New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. President before Jack : IKE
4. City on a bay : TAMPA
9. One of the Bushes : JEB
12. Early Atari offering : PONG
14. Calculus calculations : AREAS
15. Bone connected to the supinator muscle : ULNA
16. 90 degrees from sur : ESTE
17. Key building support : CORNERPOST
19. Across the entire United States : COASTTOCOAST
21. Dispatch boat : AVISO
22. Put into words : UTTERED
26. Unable to run : COLORFAST
30. Seconds, at dinner : MORE
31. "That's ___!" : ALIE
32. Letterman list, e.g. : TOPTEN
34. Boomerang, in a way : COMEHOMETOROOST
39. Order to relax : ATEASE
40. Perfectly : TOAT
41. Marquee name : STAR
42. Publisher of The New Yorker : CONDENAST
47. Cry of praise : HOSANNA
50. Guardian spirits : GENII
51. Be disadvantageous to : COUNTAGAINST
55. Reasonably priced ... or a hint to 17-, 19-, 26-, 34-, 42- and 51-Across : WITHINCOST
58. Ex-Runaways guitarist Ford : LITA
59. ___ d'amore (instrument) : OBOE
60. 100, in Italy : CENTO
61. In the public eye : SEEN
62. "Horrors!," online : OMG
63. Name registered at many an escort service : ALIAS
64. Some homecoming float makers: Abbr. : SRS
1. Drug for a poisoning victim : IPECAC
2. Disputed Balkan territory : KOSOVO
3. Necessarily involve : ENTAIL
4. Skill not displayed by asking "Have you put on weight?" : TACT
5. Suffix with buck : AROO
6. Chicago exchange, for short : MERC
7. Prove successful : PANOUT
8. "Save me ___" (latecomer's request) : ASEAT
9. Selena portrayer, familiarly : JLO
10. Minnesota twins? : ENS
11. Cricketer's need : BAT
13. Painter's undercoat : GESSO
15. Musically bouncy : UPTEMPO
18. String after Q : RST
20. Ark scrolls : TORAHS
23. Prefix with tiller : ROTO
24. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
25. Make an impression on? : DENT
27. Penguin's hangout : FLOE
28. Objective : AIM
29. Get done : SEETO
32. Repulsive sort : TOAD
33. Salsa brand : ORTEGA
34. Word before cow or crop : CASH
35. "Beetle Bailey" bulldog : OTTO
36. Tsp. or tbsp. : MEAS
37. Malady treated with drops : EARACHE
38. Whole lot : TON
42. A.T.M. button : CANCEL
43. Simon and Diamond : NEILS
44. John Denver's "___ Song" : ANNIES
45. Woman with vows : SISTER
46. Tennessee gridders : TITANS
48. "___ will not!" : NOI
49. Never, in Nogales : NUNCA
52. Literature Nobelist Morrison : TONI
53. Terrier in whodunits : ASTA
54. Classic Pontiac muscle cars : GTOS
55. Try to win : WOO
56. Big Blue : IBM
57. Dress (up) : TOG

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