New York Times, Friday, November 23, 2012

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 170 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Call an end to a hike : STARTBACK
10. Biblical prophet who railed against idolatry : MICAH
15. Big-eyed toy : CHIHUAHUA
16. Mythological lyrist : ERATO
17. Kids whose parents fight? : ARMYBRATS
18. On delivery? : NATAL
19. Hammered : BEATEN
20. "___ et Ballades" (Victor Hugo work) : ODES
22. Sitcom characters Borland and Bundy : ALS
23. Evan's best friend in "Superbad" : SETH
24. Box for a drill : SPAR
25. Form a mass : CLOT
26. Minor-league team of Toledo : MUDHENS
29. Mr. Hockey's surname : HOWE
30. Keep up : SUSTAIN
32. More interested : KEENER
34. 1960s-'70s dance partner of Nureyev : FONTEYN
35. Leaf bisectors : MIDRIBS
36. What excellence is the best deterrent to, per Oprah Winfrey : RACISM
37. Like some Mideast movements : PANARAB
38. Grp. that may call on its reserves? : OPEC
39. French ___ (language overseer) : ACADEMY
41. TV character who said "K.O." instead of "O.K." : MORK
42. Kylver Stone letter : RUNE
43. Glance over : SCAN
47. Prone : APT
48. Cockney pal of Mary Poppins : BERT
49. Lighter compound : BUTANE
51. Pick on : TEASE
53. Instruments also known as mellophones : ALTOHORNS
55. He could walk on water, in myth : ORION
56. Think through : REASONOUT
57. Musician/radio host Steven Van ___ : ZANDT
58. White trash? : EGGSHELLS
1. Union enemies : SCABS
2. Rule of ___ (comedy writer's maxim) : THREE
3. Target : AIMAT
4. Elementary school percussion instrument : RHYTHMSTICK
5. Poster mailer's need : TUBE
6. One raised in Amish country : BARN
7. It may result from a discovery : AHA
8. Make a slit in : CUTOPEN
9. Lawrence who wrote the screenplay for "Raiders of the Lost Ark" : KASDAN
10. ___ chorus : MENS
11. Org. that disarmed in 2005 : IRA
12. Barcelona is its capital : CATALONIA
13. Way down : ATALOWEBB
14. Piece keepers : HOLSTERS
21. Bowles of the Simpson-Bowles commission : ERSKINE
24. Tibia's place : SHIN
25. Pit that's sometimes spit : CHERRYSTONE
27. Black Hawk War combatants : UTES
28. Fright when it's light? : DAYMARE
30. Never-ending story? : SOAPOPERA
31. Up in the air : UNCERTAIN
33. Queso relleno cheese : EDAM
34. Missing nothing : FROMATOZ
35. In the Mafia : MADE
37. 24-Down cover : PANTLEG
40. Blowgun dart poison : CURARE
44. Go door to door, possibly : CAROL
45. Void : ANNUL
46. Gets settled : NESTS
48. Crooked : BENT
49. Decision-maker : BOSS
50. "This could get ugly" : UHOH
52. Nursery purchase : SOD
54. Graffitize : TAG

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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