New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 2011

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Statement of resignation : ALAS
5. Slave-making ants steal them : PUPAE
10. 507s of the '50s, e.g. : BMWS
14. Marketable securities, e.g. : CASHASSETS
16. Only hypothetical : MOOT
17. "No way!" : THATSIMPOSSIBLE
19. Headgear for medieval soldiers : ARMETS
20. Foot massager? : POET
21. Elvis's "___ Lost You" : IVE
22. ___ price : ATA
23. Coverage provider named after a smoker : AETNA
24. Was up : LED
25. Inits. associated with the old theme park Heritage USA : PTL
26. TiVo or ReplayTV : DVR
27. Rear's rear? : ENDER
29. Part of une phrase : MOT
30. The Bionic Woman's first name : JAIME
32. Ben Jonson title woman : CELIA
34. "Is this thing on?" : AREYOULISTENING
37. They're often pickled : OKRAS
38. Side against : ANTIS
39. Cell occupant : BEE
40. Word with face or hand : POKER
42. Ranch handle : TEX
43. Educ. higher-ups? : SRS
44. Distinction, briefly : DIF
45. Puerto Rico's Museum City : PONCE
47. Org. concerned with the correct approach : FAA
48. Ruling official : REF
49. One breaking new ground? : HOER
50. Kids in Kilmarnock : BAIRNS
53. "Guilty or not?" : WHATSTHEVERDICT
56. Stomach : HACK
57. 1977 cult film with the tagline "Where your nightmares end ..." : ERASERHEAD
58. Anne Frank's father : OTTO
59. Part of a whispering campaign : RUMOR
60. "The stroke of death ___ a lover's pinch": Cleopatra : ISAS
1. Exitus ___ probat (the end justifies the means) : ACTA
2. Player of a big yellow cat : LAHR
3. Actually : ASAMATTEROFFACT
4. Where Yiddish was once spoken : SHTETL
5. Fraternity characters : PSIS
6. Lance cpl.'s grp. : USM
7. Zingy cupcake filling : PEPPERMINTCREAM
8. On ___ (bingeing) : ATOOT
9. Certain Judean : ESSENE
10. Performing rights org. : BMI
11. Novel ideas for rural areas? : MOBILELIBRARIES
12. 51-Down hoops champs of 1989 : WOLVERINES
13. Part of Paul Revere's Boston statue : STEED
15. 1930s film star with notable facial hair : ASTA
18. Positions : STANCES
23. 1954 A.L. batting champ Bobby : AVILA
25. Buster Keaton trademark : PORKPIEHAT
26. Family tree abbr. : DAU
28. Remote spot? : DEN
29. He married He : MAO
30. Brooklyn's St. ___ College : JOSEPHS
31. Name on Intuition perfume boxes : ESTEE
33. Match.com datum : AGE
35. Twaddle : YAK
36. Things shown before shows, informally : TIX
41. Noisy fan : ROOTER
43. Didn't just wave : SAIDHI
44. "Torchwood" was spun off from it : DRWHO
46. Chief Indian, once : NEHRU
47. "The Red Skelton Show" regular : FARR
50. Lone Star, e.g. : BEER
51. See 12-Down : NCAA
52. Regular set: Abbr. : STDS
54. Decision letters : TKO
55. Brandy letters : VSO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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