New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 2010

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Start in literature : ACTI
5. Alpine feature : ARETE
10. Stretch : SPAN
14. Go into a new mode : SHIFTGEARS
16. Leer at : OGLE
17. Almost-grad's "disease" : SENIORITIS
18. Have ___ : ATIT
19. "Table for ___?" : TWO
20. Bunny photo : PINUP
21. Who wrote "Hell is full of musical amateurs" : SHAW
22. One in chains, maybe : ESCAPEARTIST
25. Like some promises : EMPTY
28. Cornwall feature : MOOR
29. Bushed : BEAT
30. Unconcerned with scruples : AMORAL
34. Title twin brother of 15-Down : TIM
37. 1983's highest-grossing film : RETURNOFTHEJEDI
40. Alternative to a day at the races?: Abbr. : OTB
41. Northeastern toll road convenience : EZPASS
42. Poetic times : EENS
43. Morales in Hollywood : ESAI
45. Second-guessers' words : ORNOT
46. Bossy sort : CONTROLFREAK
52. What Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 is written in: Abbr. : EMAJ
53. Execute, archaically : DOEST
54. Swell : AOK
57. Intl. group whose initials in English and French are reversed : NATO
58. "Shh! I know this" : DONTTELLME
60. Onetime Asian autocrat : SHAH
61. Gridiron ploy : OPTIONPLAY
62. Net : EARN
63. Social worker's workload : CASES
64. Formal letter opening : SIRS
1. ___ prof. : ASST
2. Consider, with "on" : CHEW
3. Ex-Yankee Martinez : TINO
4. Elvis Presley's "___ Can Dream" : IFI
5. U.S.D.A. part: Abbr. : AGRIC
6. Isabel, por ejemplo : REINA
7. Avidly accept : EATUP
8. Rubbish : TRIPE
9. Quaint occupational suffix : ESS
10. Such that one might : SOASTO
11. Like the movies "10,000 B.C." and "2012" : PGTHIRTEEN
12. Handle : ALIAS
13. Food box abbr. : NETWT
15. Title twin sister in a series of children's books by Jean and Gareth Adamson : TOPSY
22. Words from the betrayed : ETTU
23. Asian nannies : AMAHS
24. King Henry V, e.g. : ROLE
25. River through Logroño and Aragon : EBRO
26. Have an engagement (with) : MEET
27. Singer with the second video ever played on MTV : PATBENATAR
30. W.W. II battleground : ANZIO
31. Challenge for a hairstylist : MOP
32. U.S. ___ : OFA
33. Some linemen: Abbr. : RTS
35. "___ idea!" : IDNO
36. Spray setting : MIST
38. Full moon view? : REAR
39. Steve Martin comedy, with "The" : JERK
44. Bond girl Jill : STJOHN
45. Like some straw : OATEN
46. Perfume : CENSE
47. Nebraska tribe : OMAHA
48. Treatment for Parkinson's : LDOPA
49. Times and others : FONTS
50. Fix, as a knot : RETIE
51. These, to Julio : ESTOS
54. "___ Have" (#1 Jennifer Lopez hit) : ALLI
55. ___ Little, "The Wire" antihero : OMAR
56. PC things, which can be found at the starts of 14-, 22-, 37-, 46- and 61-Across : KEYS
58. "Recipient" of a Bugs Bunny question : DOC
59. Wax things, for short : LPS

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