New York Times, Monday, September 21, 2009

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Even a tiny bit : ATALL
6. Family group : CLAN
10. Employs : USES
14. Tia ___ (coffee liqueur) : MARIA
15. Opposite of taped : LIVE
16. Having everything arranged just so : NEAT
17. Official with a stopwatch : TIMEKEEPER
19. Goat cheese : FETA
20. Bragging sort : SELFPROMOTER
22. Uncle's partner : AUNT
25. Going ___ (bickering) : ATIT
26. Alternatives to woods : IRONS
27. Sags : DROOPS
29. Pinup's leg : GAM
30. Broadcast : AIR
31. Resuming the previous speed, in music : ATEMPO
35. See 5-Down : ERIE
39. What 17-, 20-, 56- and 60-Across are? : MAGAZINEREADERS
42. Writer/illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
43. Stroke gently : CARESS
44. Owns : HAS
45. Firms: Abbr. : COS
47. Subject of a will : ESTATE
49. Stable bedding : STRAW
52. "The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
55. Wild goat : IBEX
56. One good at forming connections with others : PEOPLEPERSON
59. "And so ..." : ERGO
60. Miser, e.g. : MONEYLOVER
64. Sir Christopher the architect : WREN
65. ___ Minor (constellation) : URSA
66. Bedtime story? : DREAM
67. Fill : SATE
68. "Leave in," to a proofer : STET
69. Crystal ball users : SEERS
1. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
2. ___ chi ch'uan : TAI
3. Where the humerus and ulna are : ARM
4. Doesn't level with : LIESTO
5. With 35-Across, view from Cleveland : LAKE
6. Split : CLEFT
7. Florentine painter Fra Filippo ___ : LIPPI
8. Prevent, as disaster : AVERT
9. Detective ___ Wolfe : NERO
10. Not yet in a recognizable shape : UNFORMED
11. Take care of : SEETO
12. All gone, as dinner : EATEN
13. Constellation elements : STARS
18. Stretchables : ELASTICS
21. Actress Farrow : MIA
22. John or John Quincy : ADAMS
23. Dickens's Heep : URIAH
24. Oslo's country, to natives : NORGE
28. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
29. Takes it slow : GOESEASY
32. Disney deer : ENA
33. Mal de ___ : MER
34. Lead-in to nuptial : PRE
36. Program for kicking a habit : REHAB
37. Angry, and then some : IRATE
38. County on the Thames : ESSEX
40. Gangster a k a Scarface : ALCAPONE
41. Nincompoop : ASS
46. "Whoo ... whoo ..." caller : OWL
48. Cassiterite : TINORE
49. Gushes : SPEWS
50. ___ firma : TERRA
51. Thesaurus compiler : ROGET
52. Toward the left side of a ship : APORT
53. Taste or touch : SENSE
54. Halloween goody : TREAT
57. Down Under birds : EMUS
58. Former G.M. make : OLDS
61. Sign flashed by Churchill : VEE
62. Something that may be pricked : EAR
63. Apt. divisions : RMS

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