New York Times, Friday, January 1, 2010

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a horse between the shoulder blades : WITHERS
8. Xanax maker : PFIZER
14. Quaint game with a giver and a striker : ONEOCAT
15. Valerie of "The Electric Horseman" : PERRINE
16. Like broken things : OFNOUSE
17. Pros at projecting : ORATORS
18. Ready to be fired : LOAD
19. Pot cover : TEFLON
21. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
22. Resistance leader in Woody Allen's "Sleeper" : ERNO
23. Eldest of a trio of comic brothers in 1930s-'40s films : ALRITZ
24. Neil Sedaka's "___ Ape" : IGO
25. Williamson who played Hamlet and Macbeth on Broadway : NICOL
27. Its chapel was designed by Eero Saarinen, briefly : MIT
28. Processing time unit: Abbr. : MSEC
29. Foul territory? : STY
30. Pas de deux part : ADAGIO
33. Dostoyevsky's exile city : OMSK
34. Coarse, as stucco : ROUGHCAST
36. Plantation creation : BALE
39. Dieter's concern : INTAKE
40. Org. whose emblem features an eagle and a crown : RAF
43. She's a paradigm of patience : ENID
44. Notable head-turner : OWL
45. Bouillabaisse go-with : AIOLI
47. I : EGO
48. Like some love : FILIAL
51. Time of Obama's swearing-in : MMIX
52. First Across word in the world's first crossword : FUN
53. Einstein, notably : EMIGRE
54. Elk's enemy : PUMA
55. His opening statement is famous : ALIBABA
57. Uniform adornment : EPAULET
59. New Testament miracle recipient : LAZARUS
60. Great Dark Spot locale : NEPTUNE
61. Blackmailer's words : ORELSE
62. Record producers : ARRESTS
1. Some winter wear : WOOLENS
2. Sure to be grounded, say : INFORIT
3. Matter of lease concern? : TENANCY
4. Bring bad luck to : HOODOO
5. Coin depicting Louis XVI : ECU
6. One with a dreaded style? : RASTA
7. Play set entirely in a beauty parlor : STEELMAGNOLIAS
8. Choate ran with him in 1996 : PEROT
9. Half of a recurring "Saturday Night Live" duo : FRANZ
10. N.Y.C. transportation debut of 1904 : IRT
11. Movement Herman Wouk called "a single long action of lifesaving" : ZIONISM
12. Sets off : ENRAGES
13. Do a store chore : RESTOCK
15. City hall, often : POLITICALARENA
20. Clown's over-the-top topper : FRIGHTWIG
26. Mekong River native : LAO
28. Zinger : MOT
31. Police blotter abbr. : DUI
32. One of Iowa's state symbols : OAK
34. With 35-Down, Mocha is on it : RED
35. See 34-Down : SEA
36. Mix on the range : BEEFALO
37. Far from Rubenesque : ANGULAR
38. Put on a pedestal : LIONIZE
40. Abductor of the Sabine women : ROMULUS
41. Sustaining stuff : ALIMENT
42. Obsesses : FIXATES
46. Ascribe : IMPUTE
48. Psychotherapy topics : FEARS
49. Suffuse : IMBUE
50. New Testament miracle recipient : LEPER
56. Credit card statement abbr. : BAL
58. Credit card statement abbr. : APR

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