New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 2001

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 60, Blocks: 31 Missing: {GJQXZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.47 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eastern Canadian Indian : MICMAC
7. Certify, with "to" : ATTEST
13. Surround with radiance : ENHALO
14. Put away, in a way : SHEATHE
16. Guide : SHERPA
17. Most fresh : SASSIEST
19. Classic cigar brand : MURIEL
20. Bushbuck, e.g. : ANTELOPE
21. Mixes like oil and water : EMULSIFIES
23. Subj. studied for an M.B.A. : ECON
24. Debate segment : REBUTTAL
25. Building brace : STRUT
26. "How the Other Half Lives" author : RIIS
27. K2CO3 : POTASH
28. Fire : PASSION
32. Strips of stripes : DEMOTES
33. Radio comedian dubbed "The Perfect Fool" : EDWYNN
34. How one might run : LATE
35. Folk-rock singer John : PRINE
36. Phobic feeling : AVERSION
41. Walkie-talkie button : SEND
42. Ceremonial celebration : OBSERVANCE
44. Reveals, perhaps : UNDRAPES
46. Colors slightly : TINCTS
47. Roy Rogers's Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
48. Passé : OLDHAT
49. Agence France-Presse subscriber : LEMONDE
50. Cheater's hiding place : SLEEVE
51. Confirms, as a password, perhaps : REKEYS
52. Brought together : HERDED
1. German physician who lent his name to an -ism : MESMER
2. Enter into a plot? : INHUME
3. Figure at St. Peter's Basilica : CHERUB
4. Actress Henner : MARILU
5. Growing on a mountain below the tree line : ALPESTRINE
6. Diplomats' success : COALITION
7. Goes off on : ASSAILS
8. Aristocrat of old : THANE
9. Feelers : TESTS
10. Prosperity : EASE
11. Hole puncher : STILETTO
12. Ayatollah, e.g. : THEOCRAT
15. Advocate : ESPOUSE
18. ___ place : TENTHS
22. Gladly : FAIN
25. Neighbor of Cambridge : SOMERVILLE
27. Pioneer reggae musician : PETERTOSH
28. Excites a bit : PEPSUP
29. Gland that secretes cortisol : ADRENAL
30. Expert with a racket : SWINDLER
31. Predictable pattern : SYNDROME
32. Noted Barry : DAVE
34. Snags : LASSOES
37. Tool with a belt : SANDER
38. Made slow progress : INCHED
39. It goes from A to A : OCTAVE
40. Settled in : NESTED
42. Speculate : OPINE
43. Highly flexible, as wire strips : BENDY
45. How one might run : AMOK

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