New York Times, Friday, April 6, 2012

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Letter carrier : MAILBAG
8. Quaint place to live? : TOWNE
13. Extreme choice : ALLORNONE
16. Farmer's enemy : APHIS
17. Much-favored person : GOLDENBOY
18. Some subatomic particles : PIONS
19. Retired : INBED
20. ___ Plus (razor brand) : ATRA
22. Home to a school of pre-Socratic philosophers : ELEA
23. Comedic duo? : CEES
24. Using an Rx, say : ONMEDS
26. Ron who played Tarzan : ELY
27. Where your ship may come in : BAY
28. Loafs on the job : DOGSIT
30. Filling point : BRIM
34. "When I was a lad ..." : ONCE
36. Smooth : SUAVE
37. Six-time Tony winner of 1984 : LACAGEAUXFOLLES
40. Stump the crowd? : ORATE
41. Vet employer, maybe: Abbr. : SPCA
42. 16-Across, e.g. : PEST
43. Rambled : WENTON
45. Bygone : OLD
46. 86 or 99 on "Get Smart": Abbr. : AGT
47. Tangles : SNAFUS
49. Chip in a dish, e.g. : FLAW
53. Gush (over) : FAWN
55. Round nos. : ESTS
56. It's often backed up : PLANA
57. Foreign assistance org. since 1961 : USAID
59. Use advantageously, as an idea : SEIZEUPON
61. Big name in watches : SEIKO
62. Place to find subs : NAVALBASE
63. Rob of "Melrose Place" : ESTES
64. Discharged : EGESTED
1. Word with square or number : MAGIC
2. Helpless? : ALONE
3. "Can you beat that?!" : ILLBE
4. Bonanzas : LODES
5. Raised : BRED
6. Rule among true crime writers : ANN
7. Run wild : GOBANANAS
8. Physical "Psst!" : TAP
9. Grandnephew in 1960s TV : OPIE
10. Not marked up : WHOLESALE
11. Cat's gift : NINELIVES
12. Final words? : ESSAYTEST
14. Passing remark? : NOTMYCUPOFTEA
15. "Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt!" speaker : EYRE
21. Attach (to) : ADD
24. Instrument with a bell : OBOE
25. Average : SOSO
29. [This is scary!] : GULP
30. Lose it : BLOWAFUSE
31. Contents of the rightmost column of a table : RAREGASES
32. Words of anticipation : ICANTWAIT
33. Political writer ___ Bai : MATT
35. Scoop : EXCLUSIVE
38. Prizm and Spectrum, once : GEOS
39. They're not hot for very long : FADS
44. Anchorage-to-Fairbanks dir. : NNE
48. Order: Abbr. : ASSN
49. Contents of many outtakes : FLUBS
50. Wash against gently : LAPAT
51. Win by ___ : ANOSE
52. Declined : WANED
54. Figure on the front of Olympic medals since 1928 : NIKE
56. Forward who wore #10 : PELE
58. Elements of some lists : DOS
60. Quickly turn back : ZAG

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