New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Ohio town called the Bicycle Capital of the Midwest : XENIA
6. Sitcom father of Mearth : MORK
10. Longest-serving senator in U.S. history : BYRD
14. Sing ___ : ALONG
15. "The ___ Love" : ONEI
16. Be biased : LEAN
17. Wedding flower girl, maybe : NIECE
18. Librarian's imperative : READ
19. It's below the elbow : ULNA
20. *Bush cabinet member who resigned in 2006 : DONALDRUMSFELD
23. Wall Street earnings abbr. : YTD
24. Monopoly token : IRON
25. ___ Grand : MGM
26. *Her "Rehab" won a Grammy for Song of the Year : AMYWINEHOUSE
31. Out : ALIBI
34. Leaves after dinner? : TEA
35. Actress Naldi of the silents : NITA
36. All day every day : NONSTOP
39. Friend from way, way back : OLDDEAR
41. Opening for outside? : ECTO
42. Spread : SOW
44. Places for hops : OASTS
45. *Best Actor winner for "The Champ," 1931 : WALLACEBEERY
49. First P.M. of Burma : UNU
50. Proto-matter from which the universe was made : YLEM
51. Real ending? : IZE
54. *"Star Wars" actress who's a Harvard grad : NATALIEPORTMAN
58. New member of la familia : BEBE
59. Simple quatrain form : ABAA
60. Al-Qatif, for one : OASIS
61. ___ Sea, outlet of the Amu Darya : ARAL
62. Small songbirds : TITS
63. New Mexico county : OTERO
64. Glowing : ROSY
65. Old pump name : ESSO
66. Livia, to Tiberius : MATER
1. 2005 #1 album for Coldplay : XANDY
2. Poet who wrote "This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper" : ELIOT
3. Incessantly : NOEND
4. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
5. What some amusement park rides have : AGELIMIT
6. Rob of "Numb3rs" : MORROW
7. A pint, typically, at a blood bank : ONEUNIT
8. Chew out : REAM
9. Restaurant offering that might come with a toy : KIDSMEAL
10. 1957 Fats Domino hit : BLUEMONDAY
11. Holler : YELL
12. Pretoria money : RAND
13. Strand material : DNA
21. Towel off : DRY
22. String after E : FGH
26. "No doubt!" : ABSOLUTELY
27. Prefix with liberal : NEO
28. 180's : UIES
29. Factoid for fantasy baseball : STAT
30. "I'm all ___" : EARS
31. Fresh : ANEW
32. "Livin' La Vida ___" : LOCA
33. Worldwide: Abbr. : INTL
37. Kiss : OSCULATE
38. "The Bells" writer : POE
40. Stereotypically messy digs : DORMROOM
43. "The Second Coming" poet : WBYEATS
46. Tennis's Ivanovic : ANA
47. City on the Rio Grande : ELPASO
48. Want ad abbr. : EEO
51. "No more for me" : IMSET
52. Congo, once : ZAIRE
53. Artist James : ENSOR
54. "I, Claudius" figure : NERO
55. "Down with ...!": Fr. : ABAS
56. Relative of a stork : IBIS
57. "Ciao" : TATA
58. Judging by their names, where the answers to the four starred clues might be found? : BAR

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