New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 2013

Author: David Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
David Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Best-selling Apple app : GARAGEBAND
11. "The Kudlow Report" airer : CNBC
15. It burns quickly : ONECALORIE
16. Currency whose name can become its country's name by changing its last letter to an N and scrambling : RIAL
17. Outlaws : INTERDICTS
18. Prefix with phobia : ACRO
19. Like some pliers : NEEDLENOSE
20. Fashion inits. : DKNY
21. O.A.S. member : ARG
22. Symbols of innocence : LILIES
24. Some Southerners : CAJUNS
28. Supporter to keep a watchful eye on : FRENEMY
30. Cup, maybe : AWARD
31. Shade of red : BRICK
32. They're not definite : IFS
34. Wistful plaint : AHME
35. Lock that's hard to open? : PLAIT
36. Not procrastinating : ONIT
37. Point of writing : NIB
38. ___ Club : LIONS
39. Rub : CHAFE
40. Naturalist who coined the term "invertebrate" : LAMARCK
42. Powerful engine : RAMJET
43. Music style of La Mafia : TEJANO
44. ___-de-Marne (department near Paris) : VAL
45. Go up against : ABUT
46. Children's book ending : ZASINZEBRA
53. It may be pasteurisé : LAIT
54. Complete : HEADTOTAIL
55. Colosseum cry : ECCE
56. Its highest rank is Wonsu : KOREANARMY
57. Big TV announcement, informally : SKED
58. Like Barack Obama's early schoolmates : INDONESIAN
1. "How's it ___?" : GOIN
2. Rice on shelves : ANNE
3. Bundle of nerves : RETE
4. Blasted through : ACED
5. Anadem : GARLAND
6. Some council members : ELDERS
7. Comics sound : BOING
8. Western gas brand : ARCO
9. What the picky pick : NITS
10. Uncheck, say : DESELECT
11. One may be a rocker : CRADLE
12. Singer with the platinum album "Pink Friday" : NICKIMINAJ
13. Five-time Emmy-winning role : BARNEYFIFE
14. Sugar sometimes does it : CLOYS
23. Shade of black : INK
24. "Thief" star, 1981 : CAAN
25. Not recently : AWHILEBACK
26. California-based smoothie chain : JAMBAJUICE
27. Suffix with press : URE
28. Open : FRANK
29. "The Battle With the Slum" writer : RIIS
31. Eastern ___ : BLOC
33. Reinstate, in a way : STET
35. Small meat-stuffed pastries : PIROZHKI
36. Bit of resistance : OHM
38. Certain computer grouping, for short : LAN
39. Trattoria selection : CALZONE
41. Ready to be framed, say : MATTED
42. Banging noise : RANTAN
43. Much lore : TALES
44. A clip may come from it : VIDEO
47. Part of the earth's history : AEON
48. Reddish-brown quartz : SARD
49. H's : ETAS
50. Adriatic seaport : BARI
51. Italian verse form : RIMA
52. Kirk ___, first actor to play Superman on the big screen : ALYN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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