New York Times, Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Author: Rob Richardson
Editor: Will Shortz
Rob Richardson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Richardson. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Light ___ : ASAIR
6. Defender of some unpopular causes, in brief : ACLU
10. "Jabberwocky" starter : TWAS
14. Father ___ Sarducci of "S.N.L." : GUIDO
15. Game delayer : RAIN
16. "I can't ___ thing!" : EATA
17. Comedy troupe since the 60's : FIRESIGNTHEATRE
20. Org. with bomb-sniffing dogs : ATF
21. Gull-like predator : SKUA
22. Enter cautiously : EASEIN
23. The Joads, e.g. : OKIES
25. Features of some cell phones : CAMERAS
26. Breakfast bowlful : FARINA
28. "Really?!" : DOTELL
29. Milk: Prefix : LACTI
30. Gives a rap : CARES
31. Hogwarts letter carrier : OWL
34. Bellicose god : ARES
35. Propelled a shell : OARED
36. Peau de ___ (soft cloth) : SOIE
37. Part of w.p.m. : PER
38. Orbital point : APSIS
39. ___ nova : BOSSA
40. Slips on a slip : ERRATA
42. Housekeeper, at times : DUSTER
43. Lights into : ASSAILS
45. Margaret Mead study site : SAMOA
46. From there : THENCE
47. Geeky sort : NERD
48. Nashville sch. : TSU
51. Momentous : EARTHSHATTERING
54. Double contraction : IDVE
55. Egyptian Christian : COPT
56. Bubbling over : ABOIL
57. Poetic adverb : NEER
58. Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
59. Like unwashed rugs : LINTY
1. Fuji competitor : AGFA
2. Exec : SUIT
3. Military part-timers : AIRFORCERESERVE
4. Chemical suffix : IDE
5. "William Tell" composer : ROSSINI
6. Giant slain by Hermes : ARGUS
7. Water-to-wine site : CANA
8. Beyond tipsy : LIT
9. Cold : UNHEATED
10. Prickly plant : TEASEL
11. London rail hub : WATERLOOSTATION
12. Places in the heart : ATRIA
13. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
18. Swedish chain : IKEA
19. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
24. Hobby shop stock : KITS
25. Nuclei : CORES
26. Brouhaha : FLAP
27. Bern's river : AARE
28. MTV teen toon : DARIA
30. Broadway rosters : CASTS
32. Cheeky : WISE
33. Shakespearean king : LEAR
35. Shimmer : OPALESCE
36. Passable : SOSO
38. "If I Were ___ Man" : ARICH
39. Short end of the stick : BUMDEAL
41. Blusterer : RANTER
42. 1960's-70's Dodge : DART
43. Had home cooking : ATEIN
44. Parasol's offering : SHADE
45. Brief tussle : SETTO
47. Drops off : NAPS
49. Piqued state : SNIT
50. Beyond homely : UGLY
52. Sounds from Santa : HOS
53. Baseball card stat. : RBI

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