New York Times, Friday, March 11, 2011

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 69, Blocks: 32 Missing: {GJKQ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Cosmonaut's craft : SOYUZ
6. Runner, of a sort : CANDIDATE
15. Eat up : ADORE
16. Suggestions : OVERTONES
17. Signal withdrawal : SOUNDTHERETREAT
19. Cabinet dept. since 1965 : HUD
20. Range rovers : HERDS
21. Mailing courtesy, briefly : SASE
22. Second-rate : LOWRENT
25. Cows : SCARES
27. Bulls, e.g. : HES
28. Designer's deg. : BFA
29. Fields in which 6-Acrosses are found : POLITICALARENAS
38. Much to do : ALOTONONESPLATE
39. Concentration for an English major : LITERARYSTUDIES
40. Close : ONINTIMATETERMS
41. Glamour types, for short : EDS
42. Super ___ (1990s video game console) : NES
43. Game keeper : ARCADE
47. Tipped off : ALERTED
51. Colorado's ___ Mountain : VAIL
52. Food quality : SAPOR
54. Verdi's "___ giardin del bello" : NEI
56. They may keep you up : ANTIDEPRESSANTS
60. Outlines : SCENARIOS
61. Long-distance commuter's home, maybe : EXURB
62. Pretty good poker hand : THREETENS
63. Superman, for one : ALIEN
1. What the narrator "threw up" in "The Night Before Christmas" : SASH
2. Baseball's Lefty : ODOUL
3. "Seriously?" : YOUDO
4. Columbarium object : URN
5. Letter in the Globe and Mail : ZED
6. Ben of Ben & Jerry's : COHEN
7. Parry : AVERT
8. Square type : NERD
9. Hooks, of a sort : DRESSFASTENERS
10. Onetime owner of Sheraton Hotels : ITT
11. Backs : DORSA
12. Close, poetically : ANEAR
13. One likely to get men's attention : TEASE
14. Children's author Eleanor : ESTES
18. Egyptian expanse : THESINAIDESERT
23. Etiolate : WHITEN
24. Made a comeback : RETORTED
26. Hi-tech auto device : CARPUTER
28. Hallowed : BLEST
29. ___ Pinto (Texas county or its seat) : PALO
30. Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
31. French novelist Pierre : LOTI
32. Bulblike bases of stems : CORMS
33. Daughter in "The Cherry Orchard" : ANYA
34. Cain, e.g. : ELDEST
35. Shaving alternative : NAIR
36. "Lemme ___!" : ATEM
37. Legis. period : SESS
43. Sailor's stopper : AVAST
44. Russian alternative : RANCH
45. Bartlett, notably : CITER
46. Slimming cut : ALINE
47. Part of a stage : APRON
48. Good earth : LOESS
49. Boredom : ENNUI
50. Raison follower : DETRE
53. Tom T. Hall's "Mama Bake ___" : APIE
55. Novel ID : ISBN
57. Daniel ___ Kim of "Lost" : DAE
58. Main : SEA
59. Rock's ___ Rose : AXL

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