New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Moth-repellent closet material : CEDAR
6. Osprey's claw : TALON
11. E.R. hookups : IVS
14. Get around : ELUDE
15. First month in México : ENERO
16. "Just kidding!" : NOT
17. *Dangerously unpredictable sort : LOOSECANNON
19. Old "Up, up and away" carrier : TWA
20. Even-tempered : PLACID
21. Last choice on a questionnaire : OTHER
23. Nasty habit : VICE
26. Silverstein of children's literature : SHEL
27. Christmas carols : NOELS
28. Take a breath : INHALE
30. Commercial prefix meaning "low price" : ECONO
32. Add fuel to, as a fire : STOKE
33. Harvest : REAP
35. "___ first you don't succeed ..." : IFAT
38. Sleuth, slangily : TEC
39. *Junk : DEEPSIX
42. Monk's title : FRA
43. ___-Seltzer : ALKA
45. Irish Rose's beau : ABIE
46. Coming-clean declaration : ILIED
48. Clued in : AWARE
50. ___ Boys' Choir : VIENNA
51. Cousin of a foil : SABER
53. Bottom of a 40-Down : LOBE
56. Three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
57. Entrance to a bay : INLET
58. They're on your side : ALLIES
60. Bygone muscle car : GTO
61. *Inviolable, as rules : HARDANDFAST
66. Abbr. on an input jack : MIC
67. Harold who directed "Groundhog Day" : RAMIS
68. May and June, but not July : NAMES
69. "___ and ye shall receive" : ASK
70. "But of course!" : OHYES
71. Clueless ... or where the answers to this puzzle's starred clues were all first used : ATSEA
1. Animation frame : CEL
2. "Evil Woman" band, for short : ELO
3. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, e.g. : DUO
4. Marketers' "language" : ADSPEAK
5. Fishing line holder : REEL
6. Show the ropes : TEACH
7. Photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
8. War aid program passed by Congress in 1941 : LENDLEASE
9. Conquistador's quest : ORO
10. "That is completely the wrong way!" : NONONO
11. *Likely to happen : INTHEOFFING
12. One of five different ones in "sequoia" : VOWEL
13. Roster at the Oscars : STARS
18. Private eye's project : CASE
22. Collette of "The Sixth Sense" : TONI
23. Scene from a summit : VISTA
24. Big chipmaker : INTEL
25. *Jammed : CHOCKABLOCK
29. Set the pace : LED
31. Cost-of-living stat. : CPI
33. Insurgent group : REBELARMY
34. Prefix with center or cycle : EPI
36. Ain't right? : ARENT
37. Triumphant cries : TADAS
40. It may be cocked or cupped : EAR
41. Noon, on a sundial : XII
44. Bide-___ : AWEE
47. Healthful claim on labels : LESSFAT
49. Joint: Prefix : ARTHRO
50. Blood line : VEIN
51. Summation symbol : SIGMA
52. Nay sayers : ANTIS
54. Any Beatles tune, now : OLDIE
55. Bill of fashion : BLASS
59. ___ Krabappel of "The Simpsons" : EDNA
62. "That feels so-o-o good!" : AAH
63. Morning hrs. : AMS
64. Visit with : SEE
65. Luggage inspection org. : TSA

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