New York Times, Saturday, September 24, 2005

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 23 Missing: {JWXZ} Spans: 2 Average word length: 6.52 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. They go on and on : GASBAGS
8. Microscopic animal that swims with whirling cilia : ROTIFER
15. Francis ___, 17th-century English poet who wrote “A Feast for Worms” : QUARLES
16. Slippery : EVASIVE
17. Cheerleading event : TRYOUTS
18. Kind of acid that dissolves gold : SELENIC
19. Whom People magazine once named the world’s “sexiest classical musician” : YOYOMA
20. Actress Martin who starred in TV’s “National Velvet” : LORI
21. Author LeShan : EDA
22. Educational foundation? : PREKINDERGARTEN
25. Slowly entering : EASINGINTO
26. May in “Spider-Man,” for one : AUNT
27. Bellini title roles : NORMAS
28. ___ pie : MINCE
29. No shrimp : BIGGUY
32. How some old things go : TOSEED
33. Make ___ of : AMESS
34. Didn’t shuffle : STRODE
37. Hollows : DENS
38. Copal and others : HARDRESINS
42. Summer camp fun on a lake : PADDLEBOATRACES
44. Literary pastiche : ANA
45. Came down from one’s high horse? : ALIT
46. Looking for big bucks? : INHEAT
47. Secure against jostling : STRAPIN
49. City where Trotsky was exiled : ALMAATA
50. “Jesus Christ Superstar” lyricist : TIMRICE
51. Big goof : CLANGER
52. Cans under a dish : STERNOS
53. Workshop gizmos : SANDERS
1. Stylish, square-jawed male model : GQTYPE
2. Charioteer who precedes Apollo : AURORA
3. Agree : SAYYES
4. University town with ZIP code 57006 : BROOKINGSSD
5. Containing element #13 : ALUMINOUS
6. Blow up : GETANGRY
7. Barbecue sound : SSS
8. Time-sharing locales : RESORTS
9. Exceed : OVERGO
10. Connie’s portrayer, in “The Godfather” : TALIA
11. British verb ending : ISE
12. Tweak : FINETUNE
13. Show : EVIDENCE
14. Took it all back : RECANTED
20. River whose headwaters are near Lake Baikal : LENA
23. Bubbleheaded : DIM
24. Threatens violence : RAISESAHAND
28. Jungian topic : MODERNMAN
29. Histories to overcome : BADPASTS
30. “That was no joke” : IMEANTIT
31. Nice cop : GENDARME
32. It’s a wrap : TORTILLA
34. Women abducted by Romulus and his men : SABINES
35. Roll (out) : TROT
36. Fig. in milligrams : RDA
38. Spiral: Prefix : HELICO
39. Cooling-off period : ICEAGE
40. Less blowzy : NEATER
41. Red giants with zirconium oxide in their spectra : SSTARS
43. Inexpensive fur : LAPIN
48. Music sheet abbr. : ARR
49. Window boxes, for short? : ACS

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