New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 2009

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tycoon who was reputedly the first person in New York City to own an automobile : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
10. Hawaiian landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
15. Changes in a whole new way : REDEFINES
16. Moorage : BERTH
17. Tending to cut off : ISOLATIVE
18. Tricky jumps : AXELS
19. Van Gogh's "Le Café de ___" : NUIT
20. Like some fancy soap bubbles : TORIC
22. "Corydon" author : GIDE
23. Got a move on : RAN
24. Singer with the 2002 hit "Ignition" : RKELLY
29. "No more delaying!" : TODAY
31. Better at dinner : TASTIER
32. Chapter's starting point, usually : RECTO
35. ___ chic : TRES
36. Classic marketing tagline : ADIAMONDISFOREVER
40. Show signs of age, maybe : CURL
42. Uncorks : OPENS
43. Collected work : OMNIBUS
46. Impressive feats : COUPS
50. Kisses may break them : SPELLS
51. Year Nostradamus's first almanac was written : MDL
53. Texas ___ : TECH
55. Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
57. Not esto or eso : OTRO
58. Kind of jelly : ASPIC
62. Commuter aircraft, maybe : TURBOPROP
65. Marine snail : WHELK
66. Small blood vessel : ARTERIOLE
67. "Heartlight" singer, 1982 : NEILDIAMOND
68. Home setting : BASEBALLDIAMOND
1. Union symbol? : DIAMONDRING
2. Kind of priest : JESUIT
3. Excited answer to "Who wants ...?" : IDOIDO
4. Like the Wicked Witch of the West at the end of "The Wizard of Oz" : MELTED
5. Painter's deg. : BFA
6. Slowing down, in mus. : RIT
7. "The Red Tent" author Diamant : ANITA
8. Exeter's county : DEVON
9. North Sea tributary : YSER
10. Chase Field team : DIAMONDBACKS
11. Whammy : HEX
12. "___ upon my bed I lay me": Longfellow : ERE
13. Airport code of the world's busiest airport : ATL
14. Some A.L.'ers : DHS
21. NPR host Flatow : IRA
23. Some breads : RYES
25. Diminutive ending : ETTE
26. Way into N.Y.C. : LIRR
27. Jason who starred in TV's "My Name Is Earl" : LEE
28. Sentence units: Abbr. : YRS
30. Anagrammatic cousin of 21-Down? : ARI
31. Flew : TORE
33. Inc. article subjects : CFOS
34. Nonpareil : TOP
36. His first opera was "Rosamund" : ARNE
37. Mae West role : DIAMONDLIL
38. Unsolicited MS., perhaps : ENCL
39. Brandy letters : VSO
40. Inc. article subjects : COS
41. Expert on a 68-Across : UMP
44. Symbol for a difficult ski run : BLACKDIAMOND
45. Maritime letters : USS
47. Fantasy world : UTOPIA
48. It's refined in Britain : PETROL
49. Dungeons & Dragons item : SCROLL
51. Actress Tierney of "ER" : MAURA
52. Grimes : DIRTS
54. Subject of a renowned curse : HOPEDIAMOND
56. Attempt : STAB
58. Plant bristle : AWN
59. ___-bear : SHE
60. "Dictionary of Linguistics" linguist : PEI
61. In a bad way : ILL
63. Community get-together : BEE
64. Regal symbol : ORB

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