New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 2009

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: none – this is a pangram Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Crack squad : ATEAM
6. Club for bulking up? : SAMS
10. Wound, in a way, as a fellow G.I. : FRAG
14. Patterson who played the title role on TV's "Private Benjamin" : LORNA
15. One of Laban's daughters : LEAH
16. Four-time Grammy winner Schifrin : LALO
17. He said "You are free and that is why you are lost" : FRANZKAFKA
19. Spanish seers? : OJOS
20. Offensive action : ASSAULT
21. Pitcher Orlando Hern√°ndez's nickname : ELDUQUE
23. Author ___ Easton Ellis : BRET
24. Capital of the Buryat Republic : ULANUDE
25. Little auk : DOVEKIE
28. Cousin of an Omaha : PONCA
29. Home of the Knockmealdown Mountains : IRELAND
30. Did course work? : STEERED
33. Inspirational delivery: Abbr. : SER
34. 1989 Broadway monodrama : TRU
35. Like some eye surgery : CORNEAL
40. Test control : PLACEBO
44. See 57-Across : AUTRY
45. Moves in a tired way? : ROTATES
46. "The Great Gatsby" setting : JAZZAGE
48. Figures at a pileup : EMTS
49. Stumps : PUZZLES
50. 2003 Anthony Swofford Gulf war memoir made into a 2005 film : JARHEAD
54. Even around the Seine? : EGAL
55. "Close ..." : NOTEXACTLY
57. With 44-Across, Champion rider : GENE
58. Old royal residence in 29-Across : TARA
59. Pianist with 15 Grammys : COREA
60. Cramped urban dwellings, briefly : SROS
61. Easy to get into : OPEN
62. One who was recently a child : TWEEN
1. Starting code word : ALFA
2. Places for some aeries : TORS
3. Succession of history : ERAS
4. Title girl of a 1906 L. Frank Baum novel : ANNABEL
5. One of 58 Chopin compositions : MAZURKA
6. Like fruit crates : SLATTED
7. W.W. I military grp. : AEF
8. Second chances for students : MAKEUPS
9. Its bulbs are milder than garlic : SHALLOT
10. Move in an attention-getting way : FLOUNCE
11. "The Jewel in the Crown" begins it, with "The" : RAJQUARTET
12. One way to think : ALOUD
13. "Check it out for yourself" : GOSEE
18. German mathematician who lent his name to a "bottle" : KLEIN
22. Zealand resident : DANE
25. Drum alternative, vehicularly : DISC
26. Kind of mud pie : OREO
27. Explorer of North America's eastern coast in 1524 : VERRAZZANO
31. Player of Det. Eames on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" : ERBE
32. Some acts : DUOS
36. Is an affectionate pooch : NUZZLES
37. Indication that there's more: Abbr. : ETAL
38. Silver: Prefix : ARGENTO
39. Some old-fashioned bars : LYESOAP
40. Real-life death penalty opponent played by Sarandon in "Dead Man Walking" : PREJEAN
41. Folklorist/musicologist Alan : LOMAX
42. Draw : ATTRACT
43. Good profit source : CASHCOW
46. Some high-tech images : JPEGS
47. A boring person might have one : AUGER
51. Being abroad : ETRE
52. Way to turn a ship : ALEE
53. Cannon shot on a set? : DYAN
56. ___ corde (music direction) : TRE

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