New York Times, Saturday, March 25, 2006

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 23 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flirts with : CHATSUP
8. Trying experiences : TRAUMAS
15. Eastbound waves? : RADIOFREEEUROPE
17. "You and your conspiracy theories!" : ITSACOINCIDENCE
18. Hera turned Antigone into one : STORK
19. Like the newspaper Al Shabiba : OMANI
20. Main contents : GAS
21. Prefix with flop : TERA
22. Sea of ___, south of the Cyclades : CRETE
23. Death to le roi : MORT
24. Space ball? : ORB
25. Six layers of a song? : GEESE
26. Met number, maybe : QUOTA
27. Like arctic winds : HARSH
28. Lenny Bruce, famously : CURSER
29. Adjusts, as a magazine photo : RESIZES
32. Neckwear : CHOKERS
33. Can't contain : EXUDES
34. Flock : LAITY
35. Setting for Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks" : DINER
36. Paley's successor at CBS : TISCH
37. Michelin guide no.? : PSI
40. E.P.A. output: Abbr. : STDS
41. Speed ___ : CHESS
42. Duster, for one : COAT
43. "The Story __" (Pauline Réage novel) : OFO
44. "32 Flavors" singer Davis : ALANA
45. Dog topper : CHILI
46. Subjects of metaphysical research : NEWAGEMOVEMENTS
49. "Picture Perfect" star : JENNIFERANISTON
50. Permission slips, e.g. : ASSENTS
51. Astrolabe alternative : SEXTANT
1. El Greco's "Bautismo de ___" : CRISTO
2. Milliner : HATTER
3. Act on like a carbon filter : ADSORB
4. Barbie accessory : TIARA
5. Buffet : SOCK
6. Tabloid subj. : UFO
7. One of Chaucer's Canterbury pilgrims : PRIORESS
8. Mexican beer named for its hometown : TECATE
9. Marie, par exemple : REINE
10. Cabriolet maker : AUDI
11. Portrait finish? : URE
12. Ferretlike carnivore : MONGOOSE
13. Patriarch of the "First Family of Country Music" : APCARTER
14. Reel : SEESTARS
16. Trammel : ENMESH
22. The biggest part of a large belt : CERES
23. Not pellucid : MURKY
25. Person with a crystal ball : GAZER
26. It was uttered in the past : QUOTH
27. Trapper's stock : HIDES
28. Fashions : CHICS
29. 1985 Arnold Schwarzenegger film : REDSONJA
30. Going rates? : EXITFEES
31. Regular settings : SUNDOWNS
32. Plants that are a natural source of cyanide : CASSAVAS
34. One who holds a note : LIENOR
36. "Sweet ___, run softly, till I end my song": Spenser : THAMES
37. Where to begin : POINTA
38. ___ Sea of California's Sonoran Desert : SALTON
39. Terse demurral : ITISNT
41. Like the Rock of Ages : CLEFT
42. Focus of many an X-ray : CHEST
44. Predisposed to fightin' : AGIN
45. Multiple of CI : CMIX
47. Georges Perec's 1969 novel "La Disparition" is written entirely without this : ANE
48. Compass dir. : ENE

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