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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 2013

Jacob ___, South African president beginning in 2009

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Josh Knapp

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Knapp.
Jim Horne notes:

This grid ties the record for most Ms in a 15x grid.

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© 2013, The New York Times5/17/13 ( No. 23,201 )
Across
1
Closer to the edge, say : CRAZIER
8
Brothers' keepers? : ABBOTS
14
Summer time eponym : AUGUSTUS
16
Peso : Mexico :: ___ : Panama : BALBOA
17
"NYC 22" replaced it in 2012 : CSIMIAMI
18
Key represented by all white keys on a piano : CMAJOR
19
Plate holder : ATLAS
20
Kin of clubs : BLTS
22
Sporty Spice, by another name : MELC
23
Hernando's "Hey!" : OYE
24
Batcave, e.g. : LAIR
25
End point of a common journey : MECCA
26
Ginnie ___ : MAE
28
Darling : CUTE
30
Univ. figures : TAS
31
Style of New York's Sony Building : POSTMODERNISM
34
'60s film character wearing one black glove : DRSTRANGELOVE
35
Literary classic featuring the teen Tadzio : DEATHINVENICE
36
Teen "Whoa!" : OMG
37
Grp. concerned with violence levels : MPAA
38
With 43-Across, part of a squid : INK
39
Long-running Mell Lazarus comic strip : MOMMA
41
What you may squeal with : GLEE
43
See 38-Across : SAC
46
"Think of ___ ..." : ITAS
47
Dipped : FELL
48
Biblical waste? : SMITE
50
Run one's mouth : NATTER
52
Allowing no equivocation : EITHEROR
54
Stupefying thing : OPIATE
55
Favor doer's comment : YOUOWEME
56
It can be dangerous when leaked : SECRET
57
Like some sunbathers : TOPLESS
Down
1
Tree with large seedpods on its trunk : CACAO
2
Like many older Americans' French or Spanish : RUSTY
3
Not given to lumbering : AGILE
4
Jacob ___, South African president beginning in 2009 : ZUMA
5
Member of the Ennead : ISIS
6
Attic character : ETA
7
Movement from Cuba? : RUMBA
8
Brass tacks : ABCS
9
Sock sound : BAM
10
Bad attribution : BLAME
11
Aim : OBJECTIVE
12
Where to find some nuts : TOOLCASE
13
"My heart bleeds for you," often : SARCASM
15
It's known for its start-ups : SILICONVALLEY
21
Proceed wearily : TRUDGE
24
Unleash : LETRIP
25
"The Once and Future King" figure : MERLIN
26
Extremely : MOST
27
Albuterol alleviates it : ASTHMA
29
Like some Beanie Babies : TEENIE
31
Sensible : PRAGMATIC
32
Head : MANAGE
33
Groove on an arrow : NOCK
34
Mailing to a label : DEMOTAPE
35
Pie-baking giant : DOMINOS
40
Antares or Proxima Centauri : MSTAR
42
Poet who wrote "Do I dare / Disturb the universe?" : ELIOT
43
Yes or no follower : SIREE
44
Focus of stereochemistry : ATOMS
45
Roman Demeter : CERES
47
Neckline? : FRET
48
Union ___ : SHOP
49
Baby sound : MEWL
51
Verano, across the Pyrenees : ETE
53
Yours, in Turin : TUO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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