New York Times, Friday, December 9, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 26 Missing: {BFQXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pizza order : SALAMI
7. It may be used to put on a brave face : WARPAINT
15. Bewitch : ENAMOR
16. 1955 Gloria Grahame musical role : ADOANNIE
17. Paternal kinsman : AGNATE
18. Forgathers : COLLECTS
19. Not let run wild : REININ
20. 1973 Toni Morrison novel : SULA
21. Well-put : APT
22. Splits : CLEAVES
24. Distinctly representative : TOTEMIC
26. 19th-century urban transportation : HORSECAR
28. Betel palm : ARECA
29. Ones who'd like to get the goods on you : SALESCLERKS
32. The U.N.'s Kofi ___ Annan : ATTA
36. Smooth over : RETAR
37. It may be used for many unhappy returns: Abbr. : SASE
38. Indirect object? : THINGAMAJIG
41. Textile trademark : ARNEL
42. Feeling one's oats : GAMESOME
47. Winning words? : PEPTALK
50. They whistle while they work : KETTLES
51. Church matters: Abbr. : REL
52. Let off steam, maybe : RANT
54. "You ___ kidding!" : WERENT
55. Famous last words? : IDAREYOU
57. Go up, up and away : AVIATE
58. Raspberries : CATCALLS
59. Missile datum : VECTOR
60. Snail feature : EYESTALK
61. Logs : ENTERS
1. "___ me!" : SEARCH
2. "Measure for Measure" villain : ANGELO
3. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Willie : LANIER
4. Some kitchen appliances : AMANAS
5. Whys and wherefores : MOTIVES
6. Singer/actress with an Oscar, two Grammys and a Golden Globe : IRENECARA
7. W.W. II group : WACS
8. Deuce follower : ADOUT
9. ___ Martins, main character in Graham Greene's "The Third Man" : ROLLO
10. Like the "y" sound in "yes" : PALATAL
11. See 30-Down : ANE
12. Privately : INCAMERA
13. Has little to complain about : NITPICKS
14. It may be unprecedented : TESTCASE
23. Hawthorne's home : SALEM
25. Start of a Cockney toast : ERES
27. Lower the price of, maybe : RETAG
30. Popular TV host, seller of many 11-Down : SAJAK
31. Concern for Batman : CRIMEWAVE
32. Not for free : ATAPRICE
33. Like some weekends : THREEDAY
34. Vintage toy material : TINPLATE
35. Without ___ (dangerously) : ANET
39. Give a look that could kill : GLAREAT
40. Wipe out an old score : GETEVEN
43. Absolute : STRICT
44. Ingredient in some soaps : OLEATE
45. Lead by the hand : MENTOR
46. Perfumery compounds : ESTERS
48. 1972 top 10 hit that was over 7 minutes long : LAYLA
49. Mound : KNOLL
53. Mammoth growth : TUSK
56. Pops in the fridge? : RCS

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