New York Times, Friday, September 17, 2010

Author: Jonah Kagan, Brown University '13
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonah Kagan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kagan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Japan's Prince Hirobumi ___ : ITO
4. Five-time N.B.A. All-Star Chris : WEBBER
10. 2001 #1 album with the hit "Love Don't Cost a Thing" : JLO
13. "Easy peasy!" : NOPROBLEMO
15. Christian with many robes? : DIOR
16. Over the top : HYPERBOLIC
17. ___Ring (birth control brand) : NUVA
18. Over : ABOVE
19. Vessel over heat : OLLA
20. "Leaving on ___ Plane" : AJET
21. Perfect-record breaker : LOSS
22. When all one's planning is put to the test : DDAY
23. Company outing, for short? : IPO
24. River of Devon : EXE
25. Sch. for the preordained? : SEM
26. Photoshop, say : DOCTOR
29. Literally, "different lizards" : ALLOSAURUSES
32. Descartes found this truth to be self-evident : COGITOERGOSUM
34. Colorful stage performers since 1987 : BLUEMANGROUP
35. There are 50 in a keg of Newcastle : LITRES
36. Home of Polar Bear Prov. Park : ONT
37. One of about 3,000 in Shakespeare's plays : PUN
40. It starts with el primero de enero : ANO
41. "Wassup, ___?" : DAWG
43. One might lose it in a crisis : HOPE
44. Tee off : MIFF
46. Where you might see some initials : BARK
47. Break down, in a way : PARSE
48. Prefix with angular : EQUI
49. Like some love : UNREQUITED
51. Opine : MUSE
52. Put off retirement? : STAYUPLATE
53. Spec for a roomy flat? : EEE
54. O.K.'s : YESSES
55. Subj. in "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" : LSD
1. Scarf down : INHALE
2. Home for Barbie and Ken, perhaps : TOYBOX
3. Counter : OPPOSE
4. Tediously went (on) : WORE
5. Flag : EBB
6. Autumnal event so called because it helps hunters kill their prey : BLOODMOON
7. "Twilight" protagonist : BELLA
8. "Bones" actress Deschanel : EMILY
9. Jay-Z's ___-Fella Records : ROCA
10. Practice with locks and pins? : JIUJITSU
11. Troubadour's creation : LOVEPOEM
12. Ones happy to give you their addresses? : ORATORS
14. Makes roar : REVS
15. Kind of profiling : DNA
22. Some sorority women : DELTAS
25. Lowlifes : SLIME
26. Sea grass grazer : DUGONG
27. "Indoors ___?" : OROUT
28. Where two branches of a curve meet, in math : CUSP
29. Sun exposure, for one : AGER
30. Part: Abbr. : SEG
31. Certain navigational aids : ARROWKEYS
32. Company that gets a lot of its money from foundations? : CLINIQUE
33. Defunct : OUTOFUSE
34. "It's my fault" : BLAMEME
37. Door : PORTAL
38. Reasons to use Pepto-Bismol : UPSETS
39. Compulsory : NEEDED
41. Il Poeta : DANTE
42. Decoration for Gertrude's room in "Hamlet" : ARRAS
43. When repeated, exuberant cry : HAIL
45. "Ptui!" : FIE
46. Tied up : BUSY
47. Litter, maybe : PUPS
50. 36-Across neighbor : QUE

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