New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 2011

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Star of India, once : SABU
5. Concert spectacles : LIGHTSHOWS
15. 29-year Knesset member : EBAN
16. "Prêt-à-Porter" actress : ANOUKAIMEE
17. Material for a suit? : TORT
18. Convention fighter : ICONOCLAST
19. Ring bearer : TREETRUNK
21. "Roots" name : KUNTA
22. It's free in Paris : LIBRE
23. Hazardous obstruction : REEF
25. Humidifier output : MIST
26. It often gets fed : EGO
27. Where the biblical lost tribes were held captive : ASSYRIA
30. N.Y.P.D. descriptor : FINEST
32. Cry to get 40-Across : SENDHELP
37. What Taft, Hoover and Carter each had : ONETERM
39. Gave a face-lift : DIDOVER
40. People with saving accounts? : RESCUERS
42. "Rock Me ___" (1984 hit) : TONITE
43. One worthy of emulation : PARAGON
45. Simon & Schuster's parent : CBS
46. Opposite of 4-Down : UBER
50. Tunnel creator : MOLE
51. Leaving lines : TATAS
53. Order in a rush order : TODAY
55. Barn dance accessory : BANJOPICK
57. Onetime Chevy Blazer competitor : ISUZURODEO
59. Mythological trickster who was punished by being held to a rock : LOKI
60. Steam roller? : LOCOMOTIVE
61. Peck, e.g. : UNIT
62. What loaded people have : EXTRAMONEY
63. Strings used in payroll depts. : SSNS
1. Take, finally : SETTLEFOR
2. Native : ABORIGINE
3. Far from frilly : BAREBONES
4. Opposite of 46-Across : UNTER
5. Spot of seclusion : LAIR
6. Racks up : INCURS
7. Dingbats : GOONEYS
8. Dug in, with "down" : HUNKERED
9. What stops swings, briefly : TKO
10. Give the heave-ho : SACK
11. Area where blood vessels enter an organ : HILUM
12. Sur citizen : OMANI
13. Bridge openers : WESTS
14. Rip into : SETAT
20. Make stand on end, as hair : TEASEUP
24. "That's it!" : FINITO
28. Course : STREAM
29. Pad : ADDONTO
31. "That sorta thing" : ETC
33. Pumpkin : HON
34. People are not 35-Down after these occur : EVICTIONS
35. See 34-Down : LETBACKIN
36. Publicists' preparations : PRESSKITS
38. Hit from the 1983 platinum album "Kilroy Was Here" : MRROBOTO
41. Sultan who captured Jerusalem in 1187 : SALADIN
44. Palais des Nations setting : GENEVE
46. Not worthless : UTILE
47. Yanks' foes : BOSOX
48. Drawn-out chemical : EDUCT
49. It may cut things close : RAZOR
52. Educational ideal : APLUS
54. Arizona county or its seat : YUMA
56. Bouncing baby : JOEY
58. Kind of chip : ROM

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