New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 2009

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like a hunk : BUFF
5. Perch for a bighorn : CRAG
9. Puppets : PAWNS
14. Trade name of daminozide : ALAR
15. Saab model : AERO
16. Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
17. Big name in bags : KATESPADE
19. Internet forum menace : TROLL
20. Shakes : UNSETTLES
21. Major Côte d'Ivoire export : CACAO
22. Where to get rubbed the right way? : SPA
23. Second-largest city in New Hampshire : NASHUA
25. They're often garnished with orchids : MAITAIS
29. Act like a bull? : BUY
30. Edge : NIP
33. They may call the shots : ANNOUNCERS
35. Early Saint-Laurent employer : DIOR
36. Winner of four consecutive Emmys for his sitcom role as a prosecutor : JOHNLARROQUETTE
38. "Zip" follower : ADEE
39. Snorkeling spot near Honolulu : HANAUMABAY
40. Weekly msg. : SER
41. Break : GAP
42. Get down : DEPRESS
43. Refresher between courses : SORBET
46. Matching pair marking : HIS
47. Race beginning? : ETHNO
49. Not too tight? : SEPARABLE
54. Zulu relative : XHOSA
55. Like some questions : OPENENDED
56. Get smart : PREEN
57. Pteridologist's specimen : FERN
58. Waiting aid : TRAY
59. Cashiers : OUSTS
60. Org. created by Carter in 1979 : FEMA
61. Gear to help you hear : AMPS
1. Transcaucasian capital : BAKU
2. Half an Asian capital? : ULAN
3. Some nutrients : FATS
4. Peach variety : FREESTONE
5. To whom Stubb and Flask answered, in literature : CAPTAINAHAB
6. Unlike fairies : REAL
7. Shakespeare's mother's maiden name : ARDEN
8. Takes a continental tour, e.g. : GOESABROAD
9. Inconsistent : PATCHY
10. He recorded all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in the 1960s : ARRAU
11. Response to a ding-dong? : WHOCANITBE
12. Simba's mate : NALA
13. The Vire River flows through it : STLO
18. Minnesota twin? : STPAUL
24. Three Mile Island is in it : SUSQUEHANNA
25. Goya subjects : MAJAS
26. Cell part : ANODE
27. Jennifer Weiner best seller made into a 2005 film : INHERSHOES
28. Removes, as paint : SCRAPESOFF
31. Crumbs : IOTAS
32. Is rapacious : PREYS
34. Rapacious flier : ERN
35. Words followed by a wish list : DEARSANTA
37. Home ruler? : UMPIRE
41. Sounds like an old floorboard : GROANS
44. Nascence : ONSET
45. Fox home : TEPEE
47. Fair : EXPO
48. Street sign word : THRU
50. It can make waves : PERM
51. Apt. part : BDRM
52. Act precipitately : LEAP
53. One of its flavors is Dulce de Leche : EDYS

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