New York Times, Friday, August 11, 2006

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brewer's need : HOPS
5. Borderline : IFFY
9. Salvaging aid : SONAR
14. Strike : OMIT
15. Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer-winning graphic novel : MAUS
16. Show fear : QUAKE
17. Upper : HAPPYPILL
19. Set free : UNTIE
20. Nice one : UNE
21. Sat. rehearsals, perhaps : SERS
22. Back up : SECOND
23. Brand whose logo is a cone-headed character : MISTERSOFTEE
26. Voltaire's "La ___ de César" : MORT
27. Electronic music pioneer : MOOG
28. Culmination : CAP
31. Bring (out) : TROT
33. 1990 #1 rap hit : ICEICEBABY
36. Her name can be touch-typed with just the right hand : YOKOONO
38. BBQ annoyance : SKEETER
39. Like kilts : KNEELENGTH
41. Faux Japanese reply : AHSO
42. Conductor's need : EAR
43. Prefix with -crine : ENDO
44. Snarly sort : OGRE
46. Biblical path to heaven : JACOBSLADDER
50. Pacific : SERENE
53. RR sta. info : ETDS
54. It's stranded : RNA
55. Hymn start : OLORD
56. Bedtime cover : SLEEPMASK
58. Fellow : BLOKE
59. React angrily : ROAR
60. Pivot : SLUE
61. Mythical reveler : SATYR
62. Mice catchers : OWLS
63. Spent : USED
1. Pedestrian : HOHUM
2. One whose flag features a dagger and two swords : OMANI
3. Santa Claus, for one : PIPESMOKER
4. Big race sponsor : STP
5. Freshness : IMPERTINENCE
6. Events with tents : FAIRS
7. Offensive : FULSOME
8. Handbag monogram : YSL
9. Film attacker? : SQUEEGEE
10. Postal unit : OUNCE
11. Like some troops : NATO
12. Homologous : AKIN
13. English horn, e.g. : REED
18. River whose mouth is near Nieuwpoort : YSER
22. Annual meeting attendees : STOCKHOLDERS
24. Head-___ : TOTOE
25. Dump (on) : FOIST
28. They keep large flocks : CATHEDRALS
29. Justice Fortas and others : ABES
30. Lighter, briefly? : PYRO
31. Big Wheel rider : TYKE
32. Jaffe who wrote "The Best of Everything" : RONA
34. Complex unit : CONDO
35. Santa Claus feature : BEARD
37. Poisonous ornamental : OLEANDER
40. Not stay on deck : GOBELOW
45. "Oh my!," for one : GASP
46. Erratic : JERKY
47. Take second, e.g. : STEAL
48. Result : ENSUE
49. Like baseball infields, before games : RAKED
50. Is visibly miserable : SOBS
51. Actress Raines : ELLA
52. Etymology info : ROOT
56. Sign of overfilling : SRO
57. Big Ten sch. : MSU

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