New York Times, Saturday, July 30, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJKVX} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Easily tamed birds : MACAWS
7. Something brought to the table : APPETITE
15. Canny : ADROIT
16. Surprise with a call : DROPINON
17. Manhattan addition : CHERRY
18. Prone : DISPOSED
19. Letter's need : RENTER
20. Powerful arms : UZIS
21. Department of Commerce div. : EDA
22. Busy : ORNATE
23. Fair-haired boy : PET
24. Allied target of November 1942 : ORAN
25. Royal Air Force station in Flintshire : SEALAND
27. Interdigitation, e.g. : MESHING
29. Many an antique : PERIODPIECE
31. Mix it up : SCRAP
35. Robert Burns's "___ Wild Mossy Mountains" : YON
36. Terse putdown : LOSER
37. Fatalistic sentiment : QUESERASERA
40. They keep their eyes on the ball : UMPIRES
41. Gentleman's agreement? : YESDEAR
46. Feeling : AURA
47. Site of a routine landing? : MAT
49. Sombreroed cowboy : CHARRO
50. Year in Justinian I's reign : DLI
51. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" setting : GOBI
52. They put on shows : AIRERS
53. Not subject to change : CASTIRON
55. Wits : SENSES
56. Biased : ATASLANT
57. Lion botherer : TSETSE
58. Cinematic events : RELEASES
59. Car bars : STRUTS
1. Computer time-savers : MACROS
2. Get pasted, say : ADHERE
3. "The Real McCoys" co-star of 1950's-60's TV : CRENNA
4. Coming from the heart? : AORTAL
5. Expert on bugs : WIRETAPPER
6. Component of synthetic rubber : STYRENE
7. Compute, so to speak : ADDUP
8. Purse : PRIZEMONEY
9. Put forth : POSITED
10. "Alfie" actor, 2004 : EPPS
11. Parent's hermano : TIO
12. Sequentially : INSERIES
13. Emulate a ballerina : TOEDANCE
14. Compromise : ENDANGER
24. Home to Athens : OHIO
26. Very, very thirsty : DRYASABONE
28. Like the greatest show on earth? : SPLASHIEST
30. Island on which Homer is reputedly buried : IOS
31. Sometime siren sounder : SQUADCAR
32. Heap up : CUMULATE
33. Counterblow : REPRISAL
34. "Prometheus Unbound" character : ASIA
38. Marine hangers-on : REMORAS
39. Gets new players for : RECASTS
42. Large dragonfly : DARNER
43. 1974 ballad subtitled "Touch the Wind" : ERESTU
44. Put in a 31-Down, perhaps : ARREST
45. Characters in "Macbeth" and "Richard II" : ROSSES
48. Window treatments : TINTS
51. Colorado feeder : GILA
54. Canadian market inits. : TSE

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