New York Times, Monday, May 26, 2008

Author: Mark Sherwood
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Sherwood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QY} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Sherwood. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Irons or Woods : ACTOR
6. Iridescent gem : OPAL
10. Classic clown : BOZO
14. Old Big Apple restaurateur : SARDI
15. Put blacktop on : PAVE
16. Word repeated before "pants on fire" : LIAR
17. Strap-on leg supports : KNEEBRACES
19. Sister of Prince Charles : ANNE
20. Reason for an R rating : SEX
21. Apple seeds' location : CORE
22. Film critic Gene : SISKEL
24. Without slack : TAUT
25. Lady's partner : GENT
26. Cavalry cry : CHARGE
29. Experts with the ends of 17- and 55-Across and 10- and 24-Down : DENTISTS
33. Eagle's nest : AERIE
34. Cornmeal bread : PONE
35. Biblical flood survivor : NOAH
36. Lame gait : LIMP
37. Michelangelo masterpiece : DAVID
38. Event proceeds : GATE
39. Fox's "American ___" : IDOL
40. Away from the storm : ALEE
41. Cancel, at Cape Canaveral : SCRUB
42. Rifle and revolver : FIREARMS
44. Poisonous atmosphere : MIASMA
45. Part of a birthday celebration : CAKE
46. Waste reservoir : SUMP
47. Football refs : ZEBRAS
50. Mitchell who sang "Big Yellow Taxi" : JONI
51. "___ the season ..." : TIS
54. "Peek-___, I see you!" : ABOO
55. Mincemeat, e.g. : PIEFILLING
58. Gullet : CRAW
59. Bones: Lat. : OSSA
60. 22-Across's longtime partner : EBERT
61. Middle of many a steering wheel : HORN
62. Wed. follower : THUR
63. Things to salve : SORES
1. Seeks info : ASKS
2. Chaplin prop : CANE
3. "Jurassic Park" giant, informally : TREX
4. Poem often titled "To a ..." : ODE
5. Chest protector : RIBCAGE
6. Some psychedelic designs : OPART
7. Show worry in the waiting room, maybe : PACE
8. "___ Maria" : AVE
9. Decreased : LESSENED
10. It sets things off : BLASTINGCAP
11. Sound piggish : OINK
12. Western writer Grey : ZANE
13. Baseball's Hershiser : OREL
18. Rakish sort : ROUE
23. Bank statement abbr. : INT
24. Feat for Secretariat : TRIPLECROWN
25. Three wishes granter : GENIE
26. Sacramento's state: Abbr. : CALIF
27. Title heroine played by Shirley Temple in 1937 : HEIDI
28. Knight's protection : ARMOR
29. Hawks' opposites : DOVES
30. Goes up, up, up : SOARS
31. Jazz great Art : TATUM
32. "Come Back, Little ___" : SHEBA
34. ___ d'Or (Cannes award) : PALME
37. Appearing and disappearing feature on Jupiter : DARKSPOT
41. "Fresh as a daisy" and others : SIMILES
43. Org. that helps with tow service : AAA
44. Tax-exempt investment, for short : MUNI
46. To date : SOFAR
47. 2007 Masters champion Johnson : ZACH
48. Longest Spanish river : EBRO
49. Wild hog : BOAR
50. Bach's "___, Joy of Man's Desiring" : JESU
51. Level : TIER
52. Legal memo starter : INRE
53. Some noncoms: Abbr. : SGTS
56. Approximately: Suffix : ISH
57. Debt-incurring Wall St. deal : LBO

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