New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 2007

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Interest of Miss Marple : CLEW
5. Blow-drying problem : HEATDAMAGE
15. Liner's locale : LASH
16. Slipping frequencies : ERRORRATES
17. Spot : ESPY
18. Steering system components : FRONTAXLES
19. "___ the glad waters of the dark blue sea": Byron : OER
20. James Bond was kicked out of it : ETON
21. Eric of "Lucky You" : BANA
22. Contortionist's inspiration? : PRETZEL
24. Aquavit flavorer : CARAWAY
27. Risible : ABSURD
28. Paris fashion house since 1956 : CHLOE
29. Seed's exterior : TESTA
30. Off by a mile : DEADWRONG
34. 1990s Indian P.M. : RAO
35. Where some addresses come from : PODIA
36. Massenet's "Le ___ de Lahore" : ROI
37. Setting of Camus's "The Fall" : AMSTERDAM
40. One yawning : CHASM
42. Sign at some booths : ONAIR
43. Marina accommodations : BOATEL
44. Notoriety : RECLAME
47. Hansom cab accessory : LAPROBE
48. Massive star : IDOL
49. Half of doce : SEIS
50. Something often smelled : RAT
51. Factor in a home's market value : CURBAPPEAL
55. Do groundbreaking work? : MINE
56. Carried by currents, in a way : OCEANBORNE
57. Winetaster's concern : BODY
58. Serenity : HEARTSEASE
59. Forum infinitive : ESSE
1. Shakespearean character who introduced the phrase "salad days" : CLEOPATRA
2. Tattoo remover : LASERBEAM
3. Coffeehouse menu subheading : ESPRESSOS
4. 1959 #1 Frankie Avalon hit : WHY
5. Tested, as a load : HEFTED
6. Documentarian Morris : ERROL
7. Elvis follower : ARON
8. Lot : TON
9. Richard Gere title role of 2000 : DRT
10. Basso Berberian : ARA
11. Sports champ depicted in "Cinderella Man," 2005 : MAXBAER
12. Counselor-___ : ATLAW
13. Davis of "Cutthroat Island" : GEENA
14. Theme : ESSAY
20. Fitch who co-founded Abercrombie & Fitch : EZRA
23. Indication of disapproval : TUT
24. Novelist Potok : CHAIM
25. Tony winner for "Guys and Dolls," 1951 : ALDA
26. Detail on some tickets : ROW
28. Material used in making saunas : CEDAR
30. "Pink Shoe Laces" singer Stevens : DODIE
31. "Elijah" and others : ORATORIOS
32. Bridle parts : NOSEBANDS
33. Piercing glance : GIMLETEYE
35. Coventry park sight : PRAM
38. It's raised after a payment is collected : TOLLBAR
39. Disney doe : ENA
40. Pinches : COPS
41. Part of a laugh : HAR
43. Temporary property holder : BAILEE
44. Konica Minolta competitor : RICOH
45. Elicit : EDUCE
46. Chick playing a piano : COREA
47. Isn't quite neutral : LEANS
49. Toxin fighters : SERA
52. Symbol of industry : ANT
53. "Be more ..." sloganeer : PBS
54. "Some Words With a Mummy" penner : POE
55. Honourary title: Abbr. : MBE

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