New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 2007

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Second African-American in the Baseball Hall of Fame : CAMPANELLA
11. They feature creatures : ZOOS
15. Some planets may be seen with it : UNAIDEDEYE
16. "You can stop trying to wake me now!" : IMUP
17. Simon Legree : TASKMASTER
18. League heading: Abbr. : NATL
19. Linemen next to centers: Abbr. : LGS
20. Taj Mahal attractions : SLOTS
21. "My Life on Trial" autobiographer : BELLI
22. Stat that's better when lower : ERA
23. Undivided : ONE
24. Pillowcase material : MUSLIN
25. Loose overcoat : RAGLAN
28. Some home theater systems : RCAS
30. Fangorn Forest dweller : ENT
31. Makeup problem : SMEAR
32. 1961 top 10 hit for the Everly Brothers : EBONYEYES
34. 1966 album that's #2 on Rolling Stone's all-time greatest albums list : PETSOUNDS
36. 2001 Microsoft debut : WINDOWSXP
39. Web developer? : ATTIC
43. The same beginning? : ISO
44. Willingly : LIEF
45. Melodramatic cry : MYHERO
46. Engine using a stream of compressed air : RAMJET
48. Pay stub? : OLA
50. Sequel title starter : SON
51. Gets to work on Time? : EDITS
52. Spread news of : BRUIT
54. Block buster? : TNT
55. Cager Kukoc : TONI
56. It appears first in China : FAMILYNAME
58. ___ Sea (shrinking body of water) : ARAL
59. Lexicographic enlighteners : USAGENOTES
60. Achiever of many goals : PELE
61. It's no longer working : RETIREMENT
1. Sharp workers? : CUTLERS
2. Cheaters, to teachers : ANAGRAM
3. Remove knots from, maybe : MASSAGE
4. Water follower, commercially : PIK
5. Wearers of four stars: Abbr. : ADMS
6. Comic Kevin : NEALON
7. 60-Across's real first name : EDSON
8. Option for DVD viewing : LETTERBOXFORMAT
9. Products of wood ashes : LYES
10. Flying start? : AER
11. Fan club reading, briefly : ZINES
12. Either of two father-and-son Dodgers owners : OMALLEY
13. Silhouette : OUTLINE
14. First-aid equipment : SPLINTS
21. When there are lots of errands to run, say : BUSYDAY
24. "Doctor Faustus" novelist : MANN
26. Pacific force, for short : LAPD
27. Spaces between leaf veins : AREOLES
29. Great move : COUP
32. Caesarean being : ESSE
33. Book before Job: Abbr. : ESTH
35. Dweeb : TWIT
36. Conversation piece? : WIRETAP
37. Early screenwriter Bernstein : ISADORE
38. Insignificant : NOMINAL
40. How some people die : TESTATE
41. Durable athletes : IRONMEN
42. Match : CONTEST
45. Many a circular : MAILER
47. It's worth 8 points in Scrabble : JTILE
49. Composer Boccherini : LUIGI
52. Mean : BASE
53. Northumberland river : TYNE
56. Creature feature : FUR
57. Annuaire listing : NOM

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