New York Times, Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 153 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
5. Frame side : JAMB
9. Was in the arms of Morpheus : SLEPT
14. Ward who played Robin : BURT
15. Baseball family name : ALOU
16. Conductors' platforms : PODIA
17. Wait : BIDE
18. Symbol of uncommunicativeness : CLAM
19. Hockey no-no : ICING
20. One who plunders boatloads of jack-o'-lanterns? : PUMPKINPIRATE
23. Published : RAN
24. Zilch : NIL
25. Pet store offering : GERBIL
29. Pick-me-up : LIFT
31. ___-devil : SHE
34. One way to read : ALOUD
35. Shook out of dreamland : WOKE
36. In among : AMID
37. First-rate chastisement? : SUPREMEBERATING
40. Tree of Life locale : EDEN
41. Destination for a ferry from Livorno : ELBA
42. Get stuffed : GORGE
43. Words from the Rev. : SER
44. One may be in waiting : LADY
45. Ship of fuels : TANKER
46. "The tongue of the mind": Cervantes : PEN
47. Stage design : SET
48. Nickname for an unpredictable Communist? : ERRATICTHERED
55. Family : BLOOD
56. Skyrocket : SOAR
57. Love of Spain : AMOR
59. Preceding on the page : ABOVE
60. "I'm off!" : TATA
61. Egypt's third-largest city : GIZA
62. Arab League member : YEMEN
63. Yoked pair : OXEN
64. What "........" means to a typesetter : STET
1. A drop in the ocean? : EBB
2. Will Rogers specialty : QUIP
3. Official language of Pakistan : URDU
4. News clipping : ITEM
5. Follower who does the dirty work : JACKAL
6. Bushed : ALLIN
7. Sound stressed, maybe : MOAN
8. Traffic slower : BUMP
9. Ghost : SPIRIT
10. Neighborhood pub : LOCAL
11. Ready for release : EDIT
12. Tar source : PINE
13. It's game : TAG
21. Fall preceder : PRIDE
22. Draw a conclusion : INFER
25. Krypton and others : GASES
26. Not get caught by : ELUDE
27. Rodeo specialist : ROPER
28. Use as fuel : BURN
29. Hotel area : LOBBY
30. Furniture chain : IKEA
31. Show of smugness : SMIRK
32. Pivotal point : HINGE
33. Trimming tool : EDGER
35. Ironworker's union? : WELD
36. Loads : ATON
38. Had in view : MEANT
39. Banded gemstone : AGATE
44. Heavy : LEADEN
45. Home of the Azadi Tower : TEHRAN
46. Establish as fact : PROVE
47. Union member : STATE
48. Hamburg's river : ELBE
49. Leeway : ROOM
50. Part of an analogy : ISTO
51. Sweet-talk : COAX
52. Car wash gear : RAGS
53. Shoot out : EMIT
54. Snooze : DOZE
55. Dark horse : BAY
58. Chinese calendar animal ... or the key to this puzzle's theme : RAT

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