New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: When the puzzle is done, the circled letters will spell, from top to bottom, the name of the town where all the people in this puzzle's theme once lived.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 6- and 22-Across, noted 19th-century writer : RALPH
6. See 1-Across : WALDO
11. British rule in India : RAJ
14. With aloofness : ICILY
15. It beats nothing : APAIR
16. Arthur Godfrey's instrument, informally : UKE
17. The Ivies, e.g. : OCTAD
18. Where Emirates Airline is based : DUBAI
19. Málaga Mrs. : SRA
20. Refrain syllable : TRA
22. See 1-Across : EMERSON
24. With 53-Across, noted 19th-century writer : NATHANIEL
29. Some saloon signs : NEONS
30. Took in : ATE
31. In ___ (as found) : SITU
32. The Bakkers' old ministry, for short : PTL
33. Meditate (on) : CHEW
35. Subject of a Debussy piece : MER
36. Places to hibernate : LAIRS
39. Noted 19th-century writer : LOUISAMAYALCOTT
43. Mushy snowball sound : SPLAT
44. Tre + tre : SEI
45. Have influence on : SWAY
46. 1945 Pacific battle site, briefly : IWO
47. Solar wind particles : IONS
49. "A" in German 101? : EIN
50. Little hooter : OWLET
53. See 24-Across : HAWTHORNE
55. See 70-Across : THOREAU
57. ___ sister : SOB
58. Went underground : HID
59. Bull on glue bottles : ELMER
62. 2008 Pixar robot : WALLE
66. H.S. subj. : ENG
67. Pope's triple crown : TIARA
68. iPhone function : EMAIL
69. Alternative to white : RYE
70. With 71- and 55-Across, noted 19th-century writer : HENRY
71. See 70-Across : DAVID
1. Copacabana locale : RIO
2. Georgia Tech's sports org. : ACC
3. On : LIT
4. Sylvia who wrote "The Bell Jar" : PLATH
5. Many-headed serpents : HYDRAS
6. Glob of gum : WAD
7. TV's Kwik-E-Mart clerk : APU
8. Place for a designer's name : LABEL
9. Circular meas. : DIAM
10. Monopoly avenue in the light-blue group : ORIENTAL
11. Rene of "Lethal Weapon" movies : RUSSO
12. Goodyear's Ohio headquarters : AKRON
13. Casual wear : JEANS
21. Lively, on a score : ANIMATO
23. Tomb artifacts, e.g. : RELICS
24. Table salt, chemically : NACL
25. Friend of Aramis : ATHOS
26. Prepare to drive : TEEUP
27. Bullet point : ITEM
28. Superstate in Orwell's "1984" : EURASIA
32. Lamentations : PLAINTS
34. More artful : WILIER
37. Galley toiler : ROWER
38. Coffee spot : STAIN
40. Cutting-edge features : SAWTEETH
41. "That hurts!" : YEOW
42. Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
48. Didn't skip something : SHOWED
50. Alternative to this and that, with "the" : OTHER
51. Prone to complaining : WHINY
52. Rustic retreat : LODGE
53. Any of us : HUMAN
54. "The Audacity of Hope" author : OBAMA
56. Get caught in ___ : ALIE
60. Muff one : ERR
61. Bit of sunshine : RAY
63. Head of London? : LAV
64. 52, in old Rome : LII
65. Days of yore, in days of yore : ELD

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