New York Times, Friday, January 8, 2010

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Repeat offenders? : CADS
5. Cover : SHROUD
11. Ask too much? : PRY
14. Sarcastic reply : IBET
15. Unsuitable for mixed company : COARSE
16. Note traded for bills : IOU
17. "That's how it looks to me, anyway" : ASFARASICANTELL
20. Cheers : ELATES
21. Weak heart, for example? : THREE
22. Does badly at the box office : TANKS
24. Rubber : ERASER
27. Org. that awaits your return : IRS
28. Hightail : HASTEN
31. In the vicinity of : NEAR
34. John no one knows : DOE
35. Like some glasswork : ETCHED
36. 13th-century literary classic : EDDA
37. Night light used by Sherlock Holmes : BULLSEYELANTERN
40. Therapist's comment : ISEE
41. King defeated at Châlons : ATTILA
42. Disembarrass : RID
43. Cricket match : TEST
44. Eye shadow? : SHINER
45. Put in one's ___ (interfere) : OAR
46. Mason's assistant : STREET
48. "South Park" boy : KENNY
50. 1950s-'60s actor known as the Switchblade Kid : MINEO
52. White robe wearers : ANGELS
55. Crows and others : AMERICANINDIANS
60. French dip's dip : JUS
61. Chevy model discontinued in 2001 : LUMINA
62. Deadfall, e.g. : TRAP
63. Jack, for one : ASS
64. Docile marine mammal : SEACOW
65. Daring, in a way : EDGY
1. Plame affair org. : CIA
2. Things used during crunch time? : ABS
3. Extreme exposure : DEFENSELESSNESS
4. Follow closely : STALK
5. "Vamoose!" : SCAT
6. Cheat, slangily : HOSE
7. Clive Cussler best seller made into a 1980 film : RAISETHETITANIC
8. Member of Sauron's army : ORC
9. Miss ___ : USA
10. Dings : DENTS
11. Charles IX's court poet : PIERREDERONSARD
12. It may be played for money : ROLE
13. ___ Ball, quinquennial dance in Harry Potter : YULE
18. Irritated reactions : RASHES
19. 1995 thriller about identity theft : THENET
22. Chocolate chip, e.g. : TIDBIT
23. Stir to action : AROUSE
25. Land : REELIN
26. Speedy Gonzales cry : ANDALE
29. Words that affect one's standing? : ATEASE
30. Father Time's prop : SCYTHE
32. Monk's first name on "Monk" : ADRIAN
33. Stopped flowing : RANDRY
38. Thorn, once : LETTER
39. Acted as an informant : NARKED
47. Muddies up : ROILS
49. Carriage trade : ELITE
50. Goya's "La ___ Desnuda" : MAJA
51. 1989 Radio Hall of Fame inductee : IMUS
53. Italian boxer Benvenuti : NINO
54. Not just nibble : GNAW
56. Prompter action : CUE
57. Practice overseers: Abbr. : AMA
58. Not just nudge : NAG
59. Invisible ink user : SPY

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