New York Times, Friday, January 4, 2008

Author: Raymond C. Young
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond C. Young
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 54, Blocks: 37 Missing: {GJQZ} Average word length: 6.96 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Young. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like the reading on a thermometer : SCALAR
7. Molly who wrote "Bushwhacked" : IVINS
12. Facility : EASINESS
15. Camp sight : CANOE
16. Relations of Homer? : EPICTALES
18. ___ river : UPTHE
19. Service for filmgoers : MOVIEFONE
20. "I almost forgot ...!" : OHOH
21. Unwavering : STEADFAST
22. Candlemas dessert : CREPE
23. Private : ONESTRIPER
25. "In a hurry, are we?" : WHERESTHEFIRE
28. Puts down, in a way : SHAMES
29. Forensic indicators of the presence of blood : HEMINS
30. Makes a fraidy-cat (out of) : SCARESTHEHECK
32. Cause : PERPETRATE
33. Put two and two together : INFER
34. Modern marketing aid : EMAILLIST
40. Deborah who starred in "Tea and Sympathy" : KERR
41. Decorate : EMBROIDER
42. Give praise : EXALT
44. Observatory doings : TELESCOPY
45. Strength of a chemical solution : TITER
46. Parts of mountaineering trips : DESCENTS
47. Grippers : VISES
48. Having the most social anxiety : SHYEST
1. Could be : SEEMS
2. Horse of the Year that won the 1949 Preakness and Belmont : CAPOT
3. "___ said many times ..." : ASIVE
4. Soprano Albanese : LICIA
5. Put in to start : ANTED
6. Plant on after a wildfire, say : REAFFOREST
7. Post-O.R. post : ICU
8. Producing some clouds : VAPORIFIC
9. Fit : INTHEPINK
10. Ones without a chance in the world : NOHOPERS
11. "Now listen!" : SEEHERE
13. London locale of Prada, Dior, Gucci and Giorgio Armani : SLOANESTREET
14. Wits : SENSES
17. Gets ready for dinner : SETSTHETABLE
22. ___ de fraise : CREME
24. Olivia de Havilland film of 1949 : THEHEIRESS
25. Pilferers from ships and port warehouses : WHARFRATS
26. Alabaman who wrote the Best Novel of the Century, according to a 1999 Library Journal poll : HARPERLEE
27. Foreign title meaning "commander" : EMEER
28. Part of Act IV where Marc Antony resolves to kill Cleopatra : SCENEXII
30. "The first network for men" sloganeer, once : SPIKETV
31. Overplayed? : HAMMED
35. Claudia ___, 1984 Olympic gold medalist in shot put : LOSCH
36. Tigres del ___, Dominican team that has won the Caribbean World Series nine times : LICEY
37. "What have ___?" : IDONE
38. Fall times: Abbr. : SEPTS
39. Meet away from prying eyes : TRYST
43. ___-80 (classic computer) : TRS

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