New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Author: Wayne and P. K. King
Editor: Will Shortz
Wayne King
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. King. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. King. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Get some sun : TAN
4. Blow one's stack : ERUPT
9. Kid-lit pachyderm : BABAR
14. Naked ___ jaybird : ASA
15. Sine, cosine or tangent : RATIO
16. Tourist mecca off the coast of Venezuela : ARUBA
17. "Beat swords into plowshares" : DISARMANDHAMMER
20. Way off : AFAR
21. Parasol's offering : SHADE
22. Cathedral area : APSE
23. Grazed, say : ATE
25. Silver of the silver screen : RON
27. "Ignore the red, white and blue" : DISMISSAMERICA
35. Marx Brothers-like : ANTIC
36. Meat favored by Sarah Palin : MOOSE
37. With 44-Across, a traditional Catholic prayer : AVE
39. Ring decisions, for short : TKOS
40. Chuck who sang "Maybellene" : BERRY
41. Petty quarrel : SPAT
42. Moray, for one : EEL
43. "Peachy keen!" : NEATO
44. See 37-Across : MARIA
45. "Oust from practice, then interrogate" : DISBARANDGRILL
48. Take steps : ACT
49. The "A" in MoMA : ART
50. Shi'ite leader : IMAM
53. Typical John Wayne film : OATER
57. Stir up : RILE
61. "Scatter while fleeing" : DISBANDONTHERUN
64. Neptune's realm : OCEAN
65. Word before city or tube : INNER
66. Etiquette guru Vanderbilt : AMY
67. Smallest possible : LEAST
68. Has to have : NEEDS
69. Masseur's place : SPA
1. Bit of verbal trumpeting : TADA
2. "A likely story" : ASIF
3. Shuttle org. : NASA
4. Pull a boner : ERR
5. Any of several Egyptian kings : RAMSES
6. Six-sided state : UTAH
7. ___ colada : PINA
8. Rocker Rundgren : TODD
9. Ovine sound : BAA
10. Giorgio of fashion : ARMANI
11. Fist ___ (modern greeting) : BUMP
12. Lincoln and others : ABES
13. Like proverbial hen's teeth : RARE
18. A Musketeer : ARAMIS
19. Rejection of church dogma : HERESY
24. Behavioral quirk : TIC
26. Rich rock : ORE
27. Palm fruit : DATE
28. Put one's John Hancock on : INKED
29. Vodka brand, informally : STOLI
30. Makeup mishap : SMEAR
31. Main artery : AORTA
32. Mental midget : MORON
33. Blue Grotto's isle : CAPRI
34. To no ___ : AVAIL
38. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
40. Bang, as a drum : BEATON
41. "No Exit" dramatist : SARTRE
43. "30 Rock" network : NBC
44. Dugout V.I.P.: Abbr. : MGR
46. Rio dances : SAMBAS
47. Moved like a hummingbird : DARTED
50. Miley Cyrus, to teens : IDOL
51. Owls' prey : MICE
52. Where pirates go : ASEA
54. Score after deuce : ADIN
55. Mute, with "down" : TONE
56. Feminine suffix : ENNE
58. Portfolio holdings, briefly : IRAS
59. Sugar unit : LUMP
60. One-named New Age singer : ENYA
62. Tiny colonist : ANT
63. Four-baggers: Abbr. : HRS

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