New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 2006

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {PQWZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Serious accident : JACKKNIFE
10. Goal : IDEAL
15. Folk music scholar who helped popularize Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters : ALANLOMAX
16. Smashing : SOCKO
17. Dapple : VARIEGATE
18. "Jive at Five" composer/performer : BASIE
19. Fall off : ABATE
20. Very much for : BIGON
22. Lukewarm reviews : EHS
23. American Airlines Ctr. team : MAVS
24. Coasted at the Olympics? : LUGED
25. Yanks : GIS
26. Dr.'s order? : AMA
27. Discombobulates : BEMUSES
29. Took a course : ATE
30. City at the mouth of the Loire : NANTES
32. "Take your pick" : EITHEROR
34. Widely seen : ONTV
36. Shade of black : SOOT
37. Port alternatives : MADEIRAS
41. Waggish : JOCOSE
45. Hacker : AXE
46. Treasured blankets : NAVAJOS
48. 100 Bulgarian stotinki : LEV
49. Flapdoodle : ROT
50. Johnson who managed the 1986 championship Mets : DAVEY
51. Quiet types : MICE
52. Schooner's cargo : ALE
53. Hindu deities : DEVAS
54. Piano key, essentially : LEVER
55. Complex unit : CONDO
57. In one's spare time : ONTHESIDE
59. Top-flight story : ATTIC
60. Intimate chats : ONEONONES
61. Otterlike : SLEEK
62. Imbroglio : MARESNEST
1. Fossil remains of homo erectus discovered in 1891 : JAVAMAN
2. Where Zelda Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole were born : ALABAMA
3. Parade : CARAVAN
4. Interlocks : KNITS
5. Co-founder of the avant-garde Blue Four : KLEE
6. Thick quaff : NOG
7. Words sung after "Hallelujah" : IMABUM
8. Flag : FATIGUE
9. Critical analysis : EXEGESIS
10. 0-198-61186-2, e.g. : ISBN
11. 1988 Meg Ryan thriller : DOA
12. "Popeye" cartoonist : ECSEGAR
13. Emperor beginning in 1989 : AKIHITO
14. "The Most Happy Fella" composer : LOESSER
21. Classic song that's the official anthem of the European Union : ODETOJOY
24. "A Study in Scarlet" inspector : LESTRADE
27. Dahomey, since 1975 : BENIN
28. Drives off : SHOOS
31. Corn grower : TOE
33. Series finale : ETC
35. "Hubba hubba!" : VAVAVOOM
37. Mexican rattlers : MARACAS
38. Southwestern salamander : AXOLOTL
39. Thaw : DETENTE
40. Grassland dotted with trees : SAVANNA
42. Peridot, e.g. : OLIVINE
43. Leaves the country : SECEDES
44. Major hurdle, metaphorically : EVEREST
47. Palace card : JESTER
51. Quark-antiquark combo : MESON
53. Curtail : DOCK
54. Shoot, slangily : LENS
56. Go out : DIE
58. It might turn up a lot : HOE

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