New York Times, Friday, December 7, 2007

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Confectioner's offering : SAMPLER
8. Affecting the heart : CARDIAC
15. Item in a 1-Across : PRALINE
16. Two-character Mamet play : OLEANNA
17. Cause of overreactions? : ALLERGY
18. Matching accessory for a slicker : RAINHAT
19. Traditional Monday meal in Creole cuisine : REDBEANSANDRICE
21. "Oh! Susanna" closer : KNEE
22. World Cup highlight : GOAL
23. Podiatric problem, for some : ODOR
24. Urges : YENS
25. Grand Lodge Convention attendees : ELKS
26. Big tier? : TWINE
27. Fair diversion : RIDE
28. Time off : RANDR
29. First major-league team to sign Satchel Paige : INDIANS
33. 1992 New Hampshire primary winner : TSONGAS
35. Intimidate : DAUNT
36. Frequent Styne collaborator : CAHN
37. Speaks with a pleasing rhythm : LILTS
38. Bundle up : BALE
39. Jimi Hendrix's style : AFRO
43. Reese's "Legally Blonde" role : ELLE
44. Synagogue cabinets : ARKS
45. Timer sound : BEEP
46. He said "How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 kinds of cheese?" : CHARLESDEGAULLE
50. Underground nesters : HORNETS
51. Required reading for 007 : DOSSIER
52. Offering just the right amount of resistance : ALDENTE
53. Wire, at times : ANTENNA
54. Give a whirl : TESTOUT
55. They hold at least two cups each : TEASETS
1. Radar's radio contact on "M*A*S*H" : SPARKY
2. Longtime "What's My Line?" name : ARLENE
3. Brando's "On the Waterfront" co-star : MALDEN
4. First-year men : PLEBES
5. Money replaced by euros : LIRE
6. Practice : ENGAGEIN
7. Noted English portraitist : REYNOLDS
8. Beach shop souvenirs : CORALS
9. Playwright Ayckbourn : ALAN
10. Frist's successor as majority leader : REID
11. TV host who told viewers "Look that up in your Funk & Wagnalls!" : DANROWAN
12. Lying low : INHIDING
13. Montana county seat named for a nonnative creature : ANACONDA
14. Hosts' hirees : CATERERS
20. Purpose : SAKE
26. 1982 film and arcade game : TRON
27. "I hate it when that happens!" : RATS
29. Cocktail party exchanges : IDLECHAT
30. Board opening? : NAILHOLE
31. Intellectuals' opposites : DULLARDS
32. Site site : INTERNET
33. Had a one-sided conversation with : TALKEDAT
34. 1976 Hall & Oates hit : SHESGONE
36. Funny fellow : CARD
38. Dog breed whose name literally means "rather low" : BASSET
39. Wrongs : ABUSES
40. Ocelot, for one : FELINE
41. Come around : RELENT
42. Palais Garnier offerings : OPERAS
47. Celebrity who testified at the 2005 Michael Jackson trial : LENO
48. Some famous last words : ETTU
49. Four-legged Hammett character : ASTA

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