New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 2009

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Rock samples : DEMOTAPES
10. Rub together : GNASH
15. Any : ONEORMORE
16. "Proceed slowly" : LENTO
17. Salad ingredient : REDPEPPER
18. Keen : EAGER
19. Author of "Time's Arrow," 1991, a novel written in reverse chronological order : AMIS
20. They're observed in the evening : VESPERS
22. Actress Scala : GIA
23. Henchmen : LACKEYS
27. "Pushing Daisies" star ___ Pace : LEE
28. Lights : SETSONFIRE
30. Punk : HOOD
31. Uncomfortable, in a way : SELFCONSCIOUS
33. Québec's Festival d'___ : ETE
34. Post ___ (after-the-fact) : HOC
35. Start of a confession : BLESSMEFATHER
42. Auto finish? : CRAT
43. Influential 1996 video game : TOMBRAIDER
45. Drink whose name suggests its vitamin content : HIC
46. Yellow squares, often : POSTITS
47. Sch. founded by a president : UVA
48. Receiver of some contributions : ROTHIRA
50. Year that Acre fell in the First Crusade : MCIV
51. Freeze : ICEUP
52. Uncomfortable : ILLATEASE
57. Oil source : SHALE
58. Contents of a certain household box : CATLITTER
59. Relates to : TELLS
60. Cocktails lacking hard liquor : SPRITZERS
1. Rappers' wrappers : DORAGS
2. They're opposed : ENEMIES
3. Talk to two 2-Down, say : MEDIATE
4. Mumble after a fumble : OOPS
5. Hero of "Boyz N the Hood" : TRE
6. Excite, with "up" : AMP
7. ___ psychology : POP
8. Outmoded preposition : ERE
9. Waitstaff : SERVERS
10. Actress co-starring in TV's "Burn Notice" : GLESS
11. Spring's opposite : NEAP
12. "Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie" poet : ANGELOU
13. They're often playing at home : STEREOS
14. Cut up, with "around" : HORSED
21. It begins with an E (in two ways) : EYECHART
23. Throws up : LOFTS
24. Genealogical discovery : ANCESTOR
25. Budgetary bigwig, for short : CFO
26. They have connections : KIN
29. Some pellets : SLEET
30. ___ Minh : HOCHI
32. Is in Athens? : IOTAS
35. French bread : BRIOCHE
36. Milky : LACTEAL
37. Multipart art : MOSAICS
38. Defibrillator user, for short : EMT
39. RICO Act enforcer : FBI
40. School : EDUCATE
41. Agent of change : REVISER
42. Word that first appears in Matthew 1:1 : CHRIST
44. Movie critics, sometimes : RAVERS
46. Water bearers : PIPES
49. Bottom of the sea? : HULL
50. Birthplace of poet Paul Verlaine : METZ
53. You could stand to lose it : LAP
54. Delta, for one: Abbr. : LTR
55. BBC's Sports Personality of the Century : ALI
56. Black-throated ___ (Asian bird) : TIT

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