New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 2007

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sleuthing aid : FLASHLIGHT
11. Early education : ABCS
15. Hammer wielder : AUCTIONEER
16. Bangkok currency : BAHT
17. YouTube phenomenon : VIRALVIDEO
18. ___ witness : STAR
19. Suffix with polymer : ASE
20. Walk-on parts? : LEGS
21. Safari hazard : TSETSE
23. "Rhapsodie norvégienne" composer : LALO
24. Co-creator of Hulk and Thor : STANLEE
25. Napoleon, e.g. : PASTRY
28. Allergist's procedure : SKINTEST
29. Lexicon listing : ENTRY
30. Relative of homespun : TWEED
31. Century-ending Middle Ages year : MCC
32. Modern organizers, briefly : PDAS
33. Judge, e.g. : TRIER
34. Skittish wildlife : DEER
35. Record finish? : EST
36. Fail to be : ARENT
37. Food also called mostaccioli : PENNE
38. Fictional Pulitzer-winning journalist in a 2006 film : LOISLANE
40. Didn't fizzle : LASTED
41. Aquatinting acid : ETCHANT
42. Succeed : WORK
43. Grinders : MOLARS
44. One might be kidding : GOAT
45. U.S.C.G. rank : CPO
48. "Madama Butterfly" wear : OBIS
49. Much-anticipated Paris debut of 1992 : EURODISNEY
52. Colleague of 38-Across : KENT
53. Place for trophies at an awards luncheon : PRIZETABLE
54. Concert venues : ODEA
55. 1971 Elton John song : TINYDANCER
1. Kind of bean : FAVA
2. See 51-Down : LUIS
3. Plot segment : ACRE
4. Where folks go off and on: Abbr. : STA
5. "View From the Summit" memoirist : HILLARY
6. Swell : LOVELY
7. ___ López de Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus : INIGO
8. People may get them before going to coll. : GEDS
9. Part of a giggle : HEE
10. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Bryan : TROTTIER
11. Not in the picture : ABSENT
12. Archer's post : BATTLEMENT
13. Action thriller staple : CHASESCENE
14. Homey's acceptance : STREETCRED
22. Innards of some clocks : SAND
23. Posts: Abbr. : LTRS
24. Earth-shattering activity? : SKEET
25. Casbah fugitive of French film : PEPELEMOKO
26. Noted diary words : ANDSOTOBED
27. Alternative to a rip cord : STATICLINE
28. Coarse type : SWINE
30. ___ Canal (connector of lakes Ontario and Huron) : TRENT
33. It intersects the nave : TRANSEPT
34. Secretary, e.g. : DESK
36. Garden no-no, now : ALAR
37. One of six pieces by Bach : PARTITA
39. Daisy variety : SHASTA
40. Like some questions : LOADED
42. Vertiginous : WOOZY
44. Wink accompanier : GRIN
45. "Power Lunch" channel : CNBC
46. Legendary kicker : PELE
47. Legal hearing : OYER
50. Sch. in Kingston : URI
51. With 2-Down, seat of Costilla County, Colo. : SAN

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