New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 2010

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 174 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The print version of this puzzle (PDF, GIF) has nothing in the corners.
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1. "Don't take offense at that" : PERSONAL
9. Was free : COST
13. Some fairly difficult odds : FIVETOONE
14. 1983 Gary Busey comedy : DCCAB
16. Major role in "Troy" : AGAMEMNON
17. Performer in a seven-million-gallon tank : SHAMU
18. Affirmations to pitchers : NODS
19. Univ. helpers : TAS
21. Dustup : SPAT
22. Stick on a pub wall : CUE
23. Put off till tomorrow, say : SLEEPON
27. It may have a big mouth : URN
28. Since Jan. 1 : YTD
29. Ballad's end? : EER
30. "We shun it ___ it comes": Emily Dickinson : ERE
31. It's not to be believed : LIE
32. Microscope part : OPTIC
34. Wide of the mark : ERRANT
36. What this puzzle's theme does? : CUTSCORNERS
38. Occurring relatively soon : NEARER
40. Haven : OASIS
41. Brevipennate bird : EMU
42. Cat on the prowl : TOM
44. British character in "Zorro" : ZED
45. 1992 hit "Life ___ Highway" : ISA
48. Struck (out) : XED
49. Hardly fops : SLOVENS
51. Lambert Airport's home: Abbr. : STL
52. Speaker in the Hall of Fame : TRIS
54. What might charge a going rate? : LOO
55. Brand at a checkout counter that's also the name of a Phoenix radio station : KOOL
56. Seven-footers' jeans sizes, say : TALLS
58. Green mold in the fridge : LIMEJELLO
62. Pueblo pottery : OLLAS
63. "Seinfeld" co-star : ALEXANDER
64. Loan lure, maybe : DOWN
65. Daring person's cry : HEREGOES
1. Eat an entire cake, say : PIGOUT
2. Sidestepped : EVADED
3. Bedtime phenomena : REMS
4. Véronique, for one: Abbr. : STE
5. ___-pah band : OOM
6. Vote in Vichy : NON
7. Make ___ of : ANOTE
8. Delaware tribe : LENAPE
9. Alternatives to downloads : CDS
10. Newspaper publisher Arthur ___ Sulzberger : OCHS
11. Shoulder blades : SCAPULAS
12. Rain forest monkey : TAMARIN
13. Free of bells and whistles : FANCY
15. "Swish!" : BUTNET
20. Author of the 1965 biography "Kennedy" : SORENSEN
23. Disney's dwarfs and others : SEPTETS
24. "It's game time ...!" : LETSROLL
25. ___ the Midget, regular on "The Howard Stern Show" : ERIC
26. 50 mythical sea nymphs : NEREIDS
32. Sinclair Lewis novel "___ Mr. Wrenn" : OUR
33. Corp. manager of day-to-day affairs : COO
35. Things with xings : RRS
36. Authoritarian Spanish leader : CAUDILLO
37. Bulldoze : RAZE
38. A nominal fee : NEXTTO
39. Ring rock : EMERALD
43. Dough : MOOLAH
45. Tristan's love : ISOLDE
46. Opera house attire : STOLES
47. Betting option : ALLOR
50. Wedding dress fabric : VOILE
53. Part of many a KFC order : SLAW
55. Numbers game : KENO
57. Application datum: Abbr. : SSN
59. On a map it may be colored bleu : MER
60. Program file extension : EXE
61. XK or XKE, for short : JAG

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