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New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 2011

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,509
Across Down
1. Adroitness : EASE
5. 22-Across product : LAGER
10. English Leather alternative : AFTA
14. Interjections from the obtuse : DUHS
15. Searches for signs in a hospital : EXAMS
16. Queen with a degree from Princeton : NOOR
17. ___-Z : IROC
18. Its shadow is often cast : DOUBT
19. Decoration : TRIM
20. "Gnarly waves, dude!" : COWABUNGA
22. Pabst brand : PIELS
23. Foil : TRIPUP
24. Like some exchange rates : UNPEGGED
26. Less like nuts? : SANER
27. Where to get a citation while surfing : WIKIQUOTE
28. Like two Kennedy brothers : SLAIN
30. Portions : QUANTA
31. Hang-up : RUB
34. Watt-hour fraction : ERG
35. Small team : DUO
36. You might get a charge out of it : EEL
37. Secure the aid of : ENLIST
39. They're lined up on a neck : FRETS
41. Kind of test associated with the null hypothesis : CHISQUARE
43. Practice with the Wheel of the Year : WICCA
47. 27-Across, e.g. : RESOURCE
48. Wet behind the ears : CALLOW
49. Directive obeyed by Alice : EATME
50. City where "Smokey and the Bandit" begins : TEXARKANA
52. Fit to finish? : ATEE
53. Like many dreamers : INBED
54. Pap's son, in literature : HUCK
55. La., e.g., once : TERR
56. Like la nuit : NOIRE
57. Scored together? : ADUE
58. Brand that has Dibs : EDYS
59. Telecom giant headquartered in Denver : QWEST
60. Fork-tailed flier : TERN
1. Subjects are expected to follow them : EDICTS
2. Polar region phenomenon : AURORA
3. Greet and seat : SHOWIN
4. Things some cons are pros at : ESCAPES
5. Preceded, with "to" : LEDUP
6. Impulse carrier : AXON
7. Van Gogh threatened him with a razor blade : GAUGUIN
8. Keep from spilling over, in a way : EMBANK
9. U leaders? : RST
10. St. John's is its capital : ANTIGUA
11. Like some conclusions : FOREGONE
12. Grooming routine : TOILETTE
13. Missiles may be delivered in one : ARMSDEAL
21. Tom Stoppard's "Travesties," e.g. : BURLESQUE
22. Chief Sassacus led one side in it : PEQUOTWAR
25. Nettle : PIQUE
27. Easily changeable locks : WIG
29. Pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
31. Play : RECREATE
32. Like many swimming pools : UNHEATED
33. Severely sunburned, say : BLISTERY
35. Producer for 50 Cent, familiarly : DRE
38. Atomically related compounds : ISOMERS
39. Prize in Cracker Jacks, e.g. : FREEBIE
40. Part of morning dress : SILKHAT
42. Ad imperative : ACTNOW
44. Rains in a studio : CLAUDE
45. Go along (with) : CONCUR
46. Arouse : AWAKEN
48. Massachusetts Maritime Academy student, e.g. : CADET
51. MTV generation : XERS
53. It may be judicial: Abbr. : INQ

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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