New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 2005

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 23 Missing: {FJKQ} Average word length: 6.31 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some clowning around : HEADSTANDS
11. Ancient Briton : PICT
15. Hotel amenity : INDOORPOOL
16. Get ___ deal : ARAW
17. Creep : GOONTIPTOE
18. Oil spot : PORE
19. Smarts : HURTS
20. It may be given with a bow : REVERENCE
22. Yellows or grays : AGES
23. Something hard to get nowadays by phone : LIVEPERSON
24. 1935 movie starring Helen Gahagan as Queen Hash-a-Mo-Tep of Kor : SHE
25. Jeweler's gadget : SIZER
26. Bisque fleck : CHIVE
27. Appellate judge, often : CITER
28. Certain craft hobbyist : BEADER
29. Circulated some winter airs : CAROLED
32. Kind of block : WRITERS
33. Equus hemionus : ONAGER
34. Places that serve O.J. beside the links? : IHOPS
35. "___ Out," 2003 Tony winner for Best Choreography : MOVIN
36. Fret over, slangily : SWEAT
37. 10-4 : YEP
40. Not a walk in the park : PRETTYHARD
42. Closing bars : CODA
43. "'Deed I Do" singer : LENAHORNE
44. Lost all patience : HADIT
45. ___ row : EXIT
46. "May I interrupt you?" : GOTAMINUTE
48. Item component usually seen in threes or fours : TINE
49. "We're not getting back together" : IVEMOVEDON
50. Some hosp. records : ECGS
51. Area of limited growth : SEMIDESERT
1. 98 and 99, typically : HIGHAS
2. "Knock it off!" : ENOUGH
3. She played Musette to Gish's Mimi in "La Boheme," 1926 : ADOREE
4. Things that are out of bounds : DONTS
5. They knock back lots : SOTS
6. Prefix with syllabic : TRI
7. Valued : APPRIZED
8. "Ain't gonna happen" : NOTEVER
9. Let : DOOVER
10. Time out? : SLEEP
11. Small favors that go to your head : PAPERHATS
12. Old TV drama set in San Francisco : IRONSIDE
13. Shroud of Torino? : CARCOVER
14. Some middle-schoolers : TWEENERS
21. Slip on a new piece of clothing? : RECEIPT
23. Engine unit : LITER
25. Hourlong introduction? : SILENTH
27. Works the old bean : COGITATES
28. Like a liberal arts education : BROAD
29. Consummate : COMPLETE
30. Taking in too little : ANOREXIC
31. Wanting it all : RAVENING
32. Groggy query : WHEREAMI
34. "Gimme" : IWANTEM
36. ___ Sunday a k a Quinquagesima : SHROVE
37. Jiver's greeting : YODUDE
38. Post operative? : EDITOR
39. Unmistakable : PATENT
41. They're light-seeking : YOGIS
42. Staffs : CANES
44. Queen's domain : HIVE
47. Up-to-date, informally : MOD

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