New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 2007

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Modern arts-and-crafts tool : GLUESTICK
10. See 56-Across : DESAC
15. Present : LATTERDAY
16. Ecuador's Santa ___ Peninsula : ELENA
17. Lingered past : OUTSTAYED
18. Nonsense : BEANS
19. It's extracted : ORE
20. Shakespearean title start : ALLS
21. Small bay : ARMLET
22. Entangle : MIRE
24. Graduate of Mount Holyoke : ALUMNA
26. It may be rolled over : IRA
27. Having no gray area : YESNO
29. 1941 musical comedy "That Night in ___" : RIO
30. Butcher's cut : LOIN
31. Evasive tactic : SONGANDDANCE
35. Purple shade : PETUNIA
38. Placed far in : DEEPSET
39. Play things : OPERAGLASSES
41. Former European capital : LIRE
42. Bit of mockery : HAR
43. Where the Peacock Throne was built : DELHI
47. Mt. Tabor's country: Abbr. : ISR
48. Brief attachment to a report, maybe : POSTIT
51. Couple : DUAD
52. Unanimously : TOAMAN
54. Small amount : DRAM
56. With 10-Across, stalemate : CUL
57. Fool : IDIOT
58. Like character actors : VERSATILE
60. Dot follower : CENTS
61. One studying camels : ICESKATER
62. ___-face : KISSY
63. Naive types, sometimes : DOGOODERS
1. Pessimistic : GLOOMY
2. "The Hustler" Oscar nominee : LAURIE
3. Comes out with : UTTERS
4. Saucerful? : ETS
5. ___ precedent : SETA
6. Air part : TRALA
7. Rustic opus : IDYLL
8. Break : CAESURA
9. "The Spanish Tragedy" dramatist : KYD
10. Comedian/actress Wilson, an original cast member on "MADtv" : DEBRA
11. I, O or U, but not A or E: Abbr. : ELEM
12. Coastal California colony members : SEALIONS
13. Creator of the Mayfair Witches : ANNERICE
14. Low-tech clicker : CASTANET
21. Current entry points : ANODES
23. Guard : ENSURE
25. Guards : MINDS
28. Disney's Princess ___ : OONA
30. Ran out : LAPSED
32. Almost : NIGHON
33. Showy events : GALAS
34. Action : DEED
35. Make campaign stops : POLITICK
36. Series opener : EPISODEI
37. Tracts : TERRAINS
40. Like Manhattan's Chrysler Building : ARTDECO
44. Classic DuPont brand : LUCITE
45. Semi : HAULER
46. "Leave business to ___, and wisdom to fools": Congreve : IDLERS
48. One easily pushed over : PATSY
49. Like seconds: Abbr. : IRREG
50. Lord Byron's "The Lament of ___" : TASSO
53. Cracks : MOTS
55. Speedy fish : MAKO
58. Kid-___ : VID
59. Smidgen : TAD

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