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New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 2011

Author:
Derek Bowman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Derek Bowman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QUVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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M
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 22,374 )
Across
1
"Mr. ___" (1983 film) : MOM
4
"Them's fightin' words!" : ITSWAR
10
Buddy : MAC
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Buddy : ACE
14
Easy : FACILE
15
Glazier's frame : SASH
16
Big name in women's fashion : DONNAKARAN
18
New York's ___ Field : CITI
19
Inner: Prefix : ENTO
20
Supreme Court justice who was formerly a U.S. solicitor general : ELENAKAGAN
22
Reason to keep moving : INERTIA
24
___ Melodies : MERRIE
25
Make a long story even shorter? : REEDIT
26
Tongs, e.g. : GRIPPERS
28
Accented part of a poetic foot : ARSIS
29
Bluff : FEINT
30
Bit of gymwear : TEE
31
Host of an Emmy-winning PBS series : CARLSAGAN
34
Bump : JAR
37
Fuel sources : PEATS
38
2010 Olympic ice dancing gold medalist ___ Virtue : TESSA
42
Starve : EMACIATE
44
Like some prunes and faces : PITTED
45
Subjects of the first 10 Amendments : RIGHTS
46
Volleyball players, at times : SETTERS
47
Star of TV's "8 Simple Rules" : KATEYSAGAL
50
Turkish coin : LIRA
51
Sacred symbol of ancient Egypt : IBIS
52
Author who co-wrote the screenplay for the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" : ERICHSEGAL
54
Part of the New Haven landscape : ELMS
55
Shakespearean term of address : SIRRAH
56
Detroit-to-Toronto dir. : ENE
57
New York city where Ogden Nash was born : RYE
58
One-act Strauss opera : SALOME
59
Children's writer Asquith : ROS
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European wine : MADEIRA
2
Patricia who wrote "Woe Is I" : OCONNER
3
Students with personal guides : MENTEES
4
"___ Man Answers" (1962 Bobby Darin/Sandra Dee film) : IFA
5
Stand the heat : TAKEIT
6
Teatro alla ___ : SCALA
7
Send, in a way : WIRE
8
Cumming of "Nicholas Nickleby" : ALAN
9
Changing of labels : RENAMING
10
Georges Simenon detective Jules : MAIGRET
11
He said "I just put my feet in the air and move them around" : ASTAIRE
12
Something full of interesting characters? : CHINESE
15
Line of cliffs : SCARP
17
Like most Icelanders : NORDIC
21
Persevered : KEPTATIT
23
"Tsk!" : TISAPITY
26
Brave deed of yore : GESTE
27
Formations at the mouths of some streams : RIAS
29
Motorist's woe : FLAT
32
Give another look : REASSESS
33
Sting source : NETTLE
34
Less smooth : JERKIER
35
With cordiality : AMIABLY
36
"The Entertainer" musical genre : RAGTIME
39
Oscar-winning actor who played Napoleon, Mussolini and W. C. Fields : STEIGER
40
Red hot chili pepper : SERRANO
41
Magazine department : ADSALES
43
Benjamin Franklin's "The Morals of ___" : CHESS
44
"The Taking of ___ One Two Three" : PELHAM
46
Prefix with iliac : SACRO
48
A cabaletta is a short one : ARIA
49
See 53-Down : GIRL
53
Pronoun for a 49-Down : SHE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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