New York Times, Friday, June 5, 2009

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Important church : MINSTER
8. Like controversial issues : DEBATED
15. Bob Marley classic : ONELOVE
16. It lets you see who's calling : EYEHOLE
17. Something to prove : THEOREM
18. Fictional psychiatrist : FRASIER
19. "___ sow't with nettle-seed": Shak. : HED
20. Gang members : CRONIES
22. Year in Nero's reign : LVI
23. Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
25. From, in some European names : VON
26. It may be worn on a sneaker : TREAD
28. Phnom Penh cash : RIEL
29. Like many an omen : EERIE
31. Works in the Uffizi : ARTE
32. Poorhouse bedding : STRAWMATTRESSES
35. Termini : RAILHEADS
36. Totally benign : ASGENTLEASALAMB
42. It's often pinched : SALT
43. Act rudely, in a way : STARE
44. Foul : EVIL
45. Street magician ___ Angel : CRISS
47. Character lineup : RST
48. Proceed (from) : ARISE
49. Regional setting for almost eight months per yr. : EDT
50. It may begin with an exordium : ORATION
53. Got into a pickle? : ATE
54. 1912 headline name : TITANIC
56. Got high gradually : CREPTUP
58. Like Victor Hugo when he finished "Les Misérables" : INEXILE
59. Pole position or pool position : LANEONE
60. Some like them hot : CEREALS
61. Registered for : ENTERED
1. They deliver : MOTHERS
2. Be a willing participant? : INHERIT
3. Requiring more support : NEEDIER
4. Brief warning : SLO
5. What an unrequited lover carries : TORCH
6. Loving leader? : EVER
7. 30-Down thoroughly : REMOVEALLTRACES
8. Billy the Kid used one for his nickname : DEFINITEARTICLE
9. Jane Rochester's maiden name : EYRE
10. Half of a Disney duo, with "the" : BEAST
11. They often mean "I see" : AHS
12. Slaves : TOILERS
13. Up : ELEVATE
14. Pooh-poohs : DERIDES
21. One between two cardinals? : NORTHEAST
24. Red choices : CLARETS
27. Part of a backwoods mix-up : RASSLER
29. Lets off : EMITS
30. See 7-Down : ERASE
33. Not sanguine : WAN
34. ___ Reiss Merin, babysitter player in "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead" : EDA
36. Like some monks : ASCETIC
37. Subway rider during rush hour, metaphorically : SARDINE
38. Striking brilliance : GLITTER
39. Post, for one : AVIATOR
40. Make a B instead of an A? : MISTUNE
41. Like some profanity : BLEEPED
46. "Peter and the Wolf" duck : SONIA
48. Regarding : ANENT
51. Moon marking : RILL
52. North African harbor site : ORAN
55. Bad ___, Mich. (seat of Huron County) : AXE
57. Peruvian capital? : PEE

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