New York Times, Friday, May 6, 2011

Author: Natan Last
Editor: Will Shortz
Natan Last
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,459
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1. Gold watches, e.g. : BLINGBLING
11. Natters : YAKS
15. Cause of slacking off at school : SENIORITIS
16. Inaugural feature : OATH
17. Boardwalk buy : ITALIANICE
18. Iris holder : UVEA
19. "Singin' in the Rain" co-director : DONEN
20. Hard : SEVERELY
22. Chemical suffix : ENE
23. Minnie Mouse's dog : FIFI
26. Linda of Broadway : EDER
27. Japanese port : KOBE
28. Glass house, of sorts : ANTFARM
31. Little fight : SKIRMISH
34. Forcefulness : VIGOR
35. "The moon is ___; I have not heard the clock": "Macbeth" : DOWN
36. Pry : SNOOP
38. See 41-Across : REST
39. Bear : ABIDE
41. Never stopping to 38-Across : TIRELESS
43. Dodge trucks : DAKOTAS
45. Start of something : SEED
46. Pond youngsters : EFTS
47. She punished Echo : HERA
48. Kelly Clarkson's record label : RCA
51. Nowheresville : TIMBUKTU
54. Hung out, maybe : DRIED
56. Like skating rinks, typically : OVAL
57. "The nerve!" : SOMEPEOPLE
60. Indiana town that's home to the International Circus Hall of Fame : PERU
61. Exposer of Standard Oil during the Progressive era : IDATARBELL
62. Desde Madrid a Mallorca : ESTE
63. All business : NONONSENSE
1. "Revolution" or "P.S. I Love You" : BSIDE
2. Pretend : LETON
3. Dumb : INANE
4. Lord Nelson, the Hero of the ___ : NILE
5. Particularly like : GOINFOR
6. Top piece : BRA
7. Vietnam War Memorial designer Maya : LIN
8. Formal response to "Who's there?" : ITISI
9. "Well played!" : NICE
10. Powerful economic coalition, formerly : GSEVEN
11. TV catchphrase starting in 2004 : YOUREFIRED
12. 4.0's : AAVERAGES
13. "Super Hits" company : KTEL
14. Rural carriage : SHAY
21. 1999 Ron Howard satire : EDTV
24. Apples might be compared to them : IBMS
25. Bluffs : FEINTS
27. Classic Miles Davis album : KINDOFBLUE
28. What Richard III offered "my kingdom" for : AHORSE
29. "Friends" friend : ROSS
30. "Rocky III" actor : MRT
31. Japanese noodle : SOBA
32. Where Buzz Cola is sold : KWIKEMART
33. "___ Married an Axe Murderer" (Mike Myers film) : SOI
35. ___-blasted : DAD
37. Lady, e.g. : PEER
40. Accusatory words : ETTU
42. Heads : LEADERS
44. Doesn't slam the door on, maybe : ASKSIN
47. ___ nature : HUMAN
48. Get fully ready : RIPEN
49. Organules, e.g. : CELLS
50. One-named singer with the 2010 hit "Rolling in the Deep" : ADELE
51. Raise one's spirits? : TOPE
52. "A Little Bitty Tear" singer, 1962 : IVES
53. List heading : TODO
55. Belted attire : ROBE
58. W.W. II inits. : ETO
59. Camera angle shift : PAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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