New York Times, Monday, May 11, 2009

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQWX} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Africa's ___ Victoria : LAKE
5. Rope material : HEMP
9. Letter after beta : GAMMA
14. ___ of March : IDES
15. Theater award : OBIE
16. Bird-related : AVIAN
17. 1971 Tom Jones hit : SHESALADY
19. Appealingly piquant : ZESTY
20. Photocopier cartridge contents : TONER
21. Weeper of Greek myth : NIOBE
23. Perfumery emanations : SCENTS
25. Hot sauce brand : TABASCO
30. 1972 Carly Simon hit : YOURESOVAIN
33. Items on which baseball insignia appear : CAPS
37. Opposite of post- : PRE
38. Seasons or deices : SALTS
39. Have ___ (be connected) : ANIN
40. Bergen dummy Mortimer : SNERD
43. Words of understanding : ISEE
44. Windshield flip-down : VISOR
46. Geese formation shape : VEE
47. Finishing 11th out of 11, e.g. : LAST
48. 1966 Monkees hit : IMABELIEVER
52. Photographers, informally : LENSMEN
53. Parish leader : RECTOR
58. ___ chip, which might be topped with 19-Across 27-Down dip : NACHO
61. Still kicking : ALIVE
62. ___ the Hutt of "Star Wars" : JABBA
66. 1962 Crystals hit : HESAREBEL
68. Martian or Venusian : ALIEN
69. ___ May Clampett of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
70. Suffix with concession : AIRE
71. Poet Stephen Vincent ___ : BENET
72. Gin flavoring : SLOE
73. London art gallery : TATE
1. Rosters : LISTS
2. Kind of committee : ADHOC
3. New Hampshire college town : KEENE
4. Krupp Works city : ESSEN
5. Christmas or Thanksgiving: Abbr. : HOL
6. Abba of Israel : EBAN
7. Longish skirt : MIDI
8. Mescaline-yielding cactus : PEYOTE
9. Garden pavilions : GAZEBOS
10. N.Y.C.'s Park or Lex : AVE
11. Prefix with place or print : MIS
12. Yoga class surface : MAT
13. "___ takers?" : ANY
18. Pseudo-stylish : ARTY
22. English majors' degs. : BAS
24. Absorbs, with "up" : SOPS
26. Be of use : AVAIL
27. Tex-Mex preparation : SALSA
28. Uses as a reference : CITES
29. Beginning stage : ONSET
31. Makeshift vote receptacle : URN
32. Superman portrayer Christopher : REEVE
33. Be nitpicky : CAVIL
34. Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
35. Native of the Leaning Tower city : PISAN
36. Nose-in-the-air sorts : SNOBS
41. Minister's nickname : REV
42. Animal that may be caught in the headlights : DEER
45. Carpet leftover : REMNANT
49. Meadow : LEA
50. Rainfall units : INCHES
51. Derrière : REAR
54. Golf shoe gripper : CLEAT
55. Fibula's neighbor : TIBIA
56. Plain to see : OVERT
57. C.S.A. general : RELEE
59. Satan's domain : HELL
60. Norway's capital : OSLO
62. Sharp left or right, in the ring : JAB
63. Ginger ___ : ALE
64. Bargain basement container : BIN
65. Quilting party : BEE
67. Sailor's assent : AYE

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