New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 2009

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQVXY} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Deserter : APOSTATE
9. Main engagement? : SEAWAR
15. Kind of fin on a fish : PECTORAL
16. Person at home : UMPIRE
17. Safecrackers, slangily : PETERMEN
18. Corrupting influence : MIASMA
19. Oft-repeated words : ADAGE
20. Foot-long stretchers : BOOTTREES
22. Dyslexic TV host with a college degree in speech therapy : LENO
23. Cotton Club standout of the '30s : HORNE
24. 252-gallon measures : TUNS
25. Doesn't bother : LETSBE
27. Computer prefix meaning 2 to the 40th power : TERA
29. "___ che penso" (Handel aria) : PIU
30. Dress cuts : ALINES
32. Rigel, for one : BSTAR
34. "The Good German" actor, 2006 : MAGUIRE
37. Area between forest and prairie, e.g. : ECOTONE
39. Bushy-tailed? : ALERT
40. Nero's homeland : PATRIA
42. River to the Yangtze : HAN
43. Fire : ZEAL
45. Best in one's position : ALLPRO
49. "Ha!" : IBET
51. Remain close : CLING
53. Cant : LEAN
54. Oil-rich South American basin : MARACAIBO
56. Kites, e.g. : BIRDS
57. C relative : AMINOR
58. Food carried by doves : AMBROSIA
60. Manage : HACKIT
61. Style of envelope for greeting cards : BARONIAL
62. Irreparably cracked : INSANE
63. Water : ADAMSALE
1. Scandalize, e.g. : APPALL
2. River with an alphabetical-sounding name : PEEDEE
3. Piece of pie, often : OCTANT
4. Literally, "roof lizard" : STEGOSAUR
5. Flew : TORE
6. Magazine article : ARM
7. Regimen with "cardio bursts" : TAEBO
8. The United States, to some prospective immigrants : ELNORTE
9. Early South Carolina senator Thomas : SUMTER
10. Let off : EMIT
11. Cut off : APART
12. See through at last : WISEUPTO
13. Member of the first state to adopt Christianity as its religion : ARMENIAN
14. Calm, say : REASSURE
21. Quick round of tennis : ONESET
23. Scion : HEIR
26. Defeat quickly and overwhelmingly : BLITZ
28. Furious : ABOIL
31. Asian language with 14+ million speakers : NEPALI
33. Studs : STALLIONS
34. Brilliantly colored food fish that changes hues when removed from the water : MAHIMAHI
35. Hank Williams or Nat King Cole : ALABAMAN
36. No-names : GENERICS
38. Bit of a bluff : CRAG
41. Morgiana's storied master : ALIBABA
44. Game played with a piquet deck : ECARTE
46. One side in the Battle of Marathon : PERSIA
47. Like sunbeams : RADIAL
48. Ready to move : ONSALE
50. Poem of 31 syllables in five lines : TANKA
52. Land rover : NOMAD
55. Eagle, e.g. : COIN
56. ___ Bones of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" : BROM
59. It's under a top : BRA

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