New York Times, Saturday, June 30, 2007

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where to find the Mercury line and the Girdle of Venus : PALM
5. Small wonders : GIFTEDKIDS
15. Novel that ends "By noon, the island had gone down in the horizon; and all before us was the wide Pacific" : OMOO
16. Dirt : INSIDEINFO
17. Frill : LACE
18. Alley oops : GUTTERBALL
19. Historical succession : ERAS
20. Millet, for one : GRAIN
21. Antarctica's Prince ___ Mountains : OLAV
22. Many G's : MIL
23. D-Ray, e.g. : ALER
24. Word with building or burial : SITE
25. Uncouth : ILLBRED
27. Title for Camilla : DUCHESS
30. Shade of red : CLARET
31. Writer who was a source for Verdi's "Rigoletto" : HUGO
32. Be profligate, in a way : SOWONESWILDOATS
38. Like Pompeii, once : ASHY
39. Kind of service : YEOMAN
40. 1961 film also known as "The Job" : ILPOSTO
44. Numbered 31-Down : USROUTE
45. Bourbon order : NEAT
46. Proofs of purchase, often: Abbr. : UPCS
47. Part of the Dept. of Justice : DEA
48. Predecessor of the boliviano : PESO
49. "Tout le monde en ___" ("Everyone's talking about it": Fr.) : PARLE
51. With 54-Across, black magic : DARK
52. It can keep ballfields dry : ALCOHOLBAN
54. See 51-Across : ARTS
55. Lots to offer : REALESTATE
56. Invite letters : BYOB
57. Bank holdings? : TELEPHONES
58. Like porridge : OATY
1. Controversial study : POLEMICS
2. Title city in a 1983 George Strait hit : AMARILLO
3. Ordinance : LOCALLAW
4. TV tavern : MOES
5. Check for credibility, in modern lingo : GIGGLETEST
6. Hardened : INURED
7. Polaris or Procyon : FSTAR
8. Furry tree-dweller of the Amazon : TITI
9. The river Pison flowed from it : EDEN
10. Austrian article : DER
11. Squelch : KIBOSH
12. Unpleasant way to catch one's spouse : INALIE
13. They're found by the C's : DFLATS
14. Does the math : SOLVES
23. Bowls : ARENAS
26. Good bud : BRO
27. Result of too many rusty nails on the road? : DUI
28. Melees : UGLYSCENES
29. Some Microsoft employees : CODERS
31. See 44-Across: Abbr. : HWY
33. "Weeds" channel, briefly : SHO
34. Line struck through by a winner : OOO
35. Aral Sea feeder : AMUDARYA
36. Starchy bite : TATERTOT
37. Beats narrowly and unexpectedly : SNEAKSBY
40. Somewhat : INPART
41. Sobieski of "Joan of Arc" : LEELEE
42. He wrote "The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of" : PASCAL
43. Most-nominated Best Actor (eight times) never to win an Oscar : OTOOLE
44. Burning the midnight oil : UPLATE
46. Built up : URBAN
49. Uptown : POSH
50. Lola in "Damn Yankees," e.g. : ALTO
51. Actress Maryam : DABO
53. Plugged in : HEP

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