New York Times, Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Author: Katie Yeager
Editor: Will Shortz
Katie Yeager
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Yeager. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Delays no longer : ACTS
5. Some intimate apparel : BRAS
9. The Beatles' "___ Road" : ABBEY
14. Supper, e.g. : MEAL
15. Per person : EACH
16. Kind of mark : QUOTE
17. "It was ___ mistake" : ALLA
18. Urgent : DIRE
19. Not rural : URBAN
20. Coin composed of copper, nickel, zinc and manganese : SILVERDOLLAR
23. Refuses : SAYSNO
24. John, for short : LAV
25. Early afternoon hour : TWO
28. Pantheon members : GODS
31. Shrivel : WITHER
33. Hair treatment that generally lasts three to six months : PERMANENTWAVE
36. Mary Kay competitor : AVON
38. "Far out!" : RAD
39. Line-___ veto : ITEM
40. Pro football team based in New Jersey : NEWYORKGIANTS
45. Catherine whose cow is said to have started the Great Chicago Fire : OLEARY
46. Actress Ward : SELA
47. Word before "rain," "heat" and "gloom of night" in a postal creed : NOR
48. "Take Me as ___" : IAM
50. Girlish laugh : GIGGLE
55. Musical question posed by Alanis Morissette, as suggested by 20-, 33- and 40-Across : ISNTITIRONIC
58. Lighter brand : ZIPPO
61. ___ fixe (persistent thought) : IDEE
62. Exploding star : NOVA
63. Cook's wear : APRON
64. Go-getter : DOER
65. Kuwaiti pooh-bah : EMIR
66. They may be durable : GOODS
67. Donations to the needy : ALMS
68. Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
1. Stockpile : AMASS
2. Anagrammatic cousin of Alice or Lacie : CELIA
3. Add up : TALLY
4. Czechs and Poles : SLAVS
5. Bureau locale : BEDROOM
6. Speakeasy's worry : RAID
7. Prefix with phobia : ACRO
8. Beach memento : SHELL
9. Clear Scandinavian liquor : AQUAVIT
10. Victor in a duel with Hamilton : BURR
11. Short hairstyle : BOB
12. Second letter after epsilon : ETA
13. Tokyo dough : YEN
21. Mechanical whiz: Abbr. : ENGR
22. Cemetery expanse : LAWN
25. "___ what you think!" : THATS
26. "___ Only Just Begun" : WEVE
27. Utah city : OREM
29. Like some turkey meat : DARK
30. Hosiery mishaps : SNAGS
32. Pipsqueak : TWIT
33. Might : POWER
34. "Orinoco Flow" singer : ENYA
35. Singer Brickell : EDIE
36. Soon : ANON
37. Rider-propelled vehicle, for short : VELO
41. Prayers : ORISONS
42. TV host Seacrest : RYAN
43. Capital on the Mediterranean : ALGIERS
44. Hair removal product : NAIR
49. Sacred peak in Greek myth : MTIDA
51. One who's toast : GONER
52. Knee-high, bearded figure : GNOME
53. Spitting mad : LIVID
54. Modern birthday greeting : ECARD
55. Music device with earbuds : IPOD
56. Elvis Presley or Marilyn Monroe : IDOL
57. Burst (with) : TEEM
58. Second in a series of sharp turns : ZAG
59. Big Wall St. news : IPO
60. Con's opposite : PRO

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