New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXY} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pat down : FRISK
6. Lead character on "Saved by the Bell" : ZACK
10. On a cruise : ASEA
14. Neopagan belief : WICCA
15. Second word of many fairy tales : UPON
16. Extremist sect : CULT
17. Red Sox Hall-of-Famer Bobby : DOERR
18. ___ Strauss jeans : LEVI
19. Spelunker's hangout : CAVE
20. Valuable discoveries : TREASURETROVES
23. Prevailed : WON
24. Most enlightened : WISEST
25. Cry while holding a bag : TRICKORTREAT
31. Exploding stars : NOVAE
32. Loud chuckles : HAHAS
33. Married mlle. : MME
36. Sch. on the bank of the Rio Grande : UTEP
37. East ___ (nation since 2002) : TIMOR
38. Billy who sang "We Didn't Start the Fire" : JOEL
39. Lean-___ : TOS
40. Ebbed : WANED
41. The time it takes mountains to rise : AEONS
42. Proven to work : TRIEDANDTRUE
44. Cirque du ___ : SOLEIL
47. Diplomat's bldg. : EMB
48. Semi : TRACTORTRAILER
54. Impulsive : RASH
55. Home of Città del Vaticano : ROMA
56. Less common : RARER
58. Letter-routing abbr. : ATTN
59. Actor McGregor : EWAN
60. Brilliant display : ECLAT
61. South-of-the-border currency : PESO
62. "Well, gosh darn!" : DANG
63. Timetables, informally : SKEDS
1. Subject line starter on many an e-mail joke : FWD
2. Hilarious act : RIOT
3. Cake decorator : ICER
4. Twist-off bottle top : SCREWCAP
5. Word derived from Japanese for "empty orchestra" : KARAOKE
6. Last letter of a pilot's alphabet : ZULU
7. Imitator : APER
8. Sheltered inlet : COVE
9. Sweaters and such : KNITWEAR
10. Approach aggressively : ACCOST
11. Debonair : SUAVE
12. Dwellers in Middle-earth : ELVES
13. "This is only ___" : ATEST
21. ___-cone : SNO
22. Narrow inlets : RIAS
25. Letter-shaped fastener : TNUT
26. ___-Rooter : ROTO
27. Currier and ___ : IVES
28. Riesling wines are produced in its valley : RHINE
29. Having dams at various locations, as a river : TAMED
30. Spinoff of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : RHODA
33. What boats may do in an inlet : MOOR
34. File, Edit or Help : MENU
35. "That's something ___" : ELSE
37. Made to order, as a suit : TAILORED
38. Not just dark : JETBLACK
40. Habeas corpus, for one : WRIT
41. Looks up to : ADMIRES
42. Electronic dance genre : TECHNO
43. Teacher's union: Abbr. : NEA
44. Amusement park ride feature : STRAP
45. Hold forth : ORATE
46. Endures : LASTS
49. Prime seating spot : ROWA
50. Untouchable, e.g. : TMAN
51. "You ___?" : RANG
52. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
53. Go over Time? : READ
57. Football blockers: Abbr. : RTS

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