New York Times, Monday, March 9, 2009

Author: Betty Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Betty Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What skunks do : SMELL
6. Oared racing shell : SCULL
11. Harley-Davidson, slangily : HOG
14. Domed domicile : IGLOO
15. Book after Daniel : HOSEA
16. One-spot : ACE
17. "Keep going!" : TRYTRYAGAIN
19. Born: Fr. : NEE
20. Workers just for the day : TEMPS
21. Edgar who painted dancers : DEGAS
23. "Sound off - one, two ...," e.g. : CADENCE
26. Square cracker : SALTINE
28. ___ about (roughly) : ONOR
29. Neighbor of an Azerbaijani : ARMENIAN
31. Cheap seat cover material : VINYL
33. Pizazz : ELAN
34. Cough medicine amt. : TSP
37. Superlative suffix : EST
38. Do impressions of : IMITATE
41. Garden tool : HOE
42. "I agree" : YES
43. Donated : GAVE
44. Erupts : SPEWS
46. Coffee liqueur brand : TIAMARIA
50. Nabisco cookie : OREO
51. Bibliophile : BOOKMAN
53. Playful puppies : NIPPERS
55. Mumbai money : RUPEE
56. Baby food (whose name is an anagram of 55-Across) : PUREE
57. Hostel : INN
58. "Keep going!" : NEVERSAYDIE
64. Prefix with tourism : ECO
65. Decorative upholstery fabric : TOILE
66. Acquire information : LEARN
67. Small number : FEW
68. Peevish states : SNITS
69. Letters before tees : ESSES
1. Use a stool : SIT
2. Store head: Abbr. : MGR
3. Bridge writer Culbertson : ELY
4. Scratch-off game, e.g. : LOTTERY
5. Best Actress for "Two Women" : LOREN
6. Woodworking tool : SHAPER
7. Gear teeth : COGS
8. Where Springsteen was born, in song : USA
9. Floral necklace : LEI
10. Noncellular phones : LANDLINES
11. "Keep going!" : HANGINTHERE
12. Atlantic or Pacific : OCEAN
13. Fliers in V's : GEESE
18. Village People hit whose title completes the line "It's fun to stay at the ..." : YMCA
22. Seventh Greek letter : ETA
23. Small flock : COVEY
24. Licorice-tasting seed : ANISE
25. "Keep going!" : DONTSTOPNOW
26. Actress Ward : SELA
27. Course related to physiology: Abbr. : ANAT
30. It might go from 0 to 60 minutes : METER
32. Easily torn bands of tissue : LIGAMENTS
35. Spreader of seeds : SOWER
36. Mexican money : PESOS
39. Papa's mate : MAMA
40. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
45. Popular chain of chicken restaurants : POPEYES
47. Dick was his running mate in '52 and '56 : IKE
48. Hardens : INURES
49. Broadcasts : AIRS
51. Succinct : BRIEF
52. 1/16 of a pound : OUNCE
54. "Positive thinker" Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
56. Animal hide : PELT
59. Seeming eternity : EON
60. 7, to Caesar : VII
61. "___ Rheingold" : DAS
62. Wrath : IRE
63. Coast Guard officer: Abbr. : ENS

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