New York Times, Friday, October 2, 2009

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Rabble-roused : CAUSEDASTIR
12. Luckman of Chicago Bears fame : SID
15. Tape deck convenience : AUTOREVERSE
16. Boyhood nickname in "The Phantom Menace" : ANI
17. Its clock was featured in the 1945 film "The Clock" : PENNSTATION
18. Perps' preferences : MOS
19. "Help!," e.g. : PLEA
20. Overcrowded digs : TENEMENT
22. Ones maturing quickly, for short : TBILLS
26. Recipient of a record 12 Best Director nominations : WYLER
27. Best-selling children's author who became a baronet : JMBARRIE
30. Further : ELSE
31. Delta competitor: Abbr. : UAL
32. Get together : AMASS
34. Sticks one's nose in : PRIES
35. Diagnosis facilitator : MRISCAN
37. Where people do stretches : PRISONS
39. Wine option : PINOT
40. First name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
42. Japanese market inits. : TSE
43. Cry of accomplishment : TADA
44. Tacit : UNSTATED
46. Cry made with great effort : HEAVE
48. Mine shaft drill : TREPAN
49. Multiple Emmy winner for "Nick News" : ELLERBEE
51. "Return of the Jedi" dancing girl : OOLA
55. Come together : GEL
56. Shuffling goal : RANDOMORDER
60. Rimbaud's "___ Saison en Enfer" : UNE
61. Dress style that appears to lengthen the body : EMPIREWAIST
62. Thumbs-down : NAY
63. Modern retelling of the Faust legend : DAMNYANKEES
1. Sadie Hawkins Day creator : CAPP
2. "The Valley of Horses" novelist, 1982 : AUEL
3. Magazine founder Eric : UTNE
4. "Tempest," for one : SONATA
5. First responders' destinations, briefly : ERS
6. Comerica Park team, on scoreboards : DET
7. "Nip/Tuck" character Moore : AVA
8. Quiets : SETTLES
9. Is a real burden to : TRIES
10. A couple of words after the race : ISON
11. People may ask you to do this : RENEW
12. Actress Katharine Ross's actor-husband : SAMELLIOTT
13. "You could look at it this way ..." : INONESENSE
14. Upset : DISTRESSED
21. Shrek's voicer : MYERS
23. Petal-like poinsettia part : BRACT
24. Bygone radio "friend" : IRMA
25. NPR host Hansen : LIANE
27. Be too hasty : JUMPTHEGUN
28. 1941 Jimmy Dorsey chart-topper : MARIAELENA
29. It leads nowhere : BLINDALLEY
33. Moral fiber : SPINE
34. Ship to the New World : PINTA
36. Chardonnay alternative : SOAVE
38. Imitate Don Corleone : RASP
41. Seduced : LUREDIN
45. Preventer of northern exposure : ANORAK
47. Was off base : ERRED
48. Prime-time time : TENPM
50. Bart Starr's alma mater, briefly : BAMA
52. Tongue-lolling comics character : ODIE
53. Majesty lead-in : LESE
54. Entertainment partner? : ARTS
57. Kid ___ (old bandleader) : ORY
58. "Drop ___ line" : MEA
59. Be undefeated against, in sports lingo : OWN

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