New York Times, Friday, June 4, 2010

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 8, (4 double stacks) Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gym equipment : MATS
5. People magazine's 1991 "Sexiest Man Alive" : SWAYZE
11. Parmesan possessive : MIA
14. Dangerous thing, supposedly : ALITTLELEARNING
17. Vis-à-vis : COMPAREDAGAINST
18. See 41-Across : TEAM
19. Spoken word that's a sound trademark of 20th Century Fox : DOH
20. They may rotate at luaus : SPITS
21. Brought up for discussion : MOOTED
23. Ritz of the Ritz : CESAR
24. Like Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 : INF
25. Irritates : RUFFLES
29. Vintner's vessel : TUN
31. Adjustments, informally : MODS
33. He tried to have Capone killed in 1926 : MORAN
34. Mawashi wearer's activity : SUMO
35. Blood designation, briefly : ONEG
36. One that shoots : PLANT
37. Oblast between Kursk and Tula : OREL
38. A third of vingt-et-un : SEPT
39. "I Can ___ Rainbow" (classic kids' tune) : SINGA
40. Prefix with phobia : XENO
41. With 18-Across, how some people work : ASA
42. Brit's bender : BOOZEUP
44. Short change? : CTS
45. Be a dandy : PREEN
47. Adds roads to, say : REMAPS
49. Last place to be single? : ALTAR
50. Former "Reach for the stars" sloganeer : CBS
53. Hindu love god : KAMA
54. Take five : PAUSEFORAMOMENT
58. Battlefield attendant : STRETCHERBEARER
59. Oxford letters : EEE
60. ___ Sea (part of the South Atlantic) : SCOTIA
61. Crowd draw, maybe : SALE
1. Desktop option : MAC
2. Many things to juggle : ALOTONONESPLATE
3. It's often pushed back before taking off : TIMEOFDEPARTURE
4. Green party V.I.P.? : STPAT
5. Canon shooter, briefly : SLR
6. Unwanted 36-Across : WEED
7. Lt. Raine of "Inglourious Basterds" : ALDO
8. "___, you!" : YEAH
9. Veer : ZAG
10. "Only the hand that ___ can write the true thing": Meister Eckhart : ERASES
11. Spying aid : MINIATURECAMERA
12. Flying aid : INSTRUMENTPANEL
13. They get cuts: Abbr. : AGTS
15. Chair person? : TAMER
16. Thimblefuls : NIPS
21. It may create a buzz in the morning : MIMOSA
22. Criticizes severely : DUMPSON
23. Horseback figure? : CENTAUR
26. Page number : FOLIO
27. Liszt or Schubert : FRANZ
28. "Tootsie" Oscar winner : LANGE
30. "I won't miss it" : NOLOSS
32. One may demand attention: Abbr. : SGT
34. White ___ : SOX
42. Special Forces trademarks : BERETS
43. It's superior to bohea : PEKOE
46. Luxury : EASE
48. Half of a 1960s pop group : MAMAS
49. Oratory projection : APSE
50. Silver salmon : COHO
51. Second baseman Boone : BRET
52. Pakistani fashion : SARI
55. TV monitor : FCC
56. Many an exec : MBA
57. Low numero : TRE

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