New York Times, Friday, January 12, 2007

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Declare one's intentions publicly : ISSUEAMANIFESTO
16. Job for one doing character studies? : TRANSLITERATION
17. Be in a very advantageous position : HOLDALLTHECARDS
18. Old roadside name : ESSO
19. Indication that one is being rubbed the right way : AAH
20. String along : DELUDE
21. Physics units : DYNES
23. Deadlines on eBay are given in it: Abbr. : PST
24. Verdi's "Un ___ in Maschera" : BALLO
28. River in "The Divine Comedy" : LETHE
32. Quadrennial observation : INAUGURATIONDAY
38. Locales of frequent injuries : ACHILLESTENDONS
39. "F Troop" role : SERGEANTOROURKE
40. Fire, to Flavius : IGNIS
41. Point (to) : REFER
42. Old cable inits. : TNN
45. They're not in : NERDS
48. Like some mail or traffic : ROUTED
52. Amorous bit : COO
53. Image: Var. : IKON
57. Longtime La Scala conductor : ARTUROTOSCANINI
60. It can take a lot of heat : CASTIRONSKILLET
61. Summer resort area famous for recreational boating : THOUSANDISLANDS
1. "Am ___ Man" (1960 Jackie Wilson hit) : ITHE
2. Cramped urban accommodations, for short : SROS
3. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
4. Release : UNDO
5. What that might be in Spain : ESA
6. Quiet : ALLAY
7. Where "Otello" premiered : MILAN
8. Almost too late : ATTHELASTSECOND
9. Book between Ezra and Esther: Abbr. : NEH
10. Hot : IRED
11. Something that's often made up : FACE
12. Series ender : ETAL
13. Some cough medicine: Var. : SIRUP
14. Lincoln in-laws : TODDS
15. Kickoff : ONSET
21. Sharp turn : DOGLEG
22. Falling-out : SETTO
24. Kind of crime : BIAS
25. Ending to avoid? : ANCE
26. Actor who roared to fame? : LAHR
27. Brother of Nintendo's Mario : LUIGI
29. Rank : TIER
30. It's good to graduate with them : HONORS
31. Transfuse : ENDUE
33. It means "red" in Mongolian : ULAN
34. Kidney secretion : RENIN
35. Village, in Würzburg : DORF
36. Tennis star ___ Huber : ANKE
37. It flows in Flanders : YSER
42. Thomas Paine's "Common Sense," e.g. : TRACT
43. Grammy-winning Jones : NORAH
44. Cracked : NUTSO
46. Big name in wine : ROSSI
47. Joins in space : DOCKS
49. Cabriole performer's wear : TUTU
50. Dwarf planet just beyond the Kuiper Belt : ERIS
51. "Cannery Row" woman : DORA
53. On Wilshire Blvd., say : INLA
54. Furnace : KILN
55. Like a line, briefly : ONED
56. Quibbles : NITS
58. World : TON
59. Not fare well : AIL

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