New York Times, Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Author: Joey Weissbrot
Editor: Will Shortz
Joey Weissbrot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQW} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Weissbrot. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Venetian who explored for England in the 15th century : CABOT
6. Paints gently : DABS
10. Mattress filler during a recession, maybe : CASH
14. Last Oldsmobile car : ALERO
15. Palindromic magazine name : ELLE
16. "A pity" : ALAS
17. Tailless Old World mammal : LORIS
18. Land of the descendants of 67-Across : EDOM
19. "Step right up!" : NEXT
20. An Olympic swimmer needs a big one : LUNGCAPACITY
23. 50+ org. : AARP
24. Royal family : HOUSE
28. Less than 1% : SKIM
31. It may be over a window : CURTAINROD
35. Tricks : MAGIC
37. Not so common : RARER
38. The Greatest : ALI
39. Son of, in Arab names : IBN
40. Akihito's wife, e.g. : EMPRESS
42. Rebelling Turner : NAT
43. ___ pooped to pop : TOO
44. Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
45. Treaty signing : TRUCE
47. Sound practical judgment : HORSESENSE
50. After 2004, the only way to buy a 14-Across : USED
51. Slander : SMEAR
52. Modern way to put out an album : ONCD
54. Fateful event for the Titanic : MAIDENVOYAGE
61. Diamond group : UMPS
64. Runner in Pamplona : TORO
65. Like spoken n's : NASAL
66. It turns a hundred into a thousand : ZERO
67. Jacob's twin : ESAU
68. Makes like the Cheshire Cat : GRINS
69. Element that can precede the starts of 20-, 31-, 47- and 54-Across : IRON
70. Where the crew chows down : MESS
71. "Poor Richard's Almanack" bit : ADAGE
1. Give a ring : CALL
2. Baseball's Felipe or Jesus : ALOU
3. Capital of Switzerland : BERN
4. Art form that commonly depicts a swan : ORIGAMI
5. Puccini opera : TOSCA
6. Group with the 1968 hit "Hush" : DEEPPURPLE
7. 2006 Emmy winner for "The West Wing" : ALDA
8. Congressional Black Caucus, e.g. : BLOC
9. Rest stop sight : SEMI
10. Echo location : CANYON
11. Stout, e.g. : ALE
12. "Harlem Nocturne" instrument : SAX
13. 1940s-'50s White House inits. : HST
21. Part of a circle : ARC
22. Common companion of a dry throat : THIRST
25. Astronomical discovery of 1781 : URANUS
26. Grief relief : SOLACE
27. Ready to be typeset : EDITED
28. Paul Revere and others : SMITHS
29. Big bang : KABOOM
30. Turn a deaf ear to : IGNORE
32. ___ to go : RARIN
33. Spying against one's own country, say : TREASONOUS
34. He ran to succeed 13-Down: Abbr. : AES
36. Et ___ : CETERA
41. More, on Mallorca : MAS
46. Author Kipling : RUDYARD
48. Biblical strongman : SAMSON
49. Part of S.A.S.E.: Abbr. : ENV
53. Line dance : CONGA
55. Hot pair : ITEM
56. A teaspoonful, maybe : DOSE
57. Reconstruction and the Roaring Twenties : ERAS
58. Indian's home : ASIA
59. Club familiars : GANG
60. End of a warning : ELSE
61. Gun produced by Israel Military Industries : UZI
62. La Méditerranée, e.g. : MER
63. Whiz : PRO

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