New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 2010

Author: Frederick J. Healy
Editor: Will Shortz
Frederick J. Healy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 60, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} Average word length: 6.27 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Savage : HARSH
6. Present : NONCE
11. Alpine feature : ARETE
12. Get in the can early : PRERECORD
16. Tasty torus : BAGEL
17. Heavily corroded : RUSTEATEN
18. "Not bad at all!" : IMIMPRESSED
20. Cavaliers' home, for short : UVA
21. "Cheers" alternative : BESTWISHES
22. Calculating bunch, briefly : CPAS
23. Relief pitcher Craig : HANSEN
24. Day-care charges : TOTS
25. Like some wrongs : AVENGED
27. "Blue II" and "Harlequin's Carnival" : MIROS
28. Run on : NATTER
29. ___ Mae : FANNIE
30. Less approachable : ICIER
31. Magic acts? : BASKETS
32. Safety org. : MADD
33. King's middle name : LUTHER
34. Poison : BANE
35. Observance made official by President Wilson in 1914 : MOTHERSDAY
39. N.F.L. passing stat. : ATT
40. Prominently featured : CENTERSTAGE
41. "The lady in red" betrayed him : DILLINGER
43. Pulitzer-winning poet Mark Van ___ : DOREN
44. Samaritans' doings : GOODDEEDS
45. Have no life : ARENT
46. ___ año (in the course of the year: Sp.) : ENTRE
47. Socialite who inspired "Call Me Madam" : MESTA
1. Career diplomat Philip : HABIB
2. Mild-flavored seaweed in Japanese cuisine : ARAME
3. Denver university : REGIS
4. Slow an increase : STEMTHETIDE
5. Heading for classified information? : HELPWANTED
6. Grant consideration : NEED
7. Goose, in Spain or Italy : OCA
8. Lacking sufficient desire : NOTUPTOIT
9. Levee breaches : CREVASSES
10. "Hairspray" mom and others : EDNAS
12. Iron-handed one? : PRESSER
13. Hasty : RUSHED
14. Ruhr Museum locale : ESSEN
15. Lines: Abbr. : RTES
19. A dead one looks like something else : RINGER
22. Place to get milk : CORNERSTORE
24. Whit : TINKERSDAM
25. Opposite of sluggishness : ANIMATION
26. Something to build on : VACANTLOT
27. Lothario : MASHER
29. Confession receivers : FATHERS
31. Stopped being a 38-Down, with "out" : BUTTED
33. What opens easily? : LONGE
34. Scout's honor : BADGE
35. Mysterious word repeated in Daniel 5:25 : MENE
36. Isn't too yellow : DARES
37. Chemical ___ : AGENT
38. Blabbermouth : YENTA
40. Killer ending? : CIDE
42. C.E.O., e.g.: Abbr. : LDR

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