New York Times, Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hipster's jargon : JIVE
5. Shrewd : CAGEY
10. Yank's foe : REB
13. Black, to bards : EBON
14. Outranking : ABOVE
15. "A ___ bagatelle!" : MERE
16. *Did a dog trick : ROLLEDOVER
18. Toiling away : ATIT
19. The Wildcats of the Big 12 Conf. : KSU
20. Took charge : LED
21. Rebounds, shooting percentage, etc. : STATS
22. *One who's often doing favors : MISTERNICEGUY
27. Tylenol alternative : ALEVE
29. Martinez with three Cy Youngs : PEDRO
30. ___-Rooter : ROTO
31. Shrimp-on-the-barbie eater : AUSSIE
33. Fancy dresser : FOP
36. *Affordable, as an apartment : LOWRENT
38. *Tugboat rope : TOWLINE
40. "Bed-in" participant Yoko ___ : ONO
41. Most dangerous, as winter roads : ICIEST
43. Pullers in pairs : OXEN
44. "You can't teach ___ dog ..." : ANOLD
45. Sprinkle holy water on : BLESS
46. *Aldous Huxley novel : BRAVENEWWORLD
51. Hawkeye State native : IOWAN
52. "___ on parle français" : ICI
53. Mangy mutt : CUR
56. Door-busting equipment : RAMS
57. *Bar patron's request for a refill : ANOTHERONE
61. "Dang it!" : DRAT
62. Al ___ (pasta order) : DENTE
63. Italian wine region : ASTI
64. ID with two hyphens : SSN
65. Mythical lecher : SATYR
66. School attended by 007 : ETON
1. So-and-so : JERK
2. Nigerian natives : IBOS
3. "B," maybe, in an encyclopedia : VOLUMETWO
4. Photo lab abbr. : ENL
5. Officer-to-be : CADET
6. "Humble" dwelling : ABODE
7. White House Web address ending : GOV
8. Eden exile : EVE
9. "___ out!" (ump's call) : YER
10. Mark down for a sale, say : RETAG
11. Verdi aria : ERITU
12. ___ Wetsy (old doll) : BETSY
15. San ___ (Bay Area county) : MATEO
17. Additional : ELSE
21. Hinge holder : SCREW
23. Songwriter Novello : IVOR
24. Rotational speed meas. : RPS
25. Homes for 46-Down : NESTS
26. ___-proof (easy to operate) : IDIOT
27. Guthrie who sang about Alice's Restaurant : ARLO
28. Nut case : LOON
31. Cornice support : ANCON
32. Of service : UTILE
33. Salaries, e.g., to a business owner : FIXEDCOST
34. Leftmost compartment in a till : ONES
35. Parker products : PENS
37. German indefinite article : EINEN
39. Lounge around : LOLL
42. Part of P.E.I.: Abbr. : EDW
44. Salt's "Halt!" : AVAST
45. Creamy cheese : BRIE
46. Things hidden in the answers to this puzzle's six starred clues : BIRDS
47. Zoo noises : ROARS
48. "Gimme a break!" : AWMAN
49. Quick with the zingers : WITTY
50. Autumn shade : OCHER
54. "Render ___ Caesar ..." : UNTO
55. Horse halter : REIN
57. PC pop-ups : ADS
58. Teachers' org. : NEA
59. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
60. Singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE

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