New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 2008

Author: Charles Barasch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles Barasch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Barasch. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. One taking a shot : GUESSER
8. Worthless stuff : DROSS
13. Exposed : UNSHADED
15. Mideast royal name : FAISAL
16. What some patches provide : NICOTINE
17. Second in court?: Abbr. : ASSTDA
18. Like a family man : MARRIEDWITHKIDS
20. First volume heading starter : ATO
21. "To you, Antonio, ___ the most": Shak. : IOWE
22. Old Testament book: Abbr. : NEH
23. Pitch between columns : NEWSPAPERAD
28. Ending for some gases : ANE
29. More likely to be fresh : WISER
30. Second : LATTER
32. Cy Young had a record 815 : STARTS
34. One of the Blues Brothers : ELWOOD
35. "Just watch me!" : ICANSO
36. Sticker : SPEAR
37. Counterpart of "pls" : THX
38. What most couples try to have together : QUALITYTIME
43. Slow runner in the woods : SAP
44. Erase : UNDO
45. '60s theater : NAM
46. Be like Clark Kent : LEADADOUBLELIFE
52. Long gone : OFYORE
53. Got ready to pounce : CLOSEDIN
54. Went (off) : VEERED
55. Deli sandwich material : HAMSALAD
56. Went off : ERRED
57. Girl with a future? : SEERESS
1. One taking a shot : GUNMAN
2. Certain Christian : UNIATE
3. Funds may be in it : ESCROW
4. Restaurant business bigwig : SHOR
5. Coll. entrance hurdle : SATI
6. Real estate agent on "Desperate Housewives" : EDIE
7. Split : REND
8. Split : DASHEDAWAY
9. Gamble : RISK
10. Repeated musical phrase : OSTINATO
11. Brought down : SADDENED
12. Horror movie character : SLASHER
14. More innocent : DEWIER
15. It's stuffed with dough : FATWALLET
19. Super finish? : IOR
24. Kind of song : SWAN
25. Area of interest to Archimedes : PIRSQUARED
26. In a daze : ASTOUNDED
27. Zoologist's foot : PES
31. Makings of a suit : TORT
32. Beer brand since 1842 : SCHAEFER
33. One with a duty : TAXPAYER
34. Prefix with calyx or thalamus : EPI
35. Song from Bernstein's "Wonderful Town" : ITSLOVE
36. Not be upright : SLOUCH
39. Tzimmes : ADO
40. Not going anywhere? : INIDLE
41. They have family units : MAFIAS
42. Polishes : EMENDS
47. Illustrator of "Paradise Lost" and "The Divine Comedy" : DORE
48. Gulf of San ___ (Caribbean Sea inlet) : BLAS
49. West African capital : LOME
50. Ovidian infinitive : ESSE
51. "There was an old man ..." poet : LEAR

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