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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 2013

Currency whose name can become its country's name by changing its last letter to an N and scrambling

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Steinberg.
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G
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A
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R
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G
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E
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N
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D
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C
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J
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B
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S
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P
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© 2013, The New York Times4/20/13 ( No. 23,174 )
Across
1
Best-selling Apple app : GARAGEBAND
11
"The Kudlow Report" airer : CNBC
15
It burns quickly : ONECALORIE
16
Currency whose name can become its country's name by changing its last letter to an N and scrambling : RIAL
17
Outlaws : INTERDICTS
18
Prefix with phobia : ACRO
19
Like some pliers : NEEDLENOSE
20
Fashion inits. : DKNY
21
O.A.S. member : ARG
22
Symbols of innocence : LILIES
24
Some Southerners : CAJUNS
28
Supporter to keep a watchful eye on : FRENEMY
30
Cup, maybe : AWARD
31
Shade of red : BRICK
32
They're not definite : IFS
34
Wistful plaint : AHME
35
Lock that's hard to open? : PLAIT
36
Not procrastinating : ONIT
37
Point of writing : NIB
38
___ Club : LIONS
39
Rub : CHAFE
40
Naturalist who coined the term "invertebrate" : LAMARCK
42
Powerful engine : RAMJET
43
Music style of La Mafia : TEJANO
44
___-de-Marne (department near Paris) : VAL
45
Go up against : ABUT
46
Children's book ending : ZASINZEBRA
53
It may be pasteurisé : LAIT
54
Complete : HEADTOTAIL
55
Colosseum cry : ECCE
56
Its highest rank is Wonsu : KOREANARMY
57
Big TV announcement, informally : SKED
58
Like Barack Obama's early schoolmates : INDONESIAN
Down
1
"How's it ___?" : GOIN
2
Rice on shelves : ANNE
3
Bundle of nerves : RETE
4
Blasted through : ACED
5
Anadem : GARLAND
6
Some council members : ELDERS
7
Comics sound : BOING
8
Western gas brand : ARCO
9
What the picky pick : NITS
10
Uncheck, say : DESELECT
11
One may be a rocker : CRADLE
12
Singer with the platinum album "Pink Friday" : NICKIMINAJ
13
Five-time Emmy-winning role : BARNEYFIFE
14
Sugar sometimes does it : CLOYS
23
Shade of black : INK
24
"Thief" star, 1981 : CAAN
25
Not recently : AWHILEBACK
26
California-based smoothie chain : JAMBAJUICE
27
Suffix with press : URE
28
Open : FRANK
29
"The Battle With the Slum" writer : RIIS
31
Eastern ___ : BLOC
33
Reinstate, in a way : STET
35
Small meat-stuffed pastries : PIROZHKI
36
Bit of resistance : OHM
38
Certain computer grouping, for short : LAN
39
Trattoria selection : CALZONE
41
Ready to be framed, say : MATTED
42
Banging noise : RANTAN
43
Much lore : TALES
44
A clip may come from it : VIDEO
47
Part of the earth's history : AEON
48
Reddish-brown quartz : SARD
49
H's : ETAS
50
Adriatic seaport : BARI
51
Italian verse form : RIMA
52
Kirk ___, first actor to play Superman on the big screen : ALYN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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