New York Times, Friday, November 18, 2011

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Certain chip feature : RIDGE
6. Billboard once named her "Female Entertainer of the Century" : DIANAROSS
15. Food item with layers : ONION
16. "Here's what they said ..." : ANDIQUOTE
17. "Dum spiro, ___" ("While I breathe, I hope": Lat.) : SPERO
18. Veal dish : SCHNITZEL
19. Partner of ciencias : ARTES
20. Second person in the Bible : THEE
21. Second person in the Bible : EVE
22. Old man : POPS
23. Bull: Prefix : TAUR
24. MS. dos? : SASES
26. Part of A.S.T.: Abbr. : ATL
27. Deceitful ones : SERPENTS
29. Behind : REAREND
31. Moving like hummingbirds : DARTING
35. Pollux and Aldebaran : KSTARS
36. Certain fisherman : SEINER
37. Capone portrayer, 1959 : STEIGER
39. What's hot : THERAGE
40. Flags : TIRESOUT
42. Cry repeated in "The Whiffenpoof Song" : BAA
43. It causes many people to scratch : LOTTO
46. Big maker of consoles : SEGA
47. Big East team : PITT
48. Cortés's quest : ORO
49. Kind of film : STAG
50. "___ It," 1979 top 10 hit : MAKIN
51. Missed curfew, say : GOTINLATE
54. Still in the game : ALIVE
55. Simple golf putt : ONEFOOTER
56. Appeal of New York, e.g.? : RENEW
57. Something transparent : NOMYSTERY
58. ___-cross : CRISS
1. Onetime boycott instigator : ROSAPARKS
2. How 1-Down's act was conducted : INPROTEST
3. Reduced fare? : DIETPLATE
4. Runs through : GORES
5. Grandson of 21-Across : ENOS
6. Sneak : DASTARD
7. Increase slowly : INCHUP
8. Stuck : ADHERED
9. Start of a call for help : NINE
10. Environmental datum of concern to asthmatics, for short : AQI
11. Place to get stuck : RUT
12. Radiates, as confidence : OOZES
13. Either co-founder of Apple : STEVE
14. 1991-92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
23. Wound tighter : TENSER
24. Easy ___ : STREET
25. Showing life : ASTIR
27. ___ Valente (clothing line) : SERGIO
28. 1955 Belmont and Preakness winner that shared its name with a U.S. city : NASHUA
30. "Love Sneakin' Up on You" singer, 1994 : RAITT
32. How some calorie counters eventually want to look good : INABIKINI
33. Demerits : NEGATIVES
34. Lead-in to an exciting announcement : GREATNEWS
38. Paraphrase : RESTATE
39. Duds : TOGGERY
41. Usher, e.g. : SEATER
43. Visit, as a site, with "to" : LOGON
44. Hockey East town : ORONO
45. Venerated symbol : TOTEM
47. More chalky : PALER
49. Schedule : SLOT
50. Fashion designer Jacobs : MARC
52. Suffix with solid : IFY
53. Rejections : NOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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