New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 2007

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.48 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Choirs' neighbors : APSES
6. Lung covering : PLEURA
12. Publicized : BILLED
14. Phrase of interest : PERANNUM
16. Producer of fine threads : SPIDER
17. Source of more pay or more play : OVERTIME
18. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Orlando ___ : CEPEDA
19. Grapevine exhortation : PASSITON
20. Liveliness : ESPRIT
21. Veterinarian, at times : ALTERER
22. Stagnant conditions : STASES
23. Banes : RUINERS
24. Liliaceous plants : SEGOS
25. Solo, in a way : STAG
26. Bananas : MENTAL
28. Webers per square meter : TESLAS
33. "The Daughters of Joshua ___" (1972 Buddy Ebsen film) : CABE
35. Southern loaves : PONES
37. Pull off : ACHIEVE
41. He declined a Nobel Prize in Literature : SARTRE
42. One who's getting on : MOUNTER
43. Pull in : ARRIVE
44. Winner's pride : TOPSCORE
45. John Deere product : REAPER
46. Where much info can be found these days : ONTHENET
47. Melodious : ARIOSE
48. Producers of wall flowers? : CREEPERS
49. Most Indians : HINDUS
50. Limestone regions with deep fissures and sinkholes : KARSTS
51. Call-waiting alerts : BEEPS
1. Sore spot : ABSCESS
2. Something for Santa Claus to bite : PIPESTEM
3. Gear teeth trouble : SLIPPAGE
4. Prince William, e.g. : ELDERSON
5. Maximally mangy : SEEDIEST
6. Cachet : PRESTIGE
7. Wolf ___, captain in Jack London's "The Sea-Wolf" : LARSEN
8. Livelong : ENTIRE
9. Merger : UNITER
10. Products of some "mills" : RUMORS
11. Comment of concurrence : AMEN
13. Comments of annoyance : DRATS
14. Works with everyday objects : POPART
15. Gauge : EVALUATE
25. Fawning type : SLAVERER
27. Cigarette smoke byproducts : ACETONES
29. Cookout item usually eaten with two hands : SPARERIB
30. Nancy's home : LORRAINE
31. Direct opposite : ANTIPODE
32. Dishes out : SERVESUP
34. Military wear : BERETS
36. "The Prophecy of the ___" (Eddic poem) : SEERESS
37. Dualistic deity : AMONRA
38. Skyhook dropper, briefly : COPTER
39. Stills : HUSHES
40. Receive : INCEPT
41. ___ Gamp, nurse in "Martin Chuzzlewit" : SARAH
44. Clock sound : TOCK

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