New York Times, Saturday, May 27, 2006

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
Will Nediger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QW} Scrabble average: 1.90 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bantered : JOSHED
7. Early Hebrew king : JEROBOAM
15. Rise : APPEAR
16. Sponsor of a historic expedition : ISABELLA
17. Sticks in the supermarket : CELERY
18. Potential to get around : MOBILITY
19. Food filtered from seawater : KRILL
20. Some sorority women : ZETAS
21. Sliding door site : VAN
22. Sloughs : FENS
23. Principle : TENET
24. Ceramic muralist for the Unesco building in Paris : MIRO
25. 1960's sitcom role for Felix Silla : ITT
26. U-Haul alternative : RYDER
27. Common catalyst : YEAST
28. Increase : STEPUP
30. Energetic : ZIPPY
32. Beset by problems : HARRIED
34. Nostrum : CUREALL
38. Spam locale : INBOX
40. ___ Farms, Maryland-based food giant : PERDUE
41. Stressful things? : POEMS
44. Some execs : VEEPS
46. Kelly Clarkson's record label : RCA
47. Constellation appellation : URSA
48. Adams of Sinn Fein : GERRY
49. Potential con : PERP
50. Touch of frost : NIP
51. Mayan commodity : COCOA
52. Exchanged notes? : MONEY
53. Sara Sidle's player on "CSI" : JORJAFOX
55. Labor class? : LAMAZE
56. Drive off : ALIENATE
57. Henry Fielding title heroine : AMELIA
58. Beat : BETTERED
59. Matthew who founded a college in 1861 : VASSAR
1. Northern pike : JACKFISH
2. "Die Fledermaus," for one : OPERETTA
3. It might get under your skin : SPLINTER
4. Cooled things? : HEELS
5. Count, now : EARL
6. Uninteresting : DRY
7. Nobel-winning poet Juan Ramón ___ : JIMENEZ
8. Rarefied : ESOTERIC
9. Capital on the Atlantic : RABAT
10. Bands of geishas : OBIS
11. With 43-Down, très witty person : BEL
12. Niece of Sir Toby Belch, in "Twelfth Night" : OLIVIA
13. Sites for some swearers : ALTARS
14. Is forbidden to : MAYNOT
20. Series finale, in Stafford : ZED
23. Laid-back : TYPEB
24. Debbie ___, triple gold-medal Olympic swimmer, 1968 : MEYER
26. Archaeologists' interest : RUINS
27. Battle site of 1914, 1915 and 1917 : YPRES
29. Franco's first : PRIMA
31. Lightweight boxer? : PUPPY
33. Birdhouse, of a kind : DOVECOTE
35. Pair above the kidneys : ADRENALS
36. Daughter of Pope Alexander VI : LUCREZIA
37. 1984, e.g. : LEAPYEAR
39. Reproduced, in a way : XEROXED
41. Asian region whose name means "five rivers" : PUNJAB
42. Blue Jay opponent : ORIOLE
43. See 11-Down : ESPRIT
45. Century 21 alternative : ERA
48. Succeed in spades : GOFAR
49. Apples, e.g. : POMES
51. Means of support : CANE
52. Nursery cry : MAMA
54. Nose-in-the-air model? : JET
55. Head, for short : LAV

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