New York Times, Friday, July 24, 2009

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It doesn't exist : NOSUCHTHING
12. Find fault with : COMPLAINABOUT
14. A soldier's gear, for example : GOVERNMENTISSUE
16. Bloomer after whom bloomers are named : AMELIA
17. Raison ___ : DETRE
18. Rent to another : RELET
19. Toy from China : PEKE
23. "Young ___ Boone" (short-lived 1970s TV series) : DANL
24. You might grind it out : BUTT
25. Fast hits : LINEDRIVES
27. With 5-Down, snooping aid : SPY
28. Discussed at length : HASHEDOVER
29. Musical direction that means "lyrical" in Italian : CANTABILE
30. Actor who debuted in "Kung Fu: The Movie" : BRANDONLEE
32. Snooping aid : TAP
35. Activities at punk rock concerts : SLAMDANCES
36. "Gotta run!" : TATA
37. High bark : YELP
38. End ___ : USER
39. Foolish, in British slang : BARMY
40. Fruit salad ingredient : MELON
42. Folk singer Tom with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award : PAXTON
43. It gets you up and around : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
48. Words from one who won't settle : SEEYOUINCOURT
49. People in a line : DESCENDANTS
1. Whim-wham : NOVELTY
2. It might contain a filling : OMELET
3. Diagonally set spar : SPRIT
4. Bone involved in pronation : ULNA
5. See 27-Across : CAM
6. Move quickly : HIE
7. Spike's former name : TNN
8. Ring contents, maybe : HAT
9. Bibliog. equivalent of "ditto" : IBID
10. Calamitous decline : NOSEDIVE
11. French painter Courbet : GUSTAVE
12. Arise : COMEUP
13. Pulitzer-winning historian Frederick Jackson ___ : TURNER
14. Outfits : GARBS
15. Fish that can move equally well forward and backward : EELS
19. Team whose home arena is the Palace of Auburn Hills : PISTONS
20. Better : ENHANCE
21. Company with a tree in its logo : KEEBLER
22. Fluid dynamics phenomena : EDDIES
25. Convertible carriage : LANDAU
26. It's assumed : ROLE
28. Bit of assistance : HAND
29. Local or regional Boy Scout gathering : CAMPOREE
30. Nullifies, as an oath? : BLEEPS
31. Made a comeback : RALLIED
32. Medieval conquerors : TARTARS
33. Maximally : ATMOST
34. Max of video game fame : PAYNE
35. "___ by Sinatra" (1982 collaborative jazz album) : SYMS
36. Reaganomics recommendation : TAXCUT
39. One addressed as "lord" : BARON
41. Parliamentary faction : NAYS
42. 1/6 of an inch : PICA
44. Ad ___ (at the place: Abbr.) : LOC
45. Good name for a trial lawyer : SUE
46. Ingredient in Delftware glazing : TIN
47. "What next?" : AND

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