New York Times, Monday, May 10, 2010

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 2006 boorish film character from Kazakhstan : BORAT
6. Castle-defending ditches : MOATS
11. David Letterman's network : CBS
14. Smells : ODORS
15. Suffer ignominious defeat, in slang : EATIT
16. Feedbag tidbit : OAT
17. Second- or third-string player : BENCHWARMER
19. Actress Hagen : UTA
20. Cyclotron particles : IONS
21. Interest-grabbing : CATCHY
23. "Apologies" : IMSORRY
27. "As old as the hills" and others : CLICHES
28. What wheels do on an axis : ROTATE
29. Talk to flirtatiously : CHATUP
30. Screwballs : KOOKS
31. "God ___ America" : BLESS
32. Photo ___ (when pictures may be taken) : OPS
35. Son of Seth : ENOS
36. Audio censor's sound : BLEEP
37. Molecule component : ATOM
38. Broadband connection inits. : DSL
39. Lewis's partner in an expedition : CLARK
40. Stiller and ___ (comedy duo) : MEARA
41. One-horse town : PODUNK
43. Explorer Hernando : CORTEZ
44. One showing diners to their tables : MAITRED
46. Indian baby on a back : PAPOOSE
47. Spider's cocoon, e.g. : EGGSAC
48. Suspect, to a cop : PERP
49. "Norma ___" : RAE
50. Presider at a meeting : CHAIRPERSON
56. Stock debut, for short : IPO
57. Newsstand : KIOSK
58. Decorative fabric : TOILE
59. Highest non-face card : TEN
60. Spread, as the legs : SPLAY
61. Assail : SETAT
1. Dylan or Dole : BOB
2. Praiseful poem : ODE
3. Director Howard : RON
4. Lob's path : ARC
5. Gift shop apparel : TSHIRTS
6. George who was the first president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. : MEANY
7. Items fitting in rowlocks : OARS
8. Place to enter a PIN : ATM
9. Man's jewelry item : TIECLASP
10. Narrow passageways : STRAITS
11. Boob tube lover : COUCHPOTATO
12. Wash oneself : BATHE
13. Remains : STAYS
18. Had on : WORE
22. Fort Worth sch. : TCU
23. Annoyed : IRKED
24. Time periods lasting about 29 1/2 days : MOONS
25. Police informant : STOOLPIGEON
26. Acorn producers : OAKS
27. Where rouge goes : CHEEK
29. Office worker : CLERK
31. Lacking individuality : BLAND
33. Skin openings : PORES
34. Some air pollution : SMAZE
36. Kind of stock : BLUECHIP
37. Prefix with dynamic : AERO
39. Music store fixtures : CDRACKS
40. Tots : MOPPETS
42. Tie-breaking play periods: Abbr. : OTS
43. Complain : CARP
44. ___ badge : MERIT
45. Open-mouthed : AGAPE
46. Cheerful : PERKY
48. Leaning Tower site : PISA
51. Yahoo! competitor : AOL
52. ___ v. Wade : ROE
53. Use the start of 17- or 50-Across or 11- or 25-Down? : SIT
54. Suffix with schnozz : OLA
55. What 51-Down connects to, with "the" : NET

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