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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 2012

Port called the Cinderella of the Pacific

Author:
Ned White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times10/20/12 ( No. 22,992 )
Across
1
Aid in football tackling drills : DUMMYBAG
9
Grifter's repertoire : SCAMS
14
"I'm still waiting ..." : ANYDAYNOW
16
Boston pop : TONIC
17
Old TV cliff-hanger : WHOSHOTJR
18
Jane of "Glee" : LYNCH
19
Little belt : NIP
20
Apple flaw : BRUISE
22
Pitching need : ARM
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___ cell : SPERM
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Recess riposte : AMTOO
27
Feathered 500-pounder of old : MOA
28
Unlikely ballet dancer : OAF
30
Flock member's perch : PEW
31
Turn on the waterworks : BAWL
32
Epic featuring Nero : QUOVADIS
35
Corday slew him : MARAT
36
Hit from Berlin : PUTTINONTHERITZ
38
The Chi-___ ("Oh Girl" group) : LITES
39
Didn't change hands? : STOODPAT
40
More than conjecture : AVER
41
Burning evidence : ASH
42
Designer of D.C.'s L'Enfant Plaza : PEI
43
"___ out!" : YER
44
More remote : ICIER
46
Auntie ___ (pretzel bakery chain) : ANNES
50
Lab report? : ARF
51
Everything : THELOT
53
Durham sch. : UNH
54
Big cards : RIOTS
56
Alfa Romeo, e.g. : RADIOCODE
59
Mammoth, old-style : ENORM
60
One might go after pearls : SKINDIVER
61
Errant, to Burns : AGLEY
62
Port called the Cinderella of the Pacific : ENSENADA
Down
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Crowing periods : DAWNS
2
Square : UNHIP
3
One who's shortsighted : MYOPE
4
Treating people, briefly : MDS
5
Disdainful cry : YAH
6
Abbr. often near "R.S.V.P." : BYOB
7
Bone cavities : ANTRA
8
"Get lost, creep!" : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
9
Catholic university near Tampa, Fla. : STLEO
10
Hardly forward : COY
11
"Carnival!" Tony winner Alberghetti : ANNAMARIA
12
Little bit of power : MICROWATT
13
Mush : SCHMALTZ
15
E-mails, e.g. : WRITESTO
21
Spread : SOW
24
Noisy 29-Down : ROOTER
25
Staples of R&B : MAVIS
29
See 24-Down : FAN
31
Slender brooch : BARPIN
32
Full of anticipation, perhaps : QUIVERING
33
Imbecile : UTTERFOOL
34
Reading for 007 : DOSSIERS
35
Euripides tragedy : MEDEA
36
Pediatrician's amenity, often : PLAYAREA
37
React to a bad toe-stubbing : HOP
41
Holy cow for Hamburgers? : ACH
44
"___ fault" : ITSMY
45
He sculpted Adam and Eve : RODIN
47
Milan's Porta ___ : NUOVA
48
Finito : ENDED
49
"Princess of Power" of cartoons : SHERA
52
Spam is removed from them : TINS
55
Amount over due? : TRE
57
Many a paean : ODE
58
Red letters? : CIN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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