New York Times, Saturday, May 23, 2009

Author: Dave Tuller
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Tuller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Squidward's neighbor on Nickelodeon : SPONGEBOB
10. Do before I do's : STAG
14. Academic goal, for some : HONORROLL
15. Did really well : SHONE
16. Sal Tessio's portrayer in "The Godfather" : ABEVIGODA
17. Is concupiscent : LUSTS
18. Parmesan alternative : ROMANO
19. Chills : COOLSIT
21. Skeletal opening? : EXO
22. Thing you don't want to twist : ANKLE
24. Pronunciation guide std. : IPA
25. Home of Riding Mountain National Park : MANITOBA
29. Go ___ some length : ONAT
30. Furnish with battlements, as a castle : CRENELATE
32. Language spoken in Assam, India : KHASI
33. Approach the shore on board? : HANGTEN
34. Corroded : ATEINTO
36. Recurring metrical beat : ICTUS
37. Dinosaur with large thumb spikes : IGUANODON
39. Trey trio : PIPS
40. Drain : EMPTYOUT
41. See 8-Down : PAL
42. Indian employed as a British soldier : SEPOY
43. It may be fair : USE
46. Wife of Pylades : ELECTRA
48. Antarctic dweller : PETREL
51. It's often kept under lock and key : DIARY
52. What you might do after failing : STARTANEW
55. Give out : ISSUE
56. Setting in Pago Pago : SAMOATIME
57. Its motto in Eng. is "It grows as it goes" : NMEX
58. Things that turn people off? : EXITLANES
1. Market purchase : SHARE
2. Numbered rental : POBOX
3. Old company telephone line : ONEMOMENTPLEASE
4. Cured and smoked salmon : NOVA
5. Use one's zygomatic muscles : GRIN
6. It follows that : ERGO
7. Starting word : BOO
8. With 41-Across, one you go way back with : OLD
9. Classic novel with a chapter titled "My Breaking In" : BLACKBEAUTY
10. Holy Ark's location : SHUL
11. 1961 #1 hit for Bobby Lewis : TOSSINANDTURNIN
12. First Italian course? : ANTIPASTO
13. An elephant has a long one : GESTATION
15. Astringent fruit : SLOE
20. Rio "hello" : OLA
22. Stuck : ATANIMPASSE
23. Kidder's cry : NOT
26. MacGyver's first name on "MacGyver" : ANGUS
27. Safety equipment : NETS
28. Terre dans l'eau : ILE
29. Athens sch. : OHIOU
30. Helped out : CHIPPEDIN
31. Bunker mentality? : RACIALISM
32. Game played with a sack called a goose : KENO
35. Scotland's longest river : TAY
38. Ltr. center : GPO
40. Ending with what, in verse : EER
42. Problem with a sebaceous gland : STYE
44. Words written on some test papers : SEEME
45. "The Cat's Meow" actor, 2001 : ELWES
47. Core : CRUX
48. Like Luther: Abbr. : PROT
49. Name-dropper's abbr.? : ETAL
50. Pre-takeoff cry? : TATA
53. Good thing to be sheltered from : TAX
54. End of many riddles : AMI

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