Everyone needs new mountains to climb, however, and Mr. Horne and Mr. Merrell decided to move on in late 2010. Mr. Horne and his XWord Info partner, the constructor Jeff Chen, open our solving weekend with a clever and tough offering. On a Friday, getting stuck is not a bad thing. I especially liked CAMERA SHY, TALES OF WOE, IN NAME ONLY, PURPLE HAZE, ARCHIMEDES, APOSTROPHE and PLAYED GOD. This clue hints at being shot with a camera, and so the answer is CAMERA SHY.
Source: New York Times January 11, 2019 03:00 UTC