New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 2012

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 14, Columns: 15, Words: 54, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BFJKQXZ} Spans: 2 Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fashion show disaster : RIP
4. Dated : SAW
7. Make a major decision? : GOPRO
9. Head honcho in baseball : SELIG
11. Element in many semiconductors : GALLIUM
13. Like galley slaves, typically : CHAINED
15. Late 1980s Cadillac : ALLANTE
16. Literally, "the Stairway" : LASCALA
17. ___ Day : SAINTVALENTINES
19. Makes a person less tense : SETSONEATEASE
20. Exceeds, as demand : OUTSTRIPS
21. Closet item, for short : VAC
24. Collection of Blaise Pascal writings : PENSEES
25. Middle of this century : MML
28. Spanish queen and namesakes : ENAS
30. Father-and-son Connecticut congressmen Thomas and Chris : DODDS
31. Big ring : PEAL
32. Buckle attachment : STRAP
34. 9-5 connector : TIL
35. Choice word? : EENIE
36. With love : TENDERHEARTEDLY
39. Long Island university : ADELPHI
40. Like the relatives notified in emergencies, usually : NEAREST
41. Entices : LURESIN
42. Grass for some baskets : ESPARTO
43. Economical : SPARING
44. It might be tipped at a rodeo : STETSON
1. Fingers on a diamond : ROLLIE
2. "That's my intention" : IPLANTO
3. Quickly reproduces : PRINTSUP
4. Ship's boarding ladder : SEASTEPS
5. Keys and Markova : ALICIAS
6. CeCe of gospel : WINANS
7. Lavish events : GALAS
8. Like John Kerry in 2004 : OUTVOTED
9. Opposites of mansions : SHANTIES
10. Food topping in France : GELEE
11. Blast : GAS
12. Has no significance : MEANSNOTHING
13. They let traffic through after a crash : CLEAREDLANES
14. German article : DAS
18. Doesn't continue, as an argument : LETSDIE
21. Maintainers of a sacred flame in ancient Rome : VESTALS
22. Made a commitment to play : ANTEDUP
23. Boxing Hall-of-Famer Primo : CARNERA
25. Sewers, often : MENDERS
26. Sends : MAILSTO
27. ___ Hewitt, 2002 Wimbledon winner : LLEYTON
29. Nascar driver Elliott : SADLER
31. Eye : PEERAT
33. One side of a longstanding ad battle : PEPSI
35. Military encampment : ETAPE
37. Nose: Prefix : RHIN
38. Sign for a musician not to play : REST

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