New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 2010

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {F} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Take in : ADMIT
6. With 55-Down, where to get oysters : RAW
9. Big East team : HOYAS
14. Decorative fabric : TOILE
15. Milk source : EWE
16. "Be-Bop-___" : ALULA
17. Enchanted world in "Return of the Jedi" : ENDOR
18. Golf groundskeepers' tools : SANDRAKES
20. Added conditions : ANDS
21. Reservoirs : CISTERNS
22. Broncos' home, once : MILEHIGHSTADIUM
26. "What did I tell you?" : SEE
27. Stopover : INN
28. "Nice!" : OOH
29. Prefix with -nomial : TRI
30. [Snap snap] : PDQ
31. Unilever soap brand : LUX
32. Rural musical instruments : JUGS
33. Chef's hat : TOQUE
36. Here/there separator : NOR
37. "The Basement ___" (1975 Dylan album) : TAPES
38. Rest on : ABUT
39. Internet giant : AOL
40. Flying Tiger Line hub, for short : LAX
41. Mauna ___ : LOA
42. Tach measure : RPM
43. It came out of Cicero's mouth : VOX
44. Rested : SAT
47. Place for an N.H.L. logo : CENTERICECIRCLE
51. Roseau is its capital : DOMINICA
52. Blue-roofed chain : IHOP
53. "Keep your eyes open!" : STAYALERT
55. Battle of Blue Licks fighter, 1782 : BOONE
56. Showed : AIRED
57. "Baudolino" novelist : ECO
58. Napping : ADOZE
59. River through Glasgow : CLYDE
60. To be, in Baja : SER
61. Moves, briefly : RELOS
1. Starting groups : ATEAMS
2. ___ Walsh, N.B.A. executive : DONNIE
3. With 44-Down, educational stage ... or a hint to the contents of 18-, 22-, 47- and 53-Across : MIDDLE
4. "The pot's all yours" : ILOSE
5. Dutch painter Gerard ___ Borch : TER
6. Bow out : RESIGN
7. Inundated : AWASH
8. Fell apart, as a deal : WENTSOUR
9. Casino chain founder William F. ___ : HARRAH
10. Chan portrayer in film : OLAND
11. Has some laughs : YUKSITUP
12. Bath suds? : ALE
13. Carrier that had a pioneering transpolar route : SAS
19. Get clean : DETOX
21. Quitting time in Québec, maybe : CINQ
23. Cow cover : HIDE
24. Press : URGE
25. Whiff : MISS
30. Worded : PUT
31. Titter in a tweet : LOL
32. N.F.L. team with teal jerseys, for short : JAX
33. Rash treatment : TALC
34. High-pitched wind : OBOE
35. Bind : QUANDARY
36. Some contenders : NOMINEES
37. Shout made with a raised arm : TAXI
39. Fourth of 12 : APRIL
40. "Mi Vida ___," gritty 1994 drama set in L.A. : LOCA
42. Like "King Kong" and "Psycho" : REMADE
43. Airplane heading : VECTOR
44. See 3-Down : SCHOOL
45. Hoopster Mourning : ALONZO
46. Plain homes? : TEPEES
48. Flirted (with) : TOYED
49. Sorceress on the island of Aeaea : CIRCE
50. ___ Oro : RIODE
53. Kind of fly, for short : SAC
54. Up to, quickly : TIL
55. See 6-Across : BAR

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