New York Times, Thursday, April 7, 2011

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Undergrad degs. : BAS
4. Source of venom : ASP
7. Rum-enhanced dessert : TORTONI
14. Original "Spy vs. Spy" cartoonist Prohias : ANTONIO
16. Straight As in chemistry? : ARSENIC
17. Longshoreman's venue : SEAPORT
18. Try again? : RETASTE
19. Churchill subject, with "The" : IRFINESTHOUR
21. Pousse-___ (multicolored drink) : CAFE
22. Changes the locks? : DYES
23. Bernard formerly of CNN : SHAW
27. Success on a second attempt, of a sort : SPARE
29. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
30. Rodgers and Hart song, with "The" : RESASMALLHOTEL
34. Triage site workers : MEDICS
35. Eddying : ASWIRL
36. George C. Scott movie with a rock band namesake, with "The" : YMIGHTBEGIANTS
40. ___ Chris Steak House : RUTHS
41. Anguish : AGONY
42. Paralegal, for example: Abbr. : ASST
43. When repeated, a train sound : CHOO
44. Tire : FLAG
48. Hit movie of 1991, with "The" : LMAANDLOUISE
52. Revolver, e.g. : SIDEARM
55. Chocolate treats : BONBONS
56. Fat substitute : OLESTRA
57. Synchronizes : ATTUNES
58. Big band brothers : DORSEYS
59. "That Night in ___" (1941 film) : RIO
60. Full house indicator : SRO
1. Computer language from 1964 : BASIC
2. End of ___ : ANERA
3. Scepter : STAFF
4. Like most proverbs, for short : ANON
5. Term for a crown : SIRE
6. Capital of Brandenburg : POTSDAM
7. A.C.C. athlete : TARHEEL
8. Topic of Weird Al Yankovic's "The White Stuff" : OREOS
9. Queue after Q : RSTU
10. Razes : TEARSDOWN
11. See 43-Down : ONS
12. Minor criticism : NIT
13. Lemieux milieu : ICE
15. Mayberry moppet : OPIE
20. Banks on a Sports Illustrated cover : TYRA
24. "Let's go!" : HITIT
25. Jays and Rays : ALERS
26. Utterance from Reagan mimics : WELL
27. Goldman partner : SACHS
28. It may precede a tip : PSST
29. Key's opener? : OHSAY
30. Harris's uncle : REMUS
31. Takes out of context? : EDITS
32. Blind : SIGHTLESS
33. Reposed : LAIN
34. Name in a Gore Vidal title : MYRA
37. Its coat of arms includes a marlin and a flamingo : BAHAMAS
38. Painter Schiele : EGON
39. "Mr." at the candy counter : GOODBAR
43. With 11-Down, flight crew concerns : CARRY
44. Clothing company since 1992 : FUBU
45. They have their pride : LIONS
46. Actor who played himself in 1988's "Moon Over Parador" : ASNER
47. Bas-relief material : GESSO
49. Running ___ : MATE
50. Pierre who wrote "PĂȘcheur d'Islande" : LOTI
51. Words after catch or hang : ONTO
52. Ground cover : SOD
53. U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
54. Aachen article : DER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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