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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Highest peak in the Northwest Territories

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Silk.
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© 2011, The New York Times4/12/11 ( No. 22,435 )
Across
1
Capt.'s superior : MAJ
4
Fritz the Cat's creator : RCRUMB
10
Seamen, slangily : GOBS
14
Org. for 41-Down : AMA
15
1974 top 10 hit for Mocedades : ERESTU
16
Fertility clinic cell : OVUM
17
CD-___ : ROM
18
Protagonist in Kerouac's "On the Road" : SALPARADISE
20
Ukraine's capital : KIEV
22
Speak ill of, in slang : DIS
23
Big name in toy trains : LIONEL
24
Leaves port : SAILS
26
Corn Belt's locale : MIDWEST
27
1956 Fats Domino hit : MYBLUEHEAVEN
30
Steer clear of : AVOID
31
Classic Jaguars : XKES
32
Seattle-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
35
Extend credit : LEND
36
Carries on, as a trade : PLIES
38
Skater's jump : LUTZ
39
"Dropped" drug : LSD
40
Dots in la mer : ILES
41
Exclude : DEBAR
42
Highest peak in the Northwest Territories : MOUNTNIRVANA
45
Edison's 1,000+ : PATENTS
48
Get-go : ONSET
49
Iron deficiency problem : ANEMIA
50
Cambridge sch. : MIT
51
Place for a choir : LOFT
54
"I Dream of Jeannie" star : BARBARAEDEN
57
Fannie ___ : MAE
58
Part of a horse's bloodline : SIRE
59
Concerned ones : CARERS
60
Mensa members' stats : IQS
61
Pre-Communist autocrat : TSAR
62
Hard-to-get cigar : HAVANA
63
Winter Chicago hrs. : CST
Down
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Con man's target : MARK
2
Mine, in Montréal : AMOI
3
Aston Martin-driving agent : JAMESBOND
4
Thing, in legalese : RES
5
Nursery furniture : CRADLE
6
Burger topper : RELISH
7
Inits. on a mail truck : USPS
8
Kingston Trio hit of 1959 : MTA
9
"A Holly Jolly Christmas" singer : BURLIVES
10
Plummet : GODOWN
11
Like a sheep : OVINE
12
Greyhounds, e.g. : BUSES
13
Process, as ore : SMELT
19
Gofers : AIDES
21
Still in effect : VALID
25
Birth control option, briefly : IUD
26
Whip up : MAKE
27
Shopaholic's mecca : MALL
28
Saint Laurent of fashion : YVES
29
Live and breathe : EXIST
32
Like a quark : SUBATOMIC
33
___ the Man (Cardinal nickname) : STAN
34
Rock's Better Than ___ : EZRA
36
"Parallel Lives" author : PLUTARCH
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Monocle, e.g. : LENS
38
Like a pool table, ideally : LEVEL
40
Aegean Sea region : IONIA
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O.R. personnel : DRS
42
Dues payer : MEMBER
43
"Beats me!" : NOIDEA
44
Future 14-Across participant, perhaps : INTERN
45
Blue Ribbon brewer : PABST
46
Diarist Nin : ANAIS
47
Land at an Italian airport? : TERRA
50
First name in old TV talk : MERV
52
Online help features, briefly : FAQS
53
Dry run : TEST
55
Small battery size : AAA
56
Supersecret org. : NSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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