XFRA:NYT New York Times Company Class A Insider Activity 4 Filing - 2/16/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
McCarty Todd C
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NEW YORK TIMES CO [NYT]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Senior VP - HR
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY, 620 EIGHTH AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/16/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10018
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock(1) 02/16/2012   A   16,905 A $ 0 30,146 D  
Class A Common Stock               1,107(2) I By 401(k) Plan

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option(3) $7.215 02/16/2012   A   34,300     (3) 02/16/2022 Class A Common Stock 34,300 (3) 34,300 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
McCarty Todd C
THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY
620 EIGHTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10018
      Senior VP - HR  

Signatures

 Kenneth A. Richieri, Attorney-in-Fact for Todd C. McCarty   02/21/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Consists of grant of stock-settled restricted stock units under The New York Times Company 2010 Incentive Compensation Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock and vests on February 16, 2015.
(2) Represents shares of Class A stock equivalents attributed to holdings in the Company Stock Fund of The New York Times Companies Supplemental Retirement and Investment Plan (the "401(k) Plan"), based on a plan statement dated as of December 31, 2011. The number of shares was calculated by dividing the dollar value of the reporting person's holdings in such fund by the closing price of The New York Times Company Class A Common Stock on December 30, 2011.
(3) Right to buy Class A Common Stock granted under The New York Times Company 2010 Incentive Compensation Plan. The options vest in three equal annual installments beginning on February 16, 2013.

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