New York Times, Saturday, September 9, 2006

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blockbuster : SMASHEROO
10. Inside job : DECOR
15. "You'd better believe it!" : NOFOOLING
16. Hanging open : AGAPE
17. Base figure : INFIELDER
18. Places for toupees : DOMES
19. Victorian : PRIG
20. Camp sight : MESSTENT
22. Dirt : PORNO
24. Thorny subject : ROSE
25. Romance fiction award : RITA
26. Mocha setting : YEMEN
27. Neighbor of Draco : URSAMINOR
29. Mrs. Miller in "Ah, Wilderness!" : ESSIE
31. The Pleiades, e.g. : SEPTET
32. Noodlehead : ASS
35. Knock : PAN
36. Great time : EON
37. Some E.R. cases : ODS
38. Dig : SHOVEL
40. Thompson who played Fat Albert : KENAN
42. Absorbent component of some cat litter : SILICAGEL
44. Thresholds : CUSPS
48. Rotten : EVIL
49. #24 who played in 24 All-Star Games : MAYS
50. Author Canin : ETHAN
51. His "J.B." won the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Drama : MACLEISH
53. Heart : CORE
54. Sticking point? : BRIAR
55. Odets hero Joe : BONAPARTE
59. Unhand : LETGO
60. Smooth and white : ALABASTER
61. Some nods : YESES
62. Warms up : GETSREADY
1. Displaying short-temperedness : SNIPPY
2. County name in 17 states : MONROE
3. Ratify : AFFIRM
4. Well-groomed : SOIGNEE
5. It can turn over a lot : HOE
6. Head of lettuce? : ELL
7. Relieve : RID
8. What there may be room for, barely : ONEMORE
9. Fairy tale villain : OGRESS
10. Pops : DADS
11. Self-guided "tour" : EGOTRIP
12. Acquired with little or no effort : CAMEINTO
13. Having digital display? : OPENTOED
14. Extra boots : RESTARTS
21. Yuletide, e.g. : SEASON
23. Some writers write this way : ONSPEC
24. Remains to be seen? : RUIN
28. Imperil : MENACE
30. Makings of a hero, maybe : SALAMI
32. Knesset, literally : ASSEMBLY
33. Noisy celebration : SHIVAREE
34. Goes after : SOLICITS
36. They may shock you : EELS
39. Hamlet's cousin : VILLAGE
40. Listening post? : KEYHOLE
41. Crank : NUTCASE
43. Blowhard : GASBAG
45. Fan sound : SHORTA
46. Split : PARTED
47. Derisive : SNEERY
52. "The Garden of ___" (Wilde poem) : EROS
56. Mr. Miller in "Ah, Wilderness!" : NAT
57. Workout target, for short : ABS
58. Stock figure : PAR

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