New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 2008

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Denver-to-Santa Fe dir. : SSW
4. Loads : AHEAP
9. French greeting : SALUT
14. E.P.A. pollution meas. : AQI
15. Like Rembrandt : DUTCH
16. Magyar : Hungarian :: Gaeilge : ___ : IRISH
17. Dull shade : DUN
18. Bridge authority : DECKOFFICER
20. With intensity : DEEPLY
22. Yahoo! competitor : NETZERO
23. River of Saxony : ELBE
24. Typical postcard attractions : VIEWS
26. Penpoint : NIB
27. Soup or salad ingredient : SCALLION
30. '60s leftist grp. : SDS
31. Medicated candy : THROATLOZENGE
36. Victory, Viennese-style : SIEG
37. Greek war goddess : ENYO
38. Comparatively quick communication : AIRMAILLETTER
43. Intellectual conclusion? : ISM
45. Deform : MISSHAPE
46. Many a corp. hire : MBA
47. Joltin' Joe : DIMAG
50. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
51. It lies beneath Wayne Manor : BATCAVE
53. Regain consciousness : COMETO
55. Verizon reference : AREACODEMAP
58. Implement with a collar : OAR
59. Infatuation : CRUSH
60. "You win" : ILOSE
61. DHL rival : UPS
62. So-called Hermit Kingdom of old : KOREA
63. With 64-Across, words that can precede the starts of 18-, 31-, 38- and 55-Across : CLEAR
64. See 63-Across : THE
1. Most blue : SADDEST
2. Silence : SQUELCH
3. Reception amenity : WINEBAR
4. Like shipping and handling, typically: Abbr. : ADDL
5. First of a Disney trio : HUEY
6. Series finale?: Abbr. : ETC
7. "Egad!" : ACK
8. Nokia offering : PHONE
9. Examines, as evidence : SIFTS
10. Home of Snowflake, which, ironically, gets very little snow: Abbr. : ARIZ
11. Marriage requirement : LICENSE
12. Cyberhandle : USERID
13. Hurts like heck : THROBS
19. Small number : FEW
21. Hastert's successor as speaker of the House : PELOSI
24. One end of the Moscow Canal : VOLGA
25. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
28. Wilderness home : LAIR
29. Big-ticket ___ : ITEM
32. Hit 1983 pseudo-documentary : ZELIG
33. Big pictures: Abbr. : ENLS
34. Louis and Carrie : NYES
35. Setting for the 51-Across : GOTHAM
38. Dabbler : AMATEUR
39. "___ Man," top 10 hit of 1967 : IMA
40. Pizza order, frequently : TAKEOUT
41. "Everybody loves somebody sometime," for Dean Martin : EPITAPH
42. Factor in sentencing : REMORSE
43. Announcement after being away : IMBACK
44. Italian restaurant chain : SBARRO
47. Russian country house : DACHA
48. ___ Andric, 1961 Literature Nobelist : IVO
49. Kit carrier : MEDIC
52. Costco quantity : CASE
53. Hombre's home : CASA
54. It's to the left of # : OPER
56. Right-angled joint : ELL
57. First name in slapstick : MOE

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