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This puzzle appeared on Friday, November 16, 2012 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Friday, October 12, 2012
by Martin Ashwood-Smith
Fri 10/12/2012
WHUPJETSKIPCP
OONAFLEWINRHO
KODIAKBROWNBEAR
SHARPORRISROOT
AMOOWADIPSO
FLOADE
TAKEONESCUEFROM
ISEAGERTOPLEASE
CARRIAGEPAINTER
SPIRALSTAIRCASE
ISLRIO
ASINSUPOUST
LONGJOHNSUNTIL
PERSONALHISTORY
HUEJOVIALELEE
ARMONETWOREDS
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Clobber : WHUP
5.Lakeside rental : JETSKI
11.Angel dust : PCP
14.O'Neill whom J. D. Salinger wanted to marry : OONA
15.Arrived by plane : FLEWIN
16.Sweater letter : RHO
17.Huge snagger of salmon : KODIAKBROWNBEAR
20.On the dot : SHARP
21.Pulverized perfumery item : ORRISROOT
22."Here ___, there ..." : AMOO
23.Gum ball : WAD
24.___ jure : IPSO
25.Cheery cashier in Progressive ads : FLO
27.Hoosier humorist George : ADE
29.Follow, as a leader : TAKEONESCUEFROM
38.Behaves like a puppy dog, say : ISEAGERTOPLEASE
39.Quaint worker doing a hansom job? : CARRIAGEPAINTER
40.Steps around? : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
41.Gazetteer abbr. : ISL
42.El Paraguay, e.g. : RIO
43.D-day divider? : ASIN
46.Slangy hello : SUP
49.Run out : OUST
52.Winter warmer : LONGJOHNS
55.Before : UNTIL
57.Caseworker's compilation : PERSONALHISTORY
59.Interior decorator's concern : HUE
60.Mirthful : JOVIAL
61.Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
62.6-Down locale : ARM
63.Combination of rings? : ONETWO
64.Wine list section : REDS
1.Concave kitchenware : WOKS
2.Kerfuffle : HOOHA
3.Let flow : UNDAM
4.Jewelry purchase : PAIROFEARRINGS
5.Stone picture : JFK
6.It's bent on a bender : ELBOW
7.Roman land : TERRA
8.Old arena draw? : SWORD
9.Bird that lays a one-pound egg : KIWI
10.Sleep sites : INNS
11.Before one's big opening? : PREOP
12.Organization's opposite : CHAOS
13.___ Velho, Brazil : PORTO
18.Formal defenses : APOLOGIAS
19.Brush : BRIEFENCOUNTER
26.Low tie : ONEALL
27.Household helper : AUPAIR
28.Beyond elated : DELIRIOUS
29.They might be nervous : TICS
30.Order to get moving : ASAP
31."Felicity" star Russell : KERI
32.___ per second (luminosity unit) : ERGS
33.Galley order : STET
34.Setting of a Barry Manilow hit : COPA
35.Pro follower : RATA
36.Sugar suffixes : OSES
37.Simple : MERE
43.Leader of the pack : ALPHA
44.Frère's sibling : SOEUR
45.Imposing a general liability, legally : INREM
46.Morning ritual, for many : SHAVE
47.Dark : UNLIT
48."Fiddle-faddle!" : PSHAW
50.Made hot? : STOLE
51.Clichéd : TIRED
53.Bart Simpson's middle name : JOJO
54."___, you noblest English": Shak. : ONON
56.Basic solutions : LYES
58.1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO

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