New York Times, Friday, January 9, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JK} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A looker might give it ... or get it : THEONCEOVER
12. Partner of a certain rabid sports fan : FOOTBALLWIDOW
14. "Please?" elicitor : SAYTHEMAGICWORD
16. Native home of the canary : AZORES
17. Lion, tiger or shark : MANEATER
18. Wankel engine component : ROTOR
19. Winner of 11 Grand Slam tournament titles : BORG
20. ___ de boeuf : ROTI
21. Goose : GOAD
22. Computer hookup point : PORT
23. Infer from data : EDUCE
24. Local borders? : ELS
25. 19th-century engineer with a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame : EADS
26. Forgers : SMITHS
27. Something to turn on : AXIS
28. Ruler crowned in 1953, informally : QEII
29. Bouncy kid-lit character : TIGGER
32. Blood sausage ingredient : SUET
33. Rock-___ : OLA
36. First name in erotica : ANAIS
37. Saucy : FLIP
38. With 15-Down, hangs on the line : DRIP
39. Matted cotton sheet : BATT
40. Dylan was once her protégé : BAEZ
41. Shorts material, in München : LEDER
42. Prefix in parentheses : AREACODE
44. Department store founder who pioneered credit unions : FILENE
45. Habitués of art galleries, theaters, etc. : CULTUREVULTURES
47. Nursery rhyme title fellow : GEORGIEPORGIE
48. Once-common monochrome PC display : GREENSCREEN
1. Some hybrids : TOYOTAS
2. Fast accelerator : HOTROD
3. Clear sky : ETHER
4. U.K. awards : OBES
5. "We Were Soldiers" setting : NAM
6. Raises an outcry : CLAMORS
7. "Hooked on Swing" jazzman Larry : ELGART
8. Seeing red? : OWING
9. Gambling too much, e.g. : VICE
10. Loser in the Battle of Bannockburn, 1314 : EDWARDII
11. Find and destroy : ROOTOUT
12. Italian beans, in a Dean Martin standard : FAZOOL
13. Base person : WRETCH
14. Base person? : SARGE
15. See 38-Across : DRIES
19. Figures, informally : BODS
22. See 25-Down : PAIR
23. Ooze : EMIT
25. 22-Down that has split : EXES
26. Ooze : SEEP
27. One stirring the pot : AGITATOR
28. It can be frightening when one is popped : QUIZ
29. The French smoke it : TABAC
30. Bug's place? : INARUG
31. Drop leaf supporter : GATELEG
32. They're short on T's : SLEEVES
33. Call for delivery : ORDERIN
34. One with a mortgage, e.g. : LIENEE
35. Opposite of avant : APRES
37. Many an opening shot : FADEIN
38. Cataclysm : DELUGE
40. The Great Dane of entertainment : BORGE
41. Petrol purchase : LITRE
43. Smoke, e.g. : CURE
44. Thing with pétalos : FLOR
46. Lines at a checkout counter?: Abbr. : UPC

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