New York Times, Monday, March 2, 2009

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Spooky : EERIE
6. Walk with heavy steps : TRAMP
11. College transcript no. : GPA
14. What a cowboy may use while saying "Giddyup!" : SPURS
15. Course to breeze through : EASYA
16. Brit. resource for wordsmiths : OED
17. Inspector Clouseau movie, with "The" : PINKPANTHER
19. Hi-fi supply : LPS
20. "If I Had a Hammer" singer Lopez : TRINI
21. Rye and whole wheat : BREADS
23. Invent, as a phrase : COIN
24. TV host Philbin : REGIS
27. Stats for sluggers : RBIS
29. Air that makes you go [cough, cough] : SMOG
30. Alert to danger : WARN
31. Martial arts actor Lee : BRUCE
32. Asian New Year : TET
33. Draped Delhi dress : SARI
34. Start a Web session : LOGON
35. Poet Gelett Burgess wrote that he never saw one : PURPLECOW
38. Bitterly pungent : ACRID
41. Gentle rise and fall of the voice : LILT
42. Ghost's cry : BOO
45. Plodding journeys : TREKS
46. Emperor who fiddled around? : NERO
47. Like the models in a swimsuit issue : SEXY
48. Pie à la ___ : MODE
49. Patients, to doctors : CASES
50. What you might catch a tiger by, in a saying : TAIL
51. Pull out : UPROOT
53. Antelope with a hump and twisted horns : ELAND
55. "How was ___ know?" : ITO
56. Lewis Carroll character who's late : WHITERABBIT
60. Politico ___ Paul : RON
61. Belly button : NAVEL
62. Public square : PLAZA
63. Unspecified amount : ANY
64. Take furtively : SNEAK
65. Rocker Bob with the Silver Bullet Band : SEGER
1. Parapsychology subject, briefly : ESP
2. Perfect example : EPITOME
3. Go wild : RUNRIOT
4. Annoying : IRKING
5. Jock's channel : ESPN
6. Number of sides in a decagon : TEN
7. Squealer : RAT
8. Rubbish holder : ASHBIN
9. Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
10. Cut, as expenses : PARE
11. Edgar Allan Poe story, with "The" : GOLDBUG
12. Its brands include Frito-Lay and Tropicana : PEPSICO
13. Commercials : ADS
18. Combat with fighter-bombers : AIRWAR
22. Symbol by the phrase "You are here" : ARROW
23. Chicago's winter hrs. : CST
25. O.K. Corral gunslinger : EARP
26. Decorative gratings : GRILLES
28. One of 100 on the Hill: Abbr. : SEN
31. Ink stain : BLOT
33. Soapy froth : SUDS
35. Cheapskate : PIKER
36. Yeats's homeland : EIRE
37. Ninth-inning relief pitcher : CLOSER
38. Source of PIN money? : ATM
39. Salad cube : CROUTON
40. John Steinbeck book, with "The" : REDPONY
42. Hacky Sack, basically : BEANBAG
43. Form rust, say : OXIDIZE
44. Popeye's Olive ___ : OYL
46. Indigenous : NATIVE
47. Sty : hogs :: ___ : horses : STABLE
49. George M. who composed "Over There" : COHAN
52. Holds the title to : OWNS
54. Swimmers' distances : LAPS
55. Money for the senior yrs. : IRA
57. Afternoon social : TEA
58. Antlered animal : ELK
59. Black goo : TAR

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