New York Times, Saturday, December 2, 2006

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Closing bars : TAPS
5. Leaves for dinner : SWISSCHARD
15. "The Green Hornet" trumpeter : HIRT
16. Mixed drink? : WINECOOLER
17. Whereabouts : AREA
18. Roosevelt Island locale : ANTARCTICA
19. Boxer on the cover of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : LISTON
21. Battle of Endor fighter : EWOK
22. Submit : BOW
23. Brand of chips : INTEL
24. Thin fastener : BRAD
25. Anita Loos's autobiographical "A ___ Like I" : GIRL
26. Lots : AGOODMANY
28. Musical notation pioneer : GUIDO
29. Blows : FLUBS
30. Hamper : BASKET
31. Legs : STAMINA
34. Light housecoats : DUSTERS
35. It's said to be everything : TIMING
36. Third highest trump in card games : BASTA
37. Saxophonist great, familiarly : TRANE
38. Common reply to a parent's demand : DOIHAVETO
42. Plain sight : HERD
43. Inner ears : COBS
44. Ranger, e.g. : NHLER
45. Alexander Pope's "Solitude," e.g. : ODE
46. Unlocked? : BALD
47. Hybrid women's clothing : SKORTS
48. Jackpot : MOTHERLODE
51. Actress Petty of "A League of Their Own" : LORI
52. Park Avenue retailer? : AUTODEALER
53. Cross : SPAN
54. Not the biggest thoroughfare in town : STOPSTREET
55. Flap : TODO
1. Name shared by a Grace and a Muse : THALIA
2. Putting on : AIRING
3. Fast : PRESTO
4. Attitude : STATEOFMIND
5. Sweet ___ of Avon (epithet for Shakespeare) : SWAN
6. One in column A? : WIN
7. Washington posts : INTERNS
8. Main lane : SEAWAY
9. Provincetown entree : SCROD
10. Tilt : COCK
11. In : HOT
12. One making excuses : ALIBIIKE
13. Black box : RECORDER
14. Decide by chance : DRAWLOTS
20. Conservative : OLDLINE
24. Dessert whose name means "peasant woman" : BABA
25. English composer of the opera "The Perfect Fool" : GUSTAVHOLST
27. Kind of bean : MUNG
28. Regular container? : GASTANK
30. Amateurish : BUSH
31. Columbus discovery of 1493 : STTHOMAS
32. Wiped : TIREDOUT
33. Alabama slammer ingredient : AMARETTO
34. Toaster setting? : DAIS
36. Author of the memoir "One Soldier's Story" : BOBDOLE
38. Thing that shrinks when inflated? : DOLLAR
39. Cheap cigar, slangily : ELROPO
40. Monopoly's railroads, e.g. : TETRAD
41. "If music be the food of love, play on" speaker : ORSINO
43. Addition symbol : CARET
46. Sacks : BEDS
47. GE Building muralist : SERT
49. Spring : HOP
50. Grand finale? : DEE

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