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New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Author:
Albert R. Picallo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Unexpected development ... or what the answer to each starred clue contains?
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BGJQUZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Picallo.
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© 2011, The New York Times3/22/11 ( No. 22,414 )
Across
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ID card feature : PHOTO
6
Suffix with human or planet : OID
9
Colorado skiing mecca : ASPEN
14
Some bar wedges : LIMES
15
Code-cracking org. : NSA
16
Ripped off : STOLE
17
Bothered no end : ATEAT
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*Dining area : CAFETERIA
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Soft ball brand : NERF
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*Result of collapsed arches : FLATFEET
22
Outer: Prefix : ECTO
23
Former Common Market inits. : EEC
24
Annie of the comics, e.g. : ORPHAN
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Greg's sitcom mate : DHARMA
29
O.R. workers : DRS
30
E's value, in Scrabble : ONE
31
Period following homework completion, perhaps : TVTIME
34
Picnic dish : SLAW
35
Unexpected development ... or what the answer to each starred clue contains? : TWISTOFFATE
38
Something a yodeler may hear : ECHO
40
Considered good by Moody's : RATEDA
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Big lug : APE
42
Jazz trombonist Kid ___ : ORY
44
Tribal emblems : TOTEMS
48
Dee Dee, Tommy, Joey or Johnny of punk : RAMONE
50
Nipper's co. : RCA
52
Former N.B.A. star Nick Van ___ : EXEL
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*Nevertheless : AFTERALL
55
Artist's "Done!" : FINI
56
*Didn't disturb : LEFTALONE
58
Dish prepared with tongs : SALAD
59
Sign of spring : ARIES
60
Fish-fowl link : NOR
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Caroline Kennedy, to Ted : NIECE
62
Short-sheeting or T.P.'ing : PRANK
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Printer's supply : INK
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"And that's an ___!" : ORDER
Down
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Made smooth : PLANED
2
Containing state-of-the-art gadgetry : HITECH
3
Code of silence for 35-Down : OMERTA
4
*Song from "No, No, Nanette" : TEAFORTWO
5
Sunrise direction, in Berlin : OST
6
Jacques Tati's "Mon ___" : ONCLE
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English theologian Watts : ISAAC
8
Off one's rocker : DAFT
9
Fall bloomers : ASTERS
10
Sharply inclined : STEEP
11
Window with an ocean view : PORTHOLE
12
QB Manning : ELI
13
Museum-funding org. : NEA
19
Get an ___ effort : EFOR
21
*Daredevils' doings : FEATS
25
Santa ___ winds : ANA
26
Just out : NEW
28
1,006, in old Rome : MVI
29
Nimble-fingered : DEFT
32
Modest response to praise : ITRY
33
Emu's extinct cousin : MOA
34
*"It Might as Well Be Spring" musical : STATEFAIR
35
Tony Soprano's group : THEMAFIA
36
*Kind of position : FETAL
37
Hubbub : ADO
38
Makeshift pencil holder : EAR
39
E-file preparer : CPA
42
Focused, at work : ONTASK
43
Fiddler's tune : REEL
45
Banished to Siberia, say : EXILED
46
Threat : MENACE
47
Small burger : SLIDER
49
Quite a lot : OFTEN
50
Yakked away : RANON
51
Bob Cratchit, for one : CLERK
54
Rice-A-___ : RONI
56
Swimmer's workout unit : LAP
57
Blow it : ERR
58
___-Cat : SNO

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