New York Times, Friday, June 26, 2009

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 41 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What a 17-Across might get assistance with : FLAT
5. Lower Slobbovia creator : CAPP
9. Bygone magistrates : DOGES
14. Was perpetually dishonest : LIVEDALIE
16. Calendar listing : EVENT
17. One calling about a tower, maybe : AAAMEMBER
18. 1998 Grammy winner for narrating his book "Still Me" : REEVE
19. To the extreme : INSPADES
20. Ellen of "Ocean's Thirteen" : BARKIN
21. Fine, in a sense : LATEFEE
22. Made a claim : SAIDSO
23. Nickelodeon title character : REN
24. Formal discussion : COLLOQUY
26. "All the world's a stage" monologue setting : ARDEN
29. Cattle drivers : GOADS
30. Grp. of major supporters? : USO
31. Give up for a while : LEND
32. Like drag shows : CAMPY
33. Resist : BALK
34. Recalling org. : FDA
35. Be indifferent : SITBY
36. Make even brighter, say : REDYE
37. Softens : ASSUAGES
39. Dog holder : BUN
40. Kangaroo carrier? : QANTAS
41. Rumble : GANGWAR
45. More vaporous : FUMIER
46. Cry of reproof : FORSHAME
47. Concentration problem : LAPSE
48. Occasions that begin with misses? : MARRIAGES
49. Knitwear material : ORLON
50. Walled-off enclave in Iraq : GREENZONE
51. Tool parts for bending and shaping : PEENS
52. Make sound : MEND
53. Franklin in Phila., e.g. : INST
1. Beat : FLAIL
2. Tropical climber : LIANA
3. Check from a deck? : AVAST
4. Like some steel : TEMPERED
5. New Jersey city that was home to Walt Whitman : CAMDEN
6. Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for Drama : ALBEE
7. Quiches, e.g. : PIES
8. Minute or hour lead-in : PER
9. Thwarts : DERAILS
10. Exaggerate : OVERDO
11. Techies affiliated with a major electronics chain : GEEKSQUAD
12. Way to watch someone win the lottery? : ENVIOUSLY
13. Antique gun : STEN
15. Pierce the ears of : DEAFEN
20. Guy who needs no 24-Down : BALDY
22. Ivory-covered? : SOAPY
24. Dopp kit items : COMBS
25. It can hold a team together : YOKE
26. Romeo might go after it : ALFA
27. Military parade site : REDSQUARE
28. Bit of forensic evidence : DNASAMPLE
29. Mountain passes : GATES
32. It usually has a band around it : CIGAR
33. Libya's second-largest city : BENGHAZI
35. Sheet materials : SATEENS
36. Arrests : RUNSIN
38. People often sing in it : UNISON
39. Forbidden : BARRED
41. Bridge guru : GOREN
42. Family car, informally : WAGON
43. Famous last words : AMENS
44. Back to zero, say : RESET
45. Lay an egg : FLOP
46. It's taken for a ride : FARE
48. Letters associated with a lion : MGM

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