New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 77, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ unto itself : ALAW
5. Brown fur : STOAT
10. Is shy, in a way : OWES
14. Game Gear company : SEGA
15. Philanderer, in slang : TOMCAT
17. Our genus : HOMO
18. Madre's hermanos : TIOS
19. To this point, in verse : ERENOW
20. Intravenous hookup : DRIP
21. Hamid Karzai, starting in 2004 : AFGHANPRESIDENT
24. Uppity type : SNOOT
25. Org. concerned with firing practices? : NRA
26. One of four generations in a photo : GREATGRANDPARENT
34. Iranian cash : RIALS
35. Occasion for a proctor : EXAM
36. Overly : TOO
37. "Must've been something ___" : IATE
38. Like "King Lear" : TRAGIC
41. Keep an appointment : SHOW
42. When juillet and août occur : ETE
43. Get rid of : SHED
44. Vacant, in a way : INANE
45. Driver's electric convenience : GARAGEDOOROPENER
50. Old Ford model : LTD
51. Like 26-Down : NORSE
52. Frances Hodgson Burnett kid-lit novel ... and a hint to 21-, 26- and 45-Across : THESECRETGARDEN
59. Piltdown man, notably : HOAX
60. Longtime label for 38-Down : ARISTA
61. Like a hottie : SEXY
62. Rocker Quatro : SUZI
63. Father ___, leper priest of Molokai : DAMIEN
64. "Ain't it the truth!" : AMEN
65. Siesta time, maybe : TRES
66. Has-___ (ones who are washed up) : BEENS
67. Like some sums : TIDY
1. Wirehair of film : ASTA
2. Son of Eric the Red : LEIF
3. All worked up : AGOG
4. Stock transaction made to claim a tax deduction : WASHSALE
5. Court worker, for short : STENOG
6. Sluggishness : TORPOR
7. Mobster's code : OMERTA
8. Dots over eyes? : ACNE
9. New Mexico skiing locale : TAOS
10. "Mercy!" : OHDEAR
11. Dog-eared : WORN
12. Discharge : EMIT
13. Conciliatory bribe : SOP
16. Promo container that's a twofer : TWINPAC
22. See 39-Down : ANTS
23. Apothecary weight : DRAM
26. "Peer Gynt" composer : GRIEG
27. Gaucho's gear : RIATA
28. What "-vore" means : EATER
29. Like some ions: Abbr. : NEG
30. Early sixth-century date : DXI
31. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
32. Nary a soul : NOONE
33. Air controller's place : TOWER
38. Jerry Garcia's band, for short : THEDEAD
39. With 22-Down, stinging insects : RED
40. Hubbub : ADO
41. Shows disdain for : SNEERSAT
43. Snorkel and colleagues: Abbr. : SGTS
44. Res ___ loquitur : IPSA
46. "Dynasty" vixen : ALEXIS
47. Infant's bodysuit : ONESIE
48. Raising a stink? : ROTTEN
49. Hammond products : ORGANS
52. Historic site option : TOUR
53. Give a paddling, maybe : HAZE
54. Kvetcher : CRAB
55. White coat : RIME
56. Moore of film : DEMI
57. Deleted, with "out" : EXED
58. Part of Rockefeller Ctr.'s address : NYNY
59. V-J Day pres. : HST

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