New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 2011

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,486
Across Down
1. See 26-/28-Down : NEWYORK
8. See 26-/28-Down : FLORIDA
15. Banned medicine used to treat asthma : EPHEDRA
16. Spray : AEROSOL
17. Pinchas Zukerman, e.g. : VIOLIST
18. Where "Lucrezia Borgia" premiered : LASCALA
19. Ocean ring : ATOLL
20. Baccarat alternative : FARO
21. 5/29/1917, for J.F.K. : DOB
22. Fish by letting the bait fall lightly on the water : DAP
23. ___ Brothers : EVERLY
26. When doubled, a 19-Across : BORA
27. Hired thugs : APES
29. "Drawing is putting a line round an ___": Henri Matisse : IDEA
30. 1976 Pulitzer winner for "Air Music" : ROREM
31. Sports bar fixture : HDTVSET
33. Mother ___ : TERESA
34. Big stretch? : AEON
35. Ma or Pa in a Steinbeck novel : JOAD
36. Steinbeck, e.g. : WRITER
39. Dark : SUNLESS
42. Nods : YESES
43. Passion : HEAT
44. Org. that combats illegal file sharing : RIAA
46. Buffalo-hunting Indians : OTOS
47. "Easy there!" : NOWNOW
49. Approximate year in which Eric the Red was born : CML
50. Big lotto prize, for short : MIL
51. Is unused : SITS
52. 1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
54. On the mend, say, as one's arm : INACAST
56. Stephen of Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" : DEDALUS
58. Pecan, e.g. : NUTTREE
59. Senators' place : ICERINK
60. See 26-/28-Down : GEORGIA
61. See 26-/28-Down : MONTANA
1. See 26-/28-Down : NEVADA
2. "The best is yet to come," for Frank Sinatra : EPITAPH
3. Screamed and hollered : WHOOPED
4. Scream and holler : YELL
5. "Swan Lake" swan : ODILE
6. Ones on the right track?: Abbr. : RRS
7. "Kitty ___" (Beyoncé song) : KAT
8. Syllables following "Strike the harp and join the chorus" : FALALA
9. Doctor whom Nixon called "the most dangerous man in America" : LEARY
10. Roughly : ORSO
11. Bird of myth : ROC
12. ___ Freleng, creator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck : ISADORE
13. Actual name of Nabokov's Lolita : DOLORES
14. See 26-/28-Down : ALABAMA
20. Stew : FRET
24. Dealer's accessory : VISOR
25. It's depicted on the Sistine Chapel ceiling : EDEN
26. With 28-Down, theme of this puzzle : BORDER
28. See 26-Down : STATES
30. Unembellished : REAL
32. Some necklines : VEES
33. TV character who said "Him a beauty. Like mountain with snow - silver-white" : TONTO
35. Don ___ : JUAN
36. See 26-/28-Down : WYOMING
37. Royal attendants : RETINUE
38. Person who's out of step with society : ISOLATO
39. Tailors : SEWS
40. Island in the Mediterraneo : SICILIA
41. Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, 1987-95 : SAMNUNN
43. Throat soother : HOTTEA
45. See 26-/28-Down : ALASKA
47. Second-generation Japanese-American : NISEI
48. Ream out : WIDEN
51. Pioneering puppeteer Tony : SARG
53. Sour : TART
55. D.C.'s Kennedy ___ : CTR
56. Dark : DIM
57. Prefix with warrior : ECO

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