New York Times, Friday, July 28, 2006

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.52 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Handle holders : CBERS
6. Bone near the shoulder : SCAPULA
13. "Phenomenology of Spirit" author, 1807 : HEGEL
14. Exposed : LAIDOPEN
15. Make bank withdrawals? : ERODE
16. State flower of Nebraska : GOLDENROD
17. Number of mari : SETTE
18. Staple of a Rudolph Valentino film : LOVESCENE
19. Risqué business? : STRIPPOKER
21. Do stuff : HAIR
22. Pistols, e.g. : SIDEARMS
23. Beepers : HORNS
24. Qajar dynasty's domain : PERSIA
25. Best Musical of 1999 : FOSSE
26. Batters have them : STANCES
28. Hesitant about committing oneself : CAGEY
31. Emulated Isocrates : ORATED
34. Untagged : NOTIT
35. Like teeth after some dental visits : WHITENED
37. Flatten : IRON
38. Laundry challenge : GRASSSTAIN
40. Friendly snake? : CONGALINE
42. It's a rush : SEDGE
43. Exercise routine : KNEEBENDS
44. Not on the edge : INSET
45. Studs, e.g. : EARRINGS
46. Event drawing intl. criticism : NTEST
47. Falls off : LESSENS
48. Big name in oil … and oils : GETTY
1. "Through the Looking-Glass" game : CHESS
2. Some soldiers' wear : BERETS
3. What a big winner might be on : EGOTRIP
4. Shellfish contaminant : REDTIDE
5. Certain shower gift : SLEEPERSET
6. Relieves : SALVES
7. Fruit drink : CIDER
8. Fruit drinks : ADES
9. Rain gear : PONCHOS
10. Raises : UPREARS
11. Strong and regal : LEONINE
12. Physicist Angström : ANDERS
14. Biker's cry : LOOKMANOHANDS
16. Joyful hymn word : GLORIA
20. Sick-looking : PASTY
23. Greeting at the door, serving the hors d'oeuvres, etc. : HOSTESSING
25. Guinness Book listings : FEATS
27. They're more than pinches : CRISES
28. Haloes : CORONAE
29. They make things up : ATONERS
30. Teriyaki spices : GINGERS
32. Accord : ENTENTE
33. Fixed : DEADSET
34. Football defense that employs five defensive backs : NICKEL
35. Gets with great difficulty : WRINGS
36. It makes a long story short : DIGEST
38. Orbiter of note : GLENN
39. Meshed : NETTY
41. Rosemary's love in a classic Anne Nichols play : ABIE

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