New York Times, Saturday, April 28, 2007

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Table saver : TRIVET
7. Gauged : ASSESSED
15. Cosmetics dye: Var. : EOSINE
16. Primitive : STONEAGE
17. Up : AWOKEN
18. Refuse : LEAVINGS
19. Powers that be : REGIME
20. Asylums : ARKS
21. Twin killings, in baseball: Abbr. : DPS
22. Unidentified person : ANONYM
23. Louvre Pyramid designer : PEI
24. First name in courtroom drama : ERLE
25. Mats : TANGLES
27. Like many leases : ONEYEAR
29. Language from which "kayak" comes : INUIT
31. Last name of Dickens's Little Nell : TRENT
32. Wallet loser's concern : IDENTITYTHEFT
36. Measure of pleasure : SMILE
37. Far from laid-back : TYPEA
38. Barely eats : PICKSAT
40. Praise to the heavens : ENNOBLE
45. Three-time speed skating gold medalist Karin : ENKE
46. Cry of facetious innocence : MOI
48. They may accompany sitars : TABLAS
49. A.L. Central team, on scoreboards : CLE
50. Drive, e.g. : GEAR
51. Complete : ALLOUT
52. Gave what for : TOREINTO
54. Lévi-Strauss of France : CLAUDE
55. Player of Principal McGee in "Grease" : EVEARDEN
56. Secondary : LESSER
57. Alternative to a box of chocolates : REDROSES
58. Joins : ENTERS
1. Cause anguish in : TEARAT
2. Miss Ravenclaw, who co-founded Hogwarts School : ROWENA
3. Rectangle or square : ISOGON
4. One on a longship : VIKING
5. Hostile territory is behind them : ENEMYLINES
6. Catfish Row in "Porgy and Bess," e.g. : TENEMENT
7. "What ___ of the face is here!": Thomas Paine, "Common Sense" : ASLAP
8. Cast in a certain role : STEREOTYPE
9. Absorb : SOAKIN
10. Stationery store stock: Abbr. : ENVS
11. One more than cinque : SEI
12. Shore border built up by waves and currents : SANDREEF
13. Ratatouille ingredient : EGGPLANT
14. Something a loser may skip : DESSERT
24. Lake ___, lowest point in Australia : EYRE
26. Be just right for : SUITTOATEE
28. Victorious soldier in May 1775 : ETHANALLEN
30. Plural suffix? : ITY
32. Cry after falling hard? : IMINLOVE
33. Did some horse-trading : DICKERED
34. Sommer of "The Prize" : ELKE
35. Feeler : TENTACLE
36. Shade : SPECTER
39. Recompense : AMENDS
41. Russia's Rostov, e.g. : OBLAST
42. Top of a closet? : BLOUSE
43. Knighted Scottish singer Harry : LAUDER
44. Lactates, e.g. : ESTERS
47. Makes some lines disappear : IRONS
50. Early copter : GIRO
53. Sound system component? : EAR

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