New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 2010

Author: Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Paris Hilton catchphrase : THATSHOT
9. "The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
14. Be for, in an argument : SIDEWITH
15. Nazione di Napoli : ITALIA
16. Like a poison pen letter? : ADDRESSEDTOKILL
18. "The Office" unit : REAM
19. Prefix with -zoic : MESO
20. End of a quiz? : ZEE
21. "Fly Me to the Moon" and others? : SPACEBALLADS
26. Abbr. on every original Beatles song : BMI
29. South Australia's ___ Bay : EMU
30. Prefix with political : GEO
31. Ham operator's "Hurrah!"? : RADIOBRAVO
35. They come and go : FADS
39. Huskies' home : UCONN
40. Writer Chinua Achebe, by birth : IBO
41. Suffer ignominy : EATIT
42. "Do ___!" : TELL
43. Yes-man's biography? : TOADYSTORY
45. Not there, to 11-Down : ERE
47. Gold stds. : KTS
48. Host of the 1970 and 1986 World Cup: Abbr. : MEX
49. Like a superlatively sneaky sleuth? : BESTINSHADOW
55. Sumac from Peru : YMA
56. Silk: Fr. : SOIE
57. Not having gone pro? : ANTI
61. TV movie interruption ... or feature of 16-, 21-, 31-, 43- and 49-Across? : COMMERCIALBREAK
66. Garden structures : ARBORS
67. Time on the Enterprise : STARDATE
68. "___ Hope," long-running ABC soap : RYANS
69. Black gold : TEXASTEA
1. Ukase issuer : TSAR
2. Obscure : HIDE
3. Recipe direction starter : ADDA
4. Contract fine print : TERMS
5. Host of the 1912 Olympics: Abbr. : SWE
6. Bill Haley and ___ Comets : HIS
7. They may follow last periods, for short : OTS
8. This puzzle's is revealed at 61-Across : THEME
9. He played Lord Jim in "Lord Jim" : OTOOLE
10. ___ Terr., 1861-89 : DAK
11. Henry's pupil : ELIZA
12. Put on, as a roof, maybe : TILED
13. ___ slip : SALES
15. "We're on" : ITSAGO
17. Miss out? : DEB
22. Drudge : PEON
23. U.N. figure: Abbr. : AMB
24. Tchotchke : CURIO
25. Like some yogurt, informally : LOFAT
26. Fabergé cologne : BRUT
27. It might come with the mail : MACE
28. Kelly Clarkson, once : IDOL
32. Sound, say : INLET
33. Litigators' grp. : ABA
34. Ingredient in a salty dog : VODKA
36. Volume 1 of a two-volume encyclopedia? : ATOM
37. Not just serious : DIRE
38. Hit 1970s-'90s band with a mythological name : STYX
41. "Happy Motoring" sloganeer : ESSO
43. The Three ___ : TENORS
44. Pay stub abbr. : YTD
46. Stage equipment : RISERS
49. One way to go : BYCAR
50. American university where Desmond Tutu taught theology : EMORY
51. Bossa nova kin : SAMBA
52. [That's what it says] : SIC
53. Job in "Ocean's Eleven" : HEIST
54. Little Orphan Annie and others : WARDS
58. Swell : NEAT
59. Thames gallery : TATE
60. Retail giant from 5-Down : IKEA
62. Jamaican fellow : MON
63. Ingested : ATE
64. Loose : LAX
65. Supporter, of sorts : BRA

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