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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 2012

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,721
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1. Manhandle horribly : MAUL
5. U. of Maryland athlete : TERP
9. Jollity : MIRTH
14. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
15. End in ___ (finish evenly) : ATIE
16. Brainstorms : IDEAS
17. Cut of meat : LOIN
18. Pro ___ (how some law work is done) : BONO
19. Composition for nine musicians : NONET
20. Fiercely : TOOTHANDNAIL
23. OB/GYNs perform them : AMNIOS
24. In ___ (harmonious) : SYNC
25. Air safety org. : FAA
28. ___ Ness monster : LOCH
30. Westerns, in old lingo : OATERS
32. "Scream" director Craven : WES
35. Embarrassingly imprudent : FOOTINMOUTH
38. "___ cost you!" : ITLL
40. Fall behind : LAG
41. Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
42. Next to one another : CHEEKBYJOWL
47. Member of the upper house: Abbr. : SEN
48. Roman leader who met his fate on the Ides of March : CAESAR
49. Police action on a gambling ring : RAID
51. "Carpenter" or "harvester" insect : ANT
52. Drizzle, say : RAIN
55. Dentists' tools : DRILLS
59. Fast and in large amounts : HANDOVERFIST
61. Television input jack : AUDIO
64. Battery fluid : ACID
65. Dread : FEAR
66. Edge : BRINK
67. "___ but known ..." : HADI
68. Blues singer James : ETTA
69. Bring joy to : ELATE
70. Wife in "The Good Earth" : OLAN
71. Having a positive outlook : ROSY
1. Mediterranean island country : MALTA
2. Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
3. The "U" in E.U. : UNION
4. Popular soup legume : LENTIL
5. ___ sauce : TABASCO
6. School on the Thames : ETON
7. Outsides of melons : RINDS
8. Spring bloom : PEONY
9. Easily portable movie maker : MINICAM
10. Winner of a Fox talent show beginning in 2002 : IDOL
11. Stimpy's canine pal : REN
12. ___ kwon do : TAE
13. President after F.D.R. : HST
21. Part of a horse that's shod : HOOF
22. Before long, poetically : ANON
25. Prolonged hostilities : FEUDS
26. Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
27. Drained of color : ASHEN
29. ___ Bible : HOLY
31. Follower of tic-tac : TOE
32. Pagan nature religion : WICCA
33. Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
34. Frozen 52-Across : SLEET
36. Atlantic City casino, with "the" : TAJ
37. Stravinsky or Sikorsky : IGOR
39. Article in Paris Match : LES
43. Sing-along at a bar : KARAOKE
44. Raisin ___ : BRAN
45. Entered up to one's ankles : WADEDIN
46. Train line to Penn Sta. : LIRR
50. Be at odds (with) : DIFFER
53. Boise's state : IDAHO
54. Like some diet drinks : NOCAL
56. Be untruthful with : LIETO
57. Exams for would-be attys. : LSATS
58. Veer off the beaten path : STRAY
59. Clue : HINT
60. ___ Blue, 1971 Cy Young Award winner : VIDA
61. Lincoln, the Rail-Splitter : ABE
62. WWW address : URL
63. Day, to Diego : DIA

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