New York Times, Friday, December 10, 2010

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 63, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Grid is asymmetric This is puzzle # 182 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dealers' dreads : NARCS
6. Clothes hangers? : SALESTAGS
15. Plant whose roots are used as detergent : AMOLE
16. Something you can bank on : POOLTABLE
17. Tart flavor : PECAN
18. Totally assured, as victory : ALLSEWNUP
19. Two-time U.S. Women's Open winner : INKSTER
21. ___ date : SETA
22. Like swift streams : EROSIVE
23. People who have been 45-Downed : INS
26. Air-gulping swimmer : GAR
27. Went wild : RANAMOK
28. What flounder flounder in : NET
29. Grp. knocked in "Sicko" : AMA
30. Needle point?: Abbr. : ENE
31. Alternative title of "Mack the Knife" : MORITAT
33. With 36-Across, "Babes in Arms" tune that's apt for this puzzle : JOHNNY
36. See 33-Across : ONENOTE
37. Sodium ___ (cleansers) : BORATES
38. Like some people resisting arrest : TASERED
39. It might accompany a bar line : LEER
40. N.Y.C.'s Washington ___ : HTS
41. "___ date" : ITSA
42. Stuck, in a way : BEMIRED
47. Kitties : POTS
48. 99 times out of 100 : ASARULE
49. Spot for a tot : PRESCHOOL
54. Stethoscope inventor Laënnec and others : RENES
55. Early 19th-century engineering marvel : ERIECANAL
56. Bill Bradley, once : KNICK
57. Where cells are of little use : DEADSPOTS
58. Friends and such : SECTS
1. Inventor of logarithms : NAPIER
2. Dualistic Egyptian deity : AMENRA
3. "All right, dude!" : ROCKON
4. Superb : CLASSA
5. What a motto encapsulates : SENTIMENT
6. Dupes in some mailboxes : SPAREKEYS
7. Part of AIM : AOL
8. Part of many an AIM chat : LOL
9. P.G.A. Tour Rookie of the Year two years before Woods : ELS
10. Femme canonisée: Abbr. : STE
11. Fancy shooters : TAWS
12. One who surrenders : ABNEGATOR
13. MSG component : GLUTAMATE
14. Apart : SEPARATED
20. Tennis's Goolagong : EVONNE
23. Being reserved : INMOTHBALLS
24. They may be incubating : NEONATES
25. Accents : STRESSMARKS
32. Like Bach's second violin concerto : INE
33. Author of "Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series" : JOETORRE
34. Aeschylus trilogy : ORESTEIA
35. Dogged : HARASSED
37. Appeared on screen, in a way : BLIPPED
43. Rich of old films : IRENE
44. Like some tattooed characters : RUNIC
45. Give a seat to : ELECT
46. Anchors' places : DESKS
50. Dupes in some mailboxes : CCS
51. Chance : HAP
52. Dweller near Central Park's Strawberry Fields : ONO
53. Kind of flour : OAT

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