New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 2011

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. "Not down there!" : UPHERE
7. Dry cleaner : DUSTMOP
14. Second-closest star to Earth : PROXIMACENTAURI
17. "Freeze!" : DONTMOVEAMUSCLE
18. Off-the-scale? : OBESE
19. ___ English : OLDE
20. 2011 title role for Chris Hemsworth : THOR
21. Song in "Mamma Mia!" : SOS
22. Difficulty increaser in diving : TWIST
23. Time immemorial : EONS
24. Regards : STARESAT
27. Way overcharges for : SCALPS
28. Peon : COG
30. Relative of a cherry plum : SLOE
34. Meddle, in a way: Var. : KIBBITZ
36. Things with rings : PISTONS
38. In a shell, maybe : ASEA
39. Calls between friends : YOS
41. Team that has won the World Series three times while based in three different cities : BRAVES
42. Temporary storage for completed work : OUTBOXES
44. Turns brown, maybe : DYES
48. Cultural org. with its HQ in Beverly Hills : AMPAS
49. A shark may carry one : CUE
51. Start of a children's rhyme : EENY
52. Cubbie, e.g. : NLER
53. It's south of Sonoma : MARIN
55. Comment to a procrastinator : ITSNEVERTOOLATE
58. Little something in Santa's bag : STOCKINGSTUFFER
59. Bites : MORSELS
60. Place to see "Il Trovatore," e.g. : TEATRO
1. Beehives, e.g. : UPDOS
2. Insect feeder : PROBOSCIS
3. President after Ten-Cent Jimmy : HONESTABE
4. Company lines?: Abbr. : EXTS
5. Extra layer in winter? : RIME
6. Modern music genre : EMO
7. Abrupt ending : DEADSTOP
8. Not satisfied : UNMET
9. Afro-sporting character on "The Simpsons" : STU
10. Try : TASTE
11. Lotsa : MUCHO
12. 1950s sweater material : ORLON
13. Sides of slips : PIERS
15. Says with a hand in the air, perhaps : AVOWS
16. Relating to the abdominal cavity : CELIAC
22. Inclined to strike out : TESTY
25. Terra ___ (pulverized gypsum) : ALBA
26. Sch. that awarded the first civil engineering degree in the U.S. : RPI
27. Modern music genre : SKA
29. Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe : GIBBS
30. Record label for Booker T. & the MG's : STAX
31. "The Call of Cthulhu" writer : LOVECRAFT
32. Small piece of luggage : ONESUITER
33. What may come after an heir? : ESS
35. Detail provider : ZOOMLENS
37. Sign that might mean "Good play!" : SRO
40. Olympic event since '88 : SUPERG
43. Some shells and their contents : TARTS
44. View espoused in Thomas Paine's "The Age of Reason" : DEISM
45. ___ come : YETTO
46. Expressionist James : ENSOR
47. Matches : SYNCS
48. Rural block : ANVIL
50. What "1" may mean, in México : ENERO
53. Sulker's expression : MOUE
54. First in a series of 26 : ALFA
56. ___ out a win : EKE
57. N.H.L. Senators, on scoreboards : OTT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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