New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Author: Gareth Bain
Editor: Will Shortz
Gareth Bain
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. In-box material for some agents : SCRIPTS
8. Red, white and blue group : TEAMUSA
15. Stock pantomime character : PIERROT
16. Decorative server : SAMOVAR
17. Ahead : INSTORE
18. Wise words : PROVERB
19. Prefix with car : ECO
20. Boglike : MIRY
22. Puts one's foot down : TREADS
23. A cyclone is a big one : LOW
24. Wisconsin port : KENOSHA
26. Bad start? : MIS
27. Put to work : UTILIZED
32. Writer of the lines "Pigeons on the grass alas. / Pigeons on the grass alas" : STEIN
35. "The Mikado" weapon : SNEE
36. Emperor who built the Domus Aurea : NERO
37. Gerontologist's study : THEAGINGPROCESS
40. You might hear a children's song in one : LILT
41. Some fairy story villains : HAGS
42. Dispatch : HASTE
43. Watching the big game, say : ONSAFARI
45. Army missions : OPS
46. Like Rome, it's said : ETERNAL
48. Blue, in a way: Abbr. : DEM
51. Defiant response : MAKEME
55. Skating spot, maybe : LAKE
56. Symbol of elasticity, in economics : ETA
57. Paper work : ORIGAMI
59. Server of food that may be steamed, fried or raw : CLAMBAR
61. Went in tandem? : PEDALED
62. Many are found on beaches : RESORTS
63. Gets down : SADDENS
64. Nonsense : EYEWASH
1. Door-to-door delivery : SPIEL
2. Important part of mayo : CINCO
3. Plant more crops in : RESOW
4. N.Y.C. line : IRT
5. Alpha senior? : PROMKING
6. One side in the Revolutionary War : TORIES
7. Serious : STERN
8. Common 31-Down: Abbr. : TSP
9. Saltier : EARTHIER
10. Neither good nor evil : AMORAL
11. Dance element : MOVE
12. Iris's location : UVEA
13. Orangish gem : SARD
14. Wall St. manipulators : ARBS
21. 1968 #2 hit with the lyric "My love for you is way out of line" : YOUNGGIRL
25. Dance elements : STEPS
26. Mustang competitor : MIATA
28. Inti worshipers : INCAS
29. End of a dictionary : ZEES
30. At one time in the past? : ERST
31. Prescribed amount : DOSE
32. Town in '44 headlines : STLO
33. Gracile : THIN
34. Ones unable to swim straight? : EELS
35. Bag : SNARE
38. "Kiss Me, Kate" song : IHATEMEN
39. "Gimme a break!" : OHPLEASE
44. XX : FEMALE
45. Annie once played by Ethel Merman : OAKLEY
47. Iridescent material : NACRE
48. Messing around on TV? : DEBRA
49. Members of les Nations Unies : ETATS
50. Reed section? : MARSH
51. Items in buckets : MOPS
52. Forte : AREA
53. Privateer who captained the Blessed William : KIDD
54. Quaint shout : EGAD
58. They may be checked at an airport : IDS
60. Part of a barn : MOW

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