New York Times, Friday, September 4, 2009

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 19 Missing: {FGJQVX} Spans: 8, (4 double stacks) Average word length: 6.44 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wood cutters : RIPSAWS
8. Small river craft: Var. : BATTEAU
15. Psychiatrist's arsenal : ANTIDEPRESSANTS
17. They were used on old TV's "Twenty One" : ISOLATIONBOOTHS
18. Welcome things on hectic workdays : LULLS
19. Concluding notes : CODAS
20. Start making a stink? : ROT
21. Increase in volume, in mus. : CRES
22. Zapped : NUKED
23. Modern, in Münster : NEUE
24. Timor Sea, vis-à-vis the Indian Ocean : ARM
25. Sank on a course : HOLED
26. Little wood : COPSE
27. Well-thought-out : REASONED
29. Kind of network : NEURAL
30. They have their limits : CITIES
31. Freshener since the 1890s : SENSEN
32. Economical way to buy : ATCOST
33. Punch-Out!! maker : NINTENDO
35. "___ beauty, so to speak, nor good talk ...": Kipling : TISNT
36. Styles : MODES
37. It might get a plug : EAR
38. Ravel's "Ma Mère ___," a k a "Mother Goose" : LOYE
39. Model's series : POSES
40. Bond variety, briefly : MUNI
41. Little or wee follower : UNS
42. Restaurant opener? : SALAD
43. Late, in León : TARDE
44. Process associated with socialism : NATIONALIZATION
47. Having no pressing needs? : CREASERESISTANT
48. Service staples : HYMNALS
49. Annoyances : HASSLES
1. Part of a track team? : RAILCAR
2. Rebel : INSURRECTIONARY
3. Long-disproven scientific theory : PTOLEMAICSYSTEM
4. Framework components : SILLS
5. Some prosecutors: Abbr. : ADAS
6. Not ideal for a picnic : WET
7. Sponge skeleton parts : SPICULES
8. ___ knee : BENDED
9. "That's just ___!" : ASBAD
10. Chinese menu possessive : TSOS
11. Asian way : TAO
12. Launching a start-up, say : ENTREPRENEURIAL
13. Number of nights in old stories : ATHOUSANDANDONE
14. Pittsburgh giant : USSTEEL
16. Hornswoggled : ROOKED
22. Small choir, maybe : NONET
23. Pointless : NOUSE
25. Jack, e.g. : HOIST
26. Decimal point follower : CENTS
28. Attack barbarously : STONE
29. Iberian infants : NENES
31. Course component : SIDEDISH
32. Out around midday, say : ATLUNCH
33. Register button : NOSALE
34. Breaks in : ORIENTS
36. Toddlers cut them : MOLARS
39. Instrumentation location : PANEL
40. Swimmer Biondi and others : MATTS
42. Hitter of 66 in '98 : SOSA
43. Old propaganda source : TASS
45. Publisher Ballantine : IAN
46. He overthrew Bhutto : ZIA

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