New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 2005

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Early release : BETA
5. Island once controlled by Carthage : MALTA
10. Lombardy's Lake ___ : COMO
14. 1993 Debra Winger drama based on a Mary McGarry Morris novel : ADANGEROUSWOMAN
17. Having no redeeming features : ROTTENTOTHECORE
18. Woody Allen film about cookie-making criminals : SMALLTIMECROOKS
19. First name in Romanian tennis : ILIE
20. Joel's seducer in "Risky Business" : LANA
21. Uses a paddle, perhaps : CANOES
24. Misleads : FAKESOUT
28. Improve : AMEND
29. Cell alternative : PAGER
30. Paternity determiner : DNA
31. Features of TV weather forecasts : MAPS
32. 30-Across may provide them : CLUES
33. Children's author Lowry : LOIS
34. Airline Web site stat. : ETA
35. Cagers collect them : FOULS
36. Special gift : FORTE
37. Old master's medium : OILPAINT
39. Mooring line : HAWSER
40. One small step for a man? : RUNG
41. Hang loose : LOLL
42. "The Winslow Boy" playwright : TERENCERATTIGAN
49. "By now you should know…" : IVESAIDITBEFORE
50. Reform opponents, often : VESTEDINTERESTS
51. Not taken in by : ONTO
52. Wrapped up : ENDED
53. "___ Gone" (Hall & Oates hit) : SHES
1. Cell wall, perhaps : BARS
2. Kingdom given to Esau : EDOM
3. Parting word : TATA
4. Pit-digging insects : ANTLIONS
5. Compos ___ : MENTIS
6. Auerbach of the old "Jack Benny Show" : ARTIE
7. It generates material : LOOM
8. Teaching relationships : TUTELAGES
9. Southern cornbreads : ASHCAKES
10. Après-ski orders : COCOAS
11. Classic novel set in Tahiti : OMOO
12. On your ___ : MARK
13. Certain column : ONES
15. Became semirigid : GELLED
16. Filmmaker Herzog : WERNER
21. Brief appearance : CAMEO
22. Valuable violin : AMATI
23. Nation with a pentangular flag : NEPAL
24. Poor service : FAULT
25. Pets often have them : ODORS
26. Fuse : UNITE
27. Jolt deliverer : TASER
29. Entered impetuously : PLUNGEDIN
32. Concur : COINCIDE
33. Despicable sorts : LOWLIFES
35. Zoological groups : FAUNAE
36. Suffer a moment of weakness : FALTER
38. Fast : PRESTO
39. Breeding ground : HOTBED
41. Coffeehouse order : LATTE
42. Time-shifting device : TIVO
43. Equitable : EVEN
44. Take a few minutes : REST
45. Drink garnish : RIND
46. "Holy cow!" : GOSH
47. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
48. Scottish river to Moray Firth : NESS

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