New York Times, Friday, December 3, 2010

Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. German superhighway connecting the Ruhr with Berlin : ATWO
5. Where the Beatles opened their 1965 North American tour : SHEA
9. Mountain climber? : TBAR
13. Sleuth's quest : LEAD
14. Hang loose : CHILL
15. Our genus : HOMO
16. Like some communication : TELEPHONIC
18. Shady group? : ELMS
19. Going ___ : APE
20. Weight or freight : LOAD
21. Road hog? : HARLEY
23. Computer action of last resort : RESTART
25. Definitely not a company man? : HERMIT
26. Endangered Arctic presence : SEAICE
27. Cabbageheads : LUMMOXES
29. How a toddler eats : MESSILY
31. Knit alternative : PURL
32. Out : FREED
35. Spade, e.g., for short : TEC
36. 1959 Broadway hit with the song "All I Need Is the Girl" : GYPSY
37. Rolling stone? : LAVA
38. "The powerful scent of real clean" sloganeer : PINESOL
40. They're set in place settings : UTENSILS
42. Edible clam : QUAHOG
46. Put right? : INDENT
47. What snake oil is, supposedly : CUREALL
48. Chucked out : BOOTED
49. Pointed encouragement : GOAD
50. Largest labor union in the U.S. : NEA
51. "___ quote ..." : ANDI
52. Game time? : OPENSEASON
55. Angel Cheryl : LADD
56. Elizabethan barmaid : WENCH
57. What some hearts are made of : GOLD
58. Or ___ : ELSE
59. Ambassador of old autodom : NASH
60. Home of a Big 12 school : AMES
1. Service centers? : ALTARS
2. Home on the range : TEEPEE
3. Shipyard worker fired in 1976 : WALESA
4. Lyricist's offering : ODE
5. Young hog : SHOAT
6. Back : HIND
7. 2010 title role for Denzel Washington : ELI
8. 13-, 20-, 49- and 57-Across, commonly? : ALCHEMY
9. Where Persia defeated Sparta in 480 B.C. : THERMOPYLAE
10. Bungle : BOLLIXUP
11. Evaluators of current events? : AMMETERS
12. Positive : ROSY
14. Walking the dog and others : CHORES
17. Found a job for : PLACED
22. Tentacle : ARM
24. They won't wait, in a phrase : TIMEANDTIDE
25. Tom of "Animal House" : HULCE
27. They're put on many cars : LIENS
28. Rocky, really : SLY
30. It may help you make big strides : STILT
32. W.H.O. concern : FLU
33. Reasoned : RATIONAL
34. Oxymoronic chances : EVENODDS
36. Haitian currency : GOURDE
38. Define clearly : PINDOWN
39. Game played with a dotted ball : SQUASH
41. Get it : SEE
43. Victorian taxi : HANSOM
44. Soccer cheer : OLEOLE
45. Secretive group? : GLANDS
47. Beach souvenir : CONCH
48. It may be tied up in farmwork : BALE
49. Washington, Grant and others: Abbr. : GENS
53. Snow ___ : PEA
54. Ottoman officer : AGA

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