New York Times, Friday, August 17, 2007

Author: Roger Barkan
Editor: Will Shortz
Roger Barkan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Barkan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. You can sink your feet into them : SHAGCARPETS
12. Bus line? : STEPTOTHEREAR
14. Caribbean cruise port of call : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
16. Diwali revelers : HINDUS
17. Sprinted, perhaps : RANARACE
18. Home of the Cotopaxi volcano : ANDES
19. Early film actress Pitts : ZASU
20. Rolling Stone cover subject : IDOL
21. Abbr. after an author's name, maybe : IBID
22. Marty's mentor in "Back to the Future" : DOC
23. Where Japanese shares are bought and sold: Abbr. : TSE
25. Mountain : TON
26. Utah's ___ Mountains : UINTA
28. Comparable to a wet hen : ASMAD
32. Pointed warning? : ENGARDE
34. This-and-that recording for a friend or a party : MIXTAPE
36. Time immemorial : AEONS
37. Van ___ of "Double Team" and "Double Impact" : DAMME
39. Some "wax" : LPS
40. ___-Bo : TAE
42. Beer may be on this : TAP
43. Cement layer's work : WALK
44. Word before and after "against" : HOPE
47. Marvel Comics series : XMEN
49. Profile on a 19¢ stamp : HAYES
50. Major component of kidney stones : URICACID
52. Hula-hoop, say : GYRATE
53. Start of a series : TELEVISIONPILOT
55. ___ diet, food plan emphasizing olive oil, fish, fruit, vegetables and red wine : MEDITERRANEAN
56. Gulf war offensive : DESERTSTORM
1. Star performer's reward : STANDINGO
2. Got together : HERDED
3. 100, say : APLUS
4. Classic cars with 389 engines : GTOS
5. Hotel room option : COT
6. Draw : ATTRACT
7. Birds with a name from Greek myth : RHEAS
8. Squirt : PEANUT
9. Title aunt in a 1979 best seller : ERMA
10. Most affected by pathos : TEARIEST
11. Leaves alone, sometimes : SALAD
12. It's guarded in a soccer game : SHINBONE
13. "Copacabana" antagonist : RICO
14. Coffee alternative : CHAITEA
15. Third-longest river of California : EEL
19. Daydreamed, with "out" : ZONED
22. Pulled off : DID
24. Partner of Coburg, historically : SAXE
26. Major in astronomy? : URSA
27. Site of the King Hussein Mosque : AMMAN
29. Language of India with a palindromic name : MALAYALAM
30. Home of Lawrence University : APPLETON
31. Accessories for a secretary : DESKSET
33. Go ahead of : ANTECEDE
35. Dennis the Menace, for one : IMP
38. Accepted bad treatment : ATEDIRT
41. Heat up : EXCITE
43. Like someone who's been fooled before : WARIER
44. Wickiup, for one : HUT
45. Self-styled "Family City U.S.A." : OREM
46. Like 1-Across : PILED
48. Scrooge McDuck, notably : MISER
49. Sleep: Prefix : HYPNO
51. National competitor : AVIS
52. Swatter's target : GNAT
54. Places for gurneys, for short : ORS

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