New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 2010

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 65, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 8, (2 quad stacks) This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Was proven innocent : CLEAREDONESNAME
16. Merger alternative : HOSTILETAKEOVER
17. Drive to drink? : ANTIPROHIBITION
18. Stops striving : RESTSONONESOARS
19. With 12-Down, turns down : SAYS
20. Ready for assault : ARM
21. Agricultural labor grp. : UFW
22. Become useless, as a 26-Down : GOFLAT
27. Ukraine/Moldova border river : DNIESTER
32. Debtor's option, briefly : REFI
33. It often includes tax : GRANDTOTAL
35. "Do ___ else!" : ITOR
36. River through Dresden : ELBE
37. Where Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase are headquartered : PARKAVENUE
39. Pizza joint in "Do the Right Thing" : SALS
40. Potential poster boy : TEENIDOL
41. Dancing technique : TOETAP
44. New Orleans setting: Abbr. : CST
45. Food preservative, briefly : BHA
47. Banda ___ (2004 tsunami site) : ACEH
49. Bombshell revealed shortly before Election Day : OCTOBERSURPRISE
57. Didn't judge a group fairly : PLAYEDFAVORITES
58. An employee may accept a package for one : EARLYRETIREMENT
59. Met a body : CROSSEDONESPATH
1. Not just brown : CHAR
2. Like a maverick : LONE
3. Rough figs. : ESTS
4. Quintessentially : ATITSFINEST
5. Cut along the grain : RIPSAWED
6. Football Hall-of-Famer Hirsch : ELROY
7. Actor Richmond and singer Jackson : DEONS
8. Early Roman emperor : OTHO
9. Mrs. Boris Yeltsin : NAINA
10. "La Dolce Vita" actress : EKBERG
11. Earth-shaking beginning? : SEISMO
12. See 19-Across : NOTO
13. Reebok rival : AVIA
14. "Is it just ___ ..." : MEOR
15. Kite relatives : ERNS
21. Lacking the resources : UNABLE
23. Order at Long John Silver's : FRIEDSHRIMP
24. "___ your hearts faint": Deuteronomy 20:3 : LETNOT
25. In a tangle : AFOUL
26. Inflation target : TIRE
27. Tony Randall title role : DRLAO
28. Brake fluid brand : STP
29. Without flaws : TOAT
30. Soyons is a form of it : ETRE
31. Symbol of St. Barnabas, whose saint day comes at hay harvesting time : RAKE
33. Daring exploit : GEST
34. PC connection : LAN
38. Firm cheese, for short? : VICEPRES
42. Where brothers and sisters hang out : ABBEYS
43. 1677 Racine tragedy : PHEDRE
46. Issued pound notes? : ARFED
47. Coq ___ : AUVIN
48. 10 million rupees : CRORE
49. Grp. that rolls out the barrels? : OPEC
50. Woodwind instr. : CLAR
51. Hawaiian staple : TARO
52. Olive kin : OYLS
53. Japanese Peace Nobelist of 1974 : SATO
54. Willow variety : ITEA
55. Text message status : SENT
56. Job preceder: Abbr. : ESTH

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