New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Places such as Anatevka in "Fiddler on the Roof" : SHTETLS
8. Helper after a crash : TECHIE
14. Big syrup maker : HERSHEY
15. Designer of a stained-glass window in the U.N. building : CHAGALL
16. Together : ASATEAM
17. Holy Roman Emperor, 855-75 : LOUISII
18. Shot : RACED
19. Architectural starting point : PLAN
21. Jacket locales: Abbr. : BKS
22. Dreaded victimizer of Charlie Brown : KITEEATINGTREE
26. Old activist org. revived in 2006 : SDS
27. As a companion : ALONG
28. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
30. Turning point? : DIME
31. Smart : SWANKY
32. Moves briskly and easily : WALTZES
36. Star of the 1970s detective drama "Harry O" : JANSSEN
37. ___ Hargreaves, first woman to complete a solo climb of Everest, 1995 : ALISON
38. ___ hold on : PUTA
39. "McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
40. Great depression? : BASIN
41. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
44. Torch song subject : UNREQUITEDLOVE
47. Int. generators : CDS
48. Site of a much-visited mausoleum : AGRA
49. World of Warcraft participant, e.g. : GAMER
50. Cardinals' wear : REDHATS
53. Elegant fabric : BROCADE
55. Caused to disappear over time : ATEAWAY
56. Grateful person's reply : IOWEYOU
57. Want to know : WONDER
58. Jumper's cables? : TENDONS
1. Swindlers, in slang : SHARKS
2. One of two sides of a story? : HESAID
3. Political essays : TRACTS
4. Popular perfume : ESTEE
5. 1979 novel, 1983 film and 2002-07 TV series : THEDEADZONE
6. Place for woolgathering? : LEA
7. Signs : SYMPTOMS
8. Go-go dancer's tip holder : THONG
9. Fontaine contents : EAU
10. Film special effects, for short : CGI
11. Distant stars? : HASBEENS
12. Motto of a 1950s grass-roots movement : ILIKEIKE
13. "We'll give a long cheer for ___ men" ("Down the Field" lyric) : ELIS
15. Chuck wagon bell sound : CLANG
20. Prompt delivery : LINE
23. Not natural : ALIEN
24. Of a university's relationship with its surroundings : TOWNANDGOWN
25. They're stranded in the body : RNAS
29. ___ St. James, first woman to be named the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year, 1992 : LYN
31. "Relâche" composer : SATIE
32. Functioned as : WAS
33. Intimate : ALLUDETO
34. Terrifying thing to be thrown into : LIONSDEN
35. Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Tale of ___ Saltan" : TSAR
36. Not much at all : JUSTABIT
38. Four and four, say : PAIR
40. Crime syndicate sobriquet : BUGSY
41. Dieter's request, perhaps : NOMAYO
42. Photographer who was the inspiration for "Funny Face" : AVEDON
43. Shape-shifting Greek god : NEREUS
45. Land of Wahhabis : QATAR
46. Unexpectedly potent : LACED
47. Holder of bird food? : CRAW
51. Bamboozled : HAD
52. It's inspired : AWE
54. Main ingredient in taramasalata : ROE

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