New York Times, Friday, March 13, 2009

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It's shared by Russia and Ukraine : SEAOFAZOV
10. Dated will? : SHALT
15. Flawlessly crafted : EXQUISITE
16. Less well-looking : PALER
17. They're produced in great quantities by supernovas : NEUTRINOS
18. Mosaic work : INLAY
19. Honorific that's Sanskrit for "majesty" : SRI
20. O, say : MAG
21. Light haulers : PICKUPS
23. 8 for O, say : ATNO
25. "Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair" writer : NERUDA
27. "Silent Spring" subject : DDT
28. "Like Niobe, all ___": Hamlet : TEARS
30. It may concern arms or contain legs : RACE
31. Supportive side : YEAS
32. Old bombs : EDSELS
34. ___-cat : SCAREDY
36. Finno-Ugric tongue : LAPP
38. ___ de la Société : ILES
39. Isabella's home : CASTILE
42. Piltdown man locale : SUSSEX
46. Make fun of : JAPE
47. 100 cents, in East London : RAND
49. Dish cooked in seasoned broth : PILAF
50. Extraction target : ORE
51. Wildcats and Cougars play in it : PACTEN
53. Pro ___ : RATA
54. "Sartor Resartus" essayist Thomas : CARLYLE
56. Payoff : SOP
58. 1951 A.L. strikeout leader Raschi : VIC
59. Become part of history : OCCUR
60. It's open to debate : MOOTPOINT
63. Start to prepare, as 49-Across : SAUTE
64. Italian meal starter : ANTIPASTO
65. A lot of assessments? : ESSES
66. Saloonkeeper of note : TOOTSSHOR
1. Having feeling : SENSATE
2. Brought to bear : EXERTED
3. "Summa Contra Gentiles" theologian : AQUINAS
4. Tag cry : OUT
5. Tofu specification : FIRM
6. See 9-Down : ASIAN
7. It may be fired back at someone : ZINGER
8. Chiwere dialect : OTO
9. He demonstrated that what Columbus had discovered was not 6-Down : VESPUCCI
10. Virgo's alpha star : SPICA
11. Bit of hair : HANK
12. Referred : ALLUDED
13. March preceder, periodically : LEAPDAY
14. Couples might set them up : TRYSTS
22. They can't get any better : IDEALS
24. Ominous words : ORELSE
26. ___ the Destroyer (rabble-rouser in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man") : RAS
29. Strip on a bed : SLAT
31. Drill bit? : YESSIR
33. Like some shells : SPIRAL
35. Go for another tour : REUP
37. Put-down in a restaurant? : PLACEMAT
39. City due south of San Juan : CARACAS
40. Quick impressions : APERCUS
41. Specialized M.D. : ENT
43. Blindly imitative : SLAVISH
44. Deplete : EATINTO
45. Hard-to-define influence : XFACTOR
46. Sportive : JOCOSE
48. He joined Pizarro in the conquest of the Inca Empire : DESOTO
51. Funeral arrangements : PYRES
52. Tag cry : NOTIT
55. It's featured in two Vivaldi concertos : LUTE
57. Afterthought #3: Abbr. : PPPS
61. "Revolution 9" collaborator : ONO
62. Intl. group with 35 members : OAS

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