New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 2007

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Adoption option: Abbr. : ASPCA
6. Settled down securely : CAMPED
12. They're often unpaid : INTERNS
14. Do further work on a bird? : RECARVE
15. Construction material : CORRUGATEDSTEEL
17. Applies polish to? : EDITS
18. Some sit on pads : MICE
19. Parcel part : ACRE
20. Face with stone : REVET
21. It may be usurious: Abbr. : INT
22. Waite ___, Hall-of-Fame Yankees pitcher : HOYT
23. Hospital supplies : SERA
24. Feature of some classical architecture : STOA
26. Fragrant heartwood : ALOE
27. James Bay native : CREE
29. Five atoms in a ulexite molecule : BORONS
31. Face attack : COMEUNDERFIRE
35. Writ introduction? : HABEAS
36. 1988 tennis Grand Slam winner : GRAF
37. Actress Pataky : ELSA
38. Cockney greeting : ELLO
40. Relatives of pollocks : CODS
44. It might consist of a 19-Across : PLOT
45. Become full : EAT
46. High-tech surveillance acronym : AWACS
48. Soapstone, say : TALC
49. "You betcha, Bartolomé!" : SISI
50. "___ Work" (George F. Will best seller) : MENAT
51. Early : AHEADOFSCHEDULE
54. Some bygone roadsters : DATSUNS
55. Blue Angels member, e.g. : AEROBAT
56. Fluish, perhaps : SNEEZY
57. Less like a yo-yo : SANER
1. Some poles : ANODES
2. Fight : STRIVE
3. Relatively fresh : PERTER
4. Water fleas, barnacles, etc. : CRUSTACEA
5. Lee of Hollywood : ANG
6. Grant : CEDE
7. Filter holders, briefly : ACS
8. 1932 Garbo title role : MATAHARI
9. Give shades to in advance : PRECOLOR
10. Who's a critic? : EVERYONE
11. Strikes : DELETES
12. Certain rose creator : ICER
13. Banjolike Japanese instrument : SAMISEN
14. Leaf part : RECTO
16. Auto option : TINTEDGLASS
25. Julie Harris's "East of Eden" role : ABRA
28. Machination : RUSE
30. So as to avoid getting shot : OFFCAMERA
31. Eastwood played him in five films : CALLAHAN
32. Out : OBSOLETE
33. Thighs may be displayed in it : MEATCASE
34. Thighs may be displayed in it : EROTICA
35. Water polo teams, e.g. : HEPTADS
39. Conductor Segerstam and novelist Enger : LEIFS
41. As yet uncollected for : OWEDON
42. It rises in the Black Forest : DANUBE
43. Graduated : SCALAR
47. Galley countermand : STET
49. Sharp rival : SONY
52. Old washday choice : DUZ
53. The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES

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