New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 2008

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pacer pacer? : SHOTCLOCK
10. It began with the slogan "It's time to get connected" : MSNBC
15. Like some college appointments : TENURABLE
16. Old Olds : ALERO
17. Park it : GRABASEAT
18. Frankincense or myrrh : RESIN
19. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" actor : EBSEN
20. One in a line of 36 : ROCKETTE
22. Winston Smith's greatest fear, in "1984" : RATS
23. Recording artist? : STENO
25. Something from one's bag of tricks : PLOY
26. Uris hero : ARI
27. ___ Island, birthplace and longtime home of Cornelius Vanderbilt : STATEN
28. 45-Across and others: Abbr. : SENS
29. Reed ___, Mr. Fantastic of Marvel Comics : RICHARDS
31. Part of a U.S. embassy address : APO
33. Drift Prairie sharers : DAKOTAS
34. See 46-Across : ONAFAST
38. Serve without consequence : LET
39. Protection for someone on the run? : SKIPARKA
40. Grayish : ASHY
43. Western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad : TACOMA
45. Arizona pol Jon : KYL
46. With 34-Across, protests peacefully, in a way : GOES
47. City of 2 1/2 million at the mouth of the Yodo River : OSAKA
48. Small two- master : YAWL
49. With 58-Across, violinists' productions : HARMONIC
51. "The View From Castle Rock" author : MUNRO
52. Mail : ARMOR
53. James Birdseye ___, Union general in the Civil War : MCPHERSON
56. Vampire hunter's aid : STAKE
57. Columbus's flagship? : OHIOSTATE
58. See 49-Across : TONES
59. Fancy entrees? : VIPPASSES
1. Patron of pregnant women : STGERARD
2. Mint preserves? : HERBARIA
3. Like corn dogs : ONASTICK
4. Rigatoni, e.g. : TUBES
5. Prefix in many juice names : CRAN
6. ___ Tres Marías (Mexican islands) : LAS
7. U.K. honour : OBE
8. Some reds : CLARETS
9. Compound used to stabilize perfumes : KETONE
10. Accent, e.g. : MARK
11. Company retirement asset? : SLEEPSOFA
12. Spoon, say : NESTLE
13. Lion and unicorn wearer : BRITON
14. Corn dog alternatives : CONEYS
21. Spiritedly, on scores : CONANIMA
23. "Silver Spoons" family name : STRATTON
24. Minor amounts : TADS
27. Stuff : SATE
30. "Yikes!" : HOLYSMOKE
32. P, in a phonetic alphabet : PAPA
34. Relenting assent : OKOK
35. Hope can always be found here : ARKANSAS
36. Used lofty words? : SKYWROTE
37. Hoisted quaffs : TALLONES
39. Greta of "The Player" : SCACCHI
40. Consternated : AGHAST
41. Attain on the wing : SOARTO
42. Jerry who wrote "Hello, Dolly!" : HERMAN
44. "Pebble in the Sky" author : ASIMOV
48. Mongolian dwellings : YURTS
50. Groundbreaking discoveries? : ORES
51. Costa ___ : MESA
54. Doozy : PIP
55. "Happy Days" event : HOP

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