New York Times, Saturday, January 15, 2011

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Notes' counterparts : RESTS
6. They have soles : PAWS
10. "What are you waiting for?!" : DOIT
14. It's like -like : ESQUE
15. Growing part of the economy : ECOMMERCE
17. Good thing to end a close race with : SPURT
18. "Whatever" : LIKEICARE
19. Deviled : NETTLED
21. Nuprin alternative : ANACIN
22. Plant toxic to sheep and goats : AZALEA
23. Stable stock : BRIDLES
24. "Frost at Midnight" poet : COLERIDGE
27. Like a fig : SEEDY
28. Cabell who was the 1978 N.L. at-bats leader : ENOS
29. Byzantine weaving output : DAMASKS
31. Place to litter : DEN
32. Arizona national monument with Pueblo ruins : WUPATKI
33. Office of Small Business Utilization agcy. : GSA
36. One way to be married : HAPPILY
37. Churn : BOIL
38. Not release, as bad news : SITON
41. Item of current technology? : ELECTRODE
43. Knot : CLUSTER
45. LSD and others : AMIDES
46. They have major bifurcations : AORTAE
47. Grilling demand : ADMITIT
49. Rifle shot, so to speak : LINEDRIVE
51. Kol ___ (Yom Kippur prayer) : NIDRE
53. No wear for waifs : PLUSSIZES
54. "___ in a sentence" : USEIT
55. Bribes : SOPS
56. Discrimination fighter: Abbr. : EEOC
57. Plastic surgery may change it : SHAPE
1. Flat, e.g.: Abbr. : RES
2. Sports-themed restaurant chain : ESPNZONE
3. Rat out : SQUEALON
4. They have retractable heads : TURTLES
5. Passer and blocker's teammate : SETTER
6. Santos rookie of 1956 : PELE
7. Eating stuff : ACID
8. Food is often tossed in it : WOK
9. Bad mark : SMEAR
10. They take years to end : DECADES
11. Very wise one : ORACLE
12. 1954 Patti Page hit, whose title is sung three times before "Please, don't go" : ICRIED
13. Minute : TEENSY
16. Bit of bunny slope gear : MINISKI
20. Out of action : LAIDUP
22. Nailed : ACED
23. Memorable J.F.K. arrival : BEATLE
25. Smart : DAPPER
26. Priority Inbox offerer : GMAIL
30. Overhead shooter : SKYCAM
32. Idle people may scour them : WANTADS
33. "That just might work!" : GOODIDEA
34. Cruise option : SIDETRIP
35. They're often tapped : ALES
36. Eater seater, sometimes : HOSTESS
37. Like a 23-Down : BRITISH
38. Crown covers : SCALPS
39. Port on the Panay Gulf : ILOILO
40. Appear : TURNUP
42. Countdown term : TMINUS
44. Paranormal, say : EERIE
47. Chevy model : AVEO
48. Fam. tree member : DESC
50. Organ finale? : IZE
52. Côte d'Ivoire's rainy season : ETE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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