New York Times, Friday, May __, 2011

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Notepad: Every length of answer from 3 to 15 letters - except one - appears in this puzzle. Some people might have a 1-Across about that.
JimH notes: The print version of this puzzle is slightly different. Appropriately, there is no square numbered 13. Note the puzzle title is Fri, May ___, 2011.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,466
Across Down
1. [See blurb] : SUPERSTITION
13. Deal-making occasion, maybe : BUSINESSDINNER
15. Betty Crocker or Hungry Jack product : INSTANTPOTATOES
17. Mechanically : BYROTE
18. "Impossible" : NOCANDO
19. Cancel : NEGATE
22. Bean, for one : ORSON
23. Ruhr rodent : MAUS
26. Like Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 : INE
27. Day associated with an unlucky number: Abbr. : FRI
28. Certain ring-bearer: Abbr. : MRS
29. Hard to nail down : INDEFINABLE
34. Takes the bite out of? : DEFANGS
36. Germany vis-à-vis France, e.g. : EXENEMY
37. Open formally : CALLTOORDER
39. End of many a fuel source name : ANE
40. Compose : PEN
41. Mortar carrier : HOD
42. Poker : PROD
43. "Are you calling me ___?" : ALIAR
46. Island whose name means, literally, "main land" : HONSHU
48. Flatten : PANCAKE
50. Overtones : TINGES
54. Reading devices : OPTICALSCANNERS
57. Bridge workers, perhaps : DENTALSURGEONS
58. Wasn't quite as great as before : LOSTONESEDGE
1. Sch. syst. with a campus in Buffalo : SUNY
2. BOAC destination, in song : USSR
3. Climbers' gear : PITONS
4. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
5. Backing out of : RENEGINGON
6. Boomer that retired in the early '00s? : SST
7. It's more than a pinch: Abbr. : TSP
8. "What on earth have ___?" : IDONE
9. One of the Jacksons : TITO
10. Trapped : INACORNER
11. Mike Myers or Dan Aykroyd, once : ONTARIAN
12. Bygone Dodges : NEONS
13. Lobster catcher? : BIB
14. Mulligan, say : REDO
16. Prince, e.g. : SON
20. "Hence ..." : ANDSO
21. Basketball timeout sign : TEE
23. End of the 26th century : MMDC
24. Staging ___ : AREA
25. Defunct sports org. with the Denver Gold and Chicago Blitz : USFL
27. Apparently stationary light sources, to astronomers : FIXEDSTARS
29. Plays with others, for instance : INTERACTS
30. Had for a meal : FEDON
31. Certain Wall Street type : BEAR
32. Alphabet run : LMNO
33. Saw : EYED
35. "Author! Author!" star, 1982 : ALPACINO
38. A fraternity chapter : RHO
42. Made Berne burn? : PUNNED
43. Base letters : APO
44. Grp. in "Die Hard" : LAPD
45. Pentium source : INTEL
46. "What do we have here?!" : HELLO
47. Connector with a pivotal role : HINGE
49. Pitcher Jim who was a 16-time Gold Glove winner : KAAT
51. Popular Sporcle subj. : GEOG
52. Sea cliff dweller : ERNE
53. Draft org. : SSS
55. Passport application datum: Abbr. : SSN
56. Pool need : CUE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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