New York Times, Saturday, May 21, 2011

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. It may flow on a ranch : MANE
5. Bank statement abbr. : DEP
8. Colorless : ALBINO
14. Online multiplayer gaming service : XBOXLIVE
16. Start to smell, in a way : MILDEW
17. French chef's specialty : COQAUVIN
18. Awkward way to be caught : INALIE
19. Sharing of thoughts on a TV show? : VULCANMINDMELD
21. Adjoin : MEET
22. He said Beat literature "isn't writing at all - it's typing" : CAPOTE
23. Sounds of feigned sympathy : AWS
24. "I ___ point ..." : SEENO
26. Vancouver is on it: Abbr. : PST
29. They may be eaten near the front : RATIONS
31. The "th" in "the," e.g. : DIGRAPH
35. "Yea, verily" : ITISSO
36. One of a couple at a baby shower : BOOTIE
37. One of three Belgian kings : LEOPOLD
39. It's not long in going down a mountain : MINISKI
40. Something to dispense with : URN
41. Get by : EVADE
43. Happy cry : YES
44. Town house alternative : DUPLEX
47. Half of sechzehn : ACHT
48. Bird feeder protector : SQUIRRELBAFFLE
53. Powers on one's screen? : AUSTIN
54. Melodious pets : CANARIES
56. Like many houseplants, daily : MISTED
57. Kind of file : READONLY
58. Beach activity : STROLL
59. Tiny morsel : ORT
60. Practice period: Abbr. : SESS
1. Late 11th-century year : MXC
2. Solvent : ABOVEWATER
3. Absolutely : NOQUESTION
4. Opposite of humble : EXALT
5. She may try an agent : DIVA
6. Shows : EVINCES
7. Author : PENMAN
8. Essential acid : AMINO
9. Luxury Swiss chocolatier : LINDT
10. It's often shifted : BLAME
11. Kill time : IDLE
12. Two-time Hugo Award winner Gaiman : NEIL
13. Was behind : OWED
15. 19-season N.H.L.'er Robitaille : LUC
20. Touch, e.g. : IPOD
21. Player of Elaine on "Taxi" : MARILU
24. C-worthy : SOSO
25. Form of pyruvic acid : ENOL
26. "Sentimentally Yours" singer : PATSYCLINE
27. Femme fatale wear : SPIKEHEELS
28. Believer : THEIST
30. DSL purveyor : ISP
32. Sourcing abbr. : IBID
33. Ruined : GONE
34. Part of une dynastie : ROI
38. Get out of a sentence? : DELE
39. Heavyweight champ before James J. Braddock : MAXBAER
42. Option for sneakers : VELCRO
44. "Put me down, too" : DITTO
45. Angel of the south wind : URIEL
46. Shifting letters : PRNDL
47. Big tops? : AFROS
48. Costco competitor, casually : SAMS
49. Pull out : QUIT
50. Erstwhile empire, in brief : USSR
51. Operator's concern: Abbr. : ANAT
52. It comes and goes : FAD
55. Procedure: Abbr. : SYS

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