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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 2013

Author: Josh Knapp
Editor: Will Shortz
Josh Knapp
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: This grid ties the record for most Ms in a 15x grid.
1
C
2
R
3
A
4
Z
5
I
6
E
7
R
8
A
9
B
10
B
11
O
12
T
13
S
14
A
U
G
U
S
T
U
15
S
16
B
A
L
B
O
A
17
C
S
I
M
I
A
M
I
18
C
M
A
J
O
R
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A
T
L
A
S
20
B
L
21
T
S
22
M
E
L
C
23
O
Y
E
24
L
A
I
R
25
M
E
C
C
A
26
M
27
A
E
28
C
U
29
T
E
30
T
A
S
31
P
O
S
T
32
M
O
D
E
R
33
N
I
S
M
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D
R
S
T
R
A
N
G
E
L
O
V
E
35
D
E
A
T
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I
N
V
E
N
I
C
E
36
O
M
G
37
M
P
A
A
38
I
N
K
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M
O
M
40
M
A
41
G
L
42
E
E
43
S
44
A
45
C
46
I
T
A
S
47
F
E
L
L
48
S
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M
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T
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N
A
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T
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E
R
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E
I
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T
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E
R
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R
54
O
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A
T
E
55
Y
O
U
O
W
E
M
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56
S
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C
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T
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,201
Across Down
1. Closer to the edge, say : CRAZIER
8. Brothers' keepers? : ABBOTS
14. Summer time eponym : AUGUSTUS
16. Peso : Mexico :: ___ : Panama : BALBOA
17. "NYC 22" replaced it in 2012 : CSIMIAMI
18. Key represented by all white keys on a piano : CMAJOR
19. Plate holder : ATLAS
20. Kin of clubs : BLTS
22. Sporty Spice, by another name : MELC
23. Hernando's "Hey!" : OYE
24. Batcave, e.g. : LAIR
25. End point of a common journey : MECCA
26. Ginnie ___ : MAE
28. Darling : CUTE
30. Univ. figures : TAS
31. Style of New York's Sony Building : POSTMODERNISM
34. '60s film character wearing one black glove : DRSTRANGELOVE
35. Literary classic featuring the teen Tadzio : DEATHINVENICE
36. Teen "Whoa!" : OMG
37. Grp. concerned with violence levels : MPAA
38. With 43-Across, part of a squid : INK
39. Long-running Mell Lazarus comic strip : MOMMA
41. What you may squeal with : GLEE
43. See 38-Across : SAC
46. "Think of ___ ..." : ITAS
47. Dipped : FELL
48. Biblical waste? : SMITE
50. Run one's mouth : NATTER
52. Allowing no equivocation : EITHEROR
54. Stupefying thing : OPIATE
55. Favor doer's comment : YOUOWEME
56. It can be dangerous when leaked : SECRET
57. Like some sunbathers : TOPLESS
1. Tree with large seedpods on its trunk : CACAO
2. Like many older Americans' French or Spanish : RUSTY
3. Not given to lumbering : AGILE
4. Jacob ___, South African president beginning in 2009 : ZUMA
5. Member of the Ennead : ISIS
6. Attic character : ETA
7. Movement from Cuba? : RUMBA
8. Brass tacks : ABCS
9. Sock sound : BAM
10. Bad attribution : BLAME
11. Aim : OBJECTIVE
12. Where to find some nuts : TOOLCASE
13. "My heart bleeds for you," often : SARCASM
15. It's known for its start-ups : SILICONVALLEY
21. Proceed wearily : TRUDGE
24. Unleash : LETRIP
25. "The Once and Future King" figure : MERLIN
26. Extremely : MOST
27. Albuterol alleviates it : ASTHMA
29. Like some Beanie Babies : TEENIE
31. Sensible : PRAGMATIC
32. Head : MANAGE
33. Groove on an arrow : NOCK
34. Mailing to a label : DEMOTAPE
35. Pie-baking giant : DOMINOS
40. Antares or Proxima Centauri : MSTAR
42. Poet who wrote "Do I dare / Disturb the universe?" : ELIOT
43. Yes or no follower : SIREE
44. Focus of stereochemistry : ATOMS
45. Roman Demeter : CERES
47. Neckline? : FRET
48. Union ___ : SHOP
49. Baby sound : MEWL
51. Verano, across the Pyrenees : ETE
53. Yours, in Turin : TUO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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