New York Times, Friday, July 8, 2005

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {KQVZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Elephant Celebes" painter : ERNST
6. Sits in the cellar, maybe : AGES
10. Ad headline : SALE
14. Greet : SAYHI
15. Olympics coach Karolyi : BELA
16. Heart : CRUX
17. David of CNN : ENSOR
18. Feature of Capri pants : SLIT
19. One to grow on : ACRE
20. "Check it out" : GETALOADOFTHIS
23. No longer pure : ADULTERATED
24. Bon vivant's interest : HAUTECUISINE
27. Facing: Abbr. : OPP
28. Whse. unit : CTN
29. Scrub brush target : GRIME
33. 1960's sitcom title role : JEANNIE
36. Bugs : HASSLES
38. 10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
39. Small business co-owner? : MOM
40. "Saffron-robed" goddess, in Homer : EOS
41. Hostess's question : ONELUMPORTWO
46. Return to the table, perhaps : RENEGOTIATE
48. Part of South Carolina's coastline : PORTROYALSOUND
51. Prefix with business : AGRI
52. One who meditates : YOGI
53. Awards since 1956 : OBIES
55. Points are discussed in it: Abbr. : GEOM
56. Nautical heading : ALEE
57. 1970's compact : LECAR
58. Peut-___ : ETRE
59. Tandoor-baked breads : NANS
60. El primer mes del año : ENERO
1. -speak : ESE
2. Called : RANG
3. Provider of daily listings: Abbr. : NYSE
4. Tried to bring down : SHOTAT
5. Steam is blown off during it : TIRADE
6. Sheer : ABSOLUTE
7. Kind of mold : GELATIN
8. Shortens, in a way : ELIDES
9. Spiritual goal, for some : SATORI
10. Goes here and there : SCATTERS
11. Primitive: Prefix : ARCHE
12. Like some tales or details : LURID
13. Past dates? : EXES
21. Noted 1999 Daytime Emmy winner : LUCCI
22. They might be a pain in the neck : FANGS
24. Holiday Inn competitor, for short : HOJO
25. Miffed, after "in" : APET
26. ___ the crack of dawn : UPAT
30. Frankie Laine's "___ Her Go" : ILET
31. Speak Persian? : MEOW
32. Italian pronoun : ESSO
34. Twelve : NOONTIME
35. Montana, e.g., once : NINER
36. Mass communication? : HOMILIES
37. Oscars org. : AMPAS
39. Radiation, e.g. : MUTAGEN
42. "The Sweet Hereafter" screenwriter/ director, 1997 : EGOYAN
43. The Ramblers of the N.C.A.A. : LOYOLA
44. 2005 portrayer of Casanova : OTOOLE
45. Sandwich eponym : REUBEN
46. Shelfmate of Webster : ROGET
47. Fluff : ERROR
48. Many an airport announcement : PAGE
49. "Well done!" : NICE
50. Steep : DEAR
54. Breaking capacity, briefly : SRO

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