New York Times, Saturday, March 2, 2013

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. White-whiskered sort : OLDGEEZER
10. Symbol of Einstein's gravitational constant : KAPPA
15. Eager : RARINTOGO
16. Tons : ALOAD
17. Time of one's life : CHILDHOOD
18. Youngest of five famous brothers : ZEPPO
19. Ernst associate : ARP
20. Things worth waiting for? : TIPS
21. What head shots are used in : SOCCER
22. People pick pockets in it : POOL
23. Eddie's partner in musical comedy : FLO
24. Burial option : URN
25. Cut out for it : ABLE
28. Intentionally flooded field : PADDY
30. Short order? : BLT
31. One working with magnetite : IRONMINER
33. Minor, legally : PETIT
35. "Ha! Good one!" : DONTMAKEMELAUGH
37. "Bummer" : AWGEE
38. Word below a signature on a bill : TREASURER
39. Zero, in 21-Across : NIL
40. They often have good rhythm : POEMS
41. Mr. T's real last name : TERO
42. Julia Child worked for it during W.W. II: Abbr. : OSS
43. Lav : CAN
44. Escalator pioneer : OTIS
46. Fox on Fox : MULDER
48. Blast alternative? : DRAT
49. Traffic court letters : DWI
52. Facilitators of cultural growth : AGARS
53. Toxicodendron diversilobum : POISONOAK
55. Yogi Bear co-creator : HANNA
56. Off-roading option : TRAILBIKE
57. Fire : ARDOR
58. Grocery product with green leaves in its logo : SALADATEA
1. 400-pound calf, perhaps : ORCA
2. Player of a big scaredy-cat? : LAHR
3. No Mr. Personality : DRIP
4. Drug czar Kerlikowske : GIL
5. Put an ___ : ENDTO
6. Where the Blue Nile rises : ETHIOPIA
7. Jellyfish and krill : ZOOPLANKTON
8. Some are fragile : EGOS
9. Bygone means of corporal punishment : ROD
10. Buzz generator : KAZOO
11. "I'll Be Around" songwriter Wilder : ALEC
12. TV Guide crossword focus : POPCULTURE
13. Something that shouldn't scare you : PAPERTIGER
14. Garnish : ADORN
21. Arch : SLY
22. Marker maker : PENTEL
23. It features a statue of a Scottie next to his master : FDRMEMORIAL
25. Title slave of the stage : AIDA
26. First cut on the album "Sticky Fingers" : BROWNSUGAR
27. Home of the Ducks of baseball's Atlantic League : LONGISLAND
29. Handle on farm equipment? : DEERE
30. Humdingers : BEAUTS
32. Fr. address : MME
33. Texting counterpart of "TY" : PLS
34. Sno-___ (winter blower brand) : THRO
36. Orwellian superstate : EASTASIA
40. One of nine numbers on a card : PAR
42. Clarkson College locale : OMAHA
43. Alpo alternative : CESAR
45. "___ you!" : ITOLD
47. 1958 spy novel set in Jamaica : DRNO
48. "Cannery Row" brothel owner : DORA
49. "Get busy!" : DOIT
50. Boat trailer? : WAKE
51. Pottery Barn competitor : IKEA
53. 54-Down tally: Abbr. : PTS
54. See 53-Down: Abbr. : NBA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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