New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 2007

Author: Oliver Hill
Editor: Will Shortz
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 2 There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crosses and such : AWARDS
7. Rid of persistent dinginess, say : REWASH
13. Crunchy salad ingredient : SNOWPEA
14. Sluggishness : INERTIA
16. [See diagram] : ADULTFILMRATING
18. Word with ceiling or football : FAN
19. Son of David : SOLOMON
20. N.Y.C. commuter option : MTA
21. Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
23. Author of "Winning Bridge Made Easy" : GOREN
24. Wisconsin senator Feingold : RUSS
25. Trick : STUNT
27. "Gnarly!" : RAD
28. "The Da Vinci Code" albino : SILAS
29. Some camp sights : TEPEES
31. Beast that bugles : WAPITI
32. T. ___ : REX
33. Marks (out) : XES
34. ___ Press, classic Venetian printer that introduced italics : ALDINE
39. Half of a 1991 film title duo : THELMA
44. Children's doctor? : SEUSS
45. ___ Lawrence Orchestra (British big band since the 1960s) : SYD
47. Domains : AREAS
48. Slew : HOST
49. Los Angeles's ___ Verdes Peninsula : PALOS
51. A long time : AGES
52. Hill creator : ANT
53. Thumb's end : SILENTB
55. Feeling in a cathedral, maybe : AWE
56. [See diagram] : ROMANNUMERALTEN
59. What x makes : PRODUCT
60. Superlatively Halloweenlike : EERIEST
61. High point : APOGEE
62. Small harpsichord : SPINET
1. Medium tempo : ANDANTE
2. Tense : WOUNDUP
3. Poking tool : AWL
4. Sch. papers : RPTS
5. Clear up : DEFOG
6. Crew member : SAILOR
7. Barely missed, as a hole : RIMMED
8. Corporation in 2001 headlines : ENRON
9. Withdraw (from) : WEAN
10. "All nature is but ___": Pope : ART
11. Bright lights, at times : STIMULI
12. Suggests : HINTSAT
13. Like blue-chip stocks : SAFEST
15. Sampras rival : AGASSI
17. 44-Across character, with "the" : LORAX
22. A : ONE
24. Light (into) : RIP
26. Gull relatives : TERNS
28. Skater Cohen : SASHA
30. Spot : SEE
31. Soggy : WET
34. B flat, enharmonically : ASHARP
35. "Fidelio" protagonist : LEONORA
36. It's shaken outside a house, not in : DUSTMOP
37. Suffix with sex : IST
38. Tree tissue : XYLEM
40. Pitching stat : ERA
41. Heir : LEGATEE
42. Who said "I believe in censorship. After all I made a fortune out of it" : MAEWEST
43. Yes : ASSENT
45. Private response? : SALUTE
46. Nonprofit groups, often : DONEES
49. ___-nez : PINCE
50. Throat ailment : STREP
53. Cozy : SNUG
54. Adriatic port : BARI
57. Hustle and bustle : ADO
58. Architect Maya : LIN

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