New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 2008

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lock combination? : COIF
5. "L'Orfeo" composer : MONTEVERDI
15. It means everything : OMNI
16. Compulsive shopper : ONIOMANIAC
17. Seeks change? : BEGS
18. 20th-century scandal : TEAPOTDOME
19. Poor devil : WRETCH
21. Court calls : LETS
22. List on a society calendar : DOS
23. Net sales : ETAIL
24. Product once advertised as "Ice-cold sunshine" : COKE
25. Bicycle pack : DECK
26. Birthplace of Sert and Miró : BARCELONA
28. Bread : MOOLA
29. "A Clockwork Orange" instrument : MOOG
30. "La Bohème" setting : GARRET
31. "Casablanca" screenwriter Julius or Philip : EPSTEIN
35. Reason : PURPOSE
36. Dawn observance : MATINS
37. Like a raspberry bush stem : CANY
38. Folds : PLIES
39. Giant perissodactyls : RHINOCERI
44. Lush sounds : HICS
45. Stooge : FOIL
46. Like M, L or XL : ROMAN
47. Call upon : ASK
48. Spongelike cake : BABA
49. "I said that's enough!" : DROPIT
50. Mixture : SALMAGUNDI
53. Council of ___, 1409 : PISA
54. Visionary : IDEALISTIC
55. Lassie creator Knight : ERIC
56. Windy? : SERPENTINE
57. Check for letters : RENT
1. Network seen in many homes, and not proudly : COBWEB
2. "The Last Don" sequel : OMERTA
3. Engaged : INGEAR
4. Boxing-related : FISTIC
5. Phototropic flier : MOTH
6. It's next to nothing : ONE
7. "Love Jones" actress, 1997 : NIALONG
8. City whose name is Siouan for "a good place to grow potatoes" : TOPEKA
9. Engage in cabotinage : EMOTE
10. Drums : VATS
11. Heel : END
12. Western Sahara region : RIODEORO
13. Flattering courtier who changed places with the tyrant Dionysius, in Greek legend : DAMOCLES
14. Blade holder : ICESKATE
20. Only starting pitcher since 1971 to win a league M.V.P. award : CLEMENS
24. Cousin of a kinkajou : COON
25. Hamlet : DORP
27. "Such Good Friends" novelist Gould : LOIS
28. Writer of the story upon which "All About Eve" is based : MARYORR
30. "Treasure Island" character : GUNN
31. What "!" provides : EMPHASIS
32. Defensive structure : PALISADE
33. Person not easily budged : STICKLER
34. Makes ends meet? : TIES
35. Something well-placed? : PAIL
37. It could end up in a fiasco : CHIANTI
39. Powerful : ROBUST
40. Big maker of tires : COOPER
41. Neoclassic style : EMPIRE
42. Dark purplish blue : RAISIN
43. Whole : INTACT
45. Dickens's "merry old gentleman" : FAGIN
48. Make a bundle : BALE
49. Cut to bits : DICE
51. Relief provider, maybe : MAP
52. Roar : DIN

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