New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Author: Thomas Takaro
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas Takaro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {MX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Takaro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Org. for boomers, now : AARP
5. Smooth-talking : GLIB
9. Cause of something going up? : ARSON
14. Iranian money : RIAL
15. The last Mrs. Charlie Chaplin : OONA
16. London line : QUEUE
17. Food-stamping org. : USDA
18. Do a cashier's job : SCAN
19. Tech callers : USERS
20. Attack helicopter : BLACKHAWK
22. "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
23. Raptor's roost : AERIE
24. Sister of Rachel : LEAH
26. Snack machine inserts : ONES
29. Abode, informally : DIGS
31. Do a cashier's job : BAG
33. Day-___ colors : GLO
34. "Just a ___" (1931 hit) : GIGOLO
37. Director Kazan : ELIA
38. Pick on, in a way : RIB
39. WWW bookmark : URL
40. Often-joked-about professionals : LAWYERS
42. Summer on the Seine : ETE
43. Ellington's "Prelude ___ Kiss" : TOA
44. Will-___-wisp : OTHE
45. Walk unsteadily : DODDER
47. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
48. Portuguese king : REI
49. Zeus, to the Romans : JOVE
50. The Big Board, for short : NYSE
52. Cornell or Pound : EZRA
54. Make rhapsodic : ELATE
58. Where to read about the 50-Across: Abbr. : WSJ
60. In the altogether : BUCKNAKED
62. Gaucho's rope : RIATA
64. Baseball's Moises : ALOU
65. "Holy cow!" : YIPE
66. "Over the Rainbow" composer Harold : ARLEN
67. Lincoln's state: Abbr. : NEBR
68. Sons of ___ (group promoting Irish heritage) : ERIN
69. Far from faithful : FALSE
70. Determination : GRIT
71. Root beer brand : DADS
1. Tourist mecca off Venezuela : ARUBA
2. Seating option : AISLE
3. Weather forecaster's tool : RADAR
4. Tenor Domingo : PLACIDO
5. "Holy cow!" : GOSH
6. Many subway trains : LOCALS
7. Blown away : INAWE
8. Sure to bring in money : BANKABLE
9. Pastel hue : AQUA
10. Costner's "Tin Cup" co-star : RUSSO
11. Really steamed : SEEINGRED
12. Wilder's "___ Town" : OUR
13. Classic game console letters : NES
21. Radio host Garrison : KEILLOR
25. Buzz, bob or bangs : HAIRDO
27. Select few : ELITE
28. Unloaded? : SOBER
30. Colonel Sanders facial feature : GOATEE
32. Appliance with a pilot : GASOVEN
34. Word before "Morgen" or "Tag" : GUTEN
35. O. Henry literary device : IRONY
36. See-through partition : GLASSWALL
37. Word that can follow each half of 20- and 60-Across and 11- and 36-Down : EYE
41. Super-duper : WHIZBANG
46. Stuck in traffic, say : DELAYED
49. Derek of "I, Claudius" : JACOBI
51. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
53. Kaiser or czar : RULER
55. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
56. Not so hot : TEPID
57. Idyllic spots : EDENS
59. Girl with the dog Spot : JANE
61. Quarterback Warner : KURT
62. Luftwaffe foe: Abbr. : RAF
63. Portfolio part, for short : IRA

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