New York Times, Friday, December 24, 2004

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Parts of some Correggio paintings : SERAPHS
8. Handheld shooter : MINICAM
15. Beyond the blue : OVERSEA
16. Calixa Lavallée composition : OCANADA
17. 1962 #1 hit for five weeks : BIGGIRLSDONTCRY
19. Natural shades : ECRUS
20. Idea of a musical composition : THEMA
21. Fortune : HAP
22. Drivers' choices: Abbr. : RTES
23. "I Was ___ War Bride" : AMALE
24. Mother of Artemis : LETO
25. Umpire's call : LET
26. Tarzan film actress Markey and others : ENIDS
27. Stop along the way : MOTEL
28. "It's not clear-cut" : YESANDNO
30. It may be hair-raising : MOUSSE
31. Some jars and bottles : SCREWTOPS
33. Out of the blue? : ASHORE
36. Bugbear : BOGEYMAN
40. Not to be taken seriously : INANE
41. Veins : MODES
42. Had : ATE
43. Boxer's attire : ROBE
44. Recipe phrase : MIXIN
45. Protein unit : GRAM
46. Opening for light? : TWI
47. Plain ___ : TOSEE
48. Romance in verse : GESTE
49. Senior's complaint : IMTOOOLDFORTHIS
52. Bar : MEASURE
53. Activity of one who's paper-trained? : ORIGAMI
54. Became involved in : ENTERED
55. Cobbles, in a way : RESOLES
1. How best to judge : SOBERLY
2. Adam or Eve : EVICTEE
3. Terse R.S.V.P. : REGRETS
4. Victim of Hermes : ARGUS
5. They're pitchfork-shaped : PSIS
6. "Talk to ___," 2002 Almodóvar film : HER
7. Drudge's place : SALTMINE
8. Types : MODELS
9. "Where ___ from …" : ICOME
10. Dog of literature : NANA
11. Some income: Abbr. : INT
12. Document seals : CACHETS
13. Magazine publishing info : ADRATES
14. What some celebrations are centered around : MAYPOLE
18. Didn't really hit : SHADOWBOXED
23. Automaker Citroën : ANDRE
24. Rotten : LOUSY
26. Ink, in Isère : ENCRE
27. Puts on an unhappy face : MOPES
29. Together : ASONE
30. ___ David : MOGEN
32. So-o-o scrumptious : TODIEFOR
33. Station slot : AIRTIME
34. White guys? : SNOWMEN
35. Home : HABITAT
37. Lead ceremoniously : MARSHAL
38. Together : ATATIME
39. Ruin : NEMESIS
41. Used weasel words : MISLED
44. Her "Collected Poems" won the 1952 Pulitzer : MOORE
45. Start : GETGO
47. See the sights : TOUR
48. 1912 painter of Picasso : GRIS
50. Suffix with malt : OSE
51. Underground wealth : ORE

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