New York Times, Friday, September 11, 2009

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 42 Missing: {GKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Uh-huh" : IBET
5. Position with no prospects : MCJOB
10. Parker of "Old Yeller" : FESS
14. Extend one's service : REUP
15. Part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands : ARUBA
16. Way to start : ANEW
17. The lithograph "Mustache Hat" and others : ARPS
18. Game show feature : PANEL
19. Joe : JAVA
20. Degree of magnitude? : NTH
21. "I'll Make Love to You" Grammy winners : BOYZIIMEN
23. Brickmaking mixture : LOAM
26. Churchgoing times for many nonchurchgoers : EASTERS
27. They may convince people to get rides : CARCOMMERCIALS
31. Blizzard hazard : WHITEOUT
32. One who has practiced his hitting skills : TRAINEDASSASSIN
40. Lingua d'Europa : ITALIANO
41. Highest-grossing black-and-white film of all time : SCHINDLERSLIST
47. One hoping not to be cited : SPEEDER
48. Word on many medieval signs : OLDE
49. Two-time Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay : MARIOPUZO
52. Nail : NAB
54. Hawk with a crested helmet : ARES
55. They're often directed at shepherds : AMENS
57. Either of two opposing war emblems : ROSE
58. Trading card figure : STAT
59. They'll get you biting responses : LURES
60. Immensely : ATON
61. "Lucas de Clercq" portraitist, ca. 1635 : HALS
62. They might be in docks : IPODS
63. Old sitcom mechanic, with "the" : FONZ
1. Home of Sharif University of Technology : IRAN
2. Noted coward player : BERTLAHR
3. High : EUPHORIA
4. Plays a sophomoric prank on, informally : TPS
5. It might tell you where you stand : MAP
6. Sourpuss : CRAB
7. Pantheonic queen : JUNO
8. One who's not refractory : OBEYER
9. "La Cousine Bette" novelist : BALZAC
10. Beef or chicken dish : FAJITA
11. It's found on the cusp : ENAMEL
12. Disaffiliates : SEVERS
13. Group of "nine-and-fifty" in a Yeats poem : SWANS
22. "Woe ___" (Patricia T. O'Conner best seller) : ISI
24. Show opening : ACTI
25. Big name in faucetry : MOEN
27. 43.359 kg. : CWT
28. Guy seen in funny shorts : MOE
29. Joe : MUD
30. Business involving clicking : ETAIL
33. Part of many Canadian place names: Abbr. : STE
34. Mediterranean isl. : SAR
35. "See" follower in a footnote : ALSO
36. It's often under glass : SILL
37. Denied : SAIDNOTO
38. Ripe : INSEASON
39. Jimmy Dorsey's "___ Mine" : NOT
41. Domain of King Tyndareus : SPARTA
42. Quaker offering : CEREAL
43. Holdups : HEISTS
44. Bit of swearing in front of a church leader : IDO
45. Rupee spender : NEPALI
46. Successfully solicit : DRUMUP
47. Bomb's opposite : SMASH
50. Absolute nobody : ZERO
51. Linear : ONED
53. Maker of the 1923 "Teardrop" racecar : BENZ
56. Indication of tire trouble : SSS
57. "Per ardua ad astra" org. : RAF

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