New York Times, Friday, April 15, 2005

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Qualifies : ENABLES
8. It prevents flapping in the wind : TIECLIP
15. Track follower : TONEARM
16. Instantly, so it's said : ONADIME
17. Playmate for the lonely : IMAGINARYFRIEND
19. He originated the phrase "While there's life, there's hope" : CICERO
20. "Earth in the Balance" subj. : ECOL
21. "Enjoy the honey-heavy ___ of slumber": Shak. : DEW
22. Sailor's speed : KNOTS
23. Head boss : CZAR
24. Prefix with -hedron : HEXA
25. Poetic times of day : EENS
26. Dialectal direction : THAR
27. Milestone birthday : FORTY
28. Cologne maker ___ Lapidus : TED
29. Number two : VEEP
30. Actress Scala : GIA
31. Willem de Kooning's field : ABSTRACTART
35. Kicker? : TOE
36. Laugh riot : HOOT
37. Table scrap : ORT
40. Introduced, with "to" : LEDUP
43. Some cameras, for short : SLRS
44. Claudette Colbert title role, in brief : CLEO
45. Splitsville parties : EXES
46. Openly grieve : MOAN
47. Melodious singers : WRENS
48. "Now you're making sense!" : AHA
49. Part of the U.S. nuclear arsenal : MIRV
50. Half and half, maybe : SHARES
51. 1966 sci-fi thriller : FANTASTICVOYAGE
54. The United States, to Mexicans : ELNORTE
55. Not so likely : REMOTER
56. Formal introduction? : DEARSIR
57. Unity : ONENESS
1. Air travel expediter : ETICKET
2. Runner : NOMINEE
3. Wrapper that's hard to take off : ANACONDA
4. Sires : BEGETS
5. Retreats : LAIRS
6. Composer Dohnányi : ERNO
7. Tiny, in Scotland : SMA
8. Matchbox product : TOYCAR
9. Awaiting : INFOR
10. ___ of Salisbury : EARL
11. Old turn-of-century year : CDI
12. German songs : LIEDER
13. "Hey, buddy! You're not the head of the line!" : IMNEXT
14. Enclosed urban walker's route : PEDWAY
18. Shah of Iran, 1941-79 : REZAPAHLAVI
23. Singer with top 10 hits in the 1960's, 70's, 80's and 90's : CHER
24. Frost : HOAR
26. Béret site : TETE
27. It's the law : FIAT
29. Letters on a brandy bottle : VSOP
30. Motor Trend's 1968 Cars of the Year : GTOS
32. A/C units : BTUS
33. Unwanted 35-Across feature : CORN
34. Bear : TOLERATE
38. Doesn't follow through : RENEGES
39. Horseshoes players : TOSSERS
40. Paged : LEAFED
41. Release tension, in a way : EXHALE
42. Durbin of old films : DEANNA
43. Photocopier part : SORTER
44. Colorer : CRAYON
46. Peru's El ___ volcano : MISTI
47. Startled response to an accusation : WHOME
49. ___ rover : MARS
50. Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
52. Windswept spot : TOR
53. ___-Magnon : CRO

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