New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2007

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sputtered : LOSTSTEAM
10. "Go ahead!" : TRYIT
15. Prosciutto, often : ANTIPASTO
16. Catch up with the class : REUNE
17. "I'm countin' on it!" : YOUBETTER
18. With 24-Across, Fortune 500 company founded by two college dropouts : APPLE
19. Began drawing : ENTICED
20. Tennis technique : TOPSPIN
22. Shah ___ Pahlavi : REZA
23. A lot of Tijuana : BARS
24. See 18-Across : INC
25. Jams : SNARLS
28. Recourse? : VEER
29. With 37-Across, mid 20th-century avant-garde movement : THEATEROF
33. Like a showstopper : BOFFO
34. Showstopper : HARDACTTOFOLLOW
36. Trevanian's peak : EIGER
37. See 29-Across : THEABSURD
38. Shingle abbr. : BROS
39. What cuirasses cover : CHESTS
40. See 51-Across : USN
41. It may be pumped : FUEL
42. Parliamentary doings, e.g. : ACTA
46. Less sympathetic : STONIER
48. ___ Pass (Candy Land shortcut) : GUMDROP
51. Adm. Rickover of the 40-Across : HYMAN
52. 1969 Frank Sinatra album featuring Rod McKuen songs : AMANALONE
54. "John Q" actress Kimberly : ELISE
55. Prowler avoided by prowlers : POLICECAR
56. Some offshoots : SECTS
57. Forsooth : YEAVERILY
1. Parfait feature : LAYER
2. Down ___ knee : ONONE
3. Old Indianapolis-based automaker : STUTZ
4. It connects to the deltoid ligament : TIBIA
5. Project particular : SPEC
6. English poet laureate of 1692-1715 : TATE
7. Shingle abbr. : ESTD
8. Had a cow? : ATE
9. They fight to the finish : MORTALFOES
10. Catch-22s : TRAPS
11. Curl units : REPS
12. Chronic fatigue syndrome, informally : YUPPIEFLU
13. Due : INLINEFOR
14. Mall rats, typically : TEENCROWD
21. Settings for some special deliveries: Abbr. : ORS
23. Toulouse-Lautrec hangout : BROTHEL
25. Headline : STAR
26. Japanese computer giant : NEC
27. Psychiatric discipline pioneered by Margaret Naumburg : ARTTHERAPY
28. Tennessee ___ : VOLS
29. Subject of 2004's best seller "American Dynasty" : THEBUSHES
30. A cut above? : HAIRSTYLE
31. Well-suited for an office : ERGONOMIC
32. Stirred drinks : ADES
33. Fishing corks : BOBS
35. Like some paychecks : FAT
39. Help line? : CUE
41. Mulcts : FINES
42. "How to Read a Book" author Mortimer : ADLER
43. Saffron sources : CROCI
44. Like Chinese, as a language : TONAL
45. It's not original work : APERY
47. Santa's drawer : NAST
48. Blowout : GALA
49. Butler, e.g.: Abbr. : UNIV
50. Big club : MACE
53. National Ski Hall-of-Famer Tommy : MOE

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