New York Times, Monday, June 1, 2009

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 66-Across, first in a series of five TV personalities (1954-57) : STEVE
6. With 65-Across, second in a series of five TV personalities (1957-62) : JACK
10. "Think" sloganeer : IBM
13. Dropped flies and bad throws, in baseball : ERRORS
15. Sheltered from the wind : ALEE
16. Teachers' org. : NEA
17. Fifth in a series of five TV personalities (starting June 1, 2009) : CONANOBRIEN
19. With 22-Across, fourth in a series of five TV personalities (1992-2009) : JAY
20. Football six-pointers, for short : TDS
21. Since way back when : INAGES
22. See 19-Across : LENO
23. Teacher's teaching : LESSON
24. Norse race of gods : AESIR
25. "La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
28. Closest friends : INTIMATES
30. Free from worry : ATPEACE
33. Two halved : ONE
34. With 35-Across, third in a series of five TV personalities (1962-92) : JOHNNY
35. See 34-Across : CARSON
40. Scot's cap : TAM
42. French actress Catherine : DENEUVE
43. Despise : ABOMINATE
48. Minor hang-up : SNAG
49. Unaccompanied performances : SOLOS
50. Taunt : GIBEAT
53. Desk job at 58 & 59-Across? : HOST
54. Decrease : REDUCE
55. Con's opposite : PRO
58. With 59-Across, TV home for this puzzle's five featured TV personalities : THE
59. See 58-Across : TONIGHTSHOW
61. Suffix with ball : OON
62. Opening stake : ANTE
63. Prompt : ONTIME
64. Telephone book info: Abbr. : NOS
65. See 6-Across : PAAR
66. See 1-Across : ALLEN
1. Religious offshoot : SECT
2. Trampled : TROD
3. Sea eagles : ERNS
4. U.S. broadcaster overseas : VOA
5. Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
6. Tech talk, e.g. : JARGON
7. Not consistent with, as a way of thinking : ALIENTO
8. Middling grades : CEES
9. Author Follett : KEN
10. How quips are delivered : INJEST
11. Close-fitting cap : BEANIE
12. City hall leaders : MAYORS
14. Daughters' counterparts : SONS
18. Bandleader Count ___ : BASIE
22. Good place to have a cow? : LEA
23. Property claim : LIEN
24. "He doesn't have ___ bone in his body" : AMEAN
25. Not minor: Abbr. : MAJ
26. "How was ___ know?" : ITO
27. Speed limit abbr. : MPH
29. Early film director Thomas H. ___ : INCE
31. "Nay" sayers : ANTIS
32. Shade of blue : CYAN
36. Observe the Sabbath : REST
37. The Sabbath, to Christians: Abbr. : SUN
38. Eggs in a lab : OVA
39. Less than zero: Abbr. : NEG
41. Purplish tint : MAGENTA
42. Clear of defects, as software : DEBUG
43. Actor Kutcher : ASHTON
44. [Sob!] : BOOHOO
45. Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley : OLSENS
46. Bon ___ (clever remark) : MOT
47. Neater : TIDIER
51. Bounce back, as sound : ECHO
52. Insurance provider since 1850 : AETNA
54. Jaffe or Barrett : RONA
55. Grammy-winning Collins : PHIL
56. All roads lead to this, they say : ROME
57. Wilson of "Zoolander" : OWEN
59. Strike lightly : TAP
60. Letters on a Cardinals cap : STL

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