New York Times, Friday, May 25, 2012

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {WX} This is puzzle # 154 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Finery : REGALIA
8. Key for someone with 20/20 vision? : CSHARP
14. Audit targets : EVADERS
15. Concluding syllables : ULTIMAS
16. Take at an opportune time : SEIZEON
17. Grooms : NEATENS
18. Modern chemistry experiment? : INTERNETDATING
20. End of a dictionary : ZEES
21. "The Scarperer" author : BEHAN
22. "Ciao" : TATA
24. "The cautious seldom ___": Confucius : ERR
25. Teary : SADEYED
27. ___ Fields : MRS
28. Winter ailment, informally : STREP
29. Get dressed for a party, say : DUDEUP
31. 52-Down unit : ISSUE
34. One who's blue, for short? : DEM
36. Poison ivy and others : VINES
37. Herb that causes euphoria : CATNIP
39. 2022 World Cup host : QATAR
41. Threshold : EVE
42. Raw : NATURAL
44. Lead character in Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove" : GUS
47. Many a "Twilight" fan : TEEN
49. Stick for a kite : ROOST
50. Bankrupted : SUNK
51. It might be covered by an umbrella : FROZENDAIQUIRI
54. "Aladdin" princess : JASMINE
55. Remove spots from : LAUNDER
56. Compass divisions : OCTANTS
57. Most slapstick : INANEST
58. Showcases of rock bands? : GEODES
59. Ones who are hurting? : SADISTS
1. Blow up, maybe : RESIZE
2. Fix for a wobbly table : EVENER
3. Boot cover : GAITER
4. Carving tools : ADZES
5. A wolf may have one : LEER
6. Part of a jail cell : IRONBAR
7. Prescription directive : ASNEEDED
8. Swept, say : CLEANED
9. Yards, e.g. : STAT
10. Command associated with numbers : HITIT
11. "Couldn't agree with you more" : AMENAMEN
12. Seemed right : RANGTRUE
13. They go below signatures, briefly : PSS
15. Oct. 24 : UNDAY
19. "Moby-Dick" setting : THEPEQUOD
23. Lethal injection administerers : ASPS
25. Hinged vessel, often : STEIN
26. 2001 British Open champion David : DUVAL
28. Britain's biggest-selling paper, with "The" : SUN
30. Certain board member: Abbr. : DIR
31. "Home Invasion" rapper : ICET
32. Avoid humiliation : SAVEFACE
33. Points in the direction of : STEERSTO
35. First jazz musician to win a Pulitzer Prize : MARSALIS
38. Raises : PARENTS
40. "Eugene Onegin" girl : TATIANA
43. Conditions, with "up" : TONES
44. Museum employees : GUIDES
45. Revolutionary state : UNREST
46. Christmas tree base coverings : SKIRTS
48. One who's really going places : NOMAD
50. Like the majority of Saudis : SUNNI
52. Informal pub : ZINE
53. Brown green? : QUAD
54. Prod : JOG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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