New York Times, Thursday, October 13, 2005

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 14, Columns: 14, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One born near the Butt of Lewis : SCOT
5. Dish eaten with a spork : SLAW
9. Dark-skinned fruit : SLOE
13. One-sixth of an inch : PICA
14. Lose power : WANE
15. Football Hall-of-Famer Ronnie : LOTT
16. Helpful multiple-choice answer : ATHISISNTRIGHT
19. "I think we should" : YESLETS
20. "Later" : SEEYOU
21. Important licensing org. : FCC
22. Chums : BUDS
23. Helpful multiple-choice answer : BNEITHERISTHIS
30. Much of suburbia : LAWNS
31. Bit of butter : PAT
32. Nomadic warrior of the Old West : UTE
33. Sugar suffix : OSE
34. Darn : SEW
35. Swiss Alp : EIGER
37. Helpful multiple-choice answer : CTRYTHENEXTONE
41. Life instinct, to Freud : EROS
42. Aves. : STS
43. Echevarría who played Santa Ana in 2004's "The Alamo" : EMILIO
46. Prepare for a wild ride : STRAPIN
50. Helpful multiple-choice answer ... or is it? : DALLOFTHEABOVE
52. "True!" : ISSO
53. Inventor, of a sort : LIAR
54. Cheers : OLES
55. Opening for peace talks : THAW
56. Trees used to make archery bows : YEWS
57. Baseball's Eddie, 1952 All-Star for the Senators : YOST
1. Fix, in a way : SPAY
2. Formally honor : CITE
3. Newspaperman Arthur ___ Sulzberger : OCHS
4. Car brake light holder, once : TAILFIN
5. It's often flipped : SWITCH
6. Sweetheart : LASS
7. Arbor leader : ANN
8. Diver's duds : WETSUIT
9. Least straightforward : SLIEST
10. Mentally sluggish : LOGY
11. Roman emperor for just three months : OTHO
12. Accusatory words : ETTU
17. Divisions : SECTS
18. Cold war enemy : REDS
22. Muscle : BRAWN
23. Like-minded individuals : BLOC
24. Creator of the Tammany Hall tiger : NAST
25. The America's Cup trophy, e.g. : EWER
26. They're guarded at the Olympics : EPEES
27. Boss of fashion : HUGO
28. Calif.-Fla. route : ITEN
29. Like the Sahara : SERE
34. Kind of pie : SHOOFLY
35. Seconds : EXTRA
36. Printing on some cigar wrappers : ITSABOY
38. Chicken : YELLOW
39. Charlie's Angels, e.g. : TRIO
40. Fragrant compounds : ESTERS
43. Computer menu option : EDIT
44. Whiskey fermenter : MASH
45. Requester of "As Time Goes By" : ILSA
46. Writer of "Saint Joan" : SHAW
47. Word before field or shirt : POLO
48. Name on many prints : IVES
49. Diet of worms locale? : NEST
51. Draw : TIE

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