New York Times, Monday, August 10, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Intense enthusiasm : ZEAL
5. Townshend of the Who : PETE
9. Stock exchanges: Abbr. : MKTS
13. Diva's solo : ARIA
14. Praise highly : EXALT
16. All over again : ANEW
17. Examiner of heart and life lines : PALMREADER
19. "Look twice before crossing," e.g. : RULE
20. Soothing ointment : BALM
21. Partitioned-off work space : CUBICLE
23. N.B.A. official : REF
26. Fishnet stocking material : MESH
28. Halloween purchases : MASKS
29. Left the building : EXITED
31. Attractiveness : APPEAL
33. Sheets, pillowcases, etc. : LINEN
34. Look of disdain : SNEER
35. Beings from out of this world, in brief : ETS
38. Pond organism : ALGA
39. Student at the Citadel : CADET
40. Border on : ABUT
41. "___-haw!" (western rider's cry) : YEE
42. Tableware inspired by Scandinavian design : DANSK
43. Sporty Mazda : MIATA
44. Call on the carpet : REBUKE
46. Pirate support, stereotypically : PEGLEG
47. Iridescent gems : OPALS
48. Feds who catch counterfeiters : TMEN
50. Golfer Trevino : LEE
51. Enduring literary work : CLASSIC
53. The Runnin' Rebels of the N.C.A.A. : UNLV
55. Came to earth : ALIT
56. Small bottle in a purse : NAILPOLISH
61. ___ qua non : SINE
62. Persona non ___ : GRATA
63. Tennis champ Arthur : ASHE
64. Four: Prefix : TETR
65. First Best Actor winner Jannings : EMIL
66. Billet-___ (love letter) : DOUX
1. Hit with high voltage : ZAP
2. Chapter in history : ERA
3. Feel sick : AIL
4. Gentle creature : LAMB
5. Skinned, as potatoes : PEELED
6. Midterms and finals : EXAMS
7. Tiny bit : TAD
8. Basic util. : ELEC
9. Actress Tomei : MARISA
10. Slow pitch with a little spin : KNUCKLEBALL
11. Spills the beans : TELLS
12. ___' Pea (Popeye's boy) : SWEE
15. Louis Armstrong's instrument : TRUMPET
18. Japanese noodle dish : RAMEN
22. 1930s boxing champ Max : BAER
23. Race with batons : RELAY
24. Napoleon, on Elba : EXILE
25. Messy art medium for kids : FINGERPAINT
27. Phone part ... or a title for this puzzle? : HANDSET
30. What the Hatter and the March Hare drank : TEA
32. Sneak preview : PEEK
34. Sent to the bottom : SANK
36. Private pupil : TUTEE
37. Where a 51-Down performs : STAGE
39. Producing as a result : CAUSING
40. Insurance giant in 2009 news : AIG
42. Two-base hits: Abbr. : DBLS
43. ___ Park (Edison's lab site) : MENLO
45. Egg-dyeing time : EASTER
46. Someone from whom you might collect exotic stamps : PENPAL
47. One-toothed dragon of old children's TV : OLLIE
49. Prefix with vitamin : MULTI
51. See 37-Down : CAST
52. Give a darn : CARE
54. Prince called "the Impaler," who was the inspiration for Dracula : VLAD
57. "___ the Walrus" : IAM
58. Equal: Prefix : ISO
59. Moo ___ pork : SHU
60. Evil spell : HEX

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