New York Times, Friday, August 14, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Alternative to newspaper classifieds : CRAIGSLIST
11. Loses intensity : SAGS
15. Constitution precursor : MAGNACARTA
16. Short : CURT
17. Curaçao ingredient : ORANGEPEEL
18. Top status : ONEA
19. Member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty : NERO
20. "Stillmatic" rapper : NAS
21. Stuff : MATTER
23. 19th Amendment champion : CATT
25. Editor's job, often : CUTTING
26. Dessert, in Dover : AFTERS
29. Time before TV : RADIOERA
30. Had a spirited session? : DRANK
31. Rate : MERIT
32. "Les ___" : MIZ
33. E.U. mem. since 1995 : AUST
34. Like the scriptures on which Hare Krishna is based : VEDIC
35. Thing caught near the shore : WAVE
36. Sch. in the New England Football Conference : MIT
37. School area with mice : PCLAB
38. A light may be set on one : TIMER
39. Restaurant staffers : STEWARDS
41. They're reflective : MUSERS
42. Groups : ASSORTS
43. "The Human Stain" novelist : ROTH
44. Storied shrine : PAGODA
45. Something to shoot for : PAR
46. Bodice fastener : LACE
50. Lumber : PLOD
51. A bout to remember? : PRIZEFIGHT
54. Golden Triangle land : LAOS
55. Have some humble pie : EATONESHAT
56. Possible result of pulling the plug : EDDY
57. "The Wrecking Crew" actress, 1969 : SHARONTATE
1. "Don't be shy!" : CMON
2. Like some gases : RARE
3. Food stabilizer : AGAR
4. Papal name last used in 1724 : INNOCENT
5. Shut up : GAG
6. Dogs often pick them up : SCENTS
7. Splash gently against : LAPAT
8. Burns up : IRES
9. Ursule, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
10. Like yeshiva studies : TALMUDIC
11. Her 1965 Met debut was as Cio-Cio-San in "Madama Butterfly" : SCOTTO
12. Play for which Peggy Cass won a Tony in 1957 : AUNTIEMAME
13. Largest tributary of the Colorado : GREENRIVER
14. Night watchmen? : STARGAZERS
22. In a row : ATIT
24. Major ancient construction project : ARK
25. Native Trinidadian : CARIB
26. It goes up and down at dinner : ADAMSAPPLE
27. Picnic staple : FRUITSALAD
28. "Mmm!" : TASTESGOOD
29. "... thy cheeks look ___ Titan's face": Shak. : REDAS
31. Unites : MELDS
34. Maxell products : VCRTAPES
35. It has things you want : WISHLIST
37. Ponderosa pal : PARD
38. Subject of a 1976-79 Met exhibit : TUT
40. Like the smell of fresh pine : WOODSY
41. Puerto Rican-born Oscar winner of 1961 : MORENO
43. Trimming aid : RAZOR
45. Bun alternative : PITA
47. Muslim honorific : AGHA
48. Many people do it online : CHAT
49. Couch extension? : ETTE
52. Motivation exclamation : RAH
53. Setting for sedges : FEN

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