New York Times, Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Audibly in shock : AGASP
6. Rack item : HAT
9. Can't stomach : ABHOR
14. State-run revenue source : LOTTO
15. 1945 flag-raising site, briefly : IWO
16. Arledge who pioneered Monday night football : ROONE
17. Grammy winner James and others : ETTAS
18. Horror film star Chaney : LON
19. Widely known : FAMED
20. Big Bopper hit : CHANTILLYLACE
23. [as printed] : SIC
24. Common gout site : TOE
25. Title for Paul McCartney : SIR
26. Actor McShane of "Deadwood" : IAN
29. Barrier with a diamond pattern : CHAINLINKFENCE
33. Thurman of film : UMA
34. Baseballer-turned-spy Berg : MOE
35. Unaccompanied : LONE
36. Place to get a bucket of balls : RANGE
39. In a funk : LOW
40. Like some paper and coats : LINED
41. "Understood" : ISEE
42. Sock-in-the-gut reaction : OOF
43. Mauna ___ : KEA
44. Group overseeing Notre Dame Cathedral : CHURCHOFFRANCE
49. H.M.S. part : HER
50. Just fine : AOK
51. California town name starter : LOS
52. Rock's ___ Rose : AXL
54. Remote possibility ... or a hint to 20-, 29- and 44-Across : OUTSIDECHANCE
58. Yawl's pair : MASTS
60. "No dice!" : NIX
61. Weighed down : LADEN
62. Russian pancakes : BLINI
63. First Liston/Clay fight result, in brief : TKO
64. Republican-turned-Democrat Specter : ARLEN
65. It's a plus : ASSET
66. Anthem contraction : OER
67. Like a neglected lawn : WEEDY
1. Smart guys? : ALECS
2. Notre Dame's architectural style : GOTHIC
3. Tack on : ATTACH
4. Satirist Freberg : STAN
5. When racehorses are at the gate : POSTTIME
6. Jewish campus group : HILLEL
7. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
8. Press secretary under George W. Bush : TONYSNOW
9. Kennel outburst : ARFARF
10. Old U.K. carrier : BOAC
11. Follow a signal to : HOMEINON
12. Admit ___ : ONE
13. Badly chafed : RED
21. Inner Hebrides isle : IONA
22. ___ button (Facebook icon) : LIKE
27. Oxy 5 target : ACNE
28. ___-to-know basis : NEED
30. Boring tool : AUGER
31. "Bye for now!" : IMOFF
32. ___ González affair of 2000 : ELIAN
36. Rolling in it : RICH
37. 1975 Wimbledon winner : ASHE
38. Phobic disorder, e.g. : NEUROSIS
39. Check out : LOOKINTO
40. Ordinance aimed at pet owners : LEASHLAW
42. Shouts of surprise : OHOS
43. Ray who built McDonald's into a giant : KROC
45. Watch a kitty : CATSIT
46. Limb-bending muscle : FLEXOR
47. Thing to snuff : CANDLE
48. Go over : EXCEED
53. 1974 title role for Dustin Hoffman : LENNY
55. ___ Reader (alternative magazine) : UTNE
56. Flood barrier : DIKE
57. Rhine feeder : AARE
58. Wharton deg. : MBA
59. Capp and Capone : ALS

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