New York Times, Friday, July 2, 2010

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 8 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where a lecture may be given : HALL
5. Biology class topic : AMEBA
10. One trying to eliminate bad notes : TMAN
14. French possessive : AMOI
15. Beauty : PEARL
16. ___-American relations : SINO
17. Cook's final setting : HAWAIIANISLANDS
20. Eager : ATHIRST
21. Desperate : DOORDIE
22. Charge : ASK
23. Graffitist's trademark : TAG
25. Like much home improvement, for short : DIY
26. "The answer ___" : ISNO
28. Drew back : SHIED
30. One who brought together many couples : NOAH
33. Accompaniment for oysters : MIGNONETTESAUCE
36. Actress Graynor : ARI
37. "Tell ___ Mama" (2009 Norah Jones song) : YER
38. With 52-Down, a "grand" place : OLE
39. Biology class topic : RNA
40. One with a growing hobby : GENTLEMANFARMER
44. What a jumpy person is on : EDGE
45. Steel worker? : ROBOT
46. St. Louis landmark designer : EADS
47. Substantially : FAR
49. Sound that might indicate hunger : MEW
50. Maid employer : INN
51. Dovetail part : MORTISE
54. Select smokes : HAVANAS
58. Snap : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
60. County west of Wyoming : ERIE
61. "Northward Over the Great Ice" writer : PEARY
62. Kite's kin : ERNE
63. Suffix with adipo- : CYTE
64. Gives some air time? : DRIES
65. U.K. decorations : DSOS
1. Crack response : HAHA
2. Part of a loving threesome? : AMAT
3. It may be picked first : LOWHANGINGFRUIT
4. Link : LIAISON
5. Honeybee genus : APIS
6. It helps show you when something is done : MEATTHERMOMETER
7. Suffix with Mozart : EAN
8. Symbol of pork : BRIDGETONOWHERE
9. "Ran" preceder : ALSO
10. Sovereign of yore : TSARINA
11. Social admonition : MINDYOURMANNERS
12. "You ___" (2004 Celine Dion hit) : ANDI
13. One can get stuffy : NOSE
18. Test the patience of : IRK
19. City in the Plain of Sharon : LOD
24. Land in a stream : AIT
26. Projected thing : IMAGE
27. Originated : SIRED
28. Grinch's expression : SNEER
29. Vermeer's home : DELFT
31. Having a spotty situation to face? : ACNED
32. Learns (of) : HEARS
34. "Thimble Theatre" surname : OYL
35. Something with many arms : SEA
41. Source of an essential oil with medicinal properties : TEATREE
42. Phiz on a five : ABE
43. Superficially updated : RENAMED
48. Setting for Hitchcock's "Notorious" : RIO
50. Pianist Pogorelich : IVO
51. How long it takes light to travel 186 mi. : MSEC
52. See 38-Across : OPRY
53. Org. in "Monk" : SFPD
55. Actress Poehler and others : AMYS
56. Dating word : ANNO
57. Women with auréoles: Abbr. : STES
59. Asian affirmative : HAI

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