New York Times, Friday, May 16, 2008

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Steam room alternative : JACUZZI
8. "Yo!" : WHASSUP
15. Dodge : EVASION
16. His last novel was "Chloe Marr," 1946 : AAMILNE
17. Cellar's opposite : TOPSPOT
18. Technicolor : VIBRANT
19. See 34-Across : SCI
20. Most clowns : SMILERS
22. Word of approval : YEA
23. Emerson said intellect annuls it : FATE
25. "The West Wing" actor : SMITS
26. Jazzman Saunders : MERL
27. He called the U.S. vice presidency a "most insignificant office" : ADAMS
29. Marzo to marzo, e.g. : ANO
30. Sculpt : CARVE
31. Like some griddles : NONSTICK
33. Read syntactically : PARSED
34. With 19-Across, domain of civics, in brief : POLY
35. Multifaceted things : GEMS
36. Noisy complaint : SQUAWK
39. Alternative to Friendster or MySpace : FACEBOOK
43. Bit : OUNCE
44. Military grp. : DIV
45. Old sticker : LANCE
46. Bank guard? : DIKE
47. Places to develop one's chops? : DOJOS
49. Bundle of nerves : RETE
50. It can be double-sided : AXE
51. Tasty triangles : DORITOS
53. Back-of-airline magazine feature : MAP
54. Gather : COMPILE
56. Water-skiing need : TOWLINE
58. Quiet : ATPEACE
59. Merchant whose customers click : ETAILER
60. Blogger, e.g. : NETIZEN
61. Cause of some blushing : SHYNESS
1. Elated person after Super Bowl III : JETSFAN
2. Tree of the laurel family : AVOCADO
3. Santiago skipper : CAPITAN
4. Constitution lead-in : USS
5. Flies : ZIPS
6. Flies : ZOOMS
7. More than friendliness : INTIMACY
8. Signal, in a way : WAVETO
9. Some crime scene evidence : HAIRS
10. Many former senators and governors: Abbr. : AMBS
11. Yes or no follower : SIR
12. Assassins : SLAYERS
13. Frazzle : UNNERVE
14. Like many blooms : PETALED
21. One may be sent in an e-mail : LINK
24. Typography measure : EMSPACE
26. Chocolate treat : MARSBAR
28. She wrote of Topsy : STOWE
30. Transport over sand? : CAMEL
32. Nature : ILK
33. Muscle mag topic : PEC
35. Parts of some Bach suites : GAVOTTES
36. Crush holder that's crushable : SODACAN
37. Visionary : QUIXOTE
38. Not neat : UNKEMPT
39. Island that Truman wants to go to in "The Truman Show" : FIJI
40. Range of some fitness tests : ONEMILE
41. Pump numbers : OCTANES
42. Big fish, maybe : KEEPERS
44. "The Mickey Mouse Club" regular ___ Tracey : DOREEN
47. Opposite of agitato : DOLCE
48. Truth from long ago? : SOOTH
51. She co-starred in "Gangs of New York," 2002 : DIAZ
52. Dominion : SWAY
55. Designer born in Guangzhou, China : PEI
57. Chinese author ___ Yutang : LIN

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