New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 2006

Author: James E. Buell
Editor: Will Shortz
James E. Buell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Buell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Picnic side dish : PASTASALAD
11. Dosage abbr. : TSPS
15. Defensive shell : ARMORPLATE
16. Van ___ (Ohio county or its seat) : WERT
17. Difficult to eradicate : DEEPSEATED
18. Ready to serve : ONEA
19. Cutting-edge features : SAWTEETH
20. On pins and needles : UNEASY
22. "Momo" author Michael ___ : ENDE
23. It's often sweetened : ICEDTEA
24. A Pointer sister : BONNIE
27. On the way up : EMERGENT
28. Springfield storekeeper on TV : APU
29. ___ caramel : CREME
31. Sounding : DEPTH
32. Turn over : CEDE
34. Blinds, essentially : SLATS
36. Woodworking channel : DADO
37. ___ Kringle : KRISS
39. MX-5, in the auto world : MIATA
41. Pinup part : GAM
42. Country : PASTORAL
44. Ponderosa choice : RIBEYE
46. The Queen of Latin Pop : ESTEFAN
47. G.I. garb, for short : CAMO
48. Make less threatening : DECLAW
49. Compound used to treat chiggers and scabies : ROTENONE
53. ___ Sea (giant salt lake) : ARAL
54. Jacqueline Onassis, professionally : BOOKEDITOR
56. It might be added with a twist : LIME
57. Surrendering sorts : ABNEGATORS
58. Uses up : SAPS
59. Requiring no preparation : READYTOEAT
1. Fills out : PADS
2. State stat : AREA
3. Merganser relative : SMEW
4. Hit list : TOPTEN
5. It's detected by the Marsh test, in forensics : ARSENIC
6. They can get caught in traps : SPEEDERS
7. Winged : ALATE
8. Plaster base : LATH
9. Took a loss on : ATE
10. Gather : DEDUCE
11. Ambiguous : TWOEDGED
12. Hill runner : SENATEPAGE
13. Modern : PRESENTDAY
14. Like some dads : STAYATHOME
21. Whom a bully may bully : NERD
23. "___ King this afternoon!": Emily Dickinson : IMETA
24. Reverses course : BACKPEDALS
25. Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito," e.g. : OPERASERIA
26. Where visitors can barely relax? : NUDISTCAMP
27. Screened correspondence? : EMAIL
30. Jazz trumpeter Ziggy : ELMAN
33. Harris of "Seinfeld" and others : ESTELLES
35. Approach : STRATEGY
38. Remote hiding place? : SOFA
40. Targeted : AIMEDAT
43. Shucked-to-order spot : RAWBAR
45. Skipjack : BONITO
47. High, in a way, with "up" : COKED
49. First name in gossip : RONA
50. Oklahoma native : OTOE
51. Romance novelist Roberts : NORA
52. At first, once : ERST
55. Honour given to Joan Collins: Abbr. : OBE

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