New York Times, Monday, June 29, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Prom night transportation : LIMO
5. Jack who once hosted "The Tonight Show" : PAAR
9. Bring upon oneself : INCUR
14. "Green" sci. : ECOL
15. "___ upon a time ..." : ONCE
16. Drunkard : SOUSE
17. Seven or eight hours, typically : GOODNIGHTSSLEEP
20. Furtively : ONTHESLY
21. When repeated, sound of disapproval : TUT
22. James who wrote "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
23. Early delivery in the delivery room : PREEMIE
27. "Hey, way to go!" : NOTBAD
30. Kristofferson of music : KRIS
31. Columbus Day mo. : OCT
32. Moon's path : ORBIT
33. Salon sound : SNIP
34. Chop ___ : SUEY
35. Inventor's goal : BETTERMOUSETRAP
38. 180-degree turns, in slang : UIES
39. Removes a squeak from : OILS
40. Where 43-Across run free : RANGE
41. Super Bowl stats : TDS
42. Do nothing and like it : LOLL
43. Mustangs, e.g. : HORSES
44. Did nothing : SATHOME
46. Rock's ___ the Hoople : MOTT
47. Drunk motorist's offense, briefly : DWI
48. Brainy bunch : GENIUSES
52. They rarely see the light of day : BESTKEPTSECRETS
56. Martini garnish : OLIVE
57. "___ I say, not ..." : DOAS
58. Neither fem. nor masc. : NEUT
59. A little drunk : TIPSY
60. Igor, to Dr. Frankenstein: Abbr. : ASST
61. Equipment at Vail : SKIS
1. Plastic block brand : LEGO
2. Pic you can click : ICON
3. Not worth debating, as a point : MOOT
4. Things that die hard : OLDHABITS
5. Self-confident, as a pageant contestant : POISED
6. Journalistic slant : ANGLE
7. Sore all over : ACHY
8. Like Gen. Colin Powell: Abbr. : RET
9. Topics of debate : ISSUES
10. Nick of "48 HRS." : NOLTE
11. Pool player's stick : CUE
12. Take advantage of : USE
13. Dem.'s opponent : REP
18. Make null and void : NEGATE
19. Prepares to streak : STRIPS
23. Fuel-efficient Toyota : PRIUS
24. Expresses great sorrow : MOURNS
25. Freezing period : ICEAGE
26. Classic Jaguars : ETYPES
27. "Forget the excuses!" : NOBUTS
28. Frozen potato brand : OREIDA
29. Diagnostic that entails sticking the forearm with a needle : TBTEST
30. Small, rounded hill : KNOLL
33. "Say cheese!" : SMILE
34. Bravura performances : STARTURNS
36. Dormmate : ROOMIE
37. X-rated : EROTIC
42. Hardly ostentatious : LOWKEY
43. "Really and truly" : HONEST
45. Modern viewing options, for short : HDTVS
46. Flat-topped Southwestern hills : MESAS
48. Old Pontiac muscle cars : GTOS
49. Hide-and-___ : SEEK
50. Decorative needle case : ETUI
51. Former fast fliers : SSTS
52. Automaton, for short : BOT
53. Yeller in the Yale Bowl : ELI
54. Not guzzle : SIP
55. BlackBerry or iPhone, briefly : PDA

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