New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 2007

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 60, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Average word length: 6.33 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cranberry center : CAPECOD
8. Runs through : STABS
13. Wears out : OVERUSES
15. Inventories : STORES
16. Title for a duchess : HERGRACE
17. Valuable fur : MARTEN
18. Settings for some TV dramas : ERS
19. Narcissists : EGOTRIPPERS
21. Blame : RAP
22. Having very little kick : RECOILLESS
23. Protection : EGIS
25. Not spontaneous : STUDIED
26. Make more sanitary, in a way : DERAT
28. Sir Frank ___, historian of Anglo-Saxon England : STENTON
30. People often leave them with cuts : DELIS
32. Toast, after "a" : GONER
34. Vernacular : DEMOTIC
38. Handrail supporter : NEWEL
40. Halves of Córdoba couples : SENORAS
42. Legitimate : TRUE
43. Relish : PICCALILLI
46. Two out of nine? : ENS
47. Like a string bean : TALLANDSLIM
48. Grunts : GIS
49. Postulate : ASSERT
50. Five-time Art Ross Trophy winner : ESPOSITO
52. Salad greens : CHARDS
53. Chiselers : STONEMEN
54. To-do list : TASKS
55. Asses with dorsal stripes : ONAGERS
1. Was logically consistent : COHERED
2. Found the middle of? : AVERAGED
3. Didn't stay dry : PERSPIRED
4. Tiny fraction of a British thermal unit : ERG
5. Tobacco farm employee : CURER
6. Some Siouans : OSAGES
7. Boils down : DECOCTS
8. "The Rose Tattoo" Tony winner, 1951 : STAPLETON
9. Naval defense : TORPEDONET
10. Sevillian skills : ARTES
11. Drafts, say : BEERS
12. Some ID's : SSNS
14. Leave : SETOUT
15. Apparently pleased : SMILING
20. Fair selection : RIDE
24. One being counter-productive? : SALESCLERK
27. They get punched : TIMECARDS
29. Result of a coup : NEWREGIME
31. Voiced bits of speech : SONANTS
33. Investigator who finds someone's birth mother, say : REUNITER
35. "I ___ you!" : TOLD
36. Garden bouquet : IRISES
37. Summons : CALLSTO
39. Schoolwork : LESSONS
41. Get into easily : SLIPON
43. Tom Courtenay's "Doctor Zhivago" role : PASHA
44. Characters in "Casablanca" and "Judge Dredd" : ILSAS
45. "___ roll!" : IMONA
47. Poise : TACT
51. Line part: Abbr. : SEG

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