New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Louisiana State won the first one in 1968 : PEACHBOWL
10. Kneecaps, e.g. : MAIMS
15. Neighbor of Kaliningrad : LITHUANIA
16. Recipient of much praise : ALLAH
17. Source of charcoal wood : ALDERTREE
18. Mondavi competitor : GALLO
19. Fashionable meeting place? : SEAM
20. Sack : CAN
21. Facial or racial preceder : INTER
22. Abyssinian language? : MEW
23. Like the Angkor ruins : KHMER
25. A little over three grains : CARAT
26. 2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient : ANNAN
28. Indy Jones and others : PROFS
30. Dungeons & Dragons player option : ELF
31. "I reckon so" : YEP
33. Wilt Chamberneezy, more familiarly : SHAQ
34. Olympic sprinter ___ Boldon : ATO
35. Line on which a dip needle is horizontal : MAGNETICEQUATOR
40. Where private messages are sent?: Abbr. : APO
41. Word before and after "and" : SUCH
42. Needing buoying : SAD
43. 36th of 50: Abbr. : NEV
44. Ones with stalking feet? : LIONS
46. Macho stereotype : RAMBO
50. Fan setting : ARENA
52. Splinter, to Woody Woodpecker : NIECE
54. Go off : ERR
55. Tonsorial accessory : STROP
56. "The ___ of Physics" (1975 best seller) : TAO
57. City name part that's Dutch for "hedge" : HAAG
58. Crowing cue : SUNUP
59. 1950 Tony winner for Best Actor in a Musical : EZIOPINZA
61. Loomed : AROSE
62. Slump : RECESSION
63. More desertlike : SERER
64. Opposite of torpor : ALERTNESS
1. High-definition video display : PLASMA
2. Astronaut Collins : EILEEN
3. When 58-Across occurs : ATDAWN
4. Bond analysts' field?: Abbr. : CHEM
5. Family name in a Lew Wallace novel : HUR
6. Baker's dozen, say : BATCH
7. Traveler's connection : ONRAMP
8. Dish akin to cotoletta alla milanese : WIENERSCHNITZEL
9. Papuan port in W.W. II fighting : LAE
10. Recreational mathematics construct : MAGICSQUARE
11. "Law & Order" actress ___ de la Garza : ALANA
12. "This one's on me" : ILLTREAT
13. Countertenor : MALEALTO
14. A contraction of : SHORTFOR
23. Good one : KNEESLAPPER
24. Architect Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
27. First name in objectivism : AYN
29. Newbies are often directed to them : FAQS
32. Spittoon sound : PTUI
35. Civil War battlefield : MANASSAS
36. Crack : APERTURE
37. Person in a mansion : GOVERNOR
38. Recycle bin, for one : ICON
39. Org. concerned with decay : ADA
45. Nautical hazard : SEAICE
47. Stinker : MEANIE
48. River to the Gulf of Mexico : BRAZOS
49. Much-needed donations : ORGANS
51. "It's fruitless" : NOUSE
53. Pigeon or dove : COOER
57. Dogpatch possessive : HISN
59. Bush ___ : ERA
60. It's periodically observed in Hollywood: Abbr. : PST

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