New York Times, Saturday, March 15, 2003

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJKQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It often has an advantage : HOMETEAM
9. Real : INESSE
15. Like some choirs: Var. : ACAPELLA
16. "$" star, 1971 : BEATTY
17. Cousin of a mariposa : SEGOLILY
18. Habit : ATTIRE
19. Serving, sometimes : SLICE
20. Surfaces, in a way : TARS
22. Sue Grafton's "___ for Lawless" : LIS
23. Tay, say : LOCH
24. Some parties : STAGS
26. Part of an Asian capital's name : PENH
27. Flier's concern, for short : ETA
28. One who answers to a looie : SARGE
29. Outset, slangily : GETGO
30. Part of an Asian capital's name : BATOR
31. Expression of disapproval : TUTTUT
32. 1959 Jackie Wilson hit : LONELYTEARDROPS
36. Sadist, e.g. : ABUSER
37. Brand name with an accent at the end : PREGO
38. Kind of drive : CDROM
39. It may be lost : CAUSE
40. Aviary sound : CAW
43. Autumnal hue : RUST
44. Minuscule amounts : WHITS
45. Midway cry : WHEE
46. 60 minutes, in Milan : ORA
47. With 10-Down, bun protectors : HAIR
48. Top with jewels : TIARA
49. Brits' blades : SABRES
51. Civil War battlefield : MANASSAS
54. It's continuous with the cornea : SCLERA
55. French folk song : ALOUETTE
56. Place for a lace : EYELET
57. Feature accompanier, once : NEWSREEL
1. Pain : HASSLE
2. Endangered South American : OCELOT
3. Ars ___ (sorcery) : MAGICA
4. Period : EPOCH
5. Market leader? : TELE
6. "Down the Field" singer, at a football game : ELI
7. Tie term : ALL
8. Madison Avenue's "loneliest guy in town" : MAYTAGREPAIRMAN
9. Support group? : IBARS
10. See 47-Across : NETS
11. Get down : EAT
12. Dagger : STILETTO
13. Hang, in a way : STRINGUP
14. Views : EYESHOTS
21. Basis of some divisions : AGE
24. Debauchee of a sort : SATYR
25. Hurry : TROT
26. Prefix with chemical : PETRO
28. Capital nicknamed the Cherry City : SALEM
29. Character in Chesterton's "What's Wrong With the World" : GUDGE
30. Plaster? : BESOT
31. Lock : TRESS
32. Relative of hurling : LACROSSE
33. Mulishness : OBDURACY
34. Like infants and grudges : NURSABLE
35. In ___ (trapped) : ARUT
39. Singer Coltrane : CHI
40. Snow-white : CHASTE
41. Cause to sparkle : AERATE
42. Popper of song : WEASEL
44. Attended : WASAT
45. More likely to mouth off : WISER
47. Epitaph opener : HERE
48. Greek crosses : TAUS
50. Shepherd's field: Abbr. : REL
52. Cream ___ : ALE
53. Children's prayer starter : NOW

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