New York Times, Saturday, May 16, 2009

Author: Tyler Hinman and Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Tyler Hinman
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Byron Walden
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1.58321

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hinman. This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Exuberant gesture with splayed fingers : JAZZHANDS
10. Snake in the grass : PERIL
15. Captain's command : ASYOUWERE
16. Coat cut : ALINE
17. Safe : STRONGBOX
18. Something gays and straights have in common? : LONGA
19. Phrase : PUT
20. Sideshow Bob's last name on "The Simpsons" : TERWILLIGER
22. "Vous ___ ici" (French map indication) : ETES
24. Studio props : EASELS
25. Onetime Nascar outlet : TNN
26. Like some gems and old movies : RECUT
28. Corriere della ___, Italy's top-selling newspaper : SERA
29. Vexed look : MOUE
30. Registers, with "in" : SOAKS
32. Longfellow or Millay, by birth : MAINER
34. Tree with heart-shaped leaves : CATALPA
37. Tack item : HARNESS
38. Mrs. Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" : AMANDA
39. Maker of the first electric compact calculator : CASIO
40. Rtes. with plazas : TPKS
41. More than brown : CHAR
43. In accordance with : ASPER
47. One going steady? : SHE
48. They may be fingered : CHORDS
50. ___-tyme : OLDE
51. Work stoppage? : COFFEEBREAK
54. Island in the Thames : AIT
55. Red-haired Disney princess : ARIEL
56. "Deliverance" actor : NEDBEATTY
58. Central point : NAVEL
59. Something pulled out in church : ORGANSTOP
60. Handle : SEETO
61. "I sympathize" : BEENTHERE
1. Traditional March birthstone : JASPER
2. Sharp : ASTUTE
3. Antiallergy brand : ZYRTEC
4. Common field trip destination : ZOO
5. Kind of club : HUNT
6. "You shouldn't have" : AWGEE
7. Location of the 44-Down : NEBRASKA
8. Suffers through a boring meeting, maybe : DROWSES
9. Closer to 10? : SEXIER
10. Shrouds : PALLS
11. "My God," in Aramaic : ELOI
12. Bars for a cell? : RINGTONE
13. Wide-eyed ones : INGENUES
14. Picker-uppers? : LEARNERS
21. Foals : horses :: crias : ___ : LLAMAS
23. Preakness flowers, familiarly : SUSANS
27. All ___ : TOLD
29. Baseball player known as Mr. White Sox : MINOSO
31. Extra in "Broken Arrow," 1950 : APACHE
33. "Votre toast," for one : ARIA
34. Radiodensity indicators : CATSCANS
35. Early containers : AMPHORAE
36. Rest : TAKEFIVE
37. Like a style of painting with sharply delineated forms : HARDEDGE
39. "Wayne's World" actress : CARRERE
42. Chat : HOBNOB
44. River facetiously described as "a mile wide at the mouth, but only six inches deep" : PLATTE
45. White, in fiction, or Brown, in real life : EDITOR
46. Enter again : RETYPE
48. Item with a pegbox : CELLO
49. Nick of college football who was twice A.P. Coach of the Year : SABAN
52. "Dogs" : FEET
53. Frequent phone booth user : KENT
57. Powdery evidence : ASH

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