New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2011

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,376
Across Down
1. Urban playground barb : YOMAMAJOKE
11. ___ Cervin (11-Down, to French speakers) : MONT
15. All-purpose putdown : WHATALOSER
16. Keystone's place : ARCH
17. Region with the highest concentration of national parks in the U.S. : COLORADOPLATEAU
19. "Don't forget about me" : AHEM
20. "The best of animals," in a classic children's book : MISTERTOAD
21. Curly rider? : MOE
22. Work's antithesis, briefly : REC
23. "Football Night in America" host : COSTAS
27. It develops before your eyes : POLAROID
32. Like 21-Across's behavior : ANTIC
33. What runs ruin : PANTYHOSE
34. Set of sheets : REAM
35. They're prepared for breaks : CASTS
36. The redbud is one of its symbols: Abbr. : OKLA
37. Try demonstrating that one can : ATTEMPTTO
39. Buttinsky : PRIER
40. Fifth-century capital of the Visigoths : TOULOUSE
41. It's dangerous to do on the road : NINETY
42. Bearded ___ : TIT
43. What some A.L.'ers play for : SOX
44. 1961 film scripted by Arthur Miller : THEMISFITS
49. Capping : ATOP
53. They're the cutest in the world, per a hit song : CALIFORNIAGIRLS
55. Handful, maybe : BRAT
56. "Ooh, aren't you special!" : WELLLADIDA
57. Composition of some hedgerows : YEWS
58. Education supporters : STATETAXES
1. Geneva-based org. : YWCA
2. "I know that one!" : OHOH
3. Father or son : MALE
4. Excitable one : ATOM
5. Nick, say : MAR
6. Poplar trees : ALAMOS
7. Foster child in '60s TV commercials : JODIE
8. Some growlers, in Granada : OSOS
9. Didn't surrender : KEPT
10. "Out of the Silence" novelist Cox : ERLE
11. It was first conquered in 1865 : MATTERHORN
12. Its outsides are ornately embossed : OREOCOOKIE
13. Org. with a Hall of Champions : NCAA
14. Fall's end : THUD
18. Variety : ARRAY
21. Leopard runner : MAC
23. 100 points : CARAT
24. Almost at the hour : ONETO
25. Result of bill-passing : STATUTELAW
26. Features of many quiz shows : TIMELIMITS
27. What a copier will often do : PASTE
28. Seeing right through : ONTO
29. Some police dept. personnel : LTS
30. It may have a single palm : ISLET
31. Sugar : DEARY
33. Spread things? : PATS
35. Hi-tech "guts" : CPU
38. Interior decorator's concern : MOTIF
39. 27-Acrosses, slangily : PIX
41. Key phrase : NOSALE
43. Cousin of an avocet : STILT
44. Tastee-Freez alternative : TCBY
45. Fabulous slacker : HARE
46. Pigtailed mothers? : SOWS
47. Not rest easy : FRET
48. Visiting the Getty, e.g. : INLA
49. "Another Pyramid" musical : AIDA
50. Honeycomb alternative : TRIX
51. Quaint, quaintly : OLDE
52. Some TV spots, briefly : PSAS
54. Piece of the 'hood : GAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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