New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Automatic, e.g. : FIREARM
8. Band-aid : STOPGAP
15. Part of Italian East Africa : ERITREA
16. Millennium Falcon pilot : HANSOLO
17. Military policy : DONTASKDONTTELL
19. Winged being, in Germany : ENGEL
20. Sequence sung by kids : EIEIO
21. Find out : SEE
22. Some Bourbons, par exemple : ROIS
23. Grain sorghum variety : DURRA
24. W.W. II service acronym : WAAC
25. Foster son of the comics : ARN
26. Times when Mexico and Brazil celebrate their independence: Abbr. : SEPTS
27. "Meet John Doe" director : CAPRA
28. Concern of 55-Across : LEGALITY
30. Least colorful : PALEST
31. Press conference response : NOCOMMENT
33. Many a monk, once : SCRIBE
36. Like some radiation : IONIZING
40. Cries for attention : AHEMS
41. Some bolt holders : TNUTS
42. "Flower Drum Song" actor : SOO
43. Lock giant : YALE
44. Nucleus : CADRE
45. Mideast capital : SANA
46. It may be polit. : SCI
47. Turn red, maybe : RIPEN
48. Training ship trainee : CADET
49. Song from "A Chorus Line" : WHATIDIDFORLOVE
52. Former English royal house : HANOVER
53. Powerless to progress : UPATREE
54. Workers with horse sense? : OSTLERS
55. People getting into briefs? : LAWYERS
1. Like post-Revolutionary architecture : FEDERAL
2. Refined find : IRONORE
3. Like certain endorsements : RINGING
4. Ending with Rock : ETTES
5. ___ Sea, known in ancient times as Oxianus Lacus : ARAL
6. Monitor stat. : RES
7. Brown-nose : MAKEUPTO
8. Smiths : SHOERS
9. "Goldfinger" actress Mallet : TANIA
10. Able to see through : ONTO
11. Ore. is on it : PST
12. Comes unglued : GOESAPE
13. Very attentive : ALLEARS
14. Relative of a sable : POLECAT
18. Lecherous : DIRTYMINDED
23. Clear for takeoff : DEICE
24. Move breezily : WALTZ
26. Ones who may be wearing spotted ties? : SLOBS
27. ___ Major : CANIS
29. Modern film genre : ANIME
30. Board game played with stones : PENTE
32. Wearing black, perhaps : MOURNFUL
33. Response to a dubious assertion : SAYSWHO
34. Dances with a shuffle-step : CHACHAS
35. Self-___ : RELIANT
37. ___ Freleng, creator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck : ISADORE
38. Emphatic rejection : NONEVER
39. Facial features : GOATEES
41. Tropical animals : TAPIRS
44. Kind of press : CIDER
45. Off-color : SALTY
47. Bank of Paris : RIVE
48. Avian food holder : CRAW
50. "___'able David" (classic silent film) : TOL
51. W.W. II agcy. : OPA

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