New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 2008

Author: Ian Tullis
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Tullis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tullis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Joshua's companion, in the Old Testament : CALEB
6. Historic mansion in Newport, R.I., with "the" : ELMS
10. Stone at a stream crossing : STEP
14. Done to death : TRITE
15. Flood survivor : NOAH
16. Former currency of Vatican City : LIRA
17. Curl the hair of : SCARE
18. Holey things : TORI
19. What some use to ply their craft? : OARS
20. Some Cubans in Texas? : HOUSTONCASTROS
23. Took a dip : SWAM
24. Western end of I-190 near I-294 : OHARE
25. Where hot jazz developed? : CHICAGOCLUBS
31. Untighten : RELAX
32. Untight : LOOSE
33. Have ___ at : AGO
36. "The emerald of Europe" : ERIN
37. "Go, and catch a falling star" poet : DONNE
38. Put one's foot down : TROD
39. Heartbreak : WOE
40. International Olympics chief Jacques : ROGGE
41. Up : AHEAD
42. Broadway deli offerings? : NEWYORKMEATS
44. Japanese immigrant's child : NISEI
47. Ends : AIMS
48. 20-, 25- and 42-Across, so to speak : EXPANSIONTEAMS
54. Without ___ (unsafely) : ANET
55. How some quarterbacks go : LONG
56. Floated downstream, in a way : TUBED
58. Wrapper weight : TARE
59. Start a hand, maybe : ANTE
60. Greeting in an in-box : ECARD
61. "Day Is Dying in the West," for one : HYMN
62. Heath : MOOR
63. Zero out : RESET
1. Part of a price: Abbr. : CTS
2. Cunning : ARCH
3. Ancient dynasty of northern China : LIAO
4. Pre-Roman Roman : ETRUSCAN
5. Affairs, slangily : BEESWAX
6. Buggy field? : ENTOMOLOGY
7. Wacko : LOON
8. Playwright Connelly : MARC
9. Division of Islam : SHIA
10. They often go out on a limb : SLOTHS
11. Piece among the crown jewels : TIARA
12. Unwanted computer message : ERROR
13. So last week : PASSE
21. Follow (along) : TAG
22. Beverage brand whose logo is two lizards : SOBE
25. Rowers : CREW
26. Purple Heart recipient : HERO
27. "Would ___?" : ILIE
28. River below the Boyoma Falls : CONGO
29. Silver topper? : LONERANGER
30. Practice : USE
33. Measurement with square units : AREA
34. Billy, e.g. : GOAT
35. They may be even, ironically : ODDS
37. Daily news quote, with "the" : DOW
38. Alcohol, slangily : THESAUCE
40. Pull back (in) : REIN
41. Current measurer : AMMETER
42. Put in order : NEATEN
43. Black bag, maybe : KIT
44. Under, to a poet : NEATH
45. "Uh-uh" : IXNAY
46. Kind of whale : SPERM
49. Dis : SLAM
50. Prefix with sphere : IONO
51. "I'm ___ you!" : ONTO
52. Wharton degs. : MBAS
53. Desiccated : SERE
57. Banned pesticide : DDT

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