New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Attack, Fido!" : SICEM
6. Lose firmness : SAG
9. Greeted at the door : SAWIN
14. Ahead of time : INADVANCE
16. Excruciating pain : AGONY
17. Happen : TAKEPLACE
18. Hefty volumes : TOMES
19. Western writer Wister : OWEN
20. Make a pick : OPT
21. Guaranteed to happen : SURE
22. Aussie outlaw ___ Kelly : NED
23. First cable series to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama : THESOPRANOS
27. Drag show accessory : BOA
28. "Your Moment of ___" ("The Daily Show" feature) : ZEN
29. Globe: Abbr. : SPH
30. Visitor from beyond the solar system : ALIEN
33. Titan, to 9-Down : MOON
35. Director Kazan : ELIA
36. Process involving illegal drug profits, say : MONEYLAUNDERING
39. Prima donnas have big ones : EGOS
40. Falco of 23-Across : EDIE
41. Feelings, informally : VIBES
42. What a high jumper jumps : BAR
43. Original N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
44. Coop denizen : HEN
45. Flip side of the Beatles' "If I Fell" : ANDILOVEHER
49. 500 mg., say : RDA
52. ___ May Clampett of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
53. ___ in queen : QAS
54. One seeking damages : SUER
55. Like some tabloid headlines : LURID
57. Retreat in fear : RUNSCARED
59. In pursuit of : AFTER
60. Carpool, say : RIDESHARE
61. With 63-Across, name associated with the starts of 17-, 23-, 36-, 45- and 57-Across : WOODY
62. Bug planter : SPY
63. See 61-Across : ALLEN
1. Squelch : SITON
2. Extremely impressed : INAWE
3. Like dry mud on cleats : CAKED
4. Paradise : EDEN
5. Three-time title for Yogi Berra, in brief : MVP
6. Potions professor at Hogwarts : SNAPE
7. Ad agcy. clients : ACCTS
8. "I didn't know that!" : GEE
9. Second-largest planet in the solar system : SATURN
10. Ancient market : AGORA
11. 1960s movement rejecting traditional gender roles : WOMENSLIB
12. Suffix with labyrinth : INE
13. Albany is its cap. : NYS
15. Hilo hello : ALOHA
21. Shell out : SPEND
23. Lead role on 23-Across : TONY
24. Form of oxygen with a sharp odor : OZONE
25. Speak one's piece : OPINE
26. Catches, as fly balls : SHAGS
27. Domesticated insects : BEES
30. Unicellular organism : AMEBA
31. Boston airport : LOGAN
32. "___ form a more perfect Union ..." : INORDERTO
33. Long-running "S.N.L." rival : MADTV
34. Arles assent : OUI
35. "___ Brockovich" : ERIN
37. Jim Croce's "bad, bad" Brown : LEROY
38. At any time : EVER
43. "Let me help with the dishes" : ILLDRY
44. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
46. Perjurer's admission : ILIED
47. Provide with gear : EQUIP
48. Good at home repairs : HANDY
49. Like Mayberry : RURAL
50. Big name in balers and harvesters : DEERE
51. Elizabeth of cosmetics : ARDEN
54. Funny Mort : SAHL
55. It's practiced on "The Practice" : LAW
56. Transport for a 30-Across : UFO
57. $200 Monopoly properties: Abbr. : RRS
58. Rebs' grp. : CSA

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