New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 2008

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 185 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not a very good drawing : SHORTSTRAW
11. Cache : STOW
15. A little red : MEDIUMRARE
16. Da capo ___ (Baroque piece) : ARIA
17. Band with the 1982 platinum album "The Number of the Beast" : IRONMAIDEN
18. Fade : WILT
19. Honors : LAUDS
20. Thai relative : VIET
21. View from the back seat? : NAPE
22. Wings : ELLS
23. Certain code : TAXLAW
25. Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
26. Meas. of progress, at times : YDS
27. Labor secretary under the first George Bush : DOLE
28. River past the ruins of Nineveh : TIGRIS
30. Martin Luther's crime : HERESY
32. Pluck : SPUNK
33. Get ready to take off : STRAPIN
36. Singer whose 2002 song "Foolish" was #1 for 10 weeks : ASHANTI
38. Runway topper : TIARA
39. Cakes often made with ground nuts : TORTES
41. Like some sires : ATSTUD
43. Modern info holders : PDAS
44. When Arbor Day is observed: Abbr. : SPR
47. Pound sound : YIP
48. Recent developments : LATEST
50. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
51. Cleaning target : SCUM
53. Inclination : BENT
54. Central Florida Community College site : OCALA
55. The other shoe, e.g. : MATE
56. Bean product? : BRAINCHILD
58. Mordant : ACID
59. 10th-century exile from Iceland : ERICTHERED
60. Rosencrantz or Guildenstern : DANE
61. Upsetting types : DARKHORSES
1. Joke indicator : SMILEY
2. Bygone New York daily, with "the" : HERALD
3. Nonalcoholic beer brand : ODOULS
4. Twist things : RINDS
5. Rolaids alternative : TUMS
6. "An' singin there, an' dancin here, / Wi' great and ___": Burns : SMA
7. Like some chromium and arsenic : TRIVALENT
8. Base numbers, in math : RADIXES
9. Experiencing drunkenness : AREEL
10. Charged : WENTAT
11. Cut : SAWN
12. Test : TRIALRUN
13. Medium in a tube : OILPAINT
14. It's hard to do this barefoot : WATERSKI
23. Inner tubes, e.g. : TORI
24. Fountain requests : WISHES
27. The Blue Demons of the N.C.A.A.'s Big East : DEPAUL
29. Ranking nos. : GPAS
30. "Pal Joey" lyricist : HART
31. Standard : YARDSTICK
33. Burns overnight? : STAYSMAD
34. Two-part lake connected by the Strait of Tiquina : TITICACA
35. 1996 Emmy-winning role for Alan Rickman : RASPUTIN
37. Saves, e.g. : STAT
40. Unprotected, in a way : OPENAIR
42. Put (on) gently : DABBED
44. Connecting flight : STAIRS
45. Question answerer : POLLEE
46. Checks, as checks : READDS
49. Land in the Colosseum : TERRA
50. Cousin of rust : OCHER
52. Ancient denizen along the Caspian : MEDE
54. ___ Rios Bay : OCHO
57. Last in a series : NTH

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