New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 2000

Author: Patrick D. Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Folksy greeting : HOWDEDO
8. Things to consider : ASPECTS
15. Asthmatic's need : INHALER
16. Jazzman Jordan : STANLEY
17. Liturgical responses : GLORIAS
18. Warrior at Thermopylae : PERSIAN
19. Snow White's Dwarfs, e.g. : HEPTAD
20. Precede : LEADUPTO
21. Supply in a nurse's kit : TAPE
22. Stigmatize : BRAND
24. Incursion : RAID
25. Foremen : OVERSEERS
27. Solid, in a phrase : FIRMA
28. By way of : PER
29. Handful : HANK
30. Trophy site : MANTEL
31. Not being able to stand : DETESTING
33. Marks thought to possess occult power : SIGILS
36. One of the Ivies : PENN
37. Chef's exclamation, perhaps : BAM
40. Noted book publisher beginning 1915 : KNOPF
41. Where the Magna Carta was signed : RUNNYMEDE
43. Dangerous time : IDES
44. Intrinsically : PERSE
45. Ceremonies : ADOS
46. Basis of a scandal, maybe : MISTRESS
48. Wimsey's creator : SAYERS
50. Crime lord : MAFIOSO
51. Lawless land : SOMALIA
52. Legislator : ENACTOR
53. Lent effort : ATONING
54. Worst, hour-wise : DARKEST
55. Musical score segment : PASSAGE
1. Big sneaker : HIGHTOP
2. Off-base : ONLEAVE
3. Ludicrous falsehood : WHOPPER
4. Fast freshwater fish : DARTER
5. "Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist" writer : ELIA
6. Sponges : DEADBEATS
7. Where hearts may be opened: Abbr. : ORS
8. Classic nature subjects for Ansel Adams : ASPENS
9. Place : STEAD
10. Friend on the trail : PARD
11. Clinching : ENSURING
12. Some newsletter pictures : CLIPART
13. Break point at Wimbledon? : TEATIME
14. Of church affairs : SYNODAL
20. Flowers of the buttercup family : LARKSPURS
23. Title hero of a Chateaubriand novel : RENE
26. Kind of life : SHELF
27. Bottom : FANNY
30. Home to General Mills and Hormel : MINNESOTA
31. It's cleaned at gas stations : DIPSTICK
32. Olympic coup : TENS
33. Did illegal casino work : SKIMMED
34. Noted Jones : INDIANA
35. Is a big success : GOESFAR
37. Actress Bonnie of "Die Hard" : BEDELIA
38. Like fans : ADORING
39. Mail body : MESSAGE
41. Building on the beach : RESORT
42. Writers of early hieroglyphics : MAYANS
44. Sucre lucre : PESOS
47. Mechanical course : ROTE
49. It follows Joel : AMOS
51. Patsy : SAP

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