New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 2009

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. No backbreaker : CUSHYJOB
9. Was a catalyst for : SPEDUP
15. Add to marginally? : ANNOTATE
16. Stealthy sort : FELINE
17. One running through town : MAINDRAG
18. Exclamation near a runway : OOLALA
19. City in Veneto : ESTE
20. Cubist who painted "Violin and Glass" : GRIS
22. Bird notable for walking rather than hopping : PIPIT
23. Triple Crown winner between Whirlaway and Assault : COUNTFLEET
25. Master : LEARN
28. Not tall : TRUE
29. Preach : REV
31. Perfume named for Baryshnikov : MISHA
32. It's just over a foot : SHIN
33. Plot segment : ACRE
34. Indian currency : SACAGAWEADOLLAR
37. Take the wrong way? : GRAB
38. Ring site : LOBE
39. Tony award nominee for "Anna Christie," 1993 : MEARA
40. It's sometimes heaping: Abbr. : TSP
41. Fishtail, e.g. : SLUE
42. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" weatherman : GORDY
43. Place where kids may feed kids : PETTINGZOO
46. New Mexico's El ___ National Monument : MORRO
47. Emulate Cyrano : DUEL
48. Nov. 11 honoree : EXGI
52. Mardi Gras song that was a 1965 hit for the Dixie Cups : IKOIKO
54. Pulitzer-winning William Kennedy novel : IRONWEED
56. Good place to look when you're sole-searching? : SEABED
57. It doesn't add up : NONSENSE
58. Waiting list? : ORDERS
59. Kind of mattress pad : EGGCRATE
1. Amounted : CAME
2. Last pharaoh of Egypt's Fifth Dynasty : UNAS
3. Ruffled state : SNIT
4. It'll give you an edge : HONE
5. Financial report abbr. : YTD
6. It's hard for laymen to understand : JARGON
7. Port on the Sea of Japan : OTARU
8. Song standard from Broadway's "Jubilee," 1935 : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
9. Hub northwest of LAX : SFO
10. Nation : PEOPLE
11. "Show Boat" girl who sings "Life Upon the Wicked Stage" : ELLIE
12. Like tiny tots : DIAPERCLAD
13. Like much pulp : UNLITERARY
14. Everglades deposit : PEAT
21. Stretch marks, e.g. : STRIAE
23. Peak projection : CRAG
24. Financial adviser's suggestion : FUND
25. Bluffing bar game : LIARSPOKER
26. Emergency racetrack turnoff : ESCAPEROAD
27. Wicked king of Israel : AHAB
30. Tennis star Zvonareva : VERA
31. U.S.M.C. E-8 : MSGT
32. Faint, to Shakespeare : SWOUND
33. Jay or Ray : ALER
35. "___ Have" (Jennifer Lopez #1 hit) : ALLI
36. Classic novel whose title means "rover" : OMOO
41. Steamship employee : STOKER
42. Get ready for a bomb : GOLONG
44. Reservation holder : TRIBE
45. Free-falling phenomenon : ZEROG
46. Paste in Asian cookery : MISO
48. One whose mouth and lip may be painted : EWER
49. TV opponent of Ares : XENA
50. Exploit : GEST
51. Starting point for un inventeur : IDEE
53. Has one's fill and more, briefly : ODS
55. Foreign policy grp. : NSC

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