New York Times, Monday, April 12, 2010

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. As a result : ERGO
5. Handed (out) : DOLED
10. Furry creature allied with Luke Skywalker and the Jedi knights : EWOK
14. ___ of students : DEAN
15. Deadly virus : EBOLA
16. Caster of spells : MAGE
17. "My deepest apologies" : IMTERRIBLYSORRY
20. They go into overtime : TIEGAMES
21. Coffee orders with foamy tops : LATTES
22. Actress Gardner and others : AVAS
23. Deceptive talk, in slang : JIVE
24. Soup ingredient from a pod : LENTIL
27. Worker's pay : WAGE
28. Car navigational aid, for short : GPS
31. Had home cooking : ATEIN
32. Place for the words "Miss USA" : SASH
33. Margarita garnish : SALT
34. "No idea" : IHAVENTGOTACLUE
37. Actor's pursuit : ROLE
38. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
39. Emmy category : DRAMA
40. Opposite of NNW : SSE
41. Federal agent investigating taxes, informally : TMAN
42. Pop maker in a nursery rhyme : WEASEL
43. Witches' ___ : BREW
44. Sound gravelly : RASP
45. Nixed by Nixon, e.g. : VETOED
48. Diversions ... as hinted at by the ends of 17-, 34- and 52-Across : PASTIMES
52. "Let's take that gamble" : ITSWORTHTHERISK
54. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
55. "Live Free ___" (New Hampshire motto) : ORDIE
56. Quadri- times two : OCTA
57. "Star ___," biggest movie of 1977 : WARS
58. Mexican dollars : PESOS
59. Having everything in its place : NEAT
1. Cut and paste, say : EDIT
2. Notes after do : REMI
3. Golden ___ Bridge : GATE
4. So-called universal donor blood : ONEGATIVE
5. Skin-related : DERMAL
6. Theater awards : OBIES
7. Arcing shots : LOBS
8. 90-degree turn : ELL
9. Vampire's undoing : DAYLIGHT
10. Act with great feeling : EMOTE
11. Witch's blemish : WART
12. Meanie : OGRE
13. Frequently misplaced items : KEYS
18. Large gully : RAVINE
19. Put money in the bank : SAVE
23. Golden Fleece pursuer : JASON
24. Hideouts : LAIRS
25. Set of guiding beliefs : ETHOS
26. Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
27. Car with a big carrying capacity, informally : WAGON
28. Lavish parties : GALAS
29. Feather in one's cap : PLUME
30. Super bargain : STEAL
32. Scarecrow stuffing : STRAW
33. Recycled metal : SCRAPIRON
35. Try to impress in a conversation, say : NAMEDROP
36. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
41. BlackBerry rival : TREO
42. Bathes : WASHES
43. Plays tenpins : BOWLS
44. 3:5, e.g. : RATIO
45. It's afforded by a scenic overlook : VIEW
46. Jazzy James : ETTA
47. Peter the Great, for one : TSAR
48. Highest degrees : PHDS
49. They're often double-clicked : MICE
50. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
51. 32-card game : SKAT
53. III in modern Rome : TRE

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