New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 2012

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQUZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 160 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Regular fluctuation : EBBANDFLOW
11. Resourcefulness : WITS
15. Choose not to mess with : LEAVEALONE
16. Stop shooting : WRAP
17. Written between two rows of text : INTERLINED
18. "But men are men; the best sometimes forget" speaker : IAGO
19. Opposing : STANDINGAGAINST
21. "Jelly Roll, Bix and ___" (1994 history of early jazz) : HOAGY
22. Lamb's "___ From Shakespeare" : TALES
23. Empty space : GAP
24. ___ of Denmark (James I's queen consort) : ANNE
25. Fiber-rich fruits : FIGS
26. Madrigal syllables : TRALA
28. Crumbled ingredient in "dirt pudding" : OREO
29. Takes the big cheese down to size? : GRATES
30. Surprising revelation : SHOCKER
34. Superior facility : PROWESS
35. "You have been ___" : WARNED
36. Salon selections : DYES
37. She bests Sherlock in "A Scandal in Bohemia" : IRENE
38. Light : AIRY
39. Snide remark : GIBE
43. Items found in jackets : LPS
44. TV golf analyst who won three Masters : FALDO
46. What tickets may get you : FINES
47. Some movies on TV are shown in it : LETTERBOXFORMAT
50. Possible solution : IDEA
51. Approximately : GIVEORTAKE
52. Film genre : NOIR
53. Quick affair? : ONENIGHTER
54. One attracted to vinegar : GNAT
55. Terrible #2s : SORELOSERS
1. "24" actress Cuthbert : ELISHA
2. Robert who won Oscars for both writing and directing "Kramer vs. Kramer" : BENTON
3. 1942 invasion site : BATAAN
4. Pay back : AVENGE
5. Square : NERDY
6. "Burning Giraffes in Yellow" painter : DALI
7. More obdurate : FLINTIER
8. Much earlier : LONGAGO
9. Two stars of "Paper Moon" : ONEALS
10. One held in a trap : WEDGE
11. When the O.S.S. was formed : WWII
12. Reagan-era scandal : IRANGATE
13. Subjects of many notices stapled to telephone poles : TAGSALES
14. Part of a timing pattern on a football field : SPOTPASS
20. Winners of the longest postseason game in major-league history (18 innings, 2005) : ASTROS
25. Lead role in "Miracle on 34th Street" : FRED
27. Way to serve vegetables : RAW
28. 1940s-'50s tough-guy portrayer Dennis : OKEEFE
29. Gandalf the ___ : GREY
30. Drinking to excess : SWILLING
31. Brought up incessantly : HARPEDON
32. Aeschylus trilogy : ORESTEIA
33. "This Week at War" airer : CNN
34. Mineral found in igneous rocks : PYROXENE
36. Took a mulligan on : DIDOVER
38. Typical lab rat, e.g. : ALBINO
39. Circumferences : GIRTHS
40. Yardbird : INMATE
41. Cylindrical vessel with a flat bottom : BEAKER
42. Compounds found in wine : ESTERS
45. Ancient Mycenaean stronghold : ARGOS
46. Do without : FORGO
48. Pointed, in a way : TART
49. Stymie : FOIL

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