New York Times, Friday, November 9, 2007

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Concerned query : YOUOK
6. Without a leg to stand on? : STEMLESS
14. Vermont senator Sanders : BERNIE
15. It's a cinch : CORSELET
16. Pretentious : LADIDA
17. Without a match : UNIQUELY
18. "Pardon me" : AHEM
19. Closing bid? : ADIEU
20. Peak : MAX
21. McCartney, to fans : SIRPAUL
24. Horror film that starts in a filthy lavatory : SAW
26. Weaken, in a way : EMBRITTLE
29. Monotheistic Syrian : DRUSE
33. Most in need of toning : FLESHIEST
35. Top-rated, in a way : ONEA
36. Slant : BIAS
37. Get all histrionic : EMOTE
38. About 40 degrees, for N.Y.C. : NLAT
39. Hostel environments : INNS
40. Wore out : RANRAGGED
42. Some lap dogs : PEKES
44. Result of a new TV series' renewal : SEASONTWO
46. A.A. discussion topic : DTS
48. Appoints as an agent : DEPUTES
49. Roast pig side dish : POI
52. Stands : PODIA
55. Brew choice : MALT
56. Afro-Caribbean religion : SANTERIA
58. Toeless creature in an Edward Lear verse : POBBLE
60. Engine manufacturer Briggs & ___ : STRATTON
61. One with a second helping : DUELER
62. Super Bowl XX champs : THEBEARS
63. Personnel director, at times : FIRER
1. Hoped-for reply to 1-Across : YEAHIMFINE
2. Payment is often sent with one : ORDERBLANK
3. Apt to say "So?" : UNIMPRESSED
4. Relative of -ish : OID
5. Mauna ___ : KEA
6. Missile with a mobile launcher : SCUD
7. Product whose ads featured twins : TONI
8. Iroquois' foes : ERIES
9. Lee Marvin TV oldie : MSQUAD
10. Moldovan money : LEU
11. He or I, but not you: Abbr. : ELEM
12. Ward of "Once and Again" : SELA
13. Deep river? : STYX
14. Sighing a lot, maybe : BLASE
19. Some Nissans : ALTIMAS
22. "___ for Alibi" : AIS
23. ___ Pendragon, King Arthur's father : UTHER
25. Call slip? : WRONGNUMBER
27. West African currency : LEONE
28. Ponch player in 1970s-'80s TV : ESTRADA
30. Too awful even to fix up, as an apartment : UNLETTABLE
31. Octopus, e.g. : SEADWELLER
32. Take the cake? : EAT
34. Twit : TEASE
36. Marcel Marceau character : BIP
41. Bush league? : GOP
43. City connected to the 4.1-mile long Sunshine Skyway Br. : STPETE
45. Kitchen appliance brand : OSTER
47. In a sense : SORTA
49. "Over here" : PSST
50. Four-letter word, aptly : OATH
51. On : INRE
53. Pricey gown : DIOR
54. McShane and McKellen : IANS
57. Bill : TAB
58. Sharable computer file, for short : PDF
59. Overseas agreement : OUI

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