New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 2004

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 5, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Allures : ENAMORS
8. Little angels : MOPPETS
15. Exercises : RILESUP
16. Handout for tourists : AREAMAP
17. Whitney Houston song used by NBC for the 1988 Summer Olympics : ONEMOMENTINTIME
19. Nickname on the range : TEX
20. Wearing a small crown : CORONETED
21. Opening words of "Travelin' Man" : IMA
22. Schmaltz : MUSHINESS
24. Piano composer ___ Nancarrow : CONLON
26. Contrary to the spirit of 37-Across : INDIVIDUALISTIC
36. It separates Sicily from the rest of Italy : STRAITOFMESSINA
37. Football coach's admonishment : THERESNOIINTEAM
38. Start of some games : TOSSUP
39. "Doughnut," in baseball lingo : BATWEIGHT
46. Stink : ADO
47. Access the contents of : REACHINTO
49. Popular apéritif : KIR
50. Dumber than dirt : ASSTUPIDASCANBE
54. Said one's piece : SPIELED
55. Mouth, slangily : PIEHOLE
56. Some poker players : HOLDERS
57. They get left behind : ESTATES
1. Anaïs Nin, for one : EROTICIST
2. Like a pregnancy : NINEMONTH
3. French Beaux-Arts painter Cabanel : ALEXANDRE
4. Common calculator button : MEM
5. Spanish bear : OSO
6. Tom and Jerry ingredient : RUM
7. Concrete proposals? : SPECS
8. Prefix with linear : MATRI
9. Lover of Eos : ORION
10. Alternative to bowties : PENNE
11. Spreads : PATES
12. Puts out : EMITS
13. Not electric : TAME
14. Cannonballed : SPED
18. Drama with lots of fans : NOH
22. Dinner companion? : MOVIE
23. Seconds, e.g. : UNITS
25. Iago, notably : LIAR
27. "The Sopranos" figure : DON
28. Martian rover? : UFO
29. Confrère : AMI
30. Scottish seaport : LEITH
31. "This ___ a drill!" : ISNOT
32. Onetime Aerospatiale products : SSTS
33. Links strings : TIESAKNOT
34. Not picked up : INAUDIBLE
35. Scouting outings : CAMPOREES
39. So-called "royal herb" : BASIL
40. Got off the dime : ACTED
41. U.S. air base site in Greenland : THULE
42. Kind of fluid : WIPER
43. English children's author Blyton and others : ENIDS
44. "___ help a lot!" : ITD
45. Lose it : GOAPE
47. Daredevil : RASH
48. Classic Bruin nickname : ESPO
51. One at the kids' table, perhaps : SIS
52. This, in Thiers : CET
53. Response when something hits you : AHA

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