New York Times, Friday, June 10, 2011

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KQWZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 142 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. It uses liquid from a pitcher : SPITBALL
9. Cloud maker : ABOMB
14. Resolve a longstanding disagreement : HAVEITOUT
16. ___ 8 : SUPER
17. Political entity of 1854-1900 : ORANGEFREESTATE
19. Tree-defoliating insect : TENTCATERPILLAR
20. Tries to ensure a hit : AIMS
21. One with big hips, maybe : ROSE
22. Bounces : EJECTS
25. They're thrown in anger : TANTRUMS
29. What keeps a camera rolling? : DOLLY
30. Old English recorder : PEPYS
31. Day break : NAP
32. Pirate's hiding place, possibly : ISLE
33. "Poor Richard's Almanack" tidbit : MAXIM
34. Maintenance : CARE
35. Roadbed inset : TIE
36. Like the ancient Greeks : PAGAN
37. "Beyond the Sea" singer : DARIN
38. Ones offering pass protection? : SENTRIES
40. Designated : TERMED
41. Membership list : ROTA
42. Jazz trumpeter Baker : CHET
43. Largest land animal : AFRICANELEPHANT
50. Popular June program? : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
51. Mid 19th-century president : DAVIS
52. Site of Goodfellow Air Force Base : SANANGELO
53. Spheres : AREAS
54. 1950s million-selling song that begins "The evening breeze caressed the trees ..." : TENDERLY
1. Chance to win : SHOT
2. Shave : PARE
3. Tolstoy character ___ Ilyich : IVAN
4. Arm of the sea? : TENTACLE
5. Typical of urban life : BIGCITY
6. Special Forces units : ATEAMS
7. Artists' stories, maybe : LOFTS
8. It's at the end of the line : LURE
9. Hockey stat : ASSISTS
10. Role in a drawing-room mystery : BUTLER
11. Flame Queen ___ (famous gemstone) : OPAL
12. Having multiple layers of self-reference : META
13. Southern contraction : BRER
15. Swampland swimmer : TERRAPIN
18. Rob Roy or Shirley Temple : EPONYM
22. Cuts a line, say : EDITS
23. Animated girl-group leader : JOSIE
24. Actress Corby who played Grandma Walton : ELLEN
25. Short-lived republic founded in 1836 : TEXAS
26. Take a piece from : UNARM
27. Madame Tussaud's first name : MARIE
28. Devote : SPEND
30. Elaborate spectacles : PAGEANTS
33. Cocktail often made with pineapple juice : MAITAI
34. Queen Dido's home : CARTHAGE
36. Handle, as paperwork : PROCESS
37. Where one may take the plunge? : DEEPEND
39. Game show fodder : TRIVIA
40. Oedipus, for one : THEBAN
42. Copy : CLONE
43. Alan who won an Emmy for his role on "The West Wing" : ALDA
44. "That little darkroom where negatives are developed," per Michael Pritchard : FEAR
45. Major party : RAVE
46. Conseil d'___ (French government body) : ETAT
47. Make known : AVER
48. "Little" Dickens character : NELL
49. Where Patroclus met his end : TROY

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