New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 2006

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQXY} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Hardly poker-faced : AGAPE
6. Hamper contents : WASHABLES
15. Nancy's friend, in the comics : ROLLO
16. It may be moderated : EMAILLIST
17. Hard to change : INPEN
18. O.M.B. director under Carter : BERTLANCE
19. Word with heat or meat : DEAD
20. Pays attention : LENDSANEAR
21. 16-team grp. : NFC
22. ___-wip : REDDI
23. Back cover : CAPE
24. Hirer of the stunt man in "The Stunt Man" : ELI
25. Dollar alternative : AVIS
26. Skiing brothers of the 1984 Olympics : MAHRES
28. Excavation site : SANDPIT
30. Course in African history : NILE
31. Go as far down as : STOOPTO
32. Dialog box fill-ins : USERIDS
36. One may be hereditary : PEER
37. Give the benefit of the doubt : TRUSTIN
38. Upwardly mobile people : RISERS
41. Tom Lehrer's anti-censorship song : SMUT
42. Yacht heading: Abbr. : SSE
43. Early 80's TV police comedy : ENOS
44. Is touching : FEELS
45. Separator of family names : NEE
46. Hot : ALLTHERAGE
49. Great-grandfather of David : BOAZ
50. Don't stop : MOVEALONG
51. Stop : PAUSE
52. From then on : EVERSINCE
53. In the main? : ATSEA
54. Many a conservative : REDSTATER
55. Treasury : CHEST
1. Drought : ARIDNESS
2. Fizzled out : GONEFLAT
3. Tony winner for "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?" : ALPACINO
4. Argued : PLED
5. It goes on and on : EON
6. Help in constructing sites : WEBEDITOR
7. They're made after a fight : AMENDS
8. A Manhattan restaurant is named for him : SARDI
9. Angels' wishes : HITS
10. ___ parmigiana : ALLA
11. They're obviously shocked : BLANCHERS
12. Progressing sequentially : LINEAR
13. Divertissement : ESCAPE
14. Metric volume units : STERES
20. Hebrew tribe : LEVITES
22. Q-Tip, for example : RAPPER
26. Reason for a coup d'état : MISRULE
27. Many Pribilof Islanders : ALEUTS
29. Ones making sports predictions : DOPESTERS
30. Connecticut resident : NUTMEGGER
33. Frustrated cry : ITSNOUSE
34. Screeners' targets : DISEASES
35. Make light of : SNEEZEAT
38. Tool with a spiral : REAMER
39. Swept off one's feet : INLOVE
40. Completely filled, say : SOLVED
41. Contact point? : SEANCE
44. Vanguard : FRONT
47. Biblical verb : HAST
48. "Distant Correspondents" writer : ELIA
49. Big loss : BATH
51. Campaign statement listing : PAC

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