New York Times, Friday, August 12, 2011

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
Julian Lim
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Officers : BRASS
6. Award show category : DRAMA
11. In haste : RUSHING
14. Derided : FLEERED
16. It might help you catch your breath : INHALER
17. Kind of pickup : LONGBED
18. "St. Martin and the Beggar" painter : ELGRECO
19. Tenth Commandment subject : AVARICE
20. "Just this time ..." : FORONCE
21. Upbraided : BERATED
22. Lascivious sorts : WANTONS
24. Beans and others : SIDES
25. Go on : YAK
26. Having more bites, say : ITCHIER
28. Word from a waiter : ENJOY
29. Language with no word for "hello" : KLINGON
32. Sloven : PIG
35. Enthusiast : FIEND
36. One wiping out : EFFACER
39. Pitt athlete : PANTHER
41. Mercurial : ERRATIC
43. Former : OLDTIME
44. Subject of the Fujita scale : TORNADO
45. British dish with an American version called a Hot Brown : RAREBIT
46. Polka relative : TWOSTEP
47. Fathers, of a sort : CLERICS
48. Lachrymose : INTEARS
49. Attacked : HADAT
50. What the cogent make : SENSE
1. Summary : BRIEF
2. Need replenishing : RUNLOW
3. Silverish : ASHGRAY
4. "My" girl in a 1979 hit : SHARONA
5. Knee cap? : SILENTK
6. Coins for Cicero : DENARII
7. College student's request : REGRADE
8. Judge : ARBITER
9. Varmints, in a classic cartoon line : MEECES
10. Extra : ADDED
12. Big name in wafers : NECCO
13. Creator of "The Simpsons" : GROENING
14. Blubber : FLAB
15. Having a hard time connecting? : LOVESHY
23. Missouri metro : STJOE
27. It may come down after a win : CONFETTI
28. Native to a certain region : ENDEMIC
29. Like some spirits : KINDRED
30. It's typed with the left pinkie : LETTERA
31. Check : INHIBIT
32. Echoes : PARROTS
33. "That makes 50-Across" : ICANSEE
34. Lie in the sun : GETATAN
35. Start of a Christmas refrain : FALALA
37. :-( : FROWN
38. Equestrians : RIDERS
39. It may be screened : PORCH
40. Softens in water, in a way : RETS
42. Thicket of trees : COPSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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