New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 2006

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BPQWX} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.45 This is puzzle # 103 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Accusatory words : ETTU
5. Certain red algae : SEAMOSS
12. Potting materials : DIRTS
14. Clicker : CASTANET
15. Native up north : INUIT
16. Essayist whose motto was "Que sais-je?" : MONTAIGNE
17. 10 kilogauss : TESLA
18. It has many soap slots : AFTERNOON
19. Plans to get back at : HASITINFOR
21. "Dog Barking at the Moon" painter, 1926 : MIRO
22. Comes back : RESURGES
23. Name on some briefs : HANES
24. Provide with new squares, perhaps : RETILE
25. Insults wittily : ZINGS
26. It isn't repeated : ONESHOT
28. Land at an Italian airport? : TERRA
31. Captain of the Ghost, in Jack London's "The Sea Wolf" : LARSEN
34. William ___, secretary of commerce under Clinton : DALEY
35. Casserole dishes : TERRINES
37. Day before a Jewish holiday : EREV
38. Passing legend : JOEMONTANA
40. Go : TAKELEAVE
42. They're treated by veterinarios : GATOS
43. Turned over : ENTRUSTED
44. Floor coverings, to a Brit : LINOS
45. Pronunciation considerations : STRESSES
46. Cousin of Jane Eyre : ELIZA
47. One singled out before drinking : TOASTEE
48. It's full of slots, briefly : SKED
1. Martyred Carmelite nun ___ Stein : EDITH
2. Music critic's bane : TINEAR
3. One tying up a turkey, say : TRUSSER
4. Exercise, in Exeter : UTILISE
5. Brazilian port known for coffee : SANTOS
6. Artificial flavor base : ESTER
7. Petal product: Var. : ATAR
8. Number one : MAINMAN
9. Not stopped : ONGOING
10. Many Madrileños : SENORES
11. They're good at taking things down : STENOS
13. Legally punishable : STATUTORY
14. Starbucks slip-ons : COFFEESLEEVES
16. Make a mess of : MANGLE
20. Woman in Chekhov's "The Sea-Gull" : IRINA
23. Chart climber : HITSINGLE
25. Literary character who debuted in "The Curse of Capistrano" : ZORRO
27. Beat up : HARMED
28. City on the Salentine Peninsula : TARANTO
29. Warner Music Group label : ELEKTRA
30. Looks up to : REVERES
32. Involves : ENTAILS
33. Order lover : NEATNIK
34. Not be able to take : DETEST
35. One way of fitting : TOATEE
36. Big bore : SNOOZE
38. Pop singer McCartney : JESSE
39. Leader of a 1970 military coup : ASSAD
41. Theme of Nabokov's "Lolita" : LUST

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