New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 2011

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Organ appendages : PEDALS
7. Holds tight : SITSPAT
14. Some creepy crawlers : LARVAE
15. Opening words from a TV news reporter : WERELIVE
16. Seek, with "to" : ASPIRE
17. Makes negotiating difficult, in a way : ICESOVER
18. It can be round or cubed : STEAK
19. Job for base pay? : GRUNTWORK
20. Prepares a course for : MAPS
21. One in la famille : FRERE
22. Chuang ___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
23. Animal ordered to "be angry, and dispatch," in Shakespeare : ASP
24. Loudspeaker's sound : BLARE
25. German region known for viticulture : MOSEL
27. Items of jewelry : TIECLIPS
29. Ghastly : WAN
30. Mix : VARIETY
31. Spoiled : GONEBAD
35. Rec room attire : TEE
36. Finish line? : GOODGAME
37. Weighed down : LADED
40. Not making sense : CRAZY
41. Part of speech?: Abbr. : SYL
42. What unsettled people do? : OWE
43. Believer's trait : PIETY
44. Kind of index : HEAT
45. Words said in disbelief : WHATGIVES
48. In a way, informally : KINDA
49. Way out of a dangerous situation : FIREEXIT
50. Where singles congregate in a bar? : TIPJAR
51. Targets of fact-finding missions? : ALMANACS
52. Nissan's first hybrid vehicle : ALTIMA
53. Shows signs of instability : TEETERS
54. Item in an actor's portfolio : GLOSSY
1. It's hung on the wall of a sports bar : PLASMATV
2. Home to 1 1/2 billion people : EASTASIA
3. Product whose name lost its period in the 1950s : DRPEPPER
4. Some sneakers : AVIAS
5. Caper : LARK
6. Match, as a contribution? : SEE
7. Encrypted, perhaps : SECURE
8. Broadway musical of 1919 and 1973 : IRENE
9. Give a whirl : TEST
10. ___ burn : SLOW
11. Some revolutions : PIVOTS
12. Somewhat hostile : AVERSE
13. 1985 Pulitzer winner for "The Good War" : TERKEL
15. Linemen : WIRERS
19. Inferior, as some wines : GRAPY
21. Top-___ : FLITE
24. Not be fast : BLEED
25. Title woman in a 1975 #1 hit : MANDY
26. Pull from the ground, quickly? : ONEG
28. Name : CITE
29. Lightheaded : WOOZY
31. Womanizers : GOATS
32. Barkless dogs : BASENJIS
33. "Doubt" co-star, 2008 : AMYADAMS
34. Emission in a cloud chamber : DELTARAY
36. Receives : GREETS
37. Diet, maybe : LOWFAT
38. Some time : AWHILE
39. "Oh my stars!" : DEARME
40. High-school class : CIVICS
43. Entertainment giant with a 1995 I.P.O. : PIXAR
44. Savvy about : HIPTO
46. Milk source : TEAT
47. Means of inheritance : GENE
48. Block passage of : KILL
50. Make it? : TAG

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