New York Times, Monday, July 4, 2011

Author: Paul Johnson
Editor: Will Shortz
Paul Johnson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Johnson NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. President who won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize : OBAMA
6. Signs of boredom : YAWNS
11. Waitress at Mel's Diner : FLO
14. Blossom part : PETAL
15. Fill with joy : ELATE
16. Hawaiian garland : LEI
17. 20th Century Fox picture? : SEARCHLIGHT
19. ___ and yang : YIN
20. Rug, so to speak : TOUPEE
21. Movie, informally : FLICK
23. Prospers : THRIVES
26. Basketball venues : ARENAS
27. "60 Minutes" pundit Andy : ROONEY
28. Type who's always causing trouble : BADEGG
30. Diarist Nin : ANAIS
31. Playwright Edward who wrote "The Zoo Story" : ALBEE
32. "If only ___ listened ..." : HED
35. French seas : MERS
36. Universal picture? : GLOBE
37. Western tie : BOLO
38. Next-to-last Greek letter : PSI
39. Library book stamp : DUEBY
40. Crooner Mel : TORME
41. Hangmen's tools : NOOSES
43. Drink after a shot : CHASER
44. Dannon product : YOGURT
46. White House family after the Fords : CARTERS
47. Prefix with task or grain : MULTI
48. Less well off : POORER
50. CBS forensic drama : CSI
51. Columbia picture? : TORCHBEARER
56. From ___ Z : ATO
57. Speechify : ORATE
58. Less than 90°, as an angle : ACUTE
59. Info entered on an I.R.S. form : SSN
60. Cowell formerly of "American Idol" : SIMON
61. "Heavy" music genre : METAL
1. Photo ___ (occasions for 1-Across) : OPS
2. Honey maker : BEE
3. One day ___ time : ATA
4. Bond likes these "shaken, not stirred" : MARTINIS
5. Recesses : ALCOVES
6. Sounds from pounds : YELPS
7. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
8. Worker's pay : WAGE
9. Extreme degree : NTH
10. Release : SETFREE
11. TriStar picture? : FLYINGHORSE
12. Classic German camera : LEICA
13. Sounds from sties : OINKS
18. Nephew of Donald Duck : HUEY
22. Chicken drumstick : LEG
23. Vagabond : TRAMP
24. Sharpens : HONES
25. MGM picture? : ROARINGLION
26. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
28. Things moving in lava lamps : BLOBS
29. "Dear" advice columnist : ABBY
31. On the safe side, at sea : ALEE
33. Big name in glue : ELMER
34. They aren't just talkers : DOERS
36. Sudden wind : GUST
37. Regatta : BOATRACE
39. Chips with a Cool Ranch flavor : DORITOS
40. Early morning hour : THREEAM
42. Publicly gay : OUT
43. Low-___ diet : CARB
44. Places to swim or play b-ball : YMCAS
45. Gives the boot to : OUSTS
46. Songwriter Leonard : COHEN
48. British baby buggy : PRAM
49. Twice tetra- : OCTO
52. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
53. Same old same old : RUT
54. Airport posting: Abbr. : ETA
55. Family member: Abbr. : REL

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