New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 2009

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Creator of Stupefyin' Jones : ALCAPP
7. Firm : STALWART
15. This and Sputnik 1 were launched on the same day : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
17. Soft ground ball that finds its way between infielders : SEEINGEYESINGLE
18. "... but things could change" : ORNOT
19. High ways? : ELS
20. Chinese menu word : TSOS
21. Sticker by a hospital bed? : NURSE
23. Year the emperor Decius was born : CCI
25. Many a letter to the editor : GRIPE
27. Mopped the floor with : TROUNCED
32. Killer ___ (green-skinned "Batman" villain) : CROC
33. Engraving tools : LASERS
35. Coverage provider, for short : HMO
36. Acid : CAUSTIC
38. Classroom groan elicitor : POPQUIZ
40. Rice-Eccles Stadium athlete : UTE
41. Subatomic particle in a collider : HADRON
43. Hard to watch : UGLY
44. Cornwall resort port : PENZANCE
46. Kimberly of "John Q" : ELISE
48. Stiff : LIT
49. Swim cap material : LATEX
51. On : ASTO
54. "In your face!" : HAH
55. Prepares to shoot, as an arrow : NOCKS
59. Nitty-gritty : MEATANDPOTATOES
63. Determined one in a kid's song : ITSYBITSYSPIDER
64. Film editing technique : DISSOLVE
65. Ice cream shop supply : PECANS
1. Therewithal : ALSO
2. Satyric expression : LEER
3. Columnist who wrote "Baghdad by the Bay" : CAEN
4. High-tech navigation systems : AVIONICS
5. Kept inside : PENTUP
6. Source of blood for blood pudding : PIG
7. Nematodes' piercing mouthparts : STYLETS
8. Drives obliquely : TOES
9. Some are sculpted : ABS
10. Strung souvenir : LEI
11. Wish to join : WANTIN
12. N.Y.S.E. nos. : AVGS
13. It may accompany a promotion, briefly : RELO
14. Lithium's número atómico : TRES
16. Some plumbing joints : TEES
22. Hanging (on) : RELIANT
23. Peer's topper : CORONET
24. Astrological gray area : CUSP
25. Rankle : GRATE
26. Edward IV's birthplace : ROUEN
28. Certain seizure : REPO
29. Downs without a break : CHUGS
30. Rousseau novel subtitled "On Education" : EMILE
31. On the way out? : DOZY
32. Bikini spec : CCUP
34. Kind of converter : ACDC
37. Resident near the Isthmus of Kra : THAI
39. Not at all practical : QUIXOTIC
42. Turn for the worse : RELAPSE
45. Poles work for them : ZLOTYS
47. The Delaware Prophet's tribe : LENAPE
50. Main call : AHOY
51. Within : AMID
52. Space-scanning proj. : SETI
53. Info source for 58-Down : TASS
54. Cutting-edge set : HDTV
56. End notes? : CODA
57. Itching (to) : KEEN
58. Red grp. : SSRS
60. Typing letters? : ABO
61. Next to ___ : NIL
62. Shortening in recipes : TSP

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