New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Author: Tim Wescott
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Wescott
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Wescott. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sailor : SWAB
5. Austen and Flaubert heroines : EMMAS
10. Blitzing linebacker's feat : SACK
14. Own : HAVE
15. Raid target : ROACH
16. Ask : PRAY
17. Served as well as possible : ACED
18. "El ___" (1983 film) : NORTE
19. "Gimme a C! ...," e.g. : YELL
20. See 57-Across : WORLDSERIESGAME
23. Gene of westerns : AUTRY
24. One likely to lend a needed hand : PAL
25. "I'm stumped" : GOTME
28. Meter reading, e.g. : DATUM
32. Letter in Socrates' name : RHO
33. Releases : LETSGO
39. Dominican-born player in the 600 club : SOSA
40. Writers Fleming and McEwan : IANS
42. Center of a 57-Across : MOUND
43. Box gently : SPAR
44. Bird's home : TREE
45. When repeated, statement after an explosion : TEMPER
47. Wildcatter's find : OIL
48. Annual feast : SEDER
50. Prefix with red : INFRA
52. ___ choy (Chinese green) : BOK
54. Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
57. Setting for a 20-Across ... as represented by this puzzle's circled letters : BASEBALLDIAMOND
64. Botanical angle : AXIL
65. Friend in the hood: Var. : HOMIE
66. Flu feature : AGUE
67. Nincompoop : BOZO
68. Farm soils : LOAMS
69. Temple cases : ARKS
70. De novo : ANEW
71. Dawn : ONSET
72. Overly docile : MEEK
1. Henry Higgins's creator : SHAW
2. Home of the Dr Pepper Museum : WACO
3. Say with conviction : AVER
4. Pandemonium : BEDLAM
5. ___ & Young (accounting firm) : ERNST
6. Hungry cow, maybe : MOOER
7. Wed : MARRY
8. Dramatic start : ACTI
9. Pen filler : SHEEP
10. Hand-held telescope : SPYGLASS
11. Geographical info : AREA
12. Storm's predecessor : CALM
13. Richard Petty's racing son : KYLE
21. Contest at 20 paces : DUEL
22. Blue : SAD
25. Down-home breakfast serving : GRITS
26. Bear's landing place? : OHARE
27. Added muscle, with "up" : TONED
29. On ___ things : TOPOF
30. Old carrier name : USAIR
31. ___ Maples Trump : MARLA
34. One with defib training : EMT
35. Chipped part of a statue, maybe : TOE
36. Bottom line : SUM
37. Economic fig. : GNP
38. Shelley's "___ to Naples" : ODE
41. Referral for further information : SEEBELOW
46. "Lovely" Beatles girl : RITA
49. Laura's 1960s sitcom hubby : ROB
51. Polite denial : NOMAAM
53. Artist Frida ___ : KAHLO
54. Actress Kruger and others : ALMAS
55. Stop on ___ : ADIME
56. "Thou ___, most ignorant monster": Shak. : LIEST
57. Cake with a kick : BABA
58. Dendrite's counterpart : AXON
59. 9 1/2 narrow, e.g. : SIZE
60. "Laughing" bird : LOON
61. Monster : OGRE
62. Certain W.M.D. : NUKE
63. PC site : DESK

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