New York Times, Monday, June 21, 2010

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Leftover bit of cloth : SCRAP
6. "The Zoo Story" playwright Edward : ALBEE
11. Manx or Siamese : CAT
14. "Remember the ___!" (cry of 1836) : ALAMO
15. Sounds SSTs made : BOOMS
16. Color shade : HUE
17. "It ain't hard!" : SIMPLEASABC
19. Ill temper : IRE
20. Go like a bunny : HOP
21. Wedding dress material : LACE
22. Kind of sleeve named after a British baron : RAGLAN
24. With 46-Across, "It ain't hard!" : DUCK
25. Chop-chop : RAPIDLY
26. Nadir's opposite : ZENITH
29. School time when kids aren't studying : RECESS
30. Without an escort : ALONE
31. Irritated : VEXED
32. Potpie vegetable : PEA
35. Playful bites : NIPS
36. Tennis great Monica : SELES
37. Source of linen : FLAX
38. Big beagle feature : EAR
39. Farm tracts : ACRES
40. Work like a dog : SLAVE
41. Be against : OPPOSE
43. Hung around : STAYED
44. Singer Flack or Peters : ROBERTA
46. See 24-Across : SOUP
47. Mama Cass ___ : ELLIOT
48. Autobiographer's subject : SELF
49. Follow the coxswain's calls : ROW
52. Sidewalk stand quaff : ADE
53. "It ain't hard!" : PIECEOFCAKE
56. Not Rep. or Ind. : DEM
57. "The Odd Couple" slob : OSCAR
58. Bird on a U.S. quarter : EAGLE
59. B'way sellout sign : SRO
60. Attempts at baskets : SHOTS
61. Live in fear of : DREAD
1. Pageant entrant's wear : SASH
2. Advertising award : CLIO
3. Multistory parking garage feature : RAMP
4. Guitarist's accessory, for short : AMP
5. Foul the water, e.g. : POLLUTE
6. Taken ___ (surprised) : ABACK
7. Get whipped : LOSE
8. Drag queen's wrap : BOA
9. Hugs tightly : EMBRACES
10. Made a getaway : ESCAPED
11. "It ain't hard!" : CHILDSPLAY
12. Hearing-related : AURAL
13. Pint-size : TEENY
18. To ___ his own : EACH
23. U.S.O. show audience members : GIS
24. Rackets : DINS
25. T. ___ (fearsome dinos) : REXES
26. Grey who wrote westerns : ZANE
27. Charles Lamb alias : ELIA
28. "It ain't hard!" : NOPROBLEMO
29. C.S.A. general : RELEE
31. Vice ___ : VERSA
33. Roof overhang : EAVE
34. Abruptly dismissed : AXED
36. Like many tartan wearers : SCOTTISH
37. Pajamas' rear opening : FLAP
39. Pertinent : APROPOS
40. Like a taxidermist's work : STUFFED
42. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame architect I. M. ___ : PEI
43. Without an escort : SOLO
44. Uses a Kindle, e.g. : READS
45. Like a big brother : OLDER
46. Tarot card readers, e.g. : SEERS
48. Ad-libbing vocal style : SCAT
49. Violent 19-Across : RAGE
50. State with a panhandle: Abbr. : OKLA
51. Whacked plant : WEED
54. ___-friendly (green) : ECO
55. Indy 500 entry : CAR

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