New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 149 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. This and that : STUFF
6. Locale of famous playing fields : ETON
10. Start of the 13th century : MCCI
14. Top of some forms : LINEA
15. Whole lot : RAFT
16. Obsessed mariner : AHAB
17. Encyclopedia volume : INDEX
18. Element number 55-Across : RUTHENIUM
20. Bygone compact : GEO
21. Go carefully (over) : PORE
22. Dryer remains : LINT
23. Atlanta Brave who wore the number 55-Across : HANKAARON
26. Done in : SLAIN
28. Halloween candy : TREATS
29. Justification : REASON
30. Promising : ROSEATE
34. Chemical suffix : ENE
35. President number 55-Across : BARACKOBAMA
38. It's a wrap : BOA
40. Cousin of a camel : GUANACO
41. Turn "this" into "_ .... .. ...," e.g. : ENCODE
44. Earl Grey holder : TEABAG
48. Prefix with -hedron : TETRA
49. Feb. 7, 2010, the date of this event's number 55-Across : SUPERBOWL
52. Group of courses : MEAL
53. Times in want ads : EVES
54. Cell material : RNA
55. See 18-, 23-, 35- and 49-Across : FORTYFOUR
57. Steamy : HUMID
59. Lake ___, discovery of Louis Jolliet : ERIE
60. Lord over : RULE
61. Senseless : INANE
62. Absolutely : DEAD
63. Melodramatic cry : ALAS
64. Fireplace tool : TONGS
1. Snub : SLIGHT
2. Musical liability : TINEAR
3. Brought to ruin : UNDONE
4. Charge : FEE
5. Transmit electronically : FAX
6. Calculator message : ERROR
7. Bullish beginning? : TAURO
8. A lot : OFTEN
9. Nonacademic degree : NTH
10. Capital founded by Spanish invaders, 1571 : MANILA
11. Sight from Taiwan : CHINASEA
12. Admonishment : CAUTION
13. ThinkPad developer : IBM
19. If not : ELSE
21. Music section : PASSAGE
24. "American Idol" judge DioGuardi : KARA
25. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
27. Santa Fe-to-Colo. Spr. direction : NNE
29. Sale sweeteners : REBATES
31. Euro predecessor : ECU
32. Abbr. on a blotter : AKA
33. Truck scale unit : TON
35. Study of Louis Pasteur : BACTERIA
36. Stellar server : ACER
37. Old Dead Sea kingdom : MOAB
38. Red or black, at a gaming table : BET
39. Bar request : ONEMORE
42. Held the floor : ORATED
43. Tony winner Tyne : DALY
45. Apollo astronaut Frank : BORMAN
46. Deck cover : AWNING
47. Forest clearings : GLADES
49. 1988 Olympics host : SEOUL
50. Palate part : UVULA
51. Shimon of Israel : PERES
55. Ness, for one : FED
56. Term of address in a monastery : FRA
57. Any of the Billboard Top 40 : HIT
58. Game with Skip cards : UNO

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