CHEWSAT
37. Excavation machine, for short : CAT
38. Dr. J's first pro league : ABA
39. Post-vacation, say : RESTED
40. Home tool maker : SKIL
41. It may fill a hall : CONCERT
43. Twisted thread : LISLE
44. Longtime ABC newsman : SAMDONALDSON
48. Heraldic border : ORLE
49. Sony subsidiary : AIWA
50. Sine ___ non : QUA
53. It's often turned upside down when not in use : CANOE
55. Party snack (and a hint to this puzzle's circled letters) : MIXEDNUTS
57. Bullet followers : ITEMS
58. Sterile : ARID
59. Cry at Old MacDonald's : OINK
60. Side in a debate : NAYS
61. "It's so obvious!" : ISEE
62. Mountain West Conference team : UTES
1. Flimflam : RUSE
2. Off-white shade : OPAL
3. Creator of Oz : BAUM
4. Abbr. that may precede an ellipsis : ETC
5. Like a certain court : PAPAL
6. Sign of fright : START
7. Owner of The History Channel : AANDE
8. Instant replay subjects, for short : TDS
9. Mother ___ : TERESA
10. Providers of life lessons : HARDKNOCKS
11. Words with a familiar ring? : IDO
12. "S" on a French shaker : SEL
15. Put a new coat on : REPAINT
17. "___ Coming" (1969 Three Dog Night hit) : ELIS
21. Overseas : ABROAD
22. Priests: Abbr. : FRS
23. Summon up : RAISE
24. Require : ENTAIL
25. Get in trouble, in a way, with "on" : TATTLE
26. Susan who wrote the best seller "Compromising Positions" : ISAACS
27. Sighter of the Pacific, Sept. 25, 1513 : BALBOA
28. Yen or yuan : ASIANMONEY
31. 1939 Academy Award nominee Brian : AHERNE
32. Political hostess Perle : MESTA
33. Yukon neighbor: Abbr. : NWT
36. Some bayou residents : CREOLES
40. Wrong : SIN
42. Software backups, typically : CDROMS
43. Put shells in : LOAD
45. Hideouts : LAIRS
46. Classic song with the words "Look away! Look away! Look away!" : DIXIE
47. Singer of the anthem "Sång till Norden" : SWEDE
50. Computer command : QUIT
51. ___ Reader : UTNE
52. Solicits : ASKS
53. Red letters? : CIN
54. ___ gallop : ATA
55. Avril follower : MAI
56. ___-turn : NOU

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