New York Times, Friday, April 23, 2010

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {KW} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hearty cuts : TBONES
7. Response of mock subservience : YOURANG
14. Lid : CHAPEAU
15. The "thee" in "Get thee to a nunnery" : OPHELIA
16. Address location : LECTERN
17. Bad setting : GERMANY
18. 1040 subjs. : IRAS
19. Room in Clue : STUDY
21. Antibiotic, e.g., briefly : MED
22. Prefix with relation : COR
23. Finds unbearable : ABHORS
25. "Meet Me at the ___" : COPA
26. Govt. org. associated with auctions : HUD
27. Fencing action : FEINT
28. Culmination's opposite : NADIR
29. Blanche DuBois's "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers," e.g. : EXITLINE
31. Founder of experimental physiology : GALEN
32. Bad marks gotten in high school? : ACNE
33. Lizard Fuel beverage maker : SOBE
34. Top banana : MRBIG
36. Giant in fashion : HUGOBOSS
40. Cardio option : TAEBO
41. Palate stimulus : SAPOR
42. HVAC measure : BTU
43. Not settled : IFFY
44. Defense attorney's claim : DURESS
45. Syllables sung by Figaro : LAS
46. "Non ___ andrai" (Figaro aria) : PIU
47. 36-Down, notably : LOSER
48. Tubes in an oven : ZITI
49. 1886 Alcott sequel : JOSBOYS
51. Favorite card game of Winston Churchill : BEZIQUE
54. In the main : ASARULE
55. Musical with the song "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" : AVENUEQ
56. Spinner with numbers : ROLODEX
57. Boston and Charleston : DANCES
1. "The Great Railway Bazaar" travel writer : THEROUX
2. Owner of Martini & Rossi, Dewar's and Grey Goose : BACARDI
3. Gets off the fence : OPTS
4. It separates two names : NEE
5. Attention : EAR
6. Gloom's opposite : SUNSHINE
7. Kind of smoothie : YOGURT
8. Pundit pieces : OPEDS
9. Pulitzer winner for "Driving Miss Daisy" : UHRY
10. Nocturnal cycle occurrence : REM
11. Having gotten the scoop? : ALAMODE
12. One standing in the back of an alley : NINEPIN
13. Sense of orientation : GAYDAR
14. Chestnut : CLICHE
20. Cosmetologist's concern : TONE
23. Org. with a handshake in its logo : AFLCIO
24. It's alive : BEING
25. Biblical scout : CALEB
28. He played an attendant at Wally's Filling Station in 1960s TV : NABORS
30. Puss : TABBY
31. "Our Lips Are Sealed" band : GOGOS
33. 2007 hit comedy with a character who dubbed himself McLovin : SUPERBAD
34. One who might be seen in the offing? : MAFIOSO
35. Thumbs-down : REFUSAL
36. Famously overconfident competitor : HARE
37. Indirect : OBLIQUE
38. Bronzes, maybe : STATUES
39. Final track on the Rolling Stones' "12 X 5" : SUSIEQ
40. Place for extra notes on a piano? : TIPJAR
41. Area where the hoax Piltdown man was found : SUSSEX
44. Creator of Professor Challenger : DOYLE
47. Obstreperous : LOUD
48. Calamine component : ZINC
50. Dawg : BRO
52. 2006 Bond girl ___ Green : EVA
53. Road to enlightenment, for some : ZEN

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