New York Times, Monday, April 26, 2010

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Navajo's neighbor in Arizona : HOPI
5. Edinburgh native : SCOT
9. Defect : FLAW
13. Racetrack shapes : OVALS
15. Many millennia : EONS
16. Parks who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom : ROSA
17. Tendon : SINEW
18. Common advice to travelers : PACKLIGHT
20. Terminus : END
21. Seed with a licoricelike flavor : ANISE
23. Beginning : ONSET
24. Race that finishes in a tie : DEADHEAT
26. Warm embrace : HUG
27. Worms, to a fisherman : BAIT
28. Early Fords that "put America on wheels" : MODELTS
32. Say "C-A-T" or "D-O-G," e.g. : SPELL
34. Boathouse gear : OARS
36. "___ don't say!" : YOU
37. Doing something risky ... or a hint to the last words of 18-, 24-, 49- and 58-Across : PLAYINGWITHFIRE
41. Avis or Alamo offering : CAR
42. Misfortunes : ILLS
43. Uncles' mates : AUNTS
44. Being risked, as in a bet : ATSTAKE
47. Cassini of fashion : OLEG
48. Cubes from the freezer : ICE
49. Bygone love interest : OLDFLAME
53. Digging tool : SPADE
56. Weak-___ (easily intimidated) : KNEED
57. Candlemaking supply : WAX
58. "Omigosh!" : HOLYSMOKE
60. Oven brand : AMANA
62. Language of Pakistan : URDU
63. What Yale became in 1969 : COED
64. Hayseed : YOKEL
65. Vault (over) : LEAP
66. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
67. Crème de la crème : BEST
1. Cleaned with water, as a sidewalk : HOSED
2. Sheeplike : OVINE
3. Adorable zoo critters from China : PANDABEARS
4. Suffix with percent : ILE
5. Tone of many old photos : SEPIA
6. Where a hurricane makes landfall : COAST
7. ___ in a blue moon : ONCE
8. "For shame!" : TSK
9. Outer edge : FRINGE
10. Hearth contents : LOGS
11. U.S. tennis legend on a 37¢ stamp : ASHE
12. The "W" of kWh : WATT
14. Widespread language of East Africa : SWAHILI
19. Earsplitting : LOUD
22. Ping-Pong table divider : NET
25. Tyne of "Cagney & Lacey" : DALY
26. Party giver : HOST
28. CT scan alternatives : MRIS
29. Suffering from insomnia : LYINGAWAKE
30. Wrong that's adjudicated in court : TORT
31. Takes to court : SUES
32. Org. for cat and dog lovers : SPCA
33. Builder's map : PLAT
34. Look at lustfully : OGLE
35. Hole-making tool : AWL
38. Athletics brand with a swoosh : NIKE
39. 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., say, for a worker : HALFDAY
40. Gasoline or peat : FUEL
45. Neaten : TIDYUP
46. Unreturned tennis serves : ACES
47. Keats's "___ to Psyche" : ODE
49. Not sharp or flat : ONKEY
50. Textile city of north-central England : LEEDS
51. Grooms comb them : MANES
52. Praise mightily : EXALT
53. Place for a bar mitzvah service : SHUL
54. Skin opening : PORE
55. Alan of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
56. Nutcase : KOOK
59. Introducers of a show's acts, e.g. : MCS
61. "The Godfather" crowd, with "the" : MOB

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