New York Times, Friday, September 2, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gallery sign : ARTSALE
8. It may lead to cooler heads : ICEBAG
14. Stupid creep, slangily : MEATBALL
16. Near-slave worker : COOLIE
17. Ape : MAKELIKE
18. Catalog : ASSORT
19. 1993 A.L. batting champ John : OLERUD
20. Year the National University of Mexico was founded : MDLI
22. Price abbr. : CTS
23. More likely to please : NICER
24. Newport rival : KOOL
25. Tamiroff of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" : AKIM
26. Suffix with social : ITES
27. Cornerstone word : ANNO
28. Wool source : LLAMA
29. Author Rand : AYN
30. Sober : CLEARHEADED
32. "Bwana Devil" was the first one : THREEDMOVIE
34. Happy-go-lucky : FREEANDEASY
36. They may be turnoffs: Abbr. : RDS
39. Fine, in slapstick : LARRY
40. Ballpark figs. : ESTS
41. Unstable lepton : MUON
42. Temple part : APSE
43. Realizes : NETS
44. Approached rapidly : RANTO
45. Cousin of a chickadee : TIT
46. Frank Sinatra's "Meet Me at the ___" : COPA
47. Fritz of the Chicago Symphony : REINER
48. Bag holder : TEAPOT
50. Period of greatest success : NOONTIDE
52. Unrestrained parties : ORGIES
53. Look : DEMEANOR
54. Fake : PSEUDO
55. Architects' work : DESIGNS
1. Unbreathable part of an atmosphere : AMMONIA
2. Kind of TV : REALITY
3. Come into one's own : TAKECENTERSTAGE
4. Firewood measures : STERES
5. "It's all ___" ("I can't remember") : ABLUR
6. Installed : LAID
7. Tennessee River tributary : ELK
8. Announcement at the table : ICALL
9. Start of a Mozart title : COSI
10. Daughter of Hyperion : EOS
11. Shipping charges? : BLOCKADERUNNING
12. Exposure : AIRTIME
13. Loses one's cool : GETSMAD
15. Site of a pitchers' lineup? : LEMONADESTAND
21. Easily-used people : DOORMATS
24. Substantially (in) : KNEEDEEP
25. Jai ___ : ALAI
27. Chrysler Building architect William Van ___ : ALEN
28. Charge : LEVY
30. Seymour ___, the Father of Supercomputing : CRAY
31. Pardner's mount : HOSS
33. "___ goes" : HERE
34. Bygone haircut : FLATTOP
35. Old armory stock : RAPIERS
37. Adored : DOTEDON
38. Causes of some domestic disturbances : SNORERS
41. Trader Vic invention : MAITAI
43. Au contraire : NOTSO
44. French royal called "Le Bon," and others : RENES
46. College figure : COED
47. "Coriolanus" setting : ROME
49. More, musically : PIU
51. It comes in many vols. : OED

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