New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 2010

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
Will Nediger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Body measurement : MASS
5. Key of Schumann's "Spring" Symphony : BFLATMAJOR
15. Throw off : EMIT
16. Exobiologist's query : AREWEALONE
17. Actress Kunis of "That '70s Show" : MILA
18. First country singer to win the Best New Artist Grammy : LEANNRIMES
19. Cosmonaut Makarov : OLEG
20. Imposes : LEVIES
21. Guy's buddy : AMI
22. Bit of guilt, say : PANG
23. Gig getter, often : AGENT
24. Kafka confidant Max : BROD
25. Present : ATTENDING
27. Capital near Potosí : SUCRE
28. Questions about a flight, say : DEBRIEFS
29. Redeemed : CASHED
30. Mr. ___ (baseball mascot) : MET
31. One in line at a station : CAB
32. Result of great shock : STUPOR
36. Chuck is often chosen for it : POTROAST
41. Like some cleaning products : PINEY
42. House part that gets flooded on a clear day? : SUNPARLOR
43. "Idylls of the King" woman : ENID
44. After-hours school event : DANCE
45. Down : BLUE
46. Ozone hazard, for short : CFC
47. "Touché!" elicitor : ZINGER
48. Terrors : IMPS
49. Was subservient : TOOKORDERS
51. Mediation asset : TACT
52. Entering on horseback : RIDINGINTO
53. It's grounded on Friday nights : ELAL
54. Young Republican of a 1980s sitcom : ALEXKEATON
55. ___ Caovilla, maker of high-end women's shoes : RENE
1. Place for notes : MEMOPAD
2. "Have you started without me?" : AMILATE
3. One in debt? : SILENTB
4. Make zigzag : STAGGER
5. One putting a tale in the air? : BALLADEER
6. Product recipient's surprise : FREEGIFT
7. Gets a rise out of? : LEAVENS
8. Shade provider : AWNING
9. Position : TENET
10. Rover's home : MARS
11. Pakistani president Asif ___ Zardari : ALI
12. Literary tomboy : JOMARCH
13. Last-call request : ONEMORE
14. Was present (in) : RESIDED
24. 31-Across alternative : BUS
26. Player of a logical crew member : NIMOY
27. Negev native, e.g. : SABRA
29. Ailurophile : CATPERSON
31. Glass production : CONCERTO
32. Bands appearing after split-ups? : SPECTRA
33. Cheap hat material : TINFOIL
34. Ascii alternative : UNICODE
35. One may look both ways, briefly : PED
36. Nose-wrinkling : PUNGENT
37. NASA launch : ORBITER
38. Like some risqué revues : ALLMALE
39. Andy Warhol subject : SOUPCAN
40. Sawhorse, e.g. : TRESTLE
42. New Mexico's ___ Mountains : SANDIA
44. Passing notes? : DIRGE
47. Fall into a 32-Across, with "out" : ZONK
50. Puffed product since 1937 : KIX

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