New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 2013

Author: Frederick J. Healy
Editor: Will Shortz
Frederick J. Healy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QWY} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Will Shortz notes: My favorite entries here are JUJITSU, JAZZ AGE, TAKE AIM, NEAT IDEA, HANG TIME, GUESS SO, FAST CAR, BLITZEN, and ZANZIBAR. That's a ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Excellent use of snazzy 7's today. When I was a kid, the letter J fascinated me, and anyone named Jeff was immediately interesting. ... more
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Across Down
1. It includes pinning and throwing : JUJITSU
8. "Chicago" setting : JAZZAGE
15. Rapture : ELATION
16. Skyrocket : SHOOTUP
17. Prepare to pull the trigger : TAKEAIM
18. Couple seen at a baby shower : BOOTEES
19. Hard knocks : SLAMS
20. It might hold up a holdup : ALARM
22. Reason for a semiannual shift: Abbr. : DST
23. Skunk and such : FURS
24. Star in Virgo : SPICA
25. Aid in getting a grip : VISE
26. Check spec. : AMT
27. Abyss : DEPTH
28. Modern Persian : FARSI
29. "That's clever!" : NEATIDEA
31. California's ___ Sea (rift lake) : SALTON
32. Got a 41-Across on : ACED
33. Billy who played the Phantom in "The Phantom" : ZANE
34. Person with small inventions : FIBBER
37. Slam dunk stat : HANGTIME
41. Benchmark mark : APLUS
42. They have seats : PANTS
43. Crew's director : COX
44. "Que ___-je?" ("What do I know?": Fr.) : SAIS
45. "The Great Caruso" title role player : LANZA
46. Perpetual 10-year-old of TV : BART
47. Wile E. Coyote buy : TNT
48. Too, to Thérèse : AUSSI
49. Board game with black and white stones : PENTE
50. Pupil of Pissarro : CEZANNE
52. Like many laptop cameras : BUILTIN
54. First name among Italian explorers : AMERIGO
55. With ramifications : ATACOST
56. Galls : RANKLES
57. Does some farrier's work on : RESHOES
1. One feeling 15-Across after Super Bowl III : JETSFAN
2. Title name written "on the door of this legended tomb," in poetry : ULALUME
3. Home of Southeast Asia's largest mosque : JAKARTA
4. News briefs : ITEMS
5. Colombian kinfolk : TIAS
6. "___ see" : SOI
7. Like the human genome, before the 1990s : UNMAPPED
8. "St. John Passion" composer : JSBACH
9. Now, to Nicolás : AHORA
10. Choice for a long shot : ZOOM
11. Sound in the comic "B.C." : ZOT
12. Groveled : ATEDIRT
13. Tepid consent : GUESSSO
14. Sitcom pal of Barbarino and Horshack : EPSTEIN
21. Grammy-nominated Ford : LITA
24. No-yeast feast : SEDER
25. Parking meeter? : VALET
27. Cuts up : DICES
28. Adder's defense : FANGS
30. They're off-limits: Var. : TABUS
31. Pole star? : SANTA
33. Its main island is Unguja : ZANZIBAR
34. Asset in a drag contest : FASTCAR
35. Whence a girl who's "like a samba," in song : IPANEMA
36. Member of 31-Down's team : BLITZEN
37. Geiger of Geiger counter fame : HANS
38. "You're not the only one!" : ICANTOO
39. Recess for a joint : MORTISE
40. Reaches : EXTENTS
42. Leisurely strolls : PASEOS
45. It's often parried : LUNGE
46. Impolite interruption : BELCH
48. Indigo source : ANIL
49. Spinal cord surrounders : PIAS
51. Rescue vessel? : ARK
53. Relative of Aztec : UTE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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