New York Times, Thursday, June 25, 2009

Author: Bill Zais
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Zais
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Formal club: Abbr. : ASSOC
6. Places to press the flesh? : SPAS
10. Spirited cries : RAHRAHS
13. Some arts and crafts : POTTERY
16. Red remover, maybe : EYEDROP
17. Bonuses : REWARDS
18. It's just a formality : TIE
19. "Follow me" : DOASIDO
21. Motel extra : COT
22. Diminutive endings : ETTES
24. Apple pie companion? : MOM
25. States : AVERS
27. Sp. title : SRTA
29. Psychos : MADMEN
31. Leave in the dust, say : OUTRUN
33. Long introduction? : ERE
34. English town near Windsor Bridge : ETON
37. General on a Chinese menu : TSO
38. Hinged pair of pictures : DIPTYCH
41. ___-Foy, Que. : STE
42. Kind of blocker : BETA
44. Start of a Chinese game : MAH
45. Either of two emcees : COHOST
47. Where "wikiwiki" means "to hurry" : HAWAII
49. "The Shelters of Stone" author : AUEL
50. Clip : SHEAR
52. Anchorage-to-Fairbanks dir. : NNE
54. Signs on for another tour : REUPS
57. Result of an emergency call, maybe : TOW
58. Get too big for : OUTGROW
61. Prefix with -logy : TRI
62. Philemon, e.g. : EPISTLE
64. Like the Trojan horse : GRECIAN
66. Oil source : LINSEED
67. Starting instruction : STEPONE
68. What circles lack : ENDS
69. Garden hose problems : KINKS
1. Craggy crest : ARETE
2. "Tell me!" : SAYIT
3. <--- Plastered : SHEETSTOTHEWIND
4. JFK : New York :: ___ : Chicago : ORD
5. <--- Gambling game : CARDSTUD
6. RR building : STA
7. <--- Sherlock Holmes novel, with "The" : PERCENTSOLUTION
8. Heat : ARDOR
9. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
11. Part of a sob : HOO
12. Rarely read letters : SPAM
13. Race before a race : PRIMARY
14. 20-vol. work : OED
15. Wee hour : TWOAM
20. <--- One starting a career, perhaps : SOMETHING
23. Drop the ball : ERR
26. Migration formation? : VEE
28. Inner self : ANIMA
30. Record label of Bill Haley and His Comets : DECCA
31. Gambling site: Abbr. : OTB
32. Milk : USE
35. What buzzer beaters may lead to, briefly : OTS
36. What you keep : NET
39. ___ Desert : PAINTED
40. <--- Work period : HOURWEEK
43. Like some baseball teams : AAA
46. Tee follower : HEE
48. Penned : WROTE
50. Archaeological find : STELE
51. Cabbie's line : HOPIN
53. Parts of a joule : ERGS
55. Call that may result in an abrupt hang-up : PRANK
56. Math figures : SINES
59. Diminutive ending : ULE
60. Crumb : ORT
63. Snake's warning : SSS
65. Cost-of-living meas. : CPI

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