New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Park near Philly's City Hall, site of the LOVE statue : JFKPLAZA
9. One might help you on your return : TAXTIP
15. Drawer : ELICITOR
16. "Ciao!" : IMGONE
17. Fazing : RATTLING
18. Not easily understood : OPAQUE
19. John Wayne's L.A. alma mater : USC
20. Sticky paint resins : ALKYDS
22. Sierra Club founder : MUIR
23. Alewife's relative : SHAD
25. Prefix with facsimile : TELE
26. A root crop : BEETS
27. Picked styles? : AFROS
29. Prepares with hot seasoning : DEVILS
31. Fine threads : LISLES
33. Put out : SORE
34. Grey Cup sports org. : CFL
37. Bedtime stories? : EROTICA
39. River surrounding Navy Island : NIAGARA
41. Head word : MEN
42. Reliever's triumph : SAVE
44. 1925 trial name : SCOPES
45. Confirmation to a busboy : IMDONE
47. "Das Glasperlenspiel" novelist : HESSE
48. Some pens : SWANS
51. With no apparent purpose : IDLY
53. Arnsberg is on it : RUHR
54. One of two that make one : HALF
55. Gas pump option : PREPAY
57. Had no catching up to do : LED
58. Secret area of anatomy? : AXILLA
60. Sari-clad royal : MAHARANI
62. Do a pit job : REFUEL
63. Cuts off : ISOLATES
64. N.C.A.A. rival of George Mason : DREXEL
65. 1966 hit for the Capitols : COOLJERK
1. It was captured by British forces in 1917 : JERUSALEM
2. Result of a combustion explosion : FLASHFIRE
3. Eponym of a national forest in New Mexico : KITCARSON
4. Election figure: Abbr. : PCT
5. With 59-Down, Rudolph Valentino's "Blood and Sand" co-star : LILA
6. Pitching a bit : ATILT
7. Totally beat : ZONKED
8. Pair of diamonds? : ARGYLES
9. Reunión attendees : TIOS
10. Performance piece? : AMP
11. Skateboarders compete in them : XGAMES
12. Alternative to a pillbox : TOQUE
13. Anorak wearer : INUIT
14. They're on the same level : PEERS
21. Dartmoor setting : DEVON
24. One isn't sharp : DOLT
26. It'll help you lighten up : BLEACH
28. They're the fault of faults : SEISMS
30. One of Tennessee's state symbols : IRIS
32. Lot : SCAD
34. Enclosed in a case, as seeds : CAPSULATE
35. Toning skin lotion : FRESHENER
36. Passé video store offering : LASERDISK
38. To have, in Tours : AVOIR
40. It may follow convention : GOER
43. Not foreign : ENDEMIC
45. Opposite of exodus : INFLUX
46. Texas's westernmost county : ELPASO
48. Dig find : SHARD
49. Polish person? : WAXER
50. Part of some biography titles : ALIFE
52. Bumpkin : YAHOO
55. Dark cover : PALL
56. Dixieland group? : YALL
59. See 5-Down : LEE
61. Period in Indian history : RAJ

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