New York Times, Saturday, July 31, 2010

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It may measure 16" x 16" x 2" : PIZZABOX
9. It was sung in Rocky Balboa's neighborhood : DOOWOP
15. Septic tank resident : ANAEROBE
16. Accidentally uninked embossed stamp : ALBINO
17. "___ to Power" (Frederick J. Sheehan's exposé of Alan Greenspan) : PANDERER
18. 1987 All-Star Game M.V.P. Tim : RAINES
19. Center opening? : EPI
20. "My bad!" : SOSORRY
22. Forward-moving occasion?: Abbr. : DST
23. Suffer the effects of a haymaker : REEL
25. Tony's portrayer on "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
26. Measure of support? : CCUP
27. 26-Across attachments : STRAPS
30. Traditional gathering place in old Europe : INN
31. Literary character whose first word is "'Sblood" : IAGO
32. Least dignified : BASEST
34. Like the rarest rhino : JAVAN
35. Preventers of many thefts : PATENTS
38. Holder of ornaments : ETAGERE
40. "And Absalom rode upon ___": II Samuel 18:9 : AMULE
41. New Age mecca in the Southwest : SEDONA
43. Word whose antonym is its own homophone : RAZE
44. Legend locale : MAP
45. Ready : GETSET
49. Like arroyo areas : ARID
50. Legal hearing : OYER
52. Interior designer Aarnio : EERO
53. Whit : FIG
54. One of his aliases was Theo. LeSieg : DRSEUSS
57. Frequent sound at a wine tasting : POP
58. Bed riser? : FLOWER
60. "My comment was serious" : IMEANTIT
62. Philippine port : ILOILO
63. Occurrence after the fall : SOLSTICE
64. Used : NOTNEW
65. Pitching target : TRASHCAN
1. Researchers' output : PAPERS
2. Miffed : INAPET
3. Comparatively clownish : ZANIER
4. London Zoo opening? : ZED
5. His chariot was drawn by fire-emitting horses : ARES
6. ___ Park (B'klyn neighborhood) : BORO
7. Extremely upscale? : OBESE
8. Possible result of vitamin A deficiency : XEROSIS
9. Catcher Fletcher of the 1990s Expos : DARRIN
10. Big name in anti-aging products : OLAY
11. One getting waisted in Tokyo? : OBI
12. National park in South Dakota : WINDCAVE
13. Coffee specification : ONESUGAR
14. Shelve : POSTPONE
21. Didn't just opine : RANTED
24. Pigeonholed : LABELED
26. The Plame affair, informally : CIAGATE
28. Window shopper's selection : PANE
29. Retired runway model : SST
33. Some nonfiction : ESSAYS
34. Doe being defended : JANE
35. Coating of cheese : PARAFFIN
36. City mentioned in "Route 66" : AMARILLO
37. National monument near Flagstaff : TUZIGOOT
39. Deck (out) : TOG
42. Jabber in a mask : EPEEIST
44. "Good ___" (quaint greeting) : MORROW
46. Infected : SEPTIC
47. Musical work whose name means "valiant" : EROICA
48. Billboard's best : TOPTEN
51. One may circulate quickly : RUMOR
54. Word often written in red : DELE
55. Ward with awards : SELA
56. Reason to scold a kid : SASS
59. Have the best time, say : WIN
61. Last in a series : NTH

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