New York Times, Friday, October 23, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. They may be seen with tails : TOPHATS
8. Piece project? : JIGSAW
14. Some breezy Top 40 songs : EUROPOP
15. Locale of a Penn State campus : ALTOONA
16. Spendthrift's antithesis : STINTER
17. Natural history museum subject : ZOOLOGY
18. A kid may be told to watch it : TONE
19. Philippic : RANT
21. Mythical Hun king : ATLI
22. One might be promoted to cpl. : PFC
23. National park with the Pink Cliffs : BRYCECANYON
26. One-named singer with the 2008 Grammy for Best New Artist : ADELE
28. Converted from coal via distillation : COKED
29. Tibia neighbors : PATELLAS
31. 1980s El Salvadoran president : DUARTE
36. Many a King's Scholar : ETONIAN
37. They won't cover your back : HALTERS
38. Hand over : RENDER
39. One skilled at mimicry : PARAKEET
40. Dragging sound : VROOM
42. Government, often : TAXER
43. Washington locale : VALLEYFORGE
48. Sacrifice site, in Siena : ARA
49. Start of a song that ends with "brave" : OSAY
50. ___ Sea, modern site of ship graveyards : ARAL
51. 1979 exile to Saudi Arabia : AMIN
52. Acronym for a kind of PC video screen display : WYSIWYG
55. Pusher's activity : DEALING
57. Title girl in a 1968 Turtles hit : ELENORE
58. Reachable : INRANGE
59. They don't move quickly : LARGOS
60. Identity : ONENESS
1. Often-dreaded handout : TESTPAPER
2. Like Windows 95, e.g. : OUTOFDATE
3. Tigers' place : PRINCETON
4. Opposite of dull : HONE
5. Quick : APT
6. Pope statement opener : TOERR
7. Mist generator : SPRAYCAN
8. Quadruple-platinum 2001 album : JLO
9. Klugman's "Quincy, M.E." co-star : ITO
10. ___ Heights : GOLAN
11. Blackened : SOOTY
12. ___-Egyptian Sudan : ANGLO
13. Door : WAYIN
15. 2001-05 Pontiac made in Mexico : AZTEK
20. Mil. E-4 to E-9 : NCOS
23. Hold : BELIEVE
24. Cone bearer : CEDAR
25. Fancy to a fault : ADULATE
27. Advance : LEND
30. Fine with the Stooges : LARRY
32. Aleutian island : ATKA
33. Take another good look at : REEXAMINE
34. They help with dating : TREERINGS
35. Turns away : ESTRANGES
37. Hobby with call signs : HAMRADIO
39. Below C level? : POOR
41. 18 or 21, typically : OFAGE
43. One of an au pair? : VOWEL
44. Shelters : ASYLA
45. Option for some surgeries : LASER
46. Two-faced : LYING
47. Actor Ford of "Gilda" : GLENN
51. Actor Ford of "Snatch" : ALAN
53. Shower with gifts, say : WOO
54. Representation of 34-Down: Abbr. : YRS
56. "___ not!" : ARE

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