New York Times, Saturday, February 13, 2010

Author: Ashish Vengsarkar
Editor: Will Shortz
Ashish Vengsarkar
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Vengsarkar. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1968 hit musical with the song "Life Is" : ZORBA
6. Former transportation regulation agcy. : ICC
9. Hot: Fr. : CHAUD
14. "Caesar, now be still: / I kill'd not thee with half so good ___": Brutus : AWILL
15. Whirl : TRY
16. Stop from running, maybe : LASSO
17. One making waves in the news business? : RADIOJOURNALIST
20. What 36-Acrosses and 7-Down appreciate : FRESHVOCABULARY
21. Gray and others : ASAS
22. Sworn ___ (officially given the role of) : INAS
23. Charter of Punta del Este grp. : OAS
25. Omne vivum ex ___ (all life [is] from eggs: Lat.) : OVO
26. "For the life ___ ..." : OFME
30. Make plans to tie the knot : SETADATE
34. Like Cuba and Venezuela, e.g. : ALLIED
36. You, e.g. : CROSSWORDSOLVER
38. Clear out : AERATE
39. Mozzarella alternative : BELPAESE
40. Cavort : ROMP
41. Pen : CAN
42. Community coll. prerequisite, maybe : GED
43. Big Utah export : COAL
45. It's written right to left : URDU
48. Ones with reading schedules : MOBILELIBRARIES
55. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ...," e.g. : OPENINGSENTENCE
56. 50-Down holder : STEIN
57. John who pioneered time-lapse photography : OTT
58. Some porcelain : EWERS
59. Patisserie order : TORTE
60. Intelligence grp. : NSA
61. Parties with a whole lot of shaking going on : LUAUS
1. Cup holder : ZARF
2. Man ___ : OWAR
3. Endure difficulties, with "out" : RIDEASTORM
4. Paradise : BLISS
5. Welcome to paradise? : ALOHA
6. "Was ___ hard ...?" : ITOO
7. You and others : CRUCIVERBALISTS
8. Rostand hero : CYRANO
9. Santa ___ : CLAUS
10. Long way? : HALL
11. It's west of the Sea of Okhotsk : ASIA
12. Former part of 11-Down: Abbr. : USSR
13. Feeble-minded : DOTY
18. Certain H.S. teams : JVS
19. Draft org. : NBA
23. Academy offering : OSCAR
24. ___ di linea (flier to Italy) : AEREO
25. Iowa relative : OTO
26. Pot on a fire : OLLA
27. Like an old English coin worth 105 shillings : FIVEGUINEA
28. Reagan cabinet member : MEESE
29. Conqueror of Northumbria in 946 : EDRED
31. Express letters? : ASAP
32. It ends in the fall: Abbr. : DST
33. Dazzle : AWE
34. It's sometimes seen in the corner of a TV screen: Abbr. : ASL
35. Prune : LOP
37. ___ mother : DEN
41. Brand for the bath : CALGON
43. Singer profiled in "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
44. Vintner's prefix : OEN
45. Holder of a "leaf-fringed legend," to Keats : URN
46. Honey badger : RATEL
47. Sch. in Madison, N.J. : DREWU
48. ___ of all : MOST
49. Prefix with -metry : OPTO
50. Contents of a 56-Across : BEER
51. Questionnaire datum: Abbr. : INIT
52. Not fully tested : BETA
53. Soft shade : ECRU
54. Part of a committee sched. : SESS

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