New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJZ} Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Silo filler, for short : ICBM
5. Shooter : BBGUN
10. Fed : TMAN
14. "See ya!" : CIAO
15. Not so good : WORSE
16. Half: Prefix : HEMI
17. King of the road? : HIGHWAYREX
19. Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
20. Front line in a game : PAWNS
21. Call : SUMMON
23. Standard quiz show material : TRIVIA
25. Buttinsky : BUSYBODY
27. Ballyhoo : HYPE
28. See 23-Down : GAP
29. Mount : STEED
30. Unusual shoe spec : EEE
31. ___ of Napoleon : TOMB
33. Bart and Ringo : STARRS
34. Cereal that's partly ground? : DIRTYTRIX
36. Snubs : SPURNS
39. OS X user, maybe : IMAC
40. Org. with June finals : NBA
43. Hit Dreamworks character : SHREK
44. Business magazine : INC
45. Sleek, for short : AERO
46. Accompanier : TAGALONG
48. Imp : RASCAL
50. Passover gatherings : SEDERS
51. Pretty smart : QUICK
52. Col.'s superior : GENL
53. Bashful groom's wear? : BEDTIMETUX
57. ___ de gallo sauce : PICO
58. Keep ashore, due to cold weather : ICEIN
59. Swoosh maker : NIKE
60. Black stone : ONYX
61. Features on some 'Vettes : TTOPS
62. Ticked (off) : TEED
1. First person in Germany : ICH
2. Early second-century year : CII
3. Instrument played standing up : BAGPIPE
4. American desert : MOHAVE
5. Tarzan, to natives : BWANA
6. Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
7. Warning sound : GRR
8. Exhausts : USESUP
9. Link : NEXUS
10. Hitchhiker's duty? : THUMBTAX
11. Copycat : METOOER
12. Bill of Rights writer, e.g. : AMENDER
13. Fall weather feature : NIP
18. It ended on Nov. 11 : WWI
22. Swami, e.g. : MYSTIC
23. With 28-Across, popular retailer : THE
24. Alcohol grain : RYE
25. Treating very gently : BABYING
26. Football meas. : YDS
28. Intl. standard : GMT
31. Little ring : TINKLE
32. Surgery sites, for short : ORS
33. Mme. across the Pyrenees : SRA
34. Suffer from deli ichthyophobia? : DREADLOX
35. Cable TV inits. : TMC
36. Travel option for about 30 yrs. : SST
37. Start gradually, as a program : PHASEIN
38. Matter of life and death : URGENCY
40. Bit of business wear : NECKTIE
41. Sports ___ : BRA
42. Time Warner company : AOL
44. Entomologist's interest : INSECT
45. Rise : ASCENT
47. Rocket's course : ORBIT
48. Archaeological site : RUINS
49. Order to a firing squad : AIM
51. Swab's name : QTIP
52. Mail place: Abbr. : GPO
54. "In excelsis ___" : DEO
55. Hawaiian strings : UKE
56. Crossed (out) : XED

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