New York Times, Saturday, November 27, 2010

Author: Xan Vongsathorn
Editor: Will Shortz
Xan Vongsathorn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Vongsathorn. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Reaction from one who has a bone to pick? : ARFARF
7. Duel action : FASTDRAW
15. Confusion : WELTER
16. Working class's antithesis : IDLERICH
17. Game with tricks : ECARTE
18. Literally, "small wheel" : ROULETTE
19. Word on a scale : TARE
20. Old dirk : SNEE
21. Tony winner Caldwell : ZOE
22. High-class affliction? : SENIORITIS
25. Patent-Motorwagen inventor : BENZ
26. Historic institution near Slough : ETON
27. Buzzes : ADOS
28. "Check it out!" : GOSEE
29. Poll fig. : PCT
30. Nabokov novel : PNIN
31. Casual remarks? : SEZ
32. Show in which many pots disappear? : THEBIGGESTLOSER
38. Took back, as words : ATE
39. Ticked : TEED
40. Moose Drool or Trout Slayer : ALE
41. Send a Dear John letter : ENDIT
44. Like some eyes : SORE
45. Turtle's eye, often : SLIT
46. See 33-Down : JAIL
47. Bouncer in a sports stadium? : BOBBLEHEAD
49. Bond girl player Green : EVA
50. District in southern Kazakhstan : ARAL
51. Ryan of "Star Trek: Voyager" : JERI
52. Mediterranean appetizer : CALAMARI
54. Novelist Diamant and others : ANITAS
57. It uses 20 different end rhymes for "ore" : THERAVEN
58. Aging establishment : WINERY
59. Float maker : SODAJERK
60. Felt : SEEMED
1. Something to be struck with : AWE
2. Ping-Pong or dancing, for short : REC
3. Harmony spoiler : FLATNOTE
4. "Quickest way to Harlem," in song : ATRAIN
5. Back in : RETRO
6. Like some chickens : FREERANGE
7. Defeated contestant in a face-off : FIRSTONETOBLINK
8. Male doll : ADONIS
9. Turns sharply : SLUES
10. TV segment : TELE
11. N.F.L. cornerback ___ Bly : DRE
12. Alternatives to Triscuits : RITZES
13. Show opener : ACTONE
14. Allergy symptom : WHEEZE
22. Deux into quatorze : SEPT
23. Do some impressive work? : ETCH
24. "Gotcha" : IDIG
25. Chowderhead : BOZO
28. Deprive of vitality : GELD
30. British leader in the Seven Years' War : PITT
31. Features of some bear traps : STEELJAWS
33. Cost to get out of 46-Across : BAIL
34. Dinar earner : SERB
35. Something intended to move fast : SALEITEM
36. "Old China" essayist : ELIA
37. Like many offs. : RETD
41. Red-cards, say : EJECTS
42. Adjective-less language : NAVAHO
43. Got on the horn : DIALED
44. Kite, often : SOARER
45. Iconic building? : SHRINE
47. Unlike chickens : BRAVE
48. Kids' rhyme starter : EENIE
50. Setting of Mozart's only clarinet concerto: Abbr. : AMAJ
53. Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
55. Is for you? : ARE
56. Folk rock singer Straw : SYD

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