New York Times, Friday, May 19, 2006

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Top of the pops : HITPARADE
10. In the loop : AWARE
15. Flowering plant used in folk remedies : ECHINACEA
16. Toughness : SINEW
17. Undeniable facts : REALITIES
18. Teacart goodie : SCONE
19. "Hup, two, three, four" caller : DRILLINSTRUCTOR
21. "Ba-da-___, ba-da-boom" : BING
22. ___ Williams, Huck Finn's female alias : SARAH
23. Arranged anew, as paintings : REHUNG
26. One taken by an artist : LIKENESS
29. Conception : IMAGE
30. Sand castle destroyers : TIDES
31. Unpopular singer? : RAT
32. Baptism castoffs : SINS
33. Spaced (out) : ZONED
34. War correspondent Ernie : PYLE
35. Cows and bulls : ELK
36. Sound technician : TAPER
37. Romantic hopeful : WOOER
38. English portraitist who championed the Grand Style : REYNOLDS
40. It may add up : COLUMN
41. Tightwad : PIKER
42. Hefty hammer : MAUL
43. Telecommunications needs : SPACESATELLITES
49. Beam joiner : TENON
50. Backdrop of "What Price Glory" : WORLDWARI
51. Where a bungee cord might attach : ANKLE
52. Built for comfort : ERGONOMIC
53. Emulated a coyote : BAYED
54. Units of X-ray exposure : ROENTGENS
1. Moving stock : HERD
2. One putting on finishing touches : ICER
3. Like kickboxing, originally : THAI
4. Isopods known as roly-polies : PILLBUGS
5. Oily compound used in dyes : ANILINE
6. Number of stars, perhaps : RATING
7. Getting 100 on : ACING
8. Radio Hall-of-Famer Rick : DEES
9. Certain Manhattanite : EASTSIDER
10. Warrants : ASSURES
11. Believer in the Rule of Three : WICCAN
12. Final Wilder/Pryor screen outing : ANOTHERYOU
13. Frequent target of old Ferrell "S.N.L." skits : RENO
14. Porcelain piece : EWER
20. Without leaves : RAKED
23. Stage item : RISER
24. French sociologist Durkheim : EMILE
25. Funny business : HANKYPANKY
26. They comprise a part : LINES
27. "The Crucible" setting : SALEM
28. Like disciplinarians : STERN
30. Excellent : TOPDRAWER
33. Big name in jewelry : ZALES
34. Gill-breathing amphibian : POLLIWOG
36. Symbolized : TOKENED
37. First word sung on the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album : WOULDNT
39. Wife in Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night" : NICOLE
40. Visit : CALLON
42. Pool : MERGE
43. Go : STAB
44. Former Royals manager Tony : PENA
45. Lawnmower handle : TORO
46. Break : TAME
47. Name meaning, literally, west island : ERIN
48. Unleashes : SICS

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