New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2012

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Pettifog : SQUABBLE
9. Home of Texas A&M International University : LAREDO
15. Reprimander of Miss Gulch : AUNTIEEM
16. Flew united? : ELOPED
17. Not covered anywhere : NAKEDASAJAYBIRD
19. One in a powerful house : DYNAST
20. "Cats" Tony winner Trevor : NUNN
21. Pop sharer : SIS
22. Legions : ALOT
23. Heartless sort : BEAST
25. Like many suites : POSH
26. Reason for a replay : LET
27. "Join me?" : WANTTO
28. Prefix with -matic : IDIO
29. Nautilus shell liners : NACRES
30. "All Day Strong. All Day Long" sloganeer : ALEVE
31. Pole dance? : MAZURKA
34. Their scales aid in location : ATLASES
36. "Do ___?" : IDARE
37. Remove with leverage : PRYOFF
39. Grp. on the floor : SENS
40. The health-conscious often take them : STAIRS
41. Bug about bills : DUN
44. Olden dagger : SNEE
45. Uncommon delivery : QUINT
46. Manager, briefly : SUPE
47. Finishing touch on a diamond? : TAG
48. Dermatologist's concern : BURN
49. Affects radically : UPENDS
51. Events marked by large streamers : AURORAEBOREALIS
54. Was a real stinker : REEKED
55. Pass : OVERTAKE
56. Meetings kept under wraps : TRYSTS
57. Utterly unpredictable : WIDEOPEN
1. It's barely about a foot : SANDAL
2. Deliverer of the 1992 "Murphy Brown speech" : QUAYLE
3. Relax during a massage, as a muscle : UNKNOT
4. Bothered : ATEAT
5. Offers for lots : BIDS
6. Drive away : BEATBACK
7. Brown with the Band of Renown : LES
8. Spring : EMANATE
9. Bit of rough housing : LEANTO
10. Kirk who played the first big-screen Superman : ALYN
11. Mug, say : ROB
12. Program developments : EPISODES
13. Like raspberries : DERISIVE
14. They're unmatched in footwear : ODDSHOES
18. "Hey, it's something to consider" : JUSTSAYIN
24. Transport : ENRAPTURE
25. Bed for some kebabs : PILAF
27. Tin finish? : WARE
29. Worker with vital information? : NURSE
30. Film composer Clausen and others : ALFS
31. Get off on the wrong foot : MISSTART
32. Erhard succeeded him in 1963 : ADENAUER
33. "The Vanishing American" novelist, 1925 : ZANEGREY
35. Taking great pains : TORTURED
38. Shower surprise : RAINBOW
40. Some quiet riots : SQUADS
41. "André" playwright William : DUNLAP
42. 1982 and 1991 Pulitzer winner for fiction : UPDIKE
43. Ford's press secretary : NESSEN
46. Defense grp. formed in 1954 : SEATO
48. Four-time Gold Glove Award winner Boone : BRET
50. Man in la famille : PERE
52. Agreements : OKS
53. Duct lead-in : OVI

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