New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 2009

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 170 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big name in oil : WESSON
7. Easter flower, in Is-sur-Tille : LIS
10. Butterfly wings, e.g. : ALAE
14. The fool in "A fool and his money are soon parted" : ANTECEDENT
16. Tabula ___ : RASA
17. Excuse given for asking for a ride : IDONTDRIVE
18. Humanoid trees in Tolkien : ENTS
19. Ticks, say: Abbr. : SECS
20. Toddler's attire : ONESIE
21. Time for potty training, maybe : AGETWO
22. Rests : TAKESFIVE
25. Chorus line opener : TRA
27. Handel cantata "___ e Leandro" : ERO
28. Promgoers, e.g.: Abbr. : SRS
29. Burning : AFIRE
32. Not shaky : SOLID
34. Jagged : EROSE
35. Clinks overseas : GAOLS
36. What's revealed by connecting the special squares in this puzzle in order : PARALLELOGRAM
39. Start of the United Negro College Fund slogan : AMIND
40. Kosher : LEGIT
41. ___ Szewinska, Olympic sprinting gold medalist of 1964, 1968 and 1976 : IRENA
42. Want from : ASKOF
43. Ab ___ (from the top) : OVO
46. Partisan leader? : NON
47. Tube top : CAP
49. Daze : STUPOR
51. Nice kind of workweek : FOURDAY
53. G.M., Ford and Chrysler : BIGTHREE
56. Setting for an Agatha Christie novel : NILE
57. Proctor's call : TIME
58. Advice for essay writers : BEORIGINAL
61. Dickens creep : HEEP
62. Eight producers? : ICESKATERS
63. Payroll dept. figs. : SSNS
64. Wiring experts: Abbr. : EES
65. Paris palace : ELYSEE
1. Middles that are often too big : WAISTS
2. Ingratiate : ENDEAR
3. Has on hand : STOCKS
4. Intuit : SENSE
5. When Canada celebrates Thanksgiving: Abbr. : OCT
6. Washington in the Songwriters Hall of Fame : NED
7. Hawaiian strings? : LEIS
8. You might get one before a party : INVITE
9. Direct : STEER
10. Neck of the woods : AREA
11. Tony-winning "Frost/Nixon" actor : LANGELLA
12. Constellation : ASTERISM
13. Best Director of 1992 and 2004 : EASTWOOD
15. Be an utter bore? : DRONE
23. Beer from upstate New York : SARANAC
24. Like the symmetry of a starfish : FIVEFOLD
26. Free of charge : ASAGIFT
30. Part of some chains: Abbr. : ISL
31. Walks unsteadily : REELS
33. ___ cloud (region of comets far beyond Pluto) : OORT
34. Celtic land : ERIN
35. "Beauty and the Beat" band : GOGOS
36. P.D.Q. Bach's "Sanka Cantata" and such : PARODIES
37. Final words of Numbers 5:22 : AMENAMEN
38. Albanian coin : LEK
41. How mini-pizzas are usually cut : INFOURTHS
42. Each : APIECE
43. Sounds off : OPINES
44. 1958 #1 song with the lyric "Let's fly way up to the clouds" : VOLARE
45. Bully's warning : ORELSE
48. Old comic strip "___ an' Slats" : ABBIE
50. Concord : UNITY
52. O.K.'s from the O.K. Corral? : YEPS
54. Exits : GOES
55. School basics : THREERS
59. Presidential nickname : IKE
60. Square dance partner : GAL

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