New York Times, Saturday, February 24, 2007

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sensational news format : TABLOIDTV
10. In line with : ASPER
15. End of a challenge : IFYOUDARE
16. Was a star? : SHONE
17. "The Prisoner of Zenda" setting : RURITANIA
18. Seat of generative power : LOINS
19. Those, in San José : ESOS
20. "___ say it is good to fall": Whitman, "Song of Myself" : IALSO
22. ___ for peace : SUE
23. Place to sleep : DEN
24. Is ready for the task : FEELSUPTOIT
27. DVD viewing option : FULLSCREEN
28. Census designation : URBANAREA
31. Common tater : SPUD
34. Subject of the 2006 documentary "Toots" : SHOR
35. Japanese ___, bonsai plant : MAPLE
37. Entertainer who owns Big Dog Productions : LENO
38. Derelict : HOBO
39. Hanky-panky : DALLIANCE
41. Calliope filler : MUSICROLLS
44. Place for a pin : JACKETLAPEL
46. Bikini-to-Fiji dir. : SSE
49. Lesser star designation in a constellation : ETA
50. Query to the Lord in Matthew : ISITI
51. Symbol of gracefulness : SWAN
52. Study aid? : NODOZ
54. Flimflammery : FINAGLING
57. Schoolroom feature : GLOBE
58. It's brilliant in handicrafts : FOILPAPER
59. Succulents for salves : ALOES
60. Bond dealers? : ENSLAVERS
1. With 5-Down, run down : TIRED
2. Words with light or blow : AFUSE
3. Originator of the phrase "truth is stranger than fiction" : BYRON
4. "Family Guy" mom : LOIS
5. See 1-Down : OUT
6. Ballerina Rubinstein, for whom Ravel wrote "Boléro" : IDA
7. As a 16-year-old actor, youngest nonroyal with an individual portrait in Britain's National Portrait Gallery : DANIELRADCLIFFE
8. First step in division? : TRIALSEPARATION
9. Italian entrees : VEALSCALLOPINIS
10. Not flat : ASLOPE
11. Cable option : SHO
12. Vitriolic : POISONPEN
13. Lassitude : ENNUI
14. Tamper with, as an odometer : RESET
21. Big ___ : SUR
24. Festivity : FUN
25. Ancient rival of Assyria : ELAM
26. Webers per square meter : TESLAS
27. Last king of Egypt : FAROUK
28. Seat, quickly : USH
29. P : RHO
30. N.B.A. scoring leader, 1974-76 : BOBMCADOO
32. A.C.C. school : UNC
33. One who remains nameless : DOE
36. ___ Style Awards : ELLE
40. Neighbor of Mo. : ILL
42. Commandeers : SEIZES
43. "Baby ___ You" (1962 hit) : ITS
44. Popular block game : JENGA
45. It has a certain ring to it : ATOLL
46. Cop : SWIPE
47. More sound : SANER
48. Corps personnel: Abbr. : ENGRS
51. Pole classification : SLAV
53. U.K. honor : OBE
55. ___-American : ALL
56. School fig. : GPA

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