New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 2010

Author: Trip Payne & Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
454/10/199411/1/20141
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1033463133
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1.52411
Patrick Berry
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1957/11/19992/22/20152
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641131660482
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1.53770

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Payne. This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. Mimeographs, e.g. : DUPLICATORS
12. Breathless wonder : AWE
15. Paperless reading materials : ONLINEMEDIA
16. Dentiform : tooth :: pisiform : ___ : PEA
17. 1970s woe : STAGFLATION
18. Resident ignored by census takers : PET
19. Alliterative pro team name : TENNESSEETITANS
21. Shake, say : STIR
22. Actress Balsam who was once married to George Clooney : TALIA
23. Western wear : STETSONS
27. "___ vile" (epithet for Falstaff) : VARLET
28. Van Gogh's "Portrait of ___ Tanguy" : PERE
29. Nielsen count : VIEWERS
31. Inserts, often : ADS
32. Like arugula's flavor : PEPPERY
33. "You ___!" : BET
36. Possible causes of sleep apnea : TONSILS
37. Runner's place : BASE
38. Makes excessively large : BLOATS
41. Song involving an 8-Down, in part : ALOUETTE
43. Stock-buying venue : RANCH
44. Place for pick-ups : NAPE
45. Writer who doesn't need an agent : AUTHORPUBLISHER
52. Receiver of contributions, for short : IRA
53. "You needn't worry about that" : LEAVEITTOME
54. Party staple : DIP
55. Had people over : ENTERTAINED
56. Ascertain : SEE
57. Ingredients in everything bagels : SESAMESEEDS
1. "After whom ___ thou pursue?": 1 Samuel : DOST
2. Green : UNTESTED
3. Snack brand : PLANTERS
4. Low-grade coal : LIGNITE
5. Concludes : INFERS
6. Locations for Pluto, sometimes : CELS
7. Part of a famous conjugation : AMAS
8. Something plucked in 41-Across : TETE
9. Slobbery cartoon character : ODIE
10. Fray : RIOT
11. Clean : SANITARY
12. Scandalize : APPALL
13. Twerp : WEENIE
14. Gradually destroys : EATSAT
20. Clippers' skippers, e.g. : TARS
23. Mineral ___ : SPA
24. Raw foodists don't need them : OVENS
25. Edges : NIPS
26. Alternative to grayscale : SEPIA
27. It's left in a book : VERSO
30. Fit : WELL
32. Results of road fatigue : POTHOLES
33. Item in Commissioner Gordon's office : BATPHONE
34. Favored : ESTEEMED
35. Simple top : TEE
36. Dash part : TACH
37. Epithet for the mouse in "To a Mouse" : BEASTIE
38. Do lines? : BRAIDS
39. Jo's suitor in "Little Women" : LAURIE
40. Available as evidence, maybe : ONTAPE
42. Quarterback nicknamed the Golden Arm : UNITAS
46. ___ Fonck, top Allied fighter ace of W.W. I : RENE
47. Consoles, in a way : PATS
48. Optic layer : UVEA
49. Earthen embankment : BERM
50. Cigarette label word : LITE
51. "Chariots of Fire" beat it for Best Picture : REDS

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