New York Times, Friday, March 5, 2010

Author: Louis Hildebrand
Editor: Will Shortz
Louis Hildebrand
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hildebrand. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Crescendos : BUILDS
7. Eye-opening things : ALARMS
13. In the database, say : ENTERED
15. Not look upon favorably : GLAREAT
16. Brutal force : GESTAPO
17. Nice thing to cut through : REDTAPE
18. It's not hot for long : FAD
19. They're not hot : WINTERS
21. Lifesaver, briefly : CPR
22. Plains folk : OTO
23. Rankled : ATEAT
24. Goalkeeper's guarded area : SHIN
25. People may be put out if they're not put up : RENTS
28. Part of an exchange : TAT
29. Engine sound : WHINE
30. Figure seen on the lunar surface : NEILARMSTRONG
33. Multitasking, e.g. : TIMESAVER
34. Like some cruises : TRANSATLANTIC
38. Conceived in a nonstandard way : THUNK
39. Badge holder: Abbr. : DET
40. White House girl : SASHA
42. Revolting bunch : REBS
43. Setting for everything : WORLD
45. X-ray spec? : RAD
46. "... ___ woodchuck could chuck wood?" : IFA
47. Worker in the medium of torn and pasted paper : HANSARP
49. Will be present? : ARE
50. Sword or dagger : SIDEARM
52. Yaps : KISSERS
54. Part of a board : TRUSTEE
55. Safari jacket feature : EPAULET
56. Give some relief : EMBOSS
57. Marathoner's concern : STRIDE
1. Not just request : BEGFOR
2. Left on a plate : UNEATEN
3. "There!" : ITSDONE
4. It gets replayed : LET
5. Gunslinger's cry : DRAW
6. Quaint photo : SEPIA
7. Caffeinated? : ALERT
8. Tom and Huck, e.g. : LADS
9. "A lie that makes us realize truth," per Picasso : ART
10. Try to steal a basketball from another player, e.g. : REACHIN
11. Cartography : MAPPING
12. "Journal to Eliza" author, 1767 : STERNE
14. Early flag warning : DONTTREADONME
15. West Jordan is near it : GREATSALTLAKE
20. Semi professionals? : TEAMSTERS
24. Second of January : SHORTA
26. They were brought down by Olympians : TITANS
27. Move furtively : SLINK
29. Members of the genus Troglodytes : WRENS
31. Times for wake-up calls, briefly : AMS
32. Longtime power provider: Abbr. : TVA
34. Cruise vehicle : THEFIRM
35. Drumming sound : RUBADUB
36. Arab-___ : ISRAELI
37. Like some steaks : CHARRED
38. Sorrowful : TRISTE
41. Carol's first word : ADESTE
43. Stock to hawk : WARES
44. Jobs for plumbers : DRIPS
47. Roles, figuratively : HATS
48. It has two critical reading sects. : PSAT
51. That Mexican? : ESO
53. Charge lead-in : SUR

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