New York Times, Friday, February 4, 2011

Author: Ashton Anderson
Editor: Will Shortz
Ashton Anderson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,368
Across Down
1. Unbeatable mark : APLUS
6. Ne plus ultra : ACME
10. "Squawk Box" airer : CNBC
14. Ship out : HITTHEROAD
16. Ring event after exchanging rings : HORA
17. Affectionate utterance : ENDEARMENT
18. Sharing : INON
19. Sustenance for a fatigued person? : MESS
20. Name in old German duchies : SAXE
21. Like many Scandinavians : BLOND
22. Event at which reporters rub elbows? : MEDIAFRENZY
24. One in an affair : FLAME
28. Still no more : ASTIR
29. Parisian possessive : SES
30. Like "10," but not "9" : RATEDR
32. Puncher's nickname : TEX
33. Life ___ : VEST
34. Boss's address? : ESTREET
36. Chance to meet : RUNINTO
38. "Fusses" is a form of it : ETRE
39. It's not a very big story : FIB
41. Heavenly radio source : PULSAR
42. Like a Scottish young 'un : SMA
43. Asteroid belt orbiter : CERES
45. Harvester maker : DEERE
46. Potentially paintable : PICTURESQUE
49. Encrypt? : INTER
50. Stagger : STUN
51. Sister co. of Applebee's : IHOP
55. Impoverish : RUIN
56. E-tail detail : DOMAINNAME
58. Poem referencing "the darker brother" : ITOO
59. Modicum : SMATTERING
60. Volunteer's place: Abbr. : TENN
61. It may change your perspective : LENS
62. Backing : AEGIS
1. Tap-on-the shoulder alternative : AHEM
2. Paneling material : PINE
3. Old Fords : LTDS
4. Mountain West team : UTES
5. Oldies syllable : SHA
6. It may include destroyers : ARMADA
7. Nice thing to do peacefully : COEXIST
8. Beast to beware : MANEATER
9. It starts in Mar. in D.C. : EDT
10. Its flag is red, white and blue : CHILE
11. Plain and simple : NONONSENSE
12. Award won by Henry Fonda : BRONZESTAR
13. Where suckers lure people? : CANDYSTORE
15. Relative of Manx : ERSE
21. Cold response? : BRR
22. Member of an extensive empire of the seventh century B.C. : MEDE
23. Play matchmaker for : FIXUP
24. Maker of one's own rules : FREESPIRIT
25. Under-the-wire : LASTMINUTE
26. Chemistry : ATTRACTION
27. Slight : MERE
31. Direct : REFER
33. Noxious : VILE
35. Like a nudnik : TIRESOME
37. As one entered the world : NUDE
40. Keeper of the rings : BESTMAN
43. Many a stray : CUR
44. Leg-building set : SQUATS
47. Joint part : TENON
48. Knot, say : UNIT
51. Dictator's start : INRE
52. Watergate-era White House chief of staff : HAIG
53. Westin alternative : OMNI
54. Ringtoss equipment : PEGS
56. Connection letters : DSL
57. Grant grp. : NEA

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