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New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 2013

Girl's name that becomes a boy's name when the last letter moves to the start

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Quarfoot.
Jim Horne notes:

This is the 7,000th daily crossword Will Shortz has edited for The New York Times. Adding the weekly Variety puzzle puts his lifetime NYT total at 8,000. Congratulations, Will!

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G
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M
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© 2013, The New York Times1/19/13 ( No. 23,083 )
Across
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Religious emblem, informally : JESUSFISH
10
Jerks : ASSES
15
"Il dolce suono," e.g. : OPERAARIA
16
It's worth 8 points in English and 10 points in French : XTILE
17
Backwater, in Australia : BILLABONG
18
Certain pub : LOCAL
19
GPS heading : SSE
20
A search may be done with it : BING
21
Fluff : LINT
22
Figure on a table: Abbr. : ATNO
24
Works in a studio, say : OILS
26
Schubert piece : WALTZ
27
Get along : CLICK
29
Reason to end an engagement : CEASEFIRE
31
Virus containment specialist : TECHIE
33
List : TILT
34
Alpine stream : AAR
35
You can feel it on the ground, informally : ONEG
37
Girl's name that becomes a boy's name when the last letter moves to the start : LANA
39
Envelope abbr. : STE
42
Lump : GLOB
44
Market : BAZAAR
48
Guitar device producing a vibrato effect : WHAMMYBAR
51
Beat : PULSE
52
Chilling : EERIE
53
On a list of knowns : IDED
55
Filled : RIFE
56
Ages : ERAS
57
Roast setting : DAIS
59
Travel ___ : BAN
60
Orkney Islands clan : PICTS
62
Needlework? : TATTOOART
64
Dioxane, e.g. : ETHER
65
Measure of progress : STATUSBAR
66
Hyundai model : AZERA
67
So simple : EASYPEASY
Down
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Governmental stimulus of 2012 : JOBSACT
2
Missive : EPISTLE
3
Kind of acid that dissolves gold : SELENIC
4
It might be a link : URL
5
Auto with a "9" in almost all its model names : SAAB
6
Onetime spokesmodel for I Can't Believe It's Not Butter : FABIO
7
Having a twist : IRONIC
8
Grappler's gear : SINGLET
9
No beauty : HAG
10
Rose on stage : AXL
11
Carleton College rival : STOLAF
12
Mediterraneo tourist locale : SICILIA
13
Hyundai model : ELANTRA
14
Fizz : SELTZER
23
A power of dos : OCHO
25
Breeze (through) : SAIL
26
Post-cookout item : WETNAP
28
Cry when reaching the other side : KINGME
30
Hunk : SLAB
32
Tough to grasp : EELY
36
"Place without water," in Mongolian : GOBI
38
Shade on the Riviera : AZUR
39
Comics character named for a flower : SWEEPEA
40
High-end accommodations, familiarly : THERITZ
41
Otalgia : EARACHE
43
Statistician's anathema : BADDATA
45
Opening words deliverer : ALIBABA
46
What goes before that goes? : ASFARAS
47
Period of radio silence : REENTRY
49
Buddy : MISTER
50
Some western gear : REATAS
54
Jingle, e.g. : DITTY
58
Introductory course? : SOUP
61
Sp. name preceder : SRA
62
Japanese market inits. : TSE
63
Sweet ending? : OSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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