New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 2010

Author: David J. W. Simpson
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. W. Simpson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Simpson. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: John Farmer responded a few months later with this EVEN puzzle.
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Across Down
1. Rattlebrains : DODOS
6. Winter hours in Colo. : MST
9. Fix, in a way : DEBUG
14. Stiff-backed : ERECT
15. "Every day ___ new day" : ISA
16. Clear : ERASE
17. With 37- and 54-Across, curious property of this crossword : EACHANSWERHASAN
20. "Whether ___ ..." : ORNOT
21. Common item in a purse : KEY
22. Mellow, say : AGE
23. King with a statue in Trafalgar Square : JAMESII
25. Imitates a penguin : WADDLES
27. It may actually be a hunch : ESP
28. "Interest paid on trouble before it falls due," per W. R. Inge : WORRY
29. What hawks do : SWOOP
32. Asian spiritual guide : ZENMASTER
36. "Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
37. See 17-Across : ODD
38. Nail's partner : TOOTH
39. Enter surreptitiously : SNEAKINTO
41. Dictionary listing : ENTRY
42. Lizard that chirps : GECKO
43. Something that may be let out : HEM
44. Actress Harper : VALERIE
47. Quiet : APPEASE
51. "___ fancy you consult, consult your purse": Benjamin Franklin : ERE
52. Foundation : BED
53. Hold over the fire, say : TOAST
54. See 17-Across : NUMBEROFLETTERS
59. W.W. II blockade enforcer : UBOAT
60. Hagen with three Tonys : UTA
61. Salon supply : HENNA
62. Smooths : SANDS
63. Some sports scores, briefly : TDS
64. U.S. term for a British "saloon" : SEDAN
1. Subpar grade : DEE
2. 60 minuti : ORA
3. Rot : DECOMPOSE
4. Autumn shade : OCHRE
5. Maurice of Nixon's cabinet : STANS
6. Peruvian volcano El ___ : MISTI
7. Dir. from Paris to Bordeaux : SSW
8. Olympic sport since 2000 : TAEKWONDO
9. Parch : DEHYDRATE
10. Procter & Gamble's first liquid laundry detergent : ERA
11. ___ metabolism : BASAL
12. Dictionary topic : USAGE
13. Code carriers : GENES
18. "___ did not!" : NOI
19. Abrogate a peace treaty, maybe : REARM
23. Isn't serious : JESTS
24. City on the Nile : ASWAN
26. Big name in vacuum cleaners : DYSON
28. Conjoined with : WEDTO
30. County name in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma : OSAGE
31. Pot contents : POKERBETS
32. Totally beat : ZONKEDOUT
33. For the reason stated : TOTHATEND
34. French beings : ETRES
35. Gun, for one : RHYME
40. Less welcoming : ICIER
44. Mythological subject for Titian and Botticelli : VENUS
45. One of the ABC islands : ARUBA
46. It may be found often in a shop : LEMON
47. Mini-section of an almanac : ATLAS
48. Who wrote "I was never kinder to the old man than during the whole week before I killed him" : POE
49. Walks : PATHS
50. First name in perfume : ESTEE
55. Misbehaving : BAD
56. Busy co. on Mother's Day : FTD
57. Material in protein synthesis : RNA
58. Colorado's ___ Luis Peak : SAN

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