New York Times, Saturday, September 22, 2007

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mad magazine feature : SPYVSSPY
9. Spherical bacteria : COCCI
14. Weekly since 1865 : THENATION
16. Financial V.I.P. : BARON
17. Martin of Hollywood : PAMELASUE
18. Quaint contraction : SHANT
19. Puts in : ELECTS
20. Admits : OWNSUPTO
22. Falls apart : TANKS
23. Not quite up yet : ONTAP
24. Pick apart : PAN
25. 1990s N.F.L. running back Curtis ___ : ENIS
26. ___ Paradise of Kerouac's "On the Road" : SAL
27. Keep in order : POLICE
29. Ones needing fulfillment? : RXS
30. Locale for most of the New York Marathon : CITYSTREETS
32. Kind of state : SATELLITE
33. Rest stops? : SANATORIUMS
36. Dobby or Winky, in Harry Potter : ELF
39. Solo : ONEMAN
40. Hum follower? : VEE
41. "Pinocchio" character voiced by Mel Blanc : CLEO
42. "That hurts!" : YOW
43. Played out : TIRED
45. Rialto Bridge sight : CANAL
46. One use for anise : BISCOTTO
48. Risqué : DARING
49. Not broadside : ENDON
50. Mountain climber's need : ENDURANCE
52. Jaguar maker : ATARI
53. When Hamlet first sees a ghost : SCENEFOUR
54. Band active from 1995 to 2002 : NSYNC
55. Providers of peer review? : EYETESTS
1. Figure in many jokes : STPETER
2. Troop group : PHALANX
3. Arabs who are not in OPEC : YEMENIS
4. Some sweaters : VNECKS
5. Smelling things : SALTS
6. London's Covent Garden and others: Abbr. : STAS
7. Dicks : PIS
8. Daredevil's creed : YOUONLYLIVEONCE
9. Home of "The NFL Today" : CBSSPORTS
10. Bishop Museum setting : OAHU
11. Small sunfish : CRAPPIE
12. Help for a secret agent : CONTACT
13. Cantillates : INTONES
15. 1995 political book subtitled "Leader of the Second American Revolution" : NEWT
21. When the kids are out : NAPTIME
23. Old drive-in fare : OATER
26. "Happy Days" catchphrase : SITONIT
28. The General ___, "The Dukes of Hazzard" auto : LEE
30. Beyond oblivious : CATATONIC
31. Turned : SLUED
32. Half of a 1960s R & B duo : SAM
33. Source of lecithin : SOYBEAN
34. Chooses : ANOINTS
35. Part of the Tribune Company : NEWSDAY
36. Current events around Christmas : ELNINOS
37. Round steak, e.g. : LEANCUT
38. Kind of crystals : FOLGERS
41. Wine order : CARAFE
44. Rounds: Abbr. : RTES
45. Addition sign : CARET
47. It's hard to walk on : CORN
48. Rise by the shore : DUNE
51. "The Partridge Family" actress : DEY

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