New York Times, Thursday, March 19, 2009

Author: Laura Sternberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Laura Sternberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Sternberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Two drinks, for some : LIMIT
6. Reserved to a greater degree : SHIER
11. 1099-___ (tax form sent by a bank) : INT
14. Japanese mushroom : ENOKI
15. Holmes of "Batman Begins" : KATIE
16. Conjunction that usually has a partner : NOR
17. Eco-friendly in Las Vegas? : GREENWITHNV
19. Rapping "Dr." : DRE
20. Tai chi instructor : SENSEI
21. Kind of account not used much anymore : PASSBOOK
23. Food glaze : ASPIC
25. Down Under springers : ROOS
26. Omaha's waterfront during downpours? : NEPORTINASTORM
32. Tax-free transaction, usually : SWAP
33. Position on the Enterprise: Abbr. : ENS
34. Reception vessel : URN
35. Cause ___ : CELEBRE
37. Actress Milano and namesakes : ALYSSAS
41. Charles I, II, III ... or X : ROI
42. Had something : ATE
43. The Bobcats of the Mid-American Conference : OHIO
44. First-place finishers in Bangor? : MEAWARDWINNERS
48. Planted : SOWN
49. Feature of an essential oil : AROMA
50. "Oh yes, I love that dress," maybe : WHITELIE
53. Team in College Station, Tex. : AGGIES
58. ___ Thorpe, 2000 and 2004 Olympic swimming sensation : IAN
59. Jogging atop Great Falls? : RUNNINGONMT
61. Neatnik's opposite : PIG
62. Environs for Galatea, in myth : OCEAN
63. Banks in Chicago : ERNIE
64. Places with defibrillators, for short : ERS
65. Move along a buffet line, perhaps : SIDLE
66. They're found on staffs : RESTS
1. Stamina : LEGS
2. Preceder of a case name : INRE
3. Plumbing fixture manufacturer : MOEN
4. General store on "The Waltons" : IKES
5. Musician's weakness : TINEAR
6. Biathlon need : SKI
7. Milliners' securers : HATPINS
8. Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
9. ___, zwei, drei : EINS
10. Guns : REVS
11. Like fireworks, infrequently : INDOOR
12. "We can't squeeze any more in" : NOROOM
13. Some migrations : TREKS
18. Woody vine with violet blossoms : WISTERIA
22. Charles of "Death Wish" : BRONSON
24. Yearn (for) : PINE
26. Foreign policy advisory grp. : NSC
27. ___-necked : EWE
28. Shadow, so to speak : PAL
29. Having an effect : OPERANT
30. Ottoman sultan known as "the Magnificent" : SULEIMAN
31. Taste : TRY
36. Gift-wrapping aid : BOW
37. Part of Lawrence Welk's intro : ATWO
38. "___ Hates Me," 2002 hit by Puddle of Mudd : SHE
39. Melody : AIR
40. Pad name : SOS
42. Kind of gland : ADRENAL
44. High-luster fabric : MOHAIR
45. "Dallas" kinfolk : EWINGS
46. Sprinkled : RAINED
47. Unpleasant reminder? : NAGGER
48. Credit card action : SWIPE
51. Asteroid on which a NASA probe landed in 2001 : EROS
52. ___ Baines Johnson (presidential daughter) : LUCI
54. "Friday the 13th" staple : GORE
55. Places to sleep : INNS
56. Issue : EMIT
57. Some Fr. honorees : STES
60. Suffix with glass : INE

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