New York Times, Friday, December 15, 2006

Author: Levi Denham
Editor: Will Shortz
Levi Denham
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Threatening to sue, maybe : SCARETACTIC
12. Portrayer of Clouseau's superior, in film : LOM
15. Versatile modern device : CAMERAPHONE
16. She played Eloise in "Mogambo" : AVA
17. Stalled : ATANIMPASSE
18. Tapping target : KEG
19. Knock-down-drag-out : MELEE
20. "Where ___ was thickest fight": Milton : ERST
21. Adder's-tongue or Venus's-hair : FERN
22. "Je vous en ___" ("You're welcome": Fr.) : PRIE
23. "Take ___," 1985 #1 hit : ONME
24. Words before may or might, in verse : WISHI
25. Final finisher, in Falmouth : ISE
26. Not buying it : INDISBELIEF
28. Bavarian keepsake : STEIN
29. Yet : ONEDAY
30. Multiplication table, e.g. : MATRIX
32. Under the table : SOTTED
33. Prominent Quebec City daily, with "Le" : SOLEIL
34. Pocket holders : PITAS
35. Not have to check bags, say : TRAVELLIGHT
37. It turns out looies: Abbr. : OCS
40. Ran : AIRED
41. Crash sites? : INNS
42. Kind of score, for one doing postgrad studies : LSAT
43. Classic PC's : IBMS
44. Mayor who co-wrote "Murder at City Hall" : KOCH
45. Pink-pulped produce : GUAVA
46. Air Tahiti ___ (carrier to Papeete) : NUI
47. Soon to be heard : ONTHEDOCKET
49. Coast Guard figure: Abbr. : ENS
50. Go downhill : DETERIORATE
51. One target of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" : DDT
52. Mysterious swimmers : SEASERPENTS
1. Seafood entree : SCAMPI
2. Supplies : CATERS
3. Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
4. Ally's roommate on "Ally McBeal" : RENEE
5. City on Presque Isle Bay : ERIE
6. Piper topper : TAM
7. Add-on : APPENDIX
8. Procter & Gamble brand : CHARMIN
9. Junks : TOSSES
10. One may be technical: Abbr. : INST
11. It'll easily pass you : CEE
12. Like some resorts : LAKESIDE
13. Budget figure : OVERHEAD
14. Blow up : MAGNIFY
21. Seafood entrees : FILETS
23. "Beyond the Horizon" writer : ONEILL
24. Charged : WENTAT
26. Comment after bombing : ITRIED
27. They may take a toll : BOOTHS
28. Allen and Rossi : STEVES
30. Stagnant : MORIBUND
31. Fearmonger : ALARMIST
32. Line on an application : SIGNHERE
33. Like many aprons : STAINED
34. Recipe amounts : PINCHES
36. "No Escape" star, 1994 : LIOTTA
37. Dweller on the Yodo River : OSAKAN
38. TV host with three Emmys : CAVETT
39. Convention roll call : STATES
42. Profit : LUCRE
44. Gonitis target : KNEE
45. Tar, e.g. : GOOP
47. Some E.R. cases : ODS
48. Part of a board: Abbr. : DIR

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