New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 2007

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. First : BEFORETHEOTHERS
16. Dante characters? : ITALIANALPHABET
17. The "she" in the lyric "And when she passes, I smile" : GIRLFROMIPANEMA
18. Relinquish : DEMIT
19. Central square, maybe : TAC
20. 50 Cent cover : DORAG
21. First word of "Shrek" : ONCE
22. Its capital is Porto-Novo : BENIN
24. "Lo, here ___, / Never to rise again": "Hamlet" : ILIE
25. ___ Digital Shorts (late-night comic bits) : SNL
26. One way to work : BUS
27. Drawing of the heart? : TUG
29. See 58-Down : END
30. Discoverer of the law of quadratic reciprocity : EULER
32. Disparage : DECRY
34. Sideshow staple : BEARDEDLADY
37. Strong aversion : ODIUM
38. With 55-Across, MgSO4.7H2O : EPSOM
40. Afternoon ora : UNA
43. Stop: Abbr. : STN
44. Amber, for example : HUE
45. Capital of New Zealand: Abbr. : DOL
47. Food eaten with gravy : SOPS
49. Mallow family members : OKRAS
51. "Vogliatemi ___" (aria from "Madama Butterfly") : BENE
52. The Green Hornet's real first name : BRITT
54. Some stipend recipients, for short : TAS
55. See 38-Across : SALTS
56. Interdisciplinary college major : AMERICANSTUDIES
59. Patch alternative : NICOTINELOZENGE
60. Last : KEEPONKEEPINGON
1. Galas : BIGDOS
2. Saint-___-du-Mont, church containing the remains of the patron saint of Paris : ETIENNE
3. Place for some prospects : FARMCLUB
4. Hardy one? : OLLIE
5. Break : RIFT
6. Place for a stirrup : EAR
7. They may take a few yrs. to mature : TNOTES
8. Villain in the book of Esther : HAMAN
9. Brought out : ELICITED
10. NE for SW, e.g. : OPP
11. Jazz trumpeter/composer Jones : THAD
12. "Trip to ___" (1968 Susan Sontag book) : HANOI
13. "Over the Rainbow" vocalist Ray : EBERLE
14. Be extant : REMAIN
15. Like some disappearances : STAGED
22. Chihuahua fare : BURRITO
23. Chromosome home : NUCLEUS
26. Wampum : BEADS
28. Gatorade choice : GRAPE
31. Olympics theme composer Arnaud : LEO
32. Person on the left?: Abbr. : DEM
33. Bolt measures: Abbr. : YDS
35. Charity carnival feature : DUNKTANK
36. Higher calling? : YODELING
39. Former Mercury model : MONTEGO
40. L.A.'s ___ Tower, tallest building in the West : USBANK
41. Nickname on "Cheers" : NORMIE
42. Not together : APIECE
44. Headache : HASSLE
46. Bring down : LESSEN
48. Leather band : STROP
50. Eastern royal : RANEE
51. ___-Württemberg (Stuttgart's state) : BADEN
53. Co-founder of the Non-Aligned Movement, 1961 : TITO
55. 1970s rocker Quatro : SUZI
57. N.L. Central team, on scoreboards : CIN
58. With 29-Across, highest-quality : TOP

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