New York Times, Friday, July 30, 2010

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 20 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) Average word length: 6.41 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Christmas trifle : STOCKINGSTUFFER
16. Like bar codes : MACHINEREADABLE
17. Cup holders and such : AUTOACCESSORIES
18. Femmes mariées, across the Pyrenees: Abbr. : SRAS
19. Glaciation products : ARETES
20. Tailor's concern : FIT
21. Joined the swarm : HIVED
23. Knockout : ONER
24. Actress Edelstein of TV's "House" : LISA
25. "___ Femme Mariée" (Jean-Luc Godard film) : UNE
26. Convened anew : RESAT
28. Walnut, e.g. : COLOR
29. Nag : PESTERER
31. 90 proof, say : POTENT
32. Quahogs : HARDCLAMS
34. Potential game stoppers : SPEARS
37. Wig out : HAVEACOW
41. Rare equine hybrid : HINNY
42. See 36-Down : BIZET
43. Flight ticket abbr. : ARR
44. ___ McCawley, Ben Affleck's role in "Pearl Harbor" : RAFE
45. Airport patrons often avoid it : DUTY
46. Series finale : OMEGA
48. ___ heap : INA
49. "Aww"-inspiring : CUTESY
51. Bounce : ELAN
52. It was put on decades ago : VINTAGECLOTHING
55. Elaborate : ENTERINTODETAIL
56. Tip over, say : LOSEONESBALANCE
1. Bad traffic accident : SMASHUP
2. Bullish : TAURINE
3. Musical series : OCTAVES
4. Drew a lot, say : CHOSE
5. Amanti maker : KIA
6. User of a record-keeping device called a quipu : INCA
7. Dead, as tissue : NECROSED
8. Ones concerned with sustainable design : GREENARCHITECTS
9. Quatrain's longer relative : SESTET
10. Real stunner : TASER
11. Japanese salad plants : UDOS
12. "___ out!" : FAR
13. Dangerous thing to leak : FBIFILE
14. "Have mercy," in a Mass : ELEISON
15. Result of jumping the gun : RESTART
22. Overcast : DREARY
24. Mucho : LOTSA
27. Goes off : ERRS
28. Total : COMETO
30. Ross, Lennox or Angus, in Shakespeare : THANE
31. Smooth over : PAVE
33. Epithet for an annoying roommate : LAZYSLOB
34. Decrease in vitality : SHRIVEL
35. Undersize keyboard : PIANINO
36. "Jeux d'___" (42-Across keyboard work) : ENFANTS
38. One of the seven hills of Rome : CAELIAN
39. Free of hormones, say : ORGANIC
40. Have words : WRANGLE
42. C4H8 : BUTENE
45. Started on a course : DUGIN
47. Masur's New York Philharmonic predecessor : MEHTA
49. Italian sweet? : CARO
50. Sage exiled on the planet Dagobah : YODA
53. Sports supporter : TEE
54. Abbr. that might appear above "e-mail" : TEL

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