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New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Author:
Keiran King
Editor:
Will Shortz
Classic work by 16-, 31- and 51-Down, so to speak?
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Keiran King

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. King. Wednesday freshness: 26%
Keiran King notes:
As they say, the tenth time's the charm. After a year of encouraging rejections from Will and Joel, I'm happy to make my NYT debut on ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
There's a lot to admire in this audacious debut. As a classical music lover and former cellist, I loved the notion of "classical ... read more
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C
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H
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N
G
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Q
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Z
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N
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K
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M
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G
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D
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© 2018, The New York Times4/11/18 ( No. 24,991 )
Across
1
Tummy muscles : ABS
4
Actor Wallach of stage and screen : ELI
7
Not up : ABED
11
Friend of Tigger : POOH
12
Newspaper sales fig. : CIRC
14
Depend (on) : RELY
15
Classic work by 16-, 31- and 51-Down, so to speak? : BARBEROFSEVILLE
18
Not have an accomplice : ACTALONE
19
Gave the wrong impression : MISLED
20
Jamaican music genre : SKA
21
Lowest broadcast TV channel : TWO
22
Wilder who played Willy Wonka : GENE
23
What makes ale pale? : PEE
24
Classic work by 11-, 9- and 8-Down, so to speak? : CANONIND
28
Bishop's deputy : VICAR
31
Closes : SHUTS
32
Grp. that once plotted against Fidel Castro : CIA
33
Deserve : EARN
34
Radiology procedures : SCANS
35
Sacred : HOLY
36
Greenpeace or the Red Cross, for short : NGO
37
Hero's mission : QUEST
38
Designated areas : ZONES
39
Classic work by 50- and 23-Down, so to speak? : NOCTURNE
41
"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
42
Where a comb may be found : HIVE
43
Snapchat or Pokémon Go : APP
44
Conan's TV home : TBS
47
Take a breath : INHALE
50
Adjunct to a sports facility : SNACKBAR
52
Classic work by 45-, 35- and 28-Down, so to speak? : MOONLIGHTSONATA
54
Dreamboat : HUNK
55
One of 14 lands neighboring China : LAOS
56
Cut, editorially : DELE
57
George Washingtons : ONES
58
Numbered rd. : HWY
59
Prey for a barracuda : EEL
Down
1
Lead vessel? : AORTA
2
___ Fett, "Star Wars" bounty hunter : BOBA
3
Refuge : SHELTER
4
Prefix meaning "cheap" : ECONO
5
Longest sentence? : LIFE
6
Tax org. : IRS
7
Up : ARISEN
8
Old AT&T symbol : BELL
9
Vogue rival : ELLE
10
Turned brunette, maybe : DYED
11
Cigarette purchase : PACK
13
Fixes in place : CEMENTS
15
___-relief : BAS
16
Mike who hosted "Dirty Jobs" : ROWE
17
Italian wines : VINOS
22
Emaciated : GAUNT
23
Give 0 stars : PAN
24
Citi rival : CHASE
25
Big "G" for Google, e.g. : ICON
26
It flows past Giza : NILE
27
___ Inn : DAYS
28
Kind of diagram : VENN
29
Parrot in "Aladdin" : IAGO
30
Cousin of a gator : CROC
31
"And ... ___!" (director's cry) : SCENE
34
Spy on : SURVEIL
35
Tool for tilling : HOE
37
Tool for telling? : QUILL
38
Closing part of an address : ZIPCODE
40
Word of good manners : THANKS
41
Places for pampering : SPAS
43
Anxious : ANTSY
44
Lowest level of Little League : TBALL
45
Diminish : BATE
46
Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
47
"Here's what I think," in textspeak : IMHO
48
Pluralizable thing : NOUN
49
Practice to improve : HONE
50
What must go on, proverbially : SHOW
51
Patella's place : KNEE
53
Sound of exasperation : GAH

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