New York Times, Friday, September 26, 2008

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Reversion to an earlier type : ATAVISM
8. Shout after a knock : ITSOPEN
15. King's honor : NOBELPEACEPRIZE
17. Where moles may try to dig? : CIAHEADQUARTERS
18. Hamburger's course? : ELBE
19. Xbox 360 competitor : WII
20. Attempt to make out : PEERAT
21. Actress Suvari : MENA
23. Den ___, Nederland : HAAG
24. Ones at home on the range? : BAKERS
27. Victory celebration, of sorts : WARDANCE
31. Integrated : ASONE
32. Muralist José María ___ : SERT
33. Understanding responses : OHS
34. An artificial satellite may have one : STATIONARYORBIT
38. Before, briefly : TIL
39. Modulate : VARY
40. Yield : WAIVE
41. "Friends" who aren't really being helpful : ENABLERS
44. Basis of some discrimination : GENDER
45. Exceptional : RARE
46. Bits : TADS
47. Stout : HEROIC
50. Halo tarnisher? : SIN
51. Follow : HEED
55. Film about an aristocrat captured by the Sioux : AMANCALLEDHORSE
58. Dish named for the queen consort of Italy's Umberto I : PIZZAMARGHERITA
59. Ready for the bad news : STEELED
60. It's a square : SIXTEEN
1. Clear conclusion? : ANCE
2. Sweat : TOIL
3. Like many of Shakespeare's rhymes : ABAB
4. Very strong : VEHEMENT
5. Ithaque, e.g. : ILE
6. Generates : SPAWNS
7. ___ circus : MEDIA
8. People in this are watched closely: Abbr. : ICU
9. Occasion to serve light refreshments : TEAPARTY
10. Roll top? : SPREAD
11. Katherine ___, 1983-89 Treasurer of the United States : ORTEGA
12. Place for loading and unloading : PIER
13. Book concerned with the end of the Babylonian captivity : EZRA
14. Kite flying destination? : NEST
16. Smog stat. : AQI
22. "A special laurel ___ go": Whitman : EREI
23. Plague : HARRY
24. Beat badly : BASTE
25. John of "Freaky Friday" : ASTIN
26. Sluggish tree-dweller : KOALA
27. Models : WEARS
28. Passing remark : NOBID
29. Vichyssoise garnish : CHIVE
30. Vegetable oil, e.g. : ESTER
32. Game stopper? : SNARE
35. Mastered : OVERCAME
36. Was shy : OWED
37. Was shy : RANSHORT
42. Like the Colossus of Rhodes : BRONZE
43. Flock-related : LAICAL
44. Leader who said "There is no god higher than truth" : GANDHI
46. Model who wrote "The Way to Natural Beauty" : TIEGS
47. Occurrences : HAPS
48. Release : EMIT
49. Deconstruct? : RAZE
50. Shooting option, briefly : SLR
52. War of 1812 siege site : ERIE
53. City SW of Padua : ESTE
54. One doing school work? : DEAN
56. Sprout : LAD
57. Curse : HEX

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