New York Times, Monday, January 9, 2012

Author: Michael Dewey
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Dewey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dewey NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Misfortunes : WOES
5. A surfboard rides it : WAVE
9. "... lived happily ever ___" : AFTER
14. Oil ministers' grp. : OPEC
15. Lighted sign near a stairway : EXIT
16. Swap : TRADE
17. Actress Turner : LANA
18. Too : ALSO
19. Dutch bloom : TULIP
20. Soar : FLYLIKEANEAGLE
23. They're worth 1 or 11 in blackjack : ACES
24. ___-la-la : TRA
25. "On the Origin of Species" author : DARWIN
28. "Quiet!" : SHH
30. Science class sessions : LABS
34. Nearly sacrificed son of Abraham : ISAAC
35. Barcelona's land : SPAIN
37. Tierra ___ Fuego : DEL
38. Tell everything to the coppers : SINGLIKEACANARY
41. Lynx or puma : CAT
42. Rockers Clapton and Burdon : ERICS
43. Turn away : REPEL
44. Better-than-you type : SNOB
46. Tattoo fluid : INK
47. Gnarled, as a tree trunk : KNOTTY
48. Navy vessel initials : USS
50. Faux pas : SLIP
51. Carefully guard : WATCHLIKEAHAWK
58. Doha is its capital : QATAR
59. Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
60. Number after a © symbol : YEAR
61. Money-saving brand prefix : ECONO
62. Politico Gingrich : NEWT
63. Doughnut shapes, mathematically speaking : TORI
64. Slept lightly : DOZED
65. "Are not!" playground retort : AMSO
66. Finishes : ENDS
1. "The Three Little Pigs" antagonist : WOLF
2. October birthstone : OPAL
3. "___, meeny, miney, mo" : EENY
4. Rapscallion : SCALAWAG
5. Undermine : WEAKEN
6. Car rods : AXLES
7. MasterCard rival : VISA
8. James Bond's school : ETON
9. Fragrance of roses : ATTAR
10. Penny-pinching : FRUGAL
11. Like Dubai's Burj Khalifa : TALL
12. Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
13. Member of the House: Abbr. : REP
21. One with a freezing point? : ICICLE
22. Moral standard : ETHIC
25. The chocolate parts of Oreos, e.g. : DISCS
26. Like about 60% of the world's population : ASIAN
27. Totaled, as a bill : RANTO
28. Particle : SPECK
29. Actor Lukas of "Witness" : HAAS
31. Evolve (per 25-Across) : ADAPT
32. French cap : BERET
33. With cunning : SLYLY
35. Dermatologist's study : SKIN
36. Fantasy realm of C. S. Lewis : NARNIA
39. Dubliners, e.g. : IRISH
40. Beginner : NEOPHYTE
45. Gas in lighters : BUTANE
47. Thief, in brief : KLEPTO
49. Catch of the day, say, in New England : SCROD
50. Distorts, as data : SKEWS
51. Baylor University's home : WACO
52. The gamut : ATOZ
53. Goddess of the moon : LUNA
54. Thingy : ITEM
55. Very long time : AEON
56. Fend (off) : WARD
57. Kringle or Kristofferson : KRIS
58. Math proof ending : QED

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