New York Times, Friday, February 17, 2006

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {HJQZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Royal protection : CASTLEGATES
12. Swift quality : WIT
15. Vitamin C, e.g. : ANTIOXIDANT
16. "Another Green World" musician : ENO
17. 1990's White House chief of staff : LEONPANETTA
18. Largest U.S. youth org. : BSA
19. Certain connection makers : MODEMS
20. Gets the word out? : ERASES
22. Whom auditors audit : FILERS
23. Remiss : DERELICT
25. Hangouts : LAIRS
26. Spherical cereal : KIX
27. Little jingle : DITTY
28. Custom : USE
29. Representation of tuning fork sounds : SINEWAVES
31. List : ENUMERATE
33. Route markers : MILEPOSTS
35. RR place : STN
38. Infrangible : RIGID
39. Directory data: Abbr. : NOS
40. Solara, for one : CAMRY
42. Friend of "Ralphie boy" : EDNORTON
44. Words of resignation : SOBEIT
45. Person who's authorized to shorten a sentence : EDITOR
46. Former New York senator : DAMATO
47. Tanning need : VAT
48. Alternative to eBay : RUMMAGESALE
52. Sight seer : EYE
53. 1996 Emmy-winning role in a sitcom : ELAINEBENES
54. Lottery-running org. : SSS
55. Game that involves opening a door : MYSTERYDATE
1. Political columnist Thomas : CAL
2. Lacks of energy : ANEMIAS
3. One who sings but maybe shouldn't : STOOLIE
4. Inflammatory stuff : TINDER
5. Runners : LOPERS
6. What cribs are used for : EXAMS
7. Array on a bar shelf : GINS
8. It's fruit-flavored : ADE
9. Inked art, for short : TAT
10. Key word : ENTER
11. Steadily took in : STAREDAT
12. It always has a home : WEBSITE
13. Raid targets : INSECTS
14. Warmed by the fire : TOASTY
21. Animate : ALIVE
22. Bird ___ : FLU
23. Consumes with flair : DINESON
24. Puts forth : EXERTS
26. It literally means "thing to wear" : KIMONO
29. Slangy greeting : SUP
30. Verb for a historian : WAS
31. Victorian-era novelist : ELIOT
32. Indiana-born composer/writer : NEDROREM
33. Busy times at fast-food restaurants : MIDDAYS
34. Sets off : IGNITES
35. Composer of the opera "Brandenburgers in Bohemia" : SMETANA
36. Eight-line verse form : TRIOLET
37. Newspaper inits. since 1851 : NYT
38. Former Falcons coach Dan : REEVES
40. Acquire : COMEBY
41. Put down : ABASED
43. Word immediately preceding some signatures : TRULY
44. More like a swami : SAGER
46. The Great ___ (Victor Borge's nickname) : DANE
49. Some Eng. majors get them : MAS
50. Alma mater of NPR's Tom and Ray Magliozzi: Abbr. : MIT
51. Storm dir. : ESE

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