New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Finish, with "up" : MOP
4. Benefiting from benzoyl peroxide : ACNED
9. Run : SCOOT
14. Common course penalty : ONESTROKE
16. No family fare : PORNO
17. 1871 sequel to a classic 1868 novel : LITTLEMEN
18. Conclude by : ENDAT
19. Got going : ACTUATED
20. Unpleasantly involve : ENMESH
21. Checks : REINSIN
22. Phoenician love goddess : ASTARTE
23. Campaign mgr.? : GEN
24. Monks, at times : INTONERS
25. It may be congested : SINUS
28. Saxony seaport : EMDEN
29. Year the Liang dynasty began in China : DII
30. Major oil refinery port : ADEN
31. Jerusalem artichoke, e.g. : TUBER
32. Attention : MIND
33. Appliance setting : LOW
34. Eppie's guardian, in an Eliot classic : SILAS
35. Simile's end? : LONGE
36. Caught : ENSNARED
38. Wagner's "___ fliegende Holländer" : DER
39. One proceeding confidently : STRIDER
40. Captures again, in a way : RETAPES
44. Trailer units : SCENES
45. Long-distance service with fixed rates for fixed zones : WATSLINE
46. One of a crime-fighting TV pair : LACEY
47. Wasn't silly : MADESENSE
48. Steaming : IRATE
49. Gathers quotes on : PRICESOUT
50. 1666 London fire chronicler : PEPYS
51. Struck down : SMOTE
52. Romantic lead-in : NEO
1. One may be crowned : MOLAR
2. Standing by : ONICE
3. ___ di pollo (chicken breasts) : PETTI
4. World records? : ATLASES
5. No Einstein : CRETIN
6. The "Julius" of Gaius Julius Caesar, e.g. : NOMEN
7. Squeezed : EKED
8. Place to kick back : DEN
9. Used to buy : SPENTON
10. Cheat : CONMAN
11. Called for delivery : ORDEREDIN
12. Under one's control : ONASTRING
13. Not in front or back : TOTHESIDE
15. Zapper : STUNGUN
20. Dimethyl sulfate, e.g. : ESTER
22. Home of the Cordillera Real : ANDES
24. Comment from a tough guy : IMBAD
25. Return requirement : SALESSLIP
26. "Whatever" : IDONTCARE
27. Just the headlines : NEWSRECAP
28. Formulator of the quadratic reciprocity law : EULER
31. Targets of inflation : TIRES
32. Portrayer of Lt. Rodriguez on "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : MORALES
34. Part of a forlorn face : SADEYES
35. Deliberator's words : LETSSEE
37. You can get cited for doing it : NINETY
38. Notice : DETECT
40. Call : RADIO
41. Attach, in a way : PINON
42. Result : ENSUE
43. Handle : SEETO
45. Friendly : WARM
47. "M*A*S*H" extras, for short : MPS

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