New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Author: Michael Callaway Barnhart
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Barnhart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barnhart. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: NYT published an official correction for the 24 Across clue, "Adoptee in Genesis." Moses doesn't appear until Exodus.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. No. crunchers : CPAS
5. Haute cuisine it's not : SLOP
9. Places for links : CUFFS
14. Rope material : HEMP
15. Audiophile's concern : TONE
16. Of service : UTILE
17. 307 for Wyoming and 907 for Alaska : AREACODES
19. El Líder of Argentina : PERON
20. Not paying immediately at the bar : RUNNINGATAB
22. 100 or so, e.g.: Abbr. : EST
23. Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
24. Adoptee in Genesis : MOSES
26. 2002 Adam Sandler title role : MRDEEDS
29. Building beams : IBARS
30. Through the uprights : GOOD
31. Hams it up : OVERACTS
34. "Whew!" : MAN
35. Google search need ... or a hint to the ends of 20- and 49-Across and 11- and 28-Down : KEYWORD
38. Satisfied sound : AHH
39. Like drinks with umbrellas : TROPICAL
41. Fraternal letters : BPOE
42. Sax type : TENOR
43. "A diamond is forever" sloganeer : DEBEERS
46. Lower oneself : DEIGN
47. Deduces, with "out" : DOPES
48. Pewter component : TIN
49. Go ballistic : LOSECONTROL
54. "Socrate" composer Erik : SATIE
56. 1978 Cheech & Chong movie : UPINSMOKE
57. "It's the end of ___" : ANERA
58. "Holy ___!" : MOLY
59. Line of rotation : AXIS
60. Less typical : RARER
61. Morel morsel : STEM
62. Duma dissent : NYET
1. Burn on the grill : CHAR
2. Machu Picchu's land : PERU
3. "You said it!" : AMEN
4. Punished with a wooden spoon, say : SPANKED
5. Like Cheech & Chong, typically : STONED
6. 41-Across meeting places : LODGES
7. Center Shaq : ONEAL
8. Annoying type : PEST
9. China's place : CUPBOARD
10. Beehive State native : UTE
11. Apartment building feature : FIREESCAPE
12. Dental hygienist's advice : FLOSS
13. In the mail : SENT
18. Cannes film : CINE
21. ___ Alert (abduction bulletin) : AMBER
25. Majorca Mrs. : SRA
26. Those in charge: Abbr. : MGMT
27. Crowd sound : ROAR
28. Road sign warning : DONOTENTER
29. 1961 Literature Nobelist Andric : IVO
31. Harry Potter's pet Hedwig, e.g. : OWL
32. Hammer-wielding god : THOR
33. "___ All That" (Freddie Prinze Jr. film) : SHES
35. Cordelia's father : KINGLEAR
36. Low-budget prefix : ECONO
37. Yevtushenko's "Babi ___" : YAR
40. Louvre pyramid architect : PEI
41. Reception toast giver : BESTMAN
43. Easily managed : DOCILE
44. Penn, to Pennsylvania : EPONYM
45. Uncle ___ rice : BENS
46. Paul Anka #1 hit : DIANA
47. Greyhound stop : DEPOT
48. Autocrat until 1917 : TSAR
50. Bottom lines : SUMS
51. Classic Manhattan theater : ROXY
52. Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
53. For fear that : LEST
55. Ill temper : IRE

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