New York Times, Friday, November 23, 2001

Author: Byron L. Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Shrimp : SHORTIE
8. "Jeopardy!" contestants, e.g. : ASKERS
14. Transports over a slick surface : ICEBOATS
15. One of Gabe's "sweathogs," in 70's TV : VINNIE
16. Aggressive plugging : BALLYHOO
17. News time, maybe : ELEVEN
18. It's opposite Juárez : ELPASO
19. Great facility : PROWESS
20. Parodied : APED
21. A community may have one : ETHOS
24. Sheltered : ALEE
25. Reason for a badge : MERIT
27. Part of some e-mail addresses : AOL
28. Like some locks : BLOND
29. High class?: Abbr. : SRS
30. Make a big splash, maybe : BELLYFLOP
33. Hard butter? : BILLYGOAT
34. Where Indian movies are produced : BOLLYWOOD
35. God's first word? : LET
38. "It's ___!" : AGIRL
40. Dynasty after Ch'in : HAN
41. Lyric poem : EPODE
43. Place to use a lorgnette : LOGE
44. Code name : MORSE
46. ___ for the money : INIT
47. Decks out : ATTIRES
49. Film statistic : LENGTH
51. Protected wildlife : RHINOS
52. Tough : BULLYBOY
54. Bloody Mary alternative : MIMOSA
55. Oil sites : ATELIERS
56. Movie preview, essentially : SCENES
57. Makes even smoother : RESANDS
1. Sellout profiteer : SCALPER
2. Support group : HELPERS
3. Half a Beatles title : OBLADI
4. Rob ___ (Scotch manhattans) : ROYS
5. Truckee River source : TAHOE
6. Skating silver medalist at Albertville : ITO
7. What that is in Toledo : ESO
8. Claims : AVERS
9. It's raised on a farm : SILO
10. Was no dummy : KNEWALOT
11. Wrap : ENVELOP
12. Chocolate candy brand : RIESEN
13. Saw, e.g. : SENSED
14. Support group? : IBEAMS
19. Squares and such : POLYGONS
22. Cries while hunting : TALLYHOS
23. Fight to keep the faith : HOLYWAR
26. Certain investment, briefly : TBILL
28. It may make the cut : BLADE
31. 3.75 feet, once : ELL
32. Rock music's ___ Fighters : FOO
33. Reach by drilling : BOREINON
34. Great thing to hit : BIGTIME
35. Kind of truck : LONGBED
36. Revisionists? : EDITORS
37. Moon of Saturn : TETHYS
38. Some buzzers : ALARMS
39. Like Shelley's "Frankenstein" : GOTHIC
42. Chinese transliteration system : PINYIN
44. Some western scenery : MESAS
45. They, in Tours : ELLES
48. Picked up : ROSE
50. Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
52. Where to see a round of shots : BAR
53. Wildcat's opponent in the 1998 Final Four : UTE

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