New York Times, Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Intimate inn, familiarly : BANDB
6. Actor David of "Rhoda" : GROH
10. Common rhyme scheme : ABAB
14. Cara of "Fame" fame : IRENE
15. "Damn Yankees" woman who gets what she wants : LOLA
16. Mug spray? : MACE
17. What helps pay the governor's salary in Austin? : TEXASTAXES
19. Suffix with convert : IBLE
20. Mother's urging at the dinner table : EAT
21. Like some sums : TIDY
22. Pay : PONYUP
24. "It's a ___" : GIFT
25. Hudson and LaSalle, once : AUTOS
26. Try to telephone some snowbirds? : DIALFORFLORIDA
31. Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
32. Modern addresses, for short : URLS
33. Broadway play about Capote : TRU
34. Major in astronomy? : URSA
35. Calendario span : ANO
36. "Put ___ writing" : ITIN
37. Back of a soccer goal : NET
38. Con : ANTI
40. Whimsical roll-call response : ABSENT
42. Be familiar with a city near White Plains? : KNOWRYENEWYORK
45. Be grandiloquent : ORATE
46. Journalist Paula : ZAHN
47. Deli offering : SALAMI
49. Explore Yosemite, perhaps : HIKE
50. Pickle : JAM
53. It may be sprung : TRAP
54. Some film work Down East? : MAINEANIME
57. Rebuke from Caesar : ETTU
58. Vogue competitor : ELLE
59. Unthinking servant : ROBOT
60. Have a bawl : WEEP
61. Hollywood constructions : SETS
62. Journeys : TREKS
1. Fall for something : BITE
2. Figure in geometry : AREA
3. On deck : NEXT
4. Kind of sample : DNA
5. "Hush!" : BESTILL
6. "My pleasure!" : GLADTO
7. Classic theater name : ROXY
8. Corrida cheer : OLE
9. Knows people, say : HASPULL
10. Key of Beethoven's "Für Elise" : AMINOR
11. Occasional role for a 30-Down, maybe : BABYSITTER
12. Rights grp. : ACLU
13. Audible warning on the road : BEEP
18. Spats : TIFFS
23. Platte River people : OTOS
24. Earth goddess : GAEA
25. Retro hairstyle : AFRO
26. Quiz show scandal figure Charles Van ___ : DOREN
27. "You had your chance" : ITSTOOLATE
28. Unpleasant encounter : RUNIN
29. Have trouble passing the bar? : DRINK
30. Family member : AUNT
31. Playgirl calendar type : HUNK
35. Perfectly, after "to" : ATEE
36. Airs : ISON
38. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
39. Daily since 1851, briefly : NYTIMES
40. "Are you ___?" : AWAKE
41. From memory : BYHEART
43. Finish : WRAPUP
44. Online reads : EZINES
47. Worry (over) : STEW
48. "Laugh-In" comedian Johnson : ARTE
49. Sword handle : HILT
50. Agree : JIBE
51. Wild : AMOK
52. Team Gil Hodges both played for and managed : METS
55. Bass, for one : ALE
56. Neither's partner : NOR

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