New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 2005

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Monopoly property : BALTIC
7. Bawls out, slangily : STRAFES
14. Egypt's Tell el-___ : AMARNA
15. Dixon of the Mason-Dixon line : JEREMIAH
16. Travelocity heading : HOTELS
17. "That sounds about right" : IGUESSSO
18. Fans circulate in them : ARENAS
19. Goes here and there : GADS
20. Message from M.L.K. Jr. : SER
21. How someone 5-Down behaves : MINDLESSLY
23. Visibility reducer : MIST
24. Wall Street inits. : ASE
25. Fields : AREAS
26. Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
27. Avg. : STD
28. Head of the old Metro Pictures : LOEW
29. Soprano Shade : ELLEN
30. They heat up your food : JALAPENOS
32. "Oliver ___" (2003-04 sitcom) : BEENE
34. Family members, affectionately : UNCS
35. MSN, e.g. : ISP
38. Like many students at school : BUSED
39. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Smith : OZZIE
40. Prefix with realism : NEO
41. Prince of opera : IGOR
42. Good for a 26-Down : RAZORSHARP
44. Truck part : CAB
45. Do some logrolling : BIRL
46. Home with a wide overhang : CHALET
47. New York City mayor after John Lindsay : ABEBEAME
49. Weather influencer : LANINA
50. Leopard spots, e.g. : ROSETTES
51. Plane, e.g. : EVENER
52. Kind of algebra : BOOLEAN
53. Leave : DESERT
1. British Commonwealth member in the Americas : BAHAMAS
2. Writer about love : AMORIST
3. Got dark : LATENED
4. Where things are headed : TREND
5. See 21-Across : INLALALAND
6. Potluck contribution : CASSEROLE
7. "Blume in Love" star and others : SEGALS
8. Jerry Marcus comic strip : TRUDY
9. Children's author Ennis ___ : REES
10. Pro-___ : AMS
11. Able to be split : FISSILE
12. Starts gently : EASESIN
13. Nantucket sound? : SHORTA
15. Easy Christmas gifts to identify before unwrapping : JIGSAWPUZZLES
22. ___ movie : SEEA
23. Where TV's Flo waitressed : MELS
26. See 42-Across : CLOSESHAVE
29. Surrounded : ENCIRCLED
30. Raspberry : JEER
31. Carmaker Ferrari : ENZO
32. Nightmare cause : BUGABOO
33. 1962 pop hit with a foreign title : ESOBESO
35. Congaing, e.g. : INALINE
36. Less stressed : SERENER
37. Breakfast bite : POPTART
38. Acid reducer, briefly : BICARB
39. Some strokers : OARMEN
42. Neck ringer : RIATA
43. Hose manufacturer : HANES
45. Animal, in Arles : BETE
48. Unit of power ratio : BEL

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