New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 2009

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Weakens : FADES
6. Chink in the armor, say : FLAW
10. Book after Joel : AMOS
14. The Sorbonne, for one : ECOLE
15. Jot : IOTA
16. It's in a pickle : DILL
17. Supermodels? : SHOOTSTARS
19. Just : ONLY
20. Continued drama : SERIAL
21. Caboose, e.g. : END
23. Make one to one, perhaps : TIE
24. One who fattens up cattle? : STOCKSTUFFER
28. Razz : GIBE
31. Jot : WHIT
32. Flapper accessory : BOA
33. Legal org. : ABA
34. Narnia's Aslan, e.g. : LION
35. Duke's quarters? : DORMS
37. Bit of advice from a tennis coach? : SERVESUGGESTION
41. Bridge supports : TEETH
42. Work on the street : PAVE
43. Be prostrate : LIE
44. Bad-mouth : DIS
45. Monet's "Done!" : FINI
46. Nabors role : PYLE
47. 45s from Count Basie and Benny Goodman? : SWINGSINGLES
51. ___ trick : HAT
52. Monet work : OIL
53. Congregation member : LAYMAN
57. Final ___ : EXAM
59. From gentle to steep for some playground equipment? : SLIDESCALE
62. Move, in Realtor-speak : RELO
63. Pounds, informally : QUID
64. Spasm : THROE
65. Run in place : IDLE
66. Pupil of Miss Crump, on TV : OPIE
67. Much-debated school subject, for short : SEXED
1. Come clean, with "up" : FESS
2. Hurt : ACHE
3. One can be shown to you : DOOR
4. Nancy's aunt in Nancy Drew mysteries : ELOISE
5. Go after : SETAT
6. Working out just fine? : FIT
7. Mauna ___ : LOA
8. Still : ATREST
9. "That ___ so bad" : WASNT
10. Fuss : ADO
11. Sage and thyme are in it : MINTFAMILY
12. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Matson : OLLIE
13. More devious : SLYER
18. Not too quick : SLOWISH
22. "Porgy" novelist ___ Heyward : DUBOSE
25. Chinese dynasty lasting eight centuries : CHOU
26. Cartel leader : KINGPIN
27. Kids' snow construction : FORT
28. See 45-Down : GAS
29. Disbeliever's comment : IBET
30. Stripped : BAREDITALL
34. "Come on!" : LETSGO
35. Coupe ___ : DEVILLE
36. Potter's purchase : SOIL
38. Target for Dracula : VEIN
39. The Jets, e.g. : GANG
40. Once called : NEE
45. Standard 28-Down purchase : FILLUP
46. The id is in it : PSYCHE
47. Sci-fi novelist ___ S. Tepper : SHERI
48. Like some floors and legs : WAXED
49. R&B singer with the hit "Thong Song" : SISQO
50. Bridge positions : EASTS
54. Last name in comedy : MARX
55. Healing balm : ALOE
56. Exigency : NEED
58. Curly whacker : MOE
60. Only Super Bowl won by the Jets : III
61. 34th U.S. pres. : DDE

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