New York Times, Saturday, July 8, 2006

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sonnet ender : SESTET
7. Boardwalk locale : TAJMAHAL
15. Yoga instruction : EXHALE
16. Noble and chivalrous : SQUIRELY
17. Transitional figures : APEMEN
18. Afternooners, maybe : QUICKIES
19. Ball girl : BELLE
20. Riviera, once : BUICK
21. Thanksgiving follower: Abbr. : FRI
22. Pueblo vessel : OLLA
23. Villain : MEANY
24. Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
25. After : ALA
26. 2005 Isabel Allende novel : ZORRO
27. Something to sing : VERSE
28. Plug in overnight, maybe : RECHARGE
30. Lincoln Lab locale : MIT
31. Bowdlerizes, in a way : DESEXES
32. Debriefed group? : NUDISTS
36. ___ pendens (pending lawsuit) : LIS
37. Like some guidance : PARENTAL
38. Green spot : OASIS
41. Event at which to ring necks? : RODEO
42. Fitness advocacy grp. : AMA
43. PlayStation alternative : XBOX
44. Sound studio job : REMIX
45. Bulwer-Lytton's "Eugene ___" : ARAM
46. Cowardly fellow : CUR
47. Monarchy ruled by the al-Thani family : QATAR
48. Prefix with lineal : MATRI
49. Icarus, e.g. : ASTEROID
51. Junk, so to speak : HEROIN
52. Cover again : REINSURE
53. Measure : AMOUNT
54. Support structures : TRESTLES
55. Is unacceptable : WONTDO
1. Littoral line : SEABOARD
2. Booted one : EXPELLEE
3. Whups : SHELLACS
4. Marvin Gaye's record label : TAMLA
5. Robert ___ Prewitt ("From Here to Eternity" soldier) : ELEE
6. Real good-looker : TEN
7. Aid in drawing parallels? : TSQUARE
8. Time Magazine's 1986 Woman of the Year : AQUINO
9. Like some gossip : JUICY
10. Dundee of "Crocodile Dundee" : MICK
11. Sanctuary : ARK
12. What Zeus transformed Io into : HEIFER
13. Models sold from 1999 to 2004 : ALEROS
14. Essential amino acid : LYSINE
20. They might scrape bows : BERGS
23. Practices : MORES
24. Accept : LETIN
26. 3-D reference provider : ZAXIS
27. Broadcast component : VIDEO
29. Screw : HELIX
30. Dye-producing gastropod : MUREX
32. Point of greatest despair : NADIR
33. Open : STARTOUT
34. Its fruit pulp is an ingredient in Worcestershire sauce : TAMARIND
35. Rear-end, e.g. : SLAMINTO
37. Hair salon stock : POMADES
38. Rural hauler : OXCART
39. Exploitative type : ABUSER
40. Incursion : SORTIE
41. Take out of circulation : RETIRE
44. Swedish diplomat Wallenberg : RAOUL
45. First first name? : AARON
47. Alphabet run : QRST
48. Management issuance : MEMO
50. Certain Coast Guard member: Abbr. : ENS
51. 38-Down driver's cry : HAW

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