New York Times, Friday, January 30, 2009

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Woolly bear, eventually : MOTH
5. City at the foot of Mount Entoto : ADDISABABA
15. Cross letters : INRI
16. Sludge buildup sites : CRANKCASES
17. Like falling off ___ : ALOG
18. Brownish orange : TERRACOTTA
19. Early 20th-century New York City mayor : SETHLOW
21. Many a defender: Abbr. : ATT
22. Rule that ended in 1947 : RAJ
23. Journalist with a widely read "Report" : MATTDRUDGE
25. Newbie: Var. : TIRO
26. Maintains : AVERS
27. Not overseas : PAS
28. ___ moment : KODAK
29. Not at all wet : SERE
30. Be visibly disconsolate : SOB
31. Steakhouse order : RIBEYE
32. Foundation maker : AVON
34. It may be mined : DATA
35. Warnings, to Juan : AVISOS
38. Peter Pan rival : JIF
39. "The Emperor's Snuff-Box" novelist John Dickson ___ : CARR
43. 1980s Big Apple nightclub with a chemical name : XENON
44. Mattress problem : SAG
45. Cliffside detritus : SCREE
46. ___ outing : ONAN
47. Cry when you don't think you'll make it : WEREDOOMED
49. Some linemen: Abbr. : LTS
50. ESPN analyst Pasquarelli : LEN
51. Hits a line drive : RIPSONE
52. Gardener or landscaper : OUTSIDEMAN
55. "Women and Love" writer : HITE
56. Some forms are filled out in it : TRIPLICATE
57. City south of West Jordan on I-15 : OREM
58. 1993 Emmy winner for "Seinfeld" : LARRYDAVID
59. Asian lang. : PERS
1. Noxious vapors : MIASMAS
2. Ashore, maybe : ONLEAVE
3. Horse in harness : TROTTER
4. It has made many people lose their heads : HIGHTREASON
5. Person in an apron : ACTOR
6. Tapped : DREWUPON
7. ___ el Beida (Casablanca, to its natives) : DAR
8. Destitute-looking : INRAGS
9. Work on one's figure, say : SKATE
10. A.T.M. receipt abbr. : ACCT
11. ___ Dai (last emperor of Vietnam) : BAO
12. One way to sit on a chair : ASTRIDE
13. Tritium output : BETARAY
14. Facetiously : ASAJOKE
20. Denom. with elders : LDS
24. Touch : DAB
25. Briar locale : TOBACCOSHOP
28. Young fox : KIT
30. 911 call, e.g. : SOS
31. Org. involved in the gulf war : RAF
33. From, in some names : VON
34. Computer-savvy crowd : DIGERATI
35. Salamander variety : AXOLOTL
36. Classic Pontiac : VENTURA
37. Excited : INASTIR
38. Big bump : JAR
40. Dresser alternative : ARMOIRE
41. Verify, as a password : REENTER
42. Saves : REDEEMS
44. "Phoenissae" playwright : SENECA
45. Offering of appeasement : SOP
47. "___ it!" (cry of accomplishment) : WEDID
48. Had a 31-Across, e.g. : DINED
50. Asparagus's family : LILY
53. May days?: Abbr. : SPR
54. Big D cager : MAV

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