New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rubberneck : GAWK
5. Digital signal receiver : HDTV
9. Bailout button : EJECT
14. Down from the deck : ALOW
15. 16-Across's "La donna è mobile," e.g. : ARIA
16. See 15-Across : VERDI
17. 16th-century Florentine food? : RENAISSANCEFARE
20. Show compassion : BEKIND
21. Nereid sister of Galatea : IONE
22. Stopper of things : KIBOSH
25. Supermarket chain : IGA
28. Support staffer: Abbr. : ASST
32. Reason the tortoise won the race? : BADHAREDAY
35. A ring bearer may go down it : THEAISLE
37. Commonwealth country in Central America : BELIZE
38. Pennies : CENTS
39. Clairvoyant's claim : ESP
41. Half of a 45 with more airplay : SIDEA
42. Turn toward the east : ORIENT
44. "Alas" : SADTOSAY
46. Baseballs, footballs and basketballs? : SPORTSWARE
48. Shopping bag : TOTE
49. Blacken : TAR
50. Like some sausages and Web sites : LINKED
52. Air condition : SMOG
54. Entree from the frozen food department : POTPIE
59. Freedom from the requirement of having long sleeves? : RIGHTTOBAREARMS
64. Thai or Chinese : ASIAN
65. Craving : URGE
66. Spree : TOOT
67. Ice bucket accessory : TONGS
68. Disgusting one : TOAD
69. Queries : ASKS
1. Shirts and skirts : GARB
2. Salt's direction : ALEE
3. Policy ___ : WONK
4. River in a Best Picture title : KWAI
5. Lays a claim (on) : HASDIBS
6. Patient observers: Abbr. : DRS
7. Padre's sister : TIA
8. Dematerialize : VANISH
9. Drawn : EVEN
10. Baja boss : JEFE
11. Time to remember : ERA
12. Mil. leader : CDR
13. Draw : TIE
18. Press coverage : INK
19. Housemate, informally : COHAB
23. Bundle in a barn : BALE
24. Comedian Yakov Smirnoff, by birth : ODESSAN
25. Emphatic confirmation of action : IDIDSO
26. Eye intently : GAZEAT
27. Naval affirmative : AYEAYE
28. Without profit : ATCOST
29. Guide for Hillary : SHERPA
30. ___ moment : SENIOR
31. Spud : TATER
33. Put one's feet up : REST
34. Poet who wrote "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" : ELIOT
36. Ain't as it should be? : ISNT
40. Part of PRNDL : PARK
43. Groove for a letter-shaped bolt : TSLOT
45. Ruby : DEEPRED
47. Freak : WIGOUT
51. Anonymous John : DOE
52. Farrah Fawcett's signature do : SHAG
53. Rockies, e.g.: Abbr. : MTNS
55. "Ciao!" : TATA
56. Old hands : PROS
57. "Don't worry about me" : IMOK
58. Figs. like "a million or so" : ESTS
59. Fink : RAT
60. Equal: Prefix : ISO
61. ___ and tonic : GIN
62. "Yo" man? : BRO
63. Ottoman V.I.P. : AGA

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