New York Times, Friday, February 11, 2011

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Loser to Al Pacino for Best Actor of 1992 : STEPHENREA
11. Simple folks don't put them on : AIRS
15. Where pitchers are often placed : SALESROOMS
16. Get in a hold : STOW
17. Paparazzi targets : GLITTERATI
18. Scratch : KALE
19. Two out of twenty? : TEES
20. Wheels : CAR
21. "Let's Cook It Right" author Davis : ADELLE
23. "She ___ Dian's wit": Romeo : HATH
25. Cutting back : ONADIET
26. Sunshine State athletes : GATORS
29. "Antigonae" opera composer : ORFF
30. Honest ___ (drink brand) : ADE
31. Form a clandestine union? : ELOPE
32. Focused (on) : DWELT
33. Référendum vote : NON
34. They're often broken after being reached : TIES
35. Group seen in late-night hours? : AEIOU
36. Wildly positive : RAVE
37. Onetime communications giant : ITT
38. Pesäpallo is their national sport : FINNS
39. He broke Gehrig's 70-year all-time hits record : JETER
40. Like a series finale? : NTH
41. TV persona giving prank interviews : ALIG
42. They're not allowed to travel : CAGERS
43. Service stripe sites : SLEEVES
45. Protein-rich seed : SOYA
46. Second hand : HELPER
47. Creation on the sixth day : MAN
48. Oscar-winning screenwriter Tally and others : TEDS
52. Title character of 1920s Broadway : ABIE
53. Navel base? : ORANGETREE
56. Flooring option : PINE
57. Its newspaper is the Nugget : NOMEALASKA
58. 24-Down, in Dijon : ETES
59. Old Hollywood's method of promoting talent : STARSYSTEM
1. Squad leader: Abbr. : SSGT
2. Something that's related : TALE
3. Fashion designer Saab : ELIE
4. They offer lots of food that people won't eat : PETSHOPS
5. Cold war inits. : HST
6. Causes to stand : ERECTS
7. Singer Jones : NORAH
8. Cannon sound : ROAR
9. First responder, for short : EMT
10. Cause of global panic in 1957 : ASIANFLU
11. Pled : ASKED
12. Like much Renaissance art : ITALIANATE
13. Renewed, in a way : ROLLEDOVER
14. Deal-closing aids : SWEETENERS
22. Crackers : DAFT
24. Add up to : ARE
25. Onetime meringue-filled treats : OREOS
26. Work out : GETINSHAPE
27. Some : ALITTLEBIT
28. Not be a rebel : TOETHELINE
29. Taking credit? : OWING
32. Actor O'Hare of "Milk" : DENIS
35. Wing parts : AILERONS
36. Sails events? : REGATTAS
38. Top pick, informally : FAVE
39. Big name in late-night : JAY
42. Dances with one person after another? : CONGAS
44. They often have pistol grips : EPEES
45. Not so 22-Down : SANER
47. Remembered one? : MAMA
49. "The even mead, that ___ brought sweetly forth ...": "Henry V" : ERST
50. Hockey player's "dangle" : DEKE
51. Rich layer : SEAM
54. Bushwa : ROT
55. Minnesota city with Vermilion Community College : ELY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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