New York Times, Friday, September 22, 2006

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lake St. ___, between Michigan and Ontario : CLAIR
6. Ones turning on stoves? : SPATULAS
14. Informal greeting : HOWDO
15. 1966 Frank Sinatra hit : THATSLIFE
16. Exotic locale in old literature and song : ARABY
17. Had nowhere to go but up : HITBOTTOM
18. Boxer Tommy, loser to Joe Louis in a 1937 title bout : FARR
19. Successor to Goldberg on the Supreme Court : FORTAS
20. X-___ (big, in commercial names) : TRA
21. Popular weekend event : FLEAMARKET
23. Arizona's ___ Canyon Dam : GLEN
24. Where Dick Cheney grew up : CASPER
25. Peak : CREST
26. Sidestepped : AVERTED
28. It may be found under an umbrella : MAITAI
29. Decorative covers : GRILLES
30. ___ acid (preservative) : BENZOIC
31. Matched : AGREED
32. Deeply tan : BRONZED
33. Very loosely knit : NETTY
34. Emulate a base runner? : GOAWOL
35. Lion prey : GNUS
36. Sword swallowing, e.g. : VARIETYACT
40. W.W. II map: Abbr. : ETO
41. M-1 rifle inventor : GARAND
42. Be in preparation : BREW
43. Totally unlike : DISPARATE
45. Star of "The One," 2001 : JETLI
46. Free : UNOBLIGED
47. Old-fashioned buildings in the English countryside : OASTS
48. Excerpts : PASSAGES
49. "Same Time, Next Year" happening : TRYST
1. Refuse : CHAFF
2. Major defense contractor : LORAL
3. Omniscient : AWARE
4. Name jewelry : IDBRACELETS
5. Literally, "king" : ROY
6. Slipped out of : SHIRKED
7. Magician's forte : PATTER
8. Diamond datum : ATBAT
9. Chinese menu word : TSOS
10. Last: Abbr. : ULT
11. Fifth of five : LITTLETOE
12. As above : AFORESAID
13. Like some differences : SEMANTIC
15. Athletes Jim and Ian : THORPES
19. Had nothing : FASTED
22. Ghost of literature : MARLEY
23. Yellowstone sight : GRIZZLYBEAR
25. Lacks what it takes : CANNOT
26. 1978 and 1986 World Cup winner : ARGENTINA
27. Masters : VIRTUOSOS
28. Reacted kittenishly : MEOWED
29. Bullied, in a way, with "on" : GANGEDUP
30. Hit with an errant pitch, maybe : BRAINED
32. Certain salts : BORATES
34. Tower's end? : GARAGE
36. Carrier whose logo is an eight-pointed star : VARIG
37. Like craft shows : ARTSY
38. Early Europeans : CELTS
39. It's a surprise : TWIST
41. Many a charity event : GALA
44. "Zoboomafoo" network : PBS
45. Bit : JOT

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