New York Times, Saturday, September 25, 2010

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Masonry that requires little mortar : ASHLAR
7. "Duck" call? : WATCHOUT
15. Mr. or Mrs. Right : THEONE
16. ___ Shelly, writer/director/co-star of "Waitress," 2007 : ADRIENNE
17. They might grab something to eat : TALONS
18. Draws inspiration from, maybe : IMITATES
19. 1965 top 10 hit for the Dave Clark Five : ILIKEITLIKETHAT
21. Mushroom parts : CAPS
22. Big name in agribusiness : DEERE
23. British actor Postlethwaite : PETE
24. Hank Williams's home state: Abbr. : ALA
25. Heavy metal, e.g. : GENRE
26. Maker of rifles and revolvers : RUGER
27. Total producers : ADDENDS
29. Personal problems : DEMONS
30. Birds said to feed their young with elephants : ROCS
31. Instrument capable of glissandi : HARP
32. Withdraw : SECEDE
35. Table of values : DATASET
38. Compact container? : PURSE
39. Common number of spots on a ladybug : SEVEN
40. Crime novelist McDermid : VAL
42. Shade akin to lavender : IRIS
43. Specialty of Charlie Parker : BEBOP
44. There might be one for depression : GENE
45. California city with a statue of Jack Benny : RANCHOCUCAMONGA
48. Practically : ASGOODAS
49. Made a hash of, with "up" : LOUSED
50. Reluctant risers : LIEABEDS
51. Computer program subsection : MODULE
52. "Unfortunately ..." : SADTOSAY
53. Attachable by pressing : SNAPON
1. Ancient land on the Aegean : ATTICA
2. 1974 top 10 Al Green hit subtitled "Make Me Happy" : SHALALA
3. Takeoff spot for many a traffic reporter : HELIPAD
4. Attractiveness : LOOKS
5. James I's queen consort : ANNE
6. Requirement for running for political office : RESIDENCE
7. 1960s-'70s group originally known as the Teenagers, with "the" : WAILERS
8. Prize : ADMIRE
9. Short ride? : TRIKE
10. Make an example of : CITE
11. Alternatives to furnaces : HEATPUMPS
12. Active : ONTHEGO
13. Left over, possibly : UNEATEN
14. Tough questions : TESTERS
20. Cares for : TENDS
25. Sparkly rock : GEODE
26. Showed, as a classic : RERAN
28. Tails : DRESSCOAT
29. Oasis sights : DATEPALMS
31. Devastation : HAVOC
32. Increases alarmingly : SPIRALS
33. The majority of people live here : EURASIA
34. Drew back : CRINGED
35. "L'Enfant Prodigue" composer : DEBUSSY
36. Balances : EVENSUP
37. Juicy fruit : TANGELO
39. Two-time Grammy winner Jon : SECADA
41. Sluggish : LEADEN
43. Seems to indicate : BODES
44. It may be smoked in a supermarket : GOUDA
46. Depression-era traveler : HOBO
47. Sentimentalize : MOON

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