New York Times, Friday, August 10, 2007

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oblong dessert : BANANASPLIT
12. Compositions : MUSICALPIECES
14. Wizards and Magic, e.g. : BASKETBALLTEAMS
16. "Heat traps" in houses : ATTICS
17. Suitable for hypertension sufferers : SALTFREE
18. Liquid used in canning : BRINE
19. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
20. Traditional know-how : LORE
21. Skull Island denizen, for short : KONG
22. Mushy ___ (British dish) : PEAS
23. Drab and colorless : MOUSY
24. Geom. measure : ANG
25. Kind of dish : SOAP
26. "___ Now" (1968 R & B album) : ARETHA
27. Old masters reside in them : GALLERIES
29. Court staff : CLERKS
32. Bully's target, maybe : NERD
33. Biblical figure who says to God "Make me understand how I have erred" : JOB
36. Takes on : HIRES
37. Overlook : MISS
38. Baker v. ___ (landmark Supreme Court voting rights case) : CARR
39. Memo heading : INRE
40. Square dance partner : GENT
41. Long known for playing football : HOWIE
42. Doesn't stay on topic : MEANDERS
44. Gelato sans milk : SORBET
45. Hiding one's true feelings : PUTTINGUPAFRONT
47. French-born architect who designed Washington, D.C. : PIERRELENFANT
48. 1930 novel that takes its title from Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" : CAKESANDALE
1. Bankrupting : BUSTING
2. For the ___ : ASKING
3. Potential heiress : NIECE
4. Congressional output : ACTS
5. Grab ahold of : NAB
6. It separates the Bering Sea from the Pacific : ALASKAPENINSULA
7. Spreads out : SPLAYS
8. Compartmentalized box's contents : PILLS
9. Two-time football Pro Bowler Leon : LETT
10. White sheets : ICEFLOES
11. Take from a book, say : TEAROUT
12. Female prison official : MATRON
13. "From Russia With Love" org. : SMERSH
14. Sweet, glazed cake : BABKA
15. "G'bye!" : SEEYA
19. It leaves an impression : SEAL
22. D.C. players : POLS
23. Wilbur Post's "pal" : MRED
25. "The Odd Couple" director : SAKS
26. Is shown : AIRS
27. Ice cream flavor : GREENTEA
28. Lie : REST
29. Early "astronaut" : CHIMP
30. It reveals who's on first : LINEUP
31. Undependable : ERRATIC
33. Paleontologist's discovery, maybe : JAWBONE
34. Show the ropes to : ORIENT
35. Jeremy ___, 1980s-'90s portrayer of Sherlock Holmes : BRETT
37. Gets into a single lane, say : MERGES
38. Stock holder : CORRAL
40. Romance or horror : GENRE
41. 1992 Nicholson title role : HOFFA
43. Highlands weapon : DIRK
44. Soft rock? : SAND
46. Many a retirement gift : PEN

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