New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Author: Kristian House
Editor: Will Shortz
Kristian House
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. God, with "one's" : MAKER
6. Airport guesses, for short : ETAS
10. Word after matinee or teen : IDOL
14. Quick, like a cat : AGILE
15. "Whip It" rock group : DEVO
16. Zilch : NADA
17. Chewed the fat : JAWED
18. Shootout shout : DRAW
19. Cereal "for kids" : TRIX
20. Umber or chocolate brown : RICHEARTHTONE
23. Pre-K enrollee : TOT
24. Org. for boomers, now : AARP
25. Early 10th-century year : CMI
28. Military treatise by Sun Tzu : THEARTOFWAR
34. Bathroom dispenser refill : HANDSOAP
36. The Velvet Fog : TORME
37. Trademarked citrus : UGLI
38. Thing in a sling : STONE
41. Party with techno music, perhaps : RAVE
42. Friars Club event : ROAST
44. Gave a makeover : REVAMPED
46. Captain's "Listen up!" : NOWHEARTHIS
49. Pig's pad : STY
50. Gold medalist Lipinski : TARA
51. Profs' helpers : TAS
53. Sad, like 20-, 28- and 46-Across? : BROKENHEARTED
59. Shoot up : GROW
60. Year-end air : NOEL
61. Built-up : URBAN
63. Adviser, say : AIDE
64. A person may have one of invincibility : AURA
65. Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
66. Suffer from sunburn : PEEL
67. Lee of Marvel Comics : STAN
68. Big name in printers : EPSON
1. Hot Lips Houlihan's rank: Abbr. : MAJ
2. Petri dish stuff : AGAR
3. Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
4. Give a seat to : ELECT
5. Candy that makes your mouth burn : REDHOTS
6. Ancient Icelandic work : EDDA
7. U.S. Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
8. PC user's self-image : AVATAR
9. "Who cares?" : SOWHAT
10. Managing perfectly : INTOPFORM
11. "Rats!" : DARN
12. "Garfield" canine : ODIE
13. Left Coast airport code : LAX
21. Body of cultural values : ETHOS
22. It's faster than a walk : TROT
25. Antique farm device : CHURN
26. Myopic Mr. ___ : MAGOO
27. Acquired relative : INLAW
29. Do lunch : EAT
30. To the left, at sea : APORT
31. Cylindrical sandwiches : WRAPS
32. W.W. II-era G.I., e.g. : AMVET
33. Like an oboe's sound : REEDY
35. Drier's need : DISHTOWEL
39. Book before Esth. : NEH
40. Madonna title role : EVITA
43. Flooring wood : TEAK
45. In most cases : ASARULE
47. Concert locales : ARENAS
48. Were completely depleted : RANOUT
52. "Blondie" or "Cathy" : STRIP
53. Cheese with a moldy rind : BRIE
54. Hectored : RODE
55. Wife of Zeus : HERA
56. Pizazz : ELAN
57. Falls back : EBBS
58. "The Banana Boat Song" word : DAYO
59. Watergate tape problem : GAP
62. Tandoor-baked bread : NAN

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