New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 2005

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dentist's concern : ORALHEALTH
11. They're not advanced studies : ABCS
15. Old soap, perhaps : RADIODRAMA
16. Bar preference : NEAT
17. You may slow down when it goes off : FUZZBUSTER
18. Tiber tributary whose name means "black" : NERA
19. Host seeker : FLEA
20. "? on the head of ___" : APIN
21. Bloated : PUFFY
22. High-tech suffix : TRON
23. Large weight lifters : CRANES
24. Kind of contract clause : NOTRADE
28. One with a fitting job : TAILOR
29. Overthrow, say : ERROR
30. Commute : TRANSFORM
33. Where shorts may be manufactured : ANIMATIONSTUDIO
35. Volcanic spew : LAVAROCKS
36. Small arm : INLET
37. Secretary in both Clinton's and George W. Bush's cabinet : MINETA
38. Least cold : KINDEST
40. Title girl in a 1977 Shaun Cassidy hit : DEANIE
41. Languish : PINE
42. How many people trust : INGOD
43. Ding : DENT
44. "Nothin'" : NADA
48. Passengers' concerns, briefly : ETAS
49. Subject of Ruth Montgomery's biography "A Gift of Prophecy" : JEANEDIXON
51. Proceeded : CAME
52. Means of recapturing one's youth? : AMBERALERT
53. Components of un archipel : ILES
54. "Heavens!" : GOODNESSME
1. "Catulli Carmina" composer : ORFF
2. 1980's Argentine president ___ Alfonsín : RAUL
3. Wood dresser : ADZE
4. "Cabaret" name : LIZA
5. Rounded quoits peg : HOB
6. Stephen King's Delacroix : EDUARD
7. Classical treatise on verse : ARSPOETICA
8. 7-Down is in it : LATIN
9. Some special agts. : TMEN
10. Pirate's exclamation : HAR
11. Pledge recipient : ANNUALFUND
12. Kind of soup : BEEFNOODLE
13. Service providers to Martha's Vineyard, e.g. : CARFERRIES
14. Doesn't dash off : STAYS
21. Untouched : PRISTINE
22. "American Pie" actress : TARAREID
23. Keisters : CANS
24. "Batman" theme composer Hefti : NEAL
25. Like some shrubs : ORNAMENTAL
26. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," e.g. : TRIVIAGAME
27. High bridge sites : ROMANNOSES
28. Copper : TANSKINNED
31. "M*A*S*H" extra : ROK
32. Pioneering women's rights advocate : MOTT
34. Popular pledge drive gift : TOTE
39. Make a prisoner of war : INTERN
40. Cinque doubled : DIECI
41. R & B singer Bryson : PEABO
43. Expo presentation : DEMO
44. ___ Asther, suave, Swedish-born actor in old films : NILS
45. Turning points : AXES
46. Home away from home : DORM
47. Show that one's in? : ANTE
49. Bender : JAG
50. Former South Korean president Kim ___ Jung : DAE

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