New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 2009

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 168 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: Here is a link to the portrait in question at 20 Across.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not stay fully upright : LIST
5. Flower in Chinese embroidery : LOTUS
10. Year the Chinese poet Li Po was born : DCCI
14. People conquered by the Spanish : INCA
15. Fuse : UNIFY
16. 10 to 1, e.g. : ROUT
17. Cabinet dept. : EDUC
18. Tangy teatime treats : LEMONTARTS
20. Pittsburgh-born poet who was the subject of a Picasso portrait : GERTRUDESTEIN
22. Like some coincidences : EERIE
23. Virgil hero : AENEAS
26. Surveillance device : SPYCAM
28. Denture maker's need : WAX
30. Raw materials for shipbuilding : ELMS
31. Spoil : GOBAD
33. Payola, e.g. : BRIBE
34. Famous quote by 20-Across : ROSEISAROSEISAROSEISAROSE
38. Spinners? : PRMEN
39. Who wrote "Can one be a saint if God does not exist?" : CAMUS
40. Let fly : SENT
41. "Spring ahead" hrs. : DST
42. Baked comfort food : POTPIE
47. "Likewise" : IDOTOO
49. "___ will ever guess!" : NOONE
50. Colorful decoration hinted at by 34-Across : FLORALDISPLAY
55. Carrie Bradshaw had one in "Sex and the City" : SHOEFETISH
57. Kind of poker : HILO
58. Mine, to Manet : AMOI
59. "___ X" (2003 Lisa Kudrow film) : MARCI
60. Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
61. German cathedral city : KOLN
62. That is : IDEST
63. "America" pronoun : THEE
1. Subjects studied by medieval scholars? : LIEGES
2. Seriously committed : INDEEP
3. Rush : SCURRY
4. Part of a war plan : TACTIC
5. Berg opera : LULU
6. Linear : ONED
7. It may be on your side : TIME
8. They're involved in some reported abductions : UFOS
9. Twisted this clue's is : SYNTAX
10. Sink accessories : DRAINERS
11. Wife of Julius Caesar : CORNELIA
12. Rib or short loin : CUT
13. "___ alive!" : ITS
19. Informal top : TEE
21. Subject of the 1999 best seller "Dutch" : REAGAN
24. Writer Bierce : AMBROSE
25. 157.5 degrees from N : SSE
27. Gloomy : MOROSE
28. Attended : WASAT
29. Smith of note : ADAM
32. Inexpensive pens : BICS
33. Buffalo's Triple-A baseball team : BISONS
34. Snow White's sister : ROSERED
35. "Don't play me for a dummy" : IMNOFOOL
36. Get comfy : SETTLEIN
37. Was revolting : ROSEUP
38. Wave function symbol in physics : PSI
41. Cabbage : DOREMI
43. Tails partner : TOPHAT
44. Like Chopin : POLISH
45. Embarrassing way to be caught : INALIE
46. Character in "Piglet's Big Movie," 2003 : EEYORE
48. Response to a stomach punch : OOF
51. Slightly : ATAD
52. Money replaced by the euro : LIRE
53. Mil. awards : DSCS
54. "___ the jackpot!" : IHIT
55. Bag, in brand names : SAK
56. Med. group : HMO

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