New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 2011

Author: Ned White
Editor: Will Shortz
Ned White
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. X-ed out? : SPREADEAGLE
12. Something turned under : HEM
15. What may be visualized via a bumper sticker? : WHIRLEDPEAS
16. Is for a few? : ARE
17. Supplement that might cause a stink : OILOFGARLIC
18. "When 2 ___ Love" (1988 Prince song) : RIN
19. Motivator for Manolete : OLE
20. Things you can bear : ARMS
21. Suppressed : DAMPED
23. Mexican cacti : PEYOTES
25. Dessert served in a bowl : TAPIOCA
26. 2006 Newbery winner Lynne ___ Perkins : RAE
27. It replaced Apple's Quadra line : POWERMAC
28. Problem with tight shoes : PINCH
31. Tennis's Zvonareva and others : VERAS
32. Spaghetti end? : ANI
33. Old Testament shepherd : AMOS
34. Magnate who wrote "How to Be Rich" : GETTY
35. Angel's antithesis : BRAT
36. Shouts in the 'hood : YOS
37. Mrs. Rajiv Gandhi : SONIA
38. Without circumspection : LAXLY
39. Steal away : SNEAKOUT
41. Ox : LUG
42. It's metered : CABRIDE
43. Where rails come together : MARSHES
47. Many stand-up lines : ADLIBS
48. Drainer of most of Switzerland : AARE
49. Shrinks' grp. : APA
50. Piece of fiction : LIE
51. Cry over spilled milk? : OOPSIEDAISY
54. Loafer letters : EEE
55. Neurologist : BRAINDOCTOR
56. Not automatic: Abbr. : STD
57. Doesn't run over : STOPSONTIME
1. What hawks do : SWOOP
2. Follower of Franco? : PHILE
3. "My Philosofy" poet : RILEY
4. Ranch extension? : ERO
5. Palestinian group : ALFATAH
6. Extent : DEGREE
7. Some Dutch wheels : EDAMS
8. Truth-in-lending figs. : APRS
9. Come together : GEL
10. Stored : LAIDAWAY
11. Illusionist's repertoire, in part : ESCAPES
12. He "spoke" with horns and whistles : HARPOMARX
13. The Seneca Chief was the first to travel its full length : ERIECANAL
14. Untruthfulness : MENDACITY
22. Onetime Soyuz destination : MIR
24. Foes of Frodo : ORCS
25. Cake, in Cali : TORTA
27. Little, in Lille : PETIT
28. They're often sliding for workers : PAYSCALES
29. Party comment after "No thanks" : IMONADIET
30. Common sock damage : NOSEBLEED
31. Where the show must go on? : VENUE
34. Mensch : GOODSORT
35. First, second and third, but not fourth : BAGS
37. Winter sport vehicles : SKIBOBS
38. Tempted : LUREDON
40. Cal-Nev-___ : ARI
41. Annual Jalapeño Festival site : LAREDO
43. Sewer parts : MAINS
44. Modern-day locale of the place where the Santa Maria ran aground in 1492 : HAITI
45. Oaks Stakes setting : EPSOM
46. ___ fire (destructive 2008 blaze in Los Angeles) : SAYRE
48. Take ___ (sample some) : ASIP
52. Kung ___ chicken : PAO
53. Be part of the picture : ACT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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