New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 2009

Author: Derek Bowman
Editor: Will Shortz
Derek Bowman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Moccasin adornment : BEAD
5. Faux pas : SLIP
9. Took ___ (went swimming) : ADIP
13. With 14-Across, Nancy Lopez and Annika Sorenstam have each won this several times : LPGA
14. See 13-Across : TITLE
16. Russo who co-starred in "The Thomas Crown Affair" : RENE
17. Literary lead role for Gregory Peck in 1956 : AHAB
18. Run ___ of : AFOUL
19. Clinched : ICED
20. Alphabet trio : NOP
21. Keyboard key : ALT
22. Boot feature : TOE
24. Singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
25. Bring into being : CREATE
27. Intros : OPENERS
29. New York's ___ Institute (art school) : PRATT
32. Straying : ERRANT
33. Brother-and-sister dancing duo : ASTAIRES
36. Out on the water : ASEA
37. C7H5N3O6 : TNT
38. Foolish chatter : PRATTLE
41. Educ. course in which grammar and idioms are taught : ESL
42. Verified, in a way : IDED
44. Most merciless : CRUELEST
46. Stereo component : PREAMP
49. Those against : ANTIS
50. Joins : SOLDERS
52. First row : DESIGN
56. Online gasp : OMG
57. "You're the ___" (Cole Porter classic) : TOP
58. Popular ISP : AOL
59. Brazilian hot spot : RIO
60. ___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
62. Muscle connector : SINEW
64. Fourth row : HEAD
65. Paradise lost : EDEN
66. Have a hankering : YEARN
67. Suffix akin to -trix : ENNE
68. Comedic star Martha : RAYE
69. Many August babies : LEOS
70. Guinea pigs, maybe : PETS
1. Mont ___ : BLANC
2. Ancient Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
3. Wide open : AGAPE
4. Fifth row : DAB
5. Result of poor ventilation : STALEAIR
6. Boost : LIFT
7. Japanese butler in "Auntie Mame" : ITO
8. Mickey Mouse's puppy pal : PLUTO
9. Shipping magnate Onassis : ARI
10. Shrinks : DECREASES
11. Passionately : INEARNEST
12. Support for the arts? : PEDESTAL
15. Act without the parents' blessings, say : ELOPE
21. "Don't go in there! It's ___!" : ATRAP
23. Always, poetically : EER
26. Fitting : APT
28. Lobby in a D.C. building? : NRA
30. ___ II razor : TRAC
31. Neon ___ : TETRA
33. Gene Roddenberry-inspired sci-fi series : ANDROMEDA
34. Metallic shade, in Sheffield : STEELGREY
35. Knock out : STUN
37. Upsets : TIPSOVER
39. Disappointments : LETDOWNS
40. Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
43. Third or sixth row : DAD
45. Suffix akin to -trix : ESS
47. Intersected : MET
48. Like plain text : PROSY
51. Second row : SPIEL
53. Classic Broadway musical with the song "Alice Blue Gown" : IRENE
54. Bigger than big : GIANT
55. Intersecting points : NODES
58. Aviation-related : AERO
61. Seventh row : ONE
63. Edinburgh refusal : NAE
64. Up on things, daddy-o : HEP

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