New York Times, Monday, April 9, 2012

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Wine barrel : CASK
5. Tear to pieces : SHRED
10. "Porgy and ___" : BESS
14. Words after "here," "there" and "everywhere" in "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" : AMOO
15. "Pet" annoyance : PEEVE
16. For grades 1-12 : ELHI
17. Negative reaction to failure : SOURGRAPES
19. Emergency-related : DIRE
20. Snake along the Nile : ASP
21. Dublin's land : EIRE
22. Former congresswoman Bella : ABZUG
23. Sort of words that sailors are famous for : SALTYLANGUAGE
27. Flip over : CAPSIZE
29. Synthesizer designer Robert : MOOG
30. Circumvent : AVOID
31. It's about six feet for a turkey vulture : WINGSPAN
35. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
36. Other half of a hit 45 : BSIDE
38. Refinery material : ORE
39. Source of the word "karma" : SANSKRIT
42. Ken and Barbie : DOLLS
44. Deadly 1966 hurricane with a Spanish-derived name : INEZ
45. "Cats" poet : TSELIOT
47. Feuding families, e.g. : BITTERENEMIES
51. Chilling, as Champagne : ONICE
52. Purple spring bloomer : IRIS
53. Drunk's interjection : HIC
56. Fascinated by : INTO
57. Sugar craving : SWEETTOOTH
60. Sewing line : SEAM
61. Like names starting "Ff-" : WELSH
62. Unadulterated : PURE
63. Sea eagles : ERNS
64. English class assignment : ESSAY
65. River of Hades : STYX
1. Spanish house : CASA
2. "Famous" cookie man : AMOS
3. Chowder eater's utensil : SOUPSPOON
4. Seoul's home: Abbr. : KOR
5. Perfume application : SPRITZ
6. When repeated, a crier's cry : HEARYE
7. Ward off : REPEL
8. Preceding night : EVE
9. ___ Moines Register : DES
10. Mattress invaders : BEDBUGS
11. "My Fair Lady" lady : ELIZA
12. Shoulder gesture : SHRUG
13. Long, drawn-out attack : SIEGE
18. Icy cold : GELID
22. Awestruck : AGOG
24. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
25. Surrounded by : AMID
26. All's opposite : NONE
27. Autos : CARS
28. Athletic shoe brand : AVIA
31. A lively person may have a sparkling one : WIT
32. Remove, as scratches on an auto : POLISHOUT
33. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
34. Egg holder : NEST
36. ___ Rabbit : BRER
37. Evaluate, with "up" : SIZE
40. "2 Broke Girls" and "30 Rock" : SITCOMS
41. Place for a football pad : KNEE
42. Certain believer : DEIST
43. Corrida cheer : OLE
45. Mother ___ of Calcutta : TERESA
46. Horseshoe forger : SMITHY
47. Capital of Idaho : BOISE
48. ___ circle : INNER
49. Largest moon of Saturn : TITAN
50. Quantum mechanics pioneer Bohr : NIELS
54. Modest response to praise : ITRY
55. Follower of Corn, Rice and Wheat in cereal names : CHEX
57. Neighbor of Nor. : SWE
58. Craven of horror films : WES
59. Photo ___ (political events) : OPS

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