New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 2006

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Get close to : CUDDLE
7. Shantytown shack material : TARPAPER
15. Inuit garment : ANORAK
16. Singer of the 2002 #2 hit "Beautiful" : AGUILERA
17. The silent treatment? : MIMING
18. They take stock : RUSTLERS
19. Put on a lousy show, say : STINK
20. Common vending machine site : RESTSTOP
21. Snow in Nashville : HANK
22. Manual laborers in a convent : LAYSISTERS
24. Mesopotamia dweller : ARAMEAN
26. Grp. concerned with defense : ABA
27. Luxury items : FINERIES
29. Strongly suggested : URGED
33. Middle square, say : TAC
34. 1988 Bush campaign adviser : ATWATER
37. 1951 play by Literature Nobelist Nelly Sachs : ELI
38. Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
40. Theater lobby purchases : PROGRAMS
42. Author of the story collection "Little Birds" : NIN
44. Was naturally present : INHERED
45. Manhunt assistants : POLICEDOGS
50. Variable star in Cetus : MIRA
51. Aria from "Otello" : AVEMARIA
52. "L'Évolution créatrice" author Bergson : HENRI
53. Fairy tale parent : MAMABEAR
54. Signaled, on a quiz show : RUNGIN
55. Screenplay skeleton : PLOTLINE
56. Axis nickname : ILDUCE
57. How some medicines are administered : ASNEEDED
58. Reacted to a sudden pain, say : GASPED
1. Auto engine parts : CAMSHAFTS
2. Christian who does not believe in the Trinity : UNITARIAN
3. Unquestioned #1 status : DOMINANCE
4. Label obeyed by Alice : DRINKME
5. Lacking any curl : LANK
6. Spiky readout: Abbr. : EKG
7. Be reluctant to go : TARRY
8. Fits : AGUES
9. Efrem Zimbalist's birthplace : RUSSIA
10. Home of the H. J. Heinz Co. : PITTSBURGH
11. Overflowing with talent : ALLSTAR
12. Quarterback Rodney : PEETE
13. Bug : ERROR
14. Woodworking tools : RASPS
22. Café addition : LAIT
23. In a different way : ANEW
25. Not permanent : ERADICABLE
28. Gull : SAP
30. Preparing (for) : GEARINGUP
31. "Dream Girl" playwright, 1945 : ELMERRICE
32. Refused to recognize : DISDAINED
35. Smart-looking, in British lingo : TRIG
36. Great times : EONS
39. Inspirit : ANIMATE
41. Puts another patch on : REMENDS
43. One of Poseidon's attendants : NEREID
45. Argentine grassland : PAMPA
46. Toilet seats, e.g. : OVALS
47. Dud : LEMON
48. Title girl in a 1982 #1 John Cougar hit : DIANE
49. Used a blade : OARED
52. ___ Bowl : HULA
54. Oil company facility : RIG

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