New York Times, Friday, March 27, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {HQ} This is puzzle # 41 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Detoured to pay a visit along the way : SWUNGBY
8. Gallimaufry : GRABBAG
15. One of the 10 brightest stars : CAPELLA
16. Engine line : OILTUBE
17. Having superior amenities : RITZIER
18. Cools, in a way : BLOWSON
19. Literature Nobelist Andric : IVO
20. It may fall flat : BADJOKE
22. Critical cluck : TUT
23. Hippie happening : BEIN
25. 1971 title role for Donald Sutherland : KLUTE
26. Height of fashion? : MINI
27. These, overseas : ESTOS
29. Periodical output: Abbr. : ISS
30. Shifting sequence : PRNDL
31. Sully : TAINT
33. Liberal, informally : LEFTIE
34. Certain sex scandal, in slang : BIMBOERUPTION
37. Their beans were used as currency by the Aztecs : CACAOS
38. Connecticut town attacked by the British in the War of 1812 : ESSEX
39. Instrument : AGENT
40. Wassailing choice : ALE
41. Not quite mashed : RICED
45. Sitcom character discussed in the 2003 biography "Ball of Fire" : LUCY
46. Quaint aviation accessory : SCARF
48. Former Yankee Martinez : TINO
49. "Magnificat anima ___ Dominum" : MEA
50. It's not really mink, for example : FAUXFUR
52. Bit of the Bahamas : CAY
53. Chef's cry : ETVOILA
55. Finger food at a Japanese restaurant : EDAMAME
57. Diamond-shaping choice : STEPCUT
58. Prodded : EGGEDON
59. One way to die : TESTATE
60. Fleet activities : SEAWARS
1. Worker who sets things down : SCRIBE
2. Doesn't take advantage of : WAIVES
3. Game : UPTOIT
4. Arôme detector : NEZ
5. Smooth to a fault : GLIB
6. Discouraging : BLEAK
7. Grid marking : YARDLINE
8. Transforming Tonka toys : GOBOTS
9. "The Book of Hours" poet : RILKE
10. Natural treatment : ALOE
11. Start of a text-message afterthought : BTW
12. Enter like a storm trooper : BUSTINTO
13. Crawl with : ABOUNDIN
14. Guest at a synagogue : GENTILE
21. "Cool your jets!" : JUSTRELAX
24. One or two : NOTMANY
26. Recipient of a honey-do list : MRFIXIT
28. Cousin of a clog : SABOT
30. Fizzle (out) : PETER
32. Island SSW of Naxos : IOS
33. Old track holders : LPS
34. Diamond-shaping choice : BAGUETTE
35. Some permafrost features : ICECAVES
36. Tolls, essentially : USERFEES
37. Still the most : CALMEST
40. Needle-shaped : ACUATE
42. Shrill flier : CICADA
43. Bewitch : ENAMOR
44. Ones with seniority : DOYENS
46. Gallic greeting : SALUT
47. "Oh, phooey!" : FUDGE
50. W-2 inclusion : FICA
51. Music that influenced the Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" : RAGA
54. Elect : OPT
56. Cry from a litter : MEW

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