New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 2008

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. One looking for a kiss : FROGPRINCE
11. Heap of hay : RICK
15. Stabilized : LEVELEDOUT
16. Knowing firsthand : INON
17. Setting for a 1979 horror film : AMITYVILLE
18. Often winded part : VANE
19. Rips : PANS
20. Stack buildup : SOOT
21. Tied up in knots : TENSE
22. Spring's opposite : NEAP
24. Nation once called Île de France : MAURITIUS
26. Spot for a rock band's logo : BASSDRUM
28. Year in the reign of Macbeth, in Scottish history : MLI
29. [I told you so!] : SMIRK
31. Not touching : SEPARATE
33. Blow apart : SHATTER
35. Thins out : DILUTES
36. "Voilà!" : HEREITIS
38. "Luck and Pluck" author : ALGER
39. Military asst. : ADC
40. Nixed : SCOTCHED
42. O, in Morse code : DAHDAHDAH
44. Element of Times Square : NEON
47. ___ Hunt, Tom Cruise's character in "Mission: Impossible" films : ETHAN
48. Double-bonded compound : ENOL
50. Latin 101 verb : AMAS
52. P. Diddy's first name : SEAN
53. Chocolate source : COCOAPLANT
55. Crew members : OARS
56. Sibyl's forte : PRESCIENCE
57. At leisure : FREE
58. One of the 1960s Rams' Fearsome Foursome : ROSEYGRIER
1. Big to-do : FLAP
2. Provide with new staff : REMAN
3. Like Dolly or her clones : OVINE
4. Has some luck fishing : GETSABITE
5. Practice : PLY
6. Amps up : REVS
7. They're seldom taken literally : IDIOMS
8. Parts of some portfolios, informally : NOLOADS
9. Man-made : CULTURED
10. French quarter? : ETE
11. Transfix : RIVET
12. Like a rock : INANIMATE
13. Chiromancer client, e.g. : CONSULTER
14. Under-the-table action : KNEESIES
21. Voice of Buzz Lightyear, in "Toy Story" : TIMALLEN
23. Rooter : PARTISAN
25. Indonesian capital : RUPIAH
27. First rendering, say : SKETCH
29. More than mist up : SHEDATEAR
30. Tea drinker of fiction : MARCHHARE
32. Certain bazaar merchant : RUGDEALER
33. Like : SHADESOF
34. Part of Western Sahara : RIODEORO
37. Plate appearances : STANCES
41. Cull : CHOOSE
43. Étoile's element : DANSE
45. Gulf state resident : OMANI
46. "Eraserhead" star Jack : NANCE
49. Like cobwebs : LACY
51. Team follower? : STER
53. Some chest-pounding, for short : CPR
54. Metal mold, as from a blast furnace : PIG

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