New York Times, Friday, September 25, 2009

Author: Robert A. Doll
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert A. Doll
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Doll. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Informing, with "in" : CLUING
7. St. Nicholas gives one in "A Visit From St. Nicholas" : NOD
10. Chances, briefly : OPS
13. Collie, e.g. : HERDER
14. Where cells don't work : DEADSPOT
16. Frazzled commuter's comment : ITSAZOOOUTTHERE
18. Dot follower : EDU
19. Punk, e.g. : GENRE
20. It may be raised at a table : ANTE
21. Flicks : FILMS
24. Lay ___ : ITON
25. Tent erector's tool : MAUL
26. Airplane sign images : SEATBELTS
28. Clear : PURGE
29. ___ ammoniac (mineral found around volcanic vents) : SAL
30. Musical featuring Nubians : AIDA
32. There can be a ring in it or on it : EAR
33. Attempts to get help : DISTRESSSIGNALS
38. Nigerian native : IBO
39. Insurance shopper's concern : RATE
40. Grp. that discourages dropping out : NEA
41. Correo ___ : AEREO
43. Q&A part : AMPERSAND
48. Wrestling event : MEET
49. One leaving in the spring : TREE
50. Robert Louis Stevenson setting : SAMOA
51. Province between Palermo and Catania : ENNA
52. Serenades for lovers parting at dawn : ALBAS
54. Atlas abbr. : STR
55. Big decision makers : THEPOWERSTHATBE
59. Take on gingerly : EASEINTO
60. Domestic denial : NODEAR
61. Things often passed on: Abbr. : RDS
62. French/Belgian border river : LYS
63. Lets have it : SCOLDS
1. A.F.C. team that has won one Super Bowl : CHIEFS
2. Not bring up again, as a topic : LETDIE
3. "The Little Mermaid" villain : URSULA
4. Oenone's peak : IDA
5. Part of a French face : NEZ
6. Crew quaff : GROG
7. Prozac might treat it : NEUROSIS
8. Like some straw : OATEN
9. "Silent Spring" subj. : DDT
10. Clearing : OPENAREA
11. Ancient Lusitania, now : PORTUGAL
12. A.F.C. team that has won six Super Bowls : STEELERS
14. Memorable catchphrase of 2007 : DONTTASEMEBRO
15. Big name in aquatic tricks : SHAMU
17. Part of a French face : OEIL
22. ___ Helens : MTST
23. Italian fast-food chain : SBARRO
27. Birthplace of Parmenides : ELEA
28. They may interrupt meetings : PAGERS
31. Enjoy a spread : DINE
33. Ball measure : DIAMETER
34. Gull's cry : IBEENHAD
35. Ache : SORENESS
36. They're groomed in Hollywood : STARLETS
37. Grp. famous for its send-ups? : NASA
42. L'___ du Tour (annual cycling event) : ETAPE
44. Shepherd's pie ingredients : PEAS
45. Heineken brand : AMSTEL
46. "I'm impressed, man!" : NOTBAD
47. Playground troublemakers : DARERS
49. Like lions and tigers : TAWNY
53. Dots on some maps: Abbr. : STNS
56. Loosen, in a way : OIL
57. This, to Nero : HOC
58. Rowdydow : ADO

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