New York Times, Friday, May 18, 2012

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: A Friday puzzle with a theme! Long answers end with words that are anagrams of each other.
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Across Down
1. Ones pressed for cash, briefly : ATMS
5. 1997 #1 hit with a nonsense title : MMMBOP
11. Many a bugger : SPY
14. See 63-Across : TRIP
15. Code that's dangerous to break : OMERTA
16. Hermano de la madre : TIO
17. ___ en scène : MISE
18. More like a gymnast's body : WIRIER
19. Cartoon character who cries "You eediot!" : REN
20. It may be acknowledged with a slap : OFFENSIVEREMARK
23. Bad stroke : SLICE
24. Back, in a way : FINANCE
25. Having the lead? : TETHERED
29. Real go-getter : TIGER
30. Baker's dozen, maybe : DONUTS
33. Reading letters from the end? : ZEDS
34. TV's "hipster doofus" : COSMOKRAMER
37. Big name in footwear : MCAN
39. Wish : PLEASE
40. Ticker with cachet : ROLEX
42. Watch it : SPECTATE
47. Temporary : STOPGAP
50. "9 to 5" director Higgins : COLIN
51. Bad tool for a toddler to find : PERMANENTMARKER
55. N.L. West team, on scoreboards : ARI
56. One seen in a shower : METEOR
57. Ramirez of "Grey's Anatomy" : SARA
58. It's often illegal to hang one : UIE
59. Cry for more : ENCORE
60. 2006-08 heavyweight champion Maskaev : OLEG
61. Article in the Louvre? : LES
62. High : STONED
63. With 14-Across, cruise bonus : SIDE
1. Tops : ATMOST
2. Wee bit : TRIFLE
3. Fish out of water : MISFIT
4. Word chanted at a celebratory party : SPEECH
5. Routs, with "down" : MOWS
6. When the Salt Lake City Olympics took place : MMII
7. Longtime first name in TV talk : MERV
8. Court paper showing one team's points : BRIEF
9. Comical Cheri : OTERI
10. Adidas vis-à-vis Reebok : PARENT
11. Alien : STRANGER
12. Like some navels : PIERCED
13. Jon Voight's New York birthplace : YONKERS
21. Air and water, e.g. : NEEDS
22. Yellow shade : MAIZE
26. Runaway : ROMP
27. Organic compound : ENOL
28. Scrappers put them up : DUKES
31. Sprung thing : TRAP
32. Response facilitator: Abbr. : SASE
34. What water lacks : CALORIES
35. When to get back to work, perhaps : ONEPM
36. Endpoint of pilgrims' progress? : MECCA
37. Big name in frozen food : MRSPAUL
38. Circle : COTERIE
41. Snowboarders compete in them : XGAMES
43. Some Rodin pieces : TORSOS
44. Lye, for one : ALKALI
45. Like many grandstands : TIERED
46. Tee off : ENRAGE
48. Apropos of : ANENT
49. Retail giant with the mascots Red Ruff and Blue Mews : PETCO
52. Extra-bright : NEON
53. Bolted : TORE
54. He talked only to Wilbur : MRED

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