New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 2009

Author: Victor Fleming
Editor: Will Shortz
Victor Fleming
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {HJKQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Fleming. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Brand seen near razors : AFTA
5. They're in seats : INCUMBENTS
15. Cover-up during a shower : TARP
16. Philosophy of Montague or Santayana : NEOREALISM
17. Inquire about a union contract? : PROPOSEMARRIAGE
19. Roman ___ : ACLEF
20. Color faintly : TINCT
21. One may be prayed to: Abbr. : STE
22. Connect : RELATE
24. Crash accompanier : NOISE
26. Alter in a clothing store? : RETAG
28. Trumpeter with a prominent neck : SWAN
32. Home to Stratford: Abbr. : ONT
35. Quarter master? : NUMISMATIST
39. They benefit personally : VESTEDINTERESTS
41. East Coast sobriquet : EMPIRESTATE
42. Crane component : CAB
43. One symbol of the 41-Across : ROSE
44. Filled treats : OREOS
46. Certain joe : DECAF
50. Kind of joe : SLOPPY
54. Seek change? : BEG
57. Father of Eleazar, in the Bible : AARON
59. Psychics claim to see them : AURAE
60. Meteorological shocker? : ELECTRICALSTORM
63. Something often written under : NOMDEPLUME
64. Model Melissa Aronson, familiarly : EMME
65. Hardly happy : DISTRESSED
66. Relative of a chestnut : ROAN
1. For what it's worth : ATPAR
2. Play genre : FARCE
3. Sing the parts of in succession : TROLL
4. Be published : APPEAR
5. It'll cover you: Abbr. : INS
6. Brand seen near razors, once : NEET
7. Losing the fuzz? : COMINGINTOFOCUS
8. Heavens: Prefix : URANO
9. Word of politesse : MERCI
10. St. ___ (Caribbean hot spot) : BARTS
11. "My God!," as cried by King David : ELI
12. Actress Long and others : NIAS
13. U.S.A.F. NCO : TSGT
14. Hook go-with? : SMEE
18. Not so rarely : OFTENER
23. Something to practice : ETUDE
25. City near Padua : ESTE
27. "London Fields" novelist, 1989 : AMIS
29. Superior setting: Abbr. : WISC
30. Hairy clue-sniffer : ASTA
31. It may delve into a derailment: Abbr. : NTSB
32. Supervising : OVER
33. Seaman whose last words were "God and my country!" : NEMO
34. Some are level: Abbr. : TSPS
36. Kindergarten "grade" : STAR
37. Dishes (out) : METES
38. Biological interstices : AREOLAS
40. Even : TIED
45. Brennan's successor on the Supreme Court : SOUTER
47. One working on the side? : EATER
48. Seize, in a saying : CARPE
49. Edible pomegranate parts : ARILS
51. Many an ad : PROMO
52. Province next to Piacenza : PARMA
53. Mocha setting : YEMEN
54. River feature : BEND
55. Wellsian race : ELOI
56. Beauties : GEMS
58. It may be dropped : NAME
61. Spring setting in Chi-Town : CDT
62. Had the edge : LED

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