New York Times, Friday, February 25, 2005

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tom, to Samuel F. B. Morse : DASHES
7. Not let the lees settle : RESTIR
13. Throughway : ARTERY
14. Exploitative employer : PADRONE
15. Some urban legends : HOAXES
16. Front : FORESIDE
17. Kind of moth : LUNA
18. New York-based TV host : OBRIEN
20. Numbers preceder: Abbr. : LEV
21. Creep : INCH
22. Folk singer John : PRINE
23. French chef's mushroom : CEPE
24. Take ___ breath : ADEEP
26. 11-time 1930's-40's All-Star : OTT
27. There are 745.7 of them in one horsepower : WATTS
28. Levelheaded : DOWNTOEARTH
31. Film technique : FREEZEFRAME
32. Hotel amenity : ROOMSERVICE
33. Case for a podiatrist : CORNS
34. Part of le printemps : MAI
35. Line of cliffs : SCARP
39. Spanish pronoun : ESAS
40. English philosopher George Henry ___ : LEWES
42. Scoundrel : HEEL
43. ___ al-Khaimah (one of the United Arab Emirates) : RAS
44. Early in the morning : ATDAWN
45. 48-Across feature : ARIA
46. Carrier of devastating cargo : ENOLAGAY
48. Verdi work whose title character is a bandit : ERNANI
50. Lee of literature : ANNABEL
51. In final form, as a film : EDITED
52. Reporter who uses shoe leather : LEGMAN
53. Meet people : RACERS
1. Pale violet : DAHLIA
2. Here and there : AROUND
3. Golf lesson topic : STANCE
4. Most dice : HEXAHEDRONS
5. Up until : ERE
6. Techie administrator : SYSOP
7. Peep show : RAREE
8. Isn't that just perfect? : EDEN
9. High class?: Abbr. : SRS
10. Act of dressing and grooming oneself : TOILETTE
11. Rigorous : INDEPTH
12. "Superman and the Mole Men" star, 1951 : REEVES
14. Angle : POINTOFVIEW
16. Waste : FRITTERAWAY
19. Award for showing : BRONZEMEDAL
23. One who may adjust a belt : CARMECHANIC
25. Lays : POEMS
27. Some noncombatants, for short : WAACS
29. First name in horror : WES
30. Joseph C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
31. Dirt-cheap : FORASONG
32. Singer Cash : ROSANNE
33. Total, e.g. : CEREAL
36. Make sparkling : AERATE
37. "Fatal Instinct" director : REINER
38. They're checked : PLAIDS
40. Wearer of three stars: Abbr. : LTGEN
41. Unkind look : SNEER
44. Rubáiyát stanza scheme : AABA
47. Skedaddle : LAM
49. Package info: Abbr. : RDA

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