New York Times, Friday, August 20, 2010

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Objet d'art at auction in "Octopussy" : FABERGEEGG
11. Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
15. Torn : INADILEMMA
16. Grps. sponsoring many book fairs : PTAS
17. What a lift may get you out of : LOWSPIRITS
18. Languishes in the lockup : ROTS
19. Big print: Abbr. : ENL
20. Not procrastinating : ONIT
21. Rosaceous ornamental : SPIREA
23. European princely dynasty name : ESTE
24. Ancient dynasty name : PTOLEMY
25. Newspaper section : SPORTS
28. Phil Mickelson specialty : FLOPSHOT
29. Shake, as a tail : ELUDE
30. Sweat blood : SLAVE
31. Bit of bread : ONE
32. Make less flamboyant : MUTE
33. What a V may indicate : PEACE
34. Doesn't look normal : MUGS
35. Its HQ is in D.C.'s Federal Triangle : IRS
36. Origination point for many fireworks : BARGE
37. Dogged : BESET
38. It's played with 144 pieces : MAHJONGG
40. Reading-and-feeding occasions : SEDERS
41. Heir, legally : ALIENEE
42. Cosmetic extremes? : CEES
43. Strands on a branch, perhaps : TINSEL
44. Org. that subpoenaed Abbie Hoffman : HUAC
45. He outlawed 38-Across because it promoted gambling : MAO
48. Rambos might wield them : UZIS
49. Lampshade blemish : SCORCHMARK
52. "The Labors of Hercules" painter : RENI
53. Simple trattoria dressing : AGLIOEOLIO
54. What people are on during a nail-biter : EDGE
55. Common feature of a Dracula mask : WIDOWSPEAK
1. Put in the archives : FILE
2. Like many forum postings: Abbr. : ANON
3. Not just sniffle : BAWL
4. Masthead figs. : EDS
5. "Touché!" elicitor : RIPOSTE
6. Effects created by 43-Across : GLINTS
7. Unexplainable, maybe : EERIE
8. Discharge : EMIT
9. Std. in chronometry : GMT
10. Pilot's setting : GASSTOVE
11. Folks are often fooled when these arrive : APRILS
12. Magazine : STOREHOUSE
13. Prejudicial propagandist : HATEMONGER
14. What cribs might be used for : ESSAYTESTS
22. Venerated visitor : POPE
23. Himmel und ___ (apple-and-potato dish) : ERDE
24. Niche : PLACE
25. Still developing : SEMIMATURE
26. Like men, women and children : PLURALIZED
27. Topping : OUTSHINING
28. Fannie who wrote "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" : FLAGG
30. It has a diagonal rib : SERGE
33. Plywood cutter : PANELSAW
34. Hospital administration, briefly : MEDS
36. A boxer may work on it : BONE
37. Triangular nut producers : BEECHES
39. Daughter in "'night, Mother" : JESSIE
40. Creature with a paddlelike tail : SEACOW
42. "Antiques Roadshow" item : CURIO
44. You may hear Muzak when you're on it : HOLD
45. ___ soprano : MALE
46. Soprano ___ : ARIA
47. Assent to relent : OKOK
50. Hollywood techie's field, briefly : CGI
51. Disorderly do : MOP

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