New York Times, Saturday, July 4, 2009

Author: Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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1.564253
Joe Krozel
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1.47054

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Landlocked European : SERB
5. 1946's "Giant Brain" : ENIAC
10. "Séance on ___ Afternoon" (1964 suspense thriller) : AWET
14. Greek goddess Athena ___ : ALEA
15. Planet ruled by Ming the Merciless in "Flash Gordon" : MONGO
16. Second start? : NANO
17. Landscaper's project : ROCKGARDEN
19. 1920s leading lady ___ Naldi : NITA
20. Fastest ocean liner ever in a transatlantic crossing (3 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes) : THEUNITEDSTATES
22. Free : RID
23. Catawampus : ALOP
24. Showbiz bookings : TALENT
25. Big man in Oman : EMEER
27. Inexperienced with : NEWAT
29. Old White House monogram : DDE
30. Baseball's Dark and Downing : ALS
32. Asian flatbread : NAN
33. Copy cats? : PURR
34. Private reading? : STARSANDSTRIPES
39. Greek war god, to Greeks : ARIS
40. Season opener? : PRE
41. French seasoning : SEL
42. Word with part or port : CAR
43. Bank structures? : SPANS
45. Branches : SECTS
49. Bellyache : KVETCH
51. Non-coffee order at Starbucks : CHAI
53. Busts in a museum, e.g. : ART
54. Patriotic display : REDWHITEANDBLUE
57. Trans ___ (Kyrgyz/Tajik border range) : ALAI
58. Oscar-winning portrayer of Police Chief Bill Gillespie, 1967 : RODSTEIGER
59. Block division : CELL
60. Send : ELATE
61. Spoonful, say : DOSE
62. Henry James biographer Leon : EDEL
63. ___ a fox : SLYAS
64. Prefix with -zoic : ENTO
1. He wrote "Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal" : SARTRE
2. Old Testament God : ELOHIM
3. Peter out : RECEDE
4. Azerbaijan's capital : BAKU
5. Send, in a way : EMAIL
6. 1973 Ali jaw-breaker : NORTON
7. Highest-grossing film of 1996 : INDEPENDENCEDAY
8. Like some ports : AGED
9. Pi and others : CONSTANTS
10. Record for the record books : ANNAL
11. Didn't retire, maybe : WAITEDUP
12. Double ___ : ENTENDRE
13. Maid of honor and best man, e.g. : TOASTERS
18. Twists : GNARLS
21. Parlor pic : TAT
26. Hearing things : EARS
28. Performed the role of : WAS
31. Star of India and others : SAPPHIRES
33. It may be down : PILE
34. It may make people jump to a conclusion : SACKRACE
35. Broke a court rule : TRAVELED
36. Dog originally bred to hunt otters : AIREDALE
37. PAC for those who pack? : NRA
38. Live : RESIDE
43. Prep, e.g.: Abbr. : SCH
44. California county : SHASTA
46. Bath beads maker : CALGON
47. Like best friends : TRUEST
48. Disc holder : STEREO
50. Gabardine, e.g. : TWILL
52. They're placed in the center of a table : ANTES
55. Single stroke : TOLL
56. Remain : BIDE

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