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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 2012

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 79, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 75 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0102 ( 22,700 )
Across
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Peaks of Peru : ANDES
6
Not nice, as a comment : SNIDE
11
"Prices slashed!" event : SALE
15
One just put on the payroll : HIREE
16
Like Odin and Thor : NORSE
17
Give off : EMIT
18
Elderly, so to speak : OVERTHEHILL
20
Mascara coats it : LASH
21
Vote of support : YEA
22
Bollywood wraps : SARIS
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Submit a tax return via computer : EFILE
24
Soon to arrive : AROUNDTHECORNER
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FedEx competitor : UPS
29
Bowler's assignment : LANE
30
Send an invitation for : ASKTO
33
Remaining 7 and 10 pins in bowling : SPLIT
36
"___ Croft: Tomb Raider" : LARA
40
Pulitzer-winning 1920 Eugene O'Neill play : BEYONDTHEHORIZON
43
Baby bovine : CALF
44
Verdi aria : ERITU
45
All gone from one's plate : EATEN
46
___-Soviet relations : SINO
48
Trio between K and O : LMN
49
Secret or illegal : UNDERTHECOUNTER
57
Bygone Italian coins : LIRAS
58
One providing nonmedical support for a woman in labor : DOULA
59
___ culpa : MEA
61
Some boxing results, for short : TKOS
62
Literal description of something that is 18-, 24-, 40- or 49-Across : SIGHTUNSEEN
65
"___ Man" (Emilio Estevez film) : REPO
66
"Please be ___ and help me" : ADEAR
67
Human trunk : TORSO
68
The second "A" in N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
69
Chili con ___ : CARNE
70
Eyelid inflammations : STYES
Down
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Cry to a matey : AHOY
2
Skin care brand : NIVEA
3
Gloomy, to a bard : DREAR
4
Suffix with puppet : EER
5
Attacks vigorously : SETSUPON
6
Mortimer voiced by Edgar Bergen : SNERD
7
Like a pitcher's perfect game : NOHIT
8
Notre Dame's Fighting ___ : IRISH
9
Broadband inits. : DSL
10
Reef wriggler : EEL
11
Not needing anyone's help : SELFRELIANT
12
With full force : AMAIN
13
Smooth cotton fabric : LISLE
14
Air up there : ETHER
19
Brinker on skates : HANS
23
Forever and a day : EON
25
Like melons in spring, e.g. : OUTOFSEASON
26
Statesman Root : ELIHU
27
Ancient Rome's ___ the Elder : CATO
30
Diane Sawyer's network : ABC
31
Aegean, e.g. : SEA
32
Arizona senator Jon : KYL
33
Old Detroit brewery name : STROH
34
___ Beta Kappa : PHI
35
Tennis do-over : LET
37
AIDS treatment drug : AZT
38
___ v. Wade : ROE
39
___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
41
Fender ding : DENT
42
Fabric leftovers : REMNANTS
47
Form 1040 org. : IRS
48
Humdinger : LULU
49
The "U" in UHF : ULTRA
50
Shoes with swooshes : NIKES
51
Plummets : DROPS
52
Lawn trimmer : EDGER
53
George M. ___, "The Yankee Doodle Boy" composer : COHAN
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Unconventional and then some : OUTRE
55
Manicurist's file : EMERY
56
Pee Wee of the 1940s-'50s Dodgers : REESE
60
Years in Mexico : ANOS
62
Cul-de-___ : SAC
63
Its capital is Boise: Abbr. : IDA
64
Boozehound : SOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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