New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. *Start of a 38-Across : NINE
5. "The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
9. So last year : PASSE
14. ___ about : ONOR
15. *Small part of a spork : TINE
16. Recyclable item : EMPTY
17. Prayer wheel user : LAMA
18. *Musical quality : TONE
19. Strike down : SMITE
20. Cockpit announcements, briefly : ETAS
21. Millstone : ONUS
22. *Made tracks : TORE
23. Strength : SINEW
25. Cord unit : LOG
27. Good name for an investment adviser? : IRA
29. Permanently attached, in zoology : SESSILE
32. Early MP3-sharing Web site : NAPSTER
35. *Teed off : SORE
37. Up-to-date : LATEST
38. Hint to the word ladder in the answers to the starred clues : STANDARDWORKDAY
43. "... and that's final!" : PERIOD
44. *Put into piles : SORT
45. Canal site, maybe : ISTHMUS
47. Showing irritation : PEEVISH
52. Last in a series : NTH
53. Toxic pollutant, for short : PCB
55. Sweet, in Italy : DOLCE
56. *Locale in a western : FORT
59. Many Christmas ornaments : ORBS
62. Holly : ILEX
63. Crossword maker or editor, at times : CLUER
64. *It may precede a stroke : FORE
65. Rat Pack nickname : DINO
66. Dirección sailed by Columbus : OESTE
67. *Ax : FIRE
68. Change components, often : ONES
69. Dag Hammarskjöld, for one : SWEDE
70. Some cameras, for short : SLRS
71. *End of a 38-Across : FIVE
1. At minimum : NOLESS
2. How baseball games rarely end : INATIE
3. Kind of land : NOMANS
4. Undoes : ERASES
5. Camp Swampy dog : OTTO
6. Symbol of courage : LION
7. Undo : ANNUL
8. "Kinsey" star, 2004 : NEESON
9. Orkin victim : PEST
10. Survivalist's stockpile : AMMO
11. Full of energy : SPIRITED
12. "The Way of Perfection" writer : STTERESA
13. Word after red or dead : EYE
24. Solomon's asset : WISDOM
26. In profusion : GALORE
28. Pseudo-cultured : ARTY
30. Stockpile : LOADUP
31. Muff one : ERR
33. Like some men's hair : PARTED
34. Nasdaq buy: Abbr. : STK
36. Wynn and Harris : EDS
38. Quick drive : SPIN
39. Tried out at an Air Force base : TESTFLEW
40. Theater for niche audiences : ARTHOUSE
41. Medical research org. : NIH
42. Doo-___ : WOP
46. Shows scorn : SCOFFS
48. Lacking : VOIDOF
49. "Fighting" athletes : ILLINI
50. Part of an act, perhaps : SCENEV
51. Simple sugar : HEXOSE
54. Range setting : BROIL
57. On Soc. Sec., say : RETD
58. Trap, in a way : TREE
60. Winter exclamation : BRRR
61. Goes with : SEES
63. Orgs. with "Inc." in their names : COS

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