Michael Shteyman
Michael Shteyman

NY Times, Sun, Jun 13, 2010 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Michael Shteyman
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 154, Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Faux ___ : PAS
4. Destiny : FATE
5. Skin layer : DERMA
6. Mauna ___ : KEA
9. Semblance : GUISE
10. Gender bender? : SEXCHANGE
12. Bacterium, e.g. : PATHOGEN
13. The "B" in N.B. : BENE
14. Be inconsolable : SOB
15. Gap in a manuscript : LACUNA
17. Ingredient in a hurricane : RUM
19. Bigoted, in a way : RACIST
22. Plod along : TRUDGE
24. Ready for action : ONALERT
26. Supermodel with an iconic 1978 bikini poster : TIEGS
27. "Me too" : SOAMI
28. Love of Robin Hood : ARCHERY
30. "And so forth and so on" : ETCETC
32. Players' pledges : IOUS
33. 2016 Summer Olympics host, for short : RIO
34. Shelter : HARBOR
36. Literary girl of Green Gables : ANNE
38. Not go out of service? : REUP
39. Adelaide conversation starter : GDAYMATE
41. Flew : AVIATED
42. Resort city of central Sicily : ENNA
1. Analyze grammatically : PARSE
2. "Why are you looking ___ like that?" : ATME
3. Mediterranean, e.g. : SEA
4. Fake : FEIGN
5. Beach wheels : DUNEBUGGY
6. Reeves of "The Matrix" : KEANU
7. Degree : EXTENT
8. Oberhausen "Oh!" : ACH
9. Judge's imposition : GAGORDER
10. Color ranges : SPECTRA
11. Santa's syllables : HOS
13. First, second or third, but not fourth, fifth or sixth : BASE
15. Adam's wife before Eve, in Jewish lore : LILITH
16. Title role for which Dudley Moore was nominated for an Oscar : ARTHUR
18. Monterrey month : MES
19. Cheering (for) : ROOTING
20. It can take your breath away in a jungle : ANACONDA
21. Made it : CAME
23. 180's : UIES
25. Honorable mention? : TRIBUTE
27. Lifesaving fluids : SERA
29. Penned : COOPED
31. Trolley driver : CARMAN
35. Calf catcher : REATA
37. Leaf collector around the house? : EAVE
40. Yang's partner : YIN
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