New York Times, Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like some cheddar : SHARP
6. Spicy Asian cuisine : HUNAN
11. Musician's deg. : MFA
14. Personnel director, at times : HIRER
15. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
16. Small island in a river : AIT
17. Olympic track-and-field event : HAMMERTHROW
19. Toiler on a hill : ANT
20. Knock to the ground : LAYLOW
21. Latin list ender : ETALIA
23. Simple hanger : PEG
24. Beast in an Ogden Nash poem : LLAMA
27. Roasted, in Rouen : ROTI
28. Childish plea : CANI
30. Play and film about a noted 1977 series of interviews : FROSTNIXON
33. Humble abode : SHACK
35. Make ready for winter flight : DEICE
36. Loosely woven cotton fabric : CHEESECLOTH
40. Vintage synthetic fabric : ARNEL
41. Parts of a tour : STOPS
44. Indoor dipole antenna, colloquially : RABBITEARS
49. Subtle glow : AURA
50. Melville work set in Tahiti : OMOO
51. "The Lord is my light and my salvation ...," for one : PSALM
53. Census datum : SEX
54. World of espionage : SPYDOM
57. Causes of some untimely ends : NOOSES
59. Lunar New Year in Vietnam : TET
60. Five-card draw variation ... or a hint to 17-, 30-, 36- and 44-Across : JACKSTOOPEN
64. Leandro's love : ERO
65. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
66. Dementieva of tennis : ELENA
67. Palacio resident : REY
68. "Beat it!" : SCRAM
69. "Mary Had a Little Lamb," e.g. : DITTY
1. "Zip your lip!" : SHH
2. Historic racetrack site : HIALEAH
3. Eau de vie from Gascony : ARMAGNAC
4. "Ratatouille" rat chef : REMY
5. Green shampoo brand : PRELL
6. Korean conflict, for one : HOTWAR
7. Escort to a seat, slangily : USH
8. Fish-fowl connector : NOR
9. Soothing succulent : ALOE
10. Small salamander : NEWT
11. "___ moment" (ad catchphrase) : MAALOX
12. Over and done : FINITO
13. Reach : ATTAIN
18. Massage deeply : ROLF
22. Short opera piece : ARIETTA
23. Desk toppers : PCS
25. 1903-04 cars sold only in red : MODELAS
26. "Just ___!" : ASEC
29. Washington Irving's Crane : ICHABOD
31. No later than, briefly : TIL
32. Cpls. and sgts. : NCOS
34. Actress Russell of "Waitress" : KERI
37. "The Lord of the Rings" creature : ENT
38. Ooze : SEEP
39. Collar wearer, often : HOUSEPET
42. Roll call response : PRESENT
43. Clarence Clemons's instrument : SAX
44. Team listing : ROSTER
45. Current measure : AMPERE
46. Young stud : BOYTOY
47. Money of exchange : RANSOM
48. ___ machine : SLOT
52. Made low noises? : MOOED
55. Spanish eyes : OJOS
56. Opposite of fem. : MASC
58. Star turns in music : SOLI
61. Basketball position: Abbr. : CTR
62. Mauna ___ : KEA
63. Roll call response : NAY

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