New York Times, Saturday, July 2, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sinister, manipulative type : SVENGALI
9. ___-tongue (small fern) : ADDERS
15. "Dig in!" : HAVEATIT
16. Lake Erie feeder : MAUMEE
17. The opportunity to start over : ANEWLEASEONLIFE
19. Courter : GENTLEMANCALLER
20. Ratfinks : CROSSERS
21. Smallish energy source : AABATTERY
28. Busts and such : STATUARY
29. They make folks hot under the collar : FEVERS
35. It's highly unlikely to work : HAREBRAINEDIDEA
37. Famous "Tonight Show" tomahawk tosser : EDAMES
38. Much ado about nothing : NONEVENT
39. Gambling venues in Vegas and Detroit : MGMGRANDS
40. Long whites, e.g. : POTATOES
46. Something to discuss : ITEMONTHEAGENDA
54. Haggles successfully : STRIKESABARGAIN
55. The Wall Street Journal topic : MERGER
56. "Sense and Sensibility" sister : MARIANNE
57. Some nymphs : OREADS
58. Monocle : EYEGLASS
1. Catch some flies : SHAG
2. Wind instrument : VANE
3. Square : EVEN
4. It becomes aquatic during its breeding season : NEWT
5. Rub the wrong way : GALL
6. Just so, after "to" : ATEE
7. British rocker Gallagher : LIAM
8. "Something really ought to be done" : ITSACRYINGSHAME
9. Gas giant : AMOCO
10. Actress Wynter and others : DANAS
11. Takes the edge off : DULLS
12. Boxer Griffith : EMILE
13. Not handle oneself, say : REFER
14. Ones watching the ball? : SEERS
18. Eliza's tutor, to Eliza : ENRY
21. "Off the Court" writer : ASHE
22. Just barely : ATAD
23. Silents siren : BARA
24. "Lemme ___!" : ATEM
25. IV part : TUBE
26. Hands on deck : TARS
27. Generation or more : ERA
29. Chinese for "wind" : FENG
30. River that joins the Fulda : EDER
31. Brawny competitor : VIVA
32. Primeval plot : EDEN
33. Split : REND
34. Essay questions are part of them: Abbr. : SATS
36. René, for instance : NOM
39. "Miracle" workers of 1969 : METS
40. ___ Beach (town near San Luis Obispo) : PISMO
41. Sleek, lustrous fur : OTTER
42. Land in a foreign land? : TERRE
43. Onetime alternative to Atari : AMIGA
44. Took a hit : TOKED
45. Pips : ONERS
47. Where many surfers shop : EBAY
48. Swiss bank site : AARE
49. Young eel : GRIG
50. Not différent : EGAL
51. Junior spoiler, perhaps : NANA
52. Rackets : DINS
53. Scottish singletons : ANES

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