New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Capt.'s superior : MAJ
4. Fritz the Cat's creator : RCRUMB
10. Seamen, slangily : GOBS
14. Org. for 41-Down : AMA
15. 1974 top 10 hit for Mocedades : ERESTU
16. Fertility clinic cell : OVUM
17. CD-___ : ROM
18. Protagonist in Kerouac's "On the Road" : SALPARADISE
20. Ukraine's capital : KIEV
22. Speak ill of, in slang : DIS
23. Big name in toy trains : LIONEL
24. Leaves port : SAILS
26. Corn Belt's locale : MIDWEST
27. 1956 Fats Domino hit : MYBLUEHEAVEN
30. Steer clear of : AVOID
31. Classic Jaguars : XKES
32. Seattle-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
35. Extend credit : LEND
36. Carries on, as a trade : PLIES
38. Skater's jump : LUTZ
39. "Dropped" drug : LSD
40. Dots in la mer : ILES
41. Exclude : DEBAR
42. Highest peak in the Northwest Territories : MOUNTNIRVANA
45. Edison's 1,000+ : PATENTS
48. Get-go : ONSET
49. Iron deficiency problem : ANEMIA
50. Cambridge sch. : MIT
51. Place for a choir : LOFT
54. "I Dream of Jeannie" star : BARBARAEDEN
57. Fannie ___ : MAE
58. Part of a horse's bloodline : SIRE
59. Concerned ones : CARERS
60. Mensa members' stats : IQS
61. Pre-Communist autocrat : TSAR
62. Hard-to-get cigar : HAVANA
63. Winter Chicago hrs. : CST
1. Con man's target : MARK
2. Mine, in Montréal : AMOI
3. Aston Martin-driving agent : JAMESBOND
4. Thing, in legalese : RES
5. Nursery furniture : CRADLE
6. Burger topper : RELISH
7. Inits. on a mail truck : USPS
8. Kingston Trio hit of 1959 : MTA
9. "A Holly Jolly Christmas" singer : BURLIVES
10. Plummet : GODOWN
11. Like a sheep : OVINE
12. Greyhounds, e.g. : BUSES
13. Process, as ore : SMELT
19. Gofers : AIDES
21. Still in effect : VALID
25. Birth control option, briefly : IUD
26. Whip up : MAKE
27. Shopaholic's mecca : MALL
28. Saint Laurent of fashion : YVES
29. Live and breathe : EXIST
32. Like a quark : SUBATOMIC
33. ___ the Man (Cardinal nickname) : STAN
34. Rock's Better Than ___ : EZRA
36. "Parallel Lives" author : PLUTARCH
37. Monocle, e.g. : LENS
38. Like a pool table, ideally : LEVEL
40. Aegean Sea region : IONIA
41. O.R. personnel : DRS
42. Dues payer : MEMBER
43. "Beats me!" : NOIDEA
44. Future 14-Across participant, perhaps : INTERN
45. Blue Ribbon brewer : PABST
46. Diarist Nin : ANAIS
47. Land at an Italian airport? : TERRA
50. First name in old TV talk : MERV
52. Online help features, briefly : FAQS
53. Dry run : TEST
55. Small battery size : AAA
56. Supersecret org. : NSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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