New York Times, Friday, July 23, 2010

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 41 Missing: {F} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fearsome Foursome teammate of Jones, Olsen and Lundy : GRIER
6. Alternative : PLANB
11. Jean ___, 1969 Oscar-winning title role for Maggie Smith : BRODIE
12. "That's ni-i-ice!" : OOLALA
14. Gilded Age tycoon with a legendary appetite : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
17. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
18. Chaney Sr. or Jr. : LON
19. One of about 14,500 in Manhattan : ACRE
20. Fort named for a Civil War major general : ORD
21. Dulcify : SWEETEN
25. ___ Motors : KIA
26. Grade sch. class : SCI
27. Shop-at-home method? : TAGSALE
28. Wasn't off one's rocker? : SAT
29. Eye, ear and nose : SENSORS
31. Whom the Romans defeated at the Battle of Aquae Sextiae, 102 B.C. : TEUTONS
33. Sporcle.com feature : QUIZ
34. Nub : CRUX
35. Hint : SOUPCON
38. Visits : STOPSBY
41. Scuba tank meas. : PSI
42. 2002 Emmy winner for lead actress in a comedy : ANISTON
44. First to come? : CEE
45. Exchanges that may come with emoticons, briefly : IMS
46. People born on February 29, colloquially : LEAPERS
47. Barack Obama's mother : ANN
48. 58-Across leaders : ROIS
50. Interregnum : GAP
51. Pother : SNIT
52. In a precarious position : ONTHERAZORSEDGE
57. Mulligan, e.g. : DOOVER
58. See 48-Across : NORMAN
59. Ranch in the 1956 film "Giant" : REATA
60. Growing area of commerce : ETAIL
1. Christ's visitor in a tale from "The Brothers Karamazov" : GRANDINQUISITOR
2. Home of the Arch of Constantine : ROME
3. When repeated, cry often made with a hand up : IDO
4. Brahms's "___ Deutsches Requiem" : EIN
5. Ted Kluszewski's team when he won the 1954 N.L. home run title : REDLEGS
6. Indicate : POINTAT
7. Actor Herbert of the "Pink Panther" films : LOM
8. Mass apparel : ALB
9. First capital of Japan : NARA
10. Subject of "Eight Men Out" : BLACKSOXSCANDAL
11. Writer of "Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another" : BIERCE
13. N.F.L. rushing star Peterson : ADRIAN
14. What's discarded : DROSS
15. Frank Zappa rock opera "___ Garage" : JOES
16. "Easter, 1916" poet : YEATS
21. Unmoved : STOICAL
22. Dangerous place to be : WARZONE
23. 12th Amendment concern : ELECTOR
24. Cell transmitters : NEURONS
30. "___, bro?" : SUP
32. Male sheep : TUP
35. Two-time running mate of Richard : SPIRO
36. Onetime teen idol who later hosted "Pyramid" : OSMOND
37. Metaphor for a flood of tears : NIAGARA
38. It's a start : STEPONE
39. Harmless : BENIGN
40. Matchmaker for Tevye's daughters : YENTE
43. "I'm such a ___!" (klutz's comment) : SPAZ
49. Brogue, e.g. : SHOE
51. Part of a convoy : SEMI
53. ___ Air (carrier to Taiwan) : EVA
54. Not working: Abbr. : RET
55. Tripe : ROT
56. Dama's title: Abbr. : SRA

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