New York Times, Friday, September 9, 2005

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Aerie area : CRAG
5. Axis leader : TOJO
9. Floored : INAWE
14. Celebratory dance : HORA
15. With 23-Across, winner of seven Oscars : STAR
16. French film award : CESAR
17. They pop on planes : EARS
18. He surpassed Smith as the all-time winningest N.C.A.A. tournament coach : KRZYZEWSKI
20. Totally : FROMATOZ
22. Much may go on behind them : SCENES
23. See 15-Across : WARS
24. Food thickeners : AGARS
26. Gillette alternative : SCHICK
28. News sources : GAZETTES
32. Spanish "no son," translated : ARENT
33. Bright circle? : MENSA
34. It might follow a dot : EDU
35. "Follow my lead" : DOASIDO
37. Picked teams, perhaps : GAMBLED
39. "The significance being …?" : AND
40. Product in mint condition? : CERTS
42. Hollywood's Hayek : SALMA
43. It might result in an important decision : TESTCASE
45. Rouen resident, e.g. : NORMAN
46. With 63-Across, domestic, e.g. : HIRED
47. Good thing to have in competition : EDGE
48. Leave alone : DESERT
51. Took a piece from? : DISARMED
55. Biblical beast : ANTICHRIST
57. Tops : AONE
58. Tie-up : SNARL
59. Class stopper : BELL
60. Set item : PROP
61. 1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
62. "O-o-oh" : ISEE
63. See 46-Across : HELP
1. Special creator? : CHEF
2. Die laughing, so to speak : ROAR
3. Ones given the shaft? : ARROWHEADS
4. Carriers under city streets : GASMAINS
5. "I'm very disappointed in you" : TSKTSK
6. "Al ___ Lado Del Rio" (Best Song of 2004) : OTRO
7. Time of extravagance and hedonism : JAZZAGE
8. Direct conclusion? : ORY
9. Malt alternative : ICECREAMSODA
10. State-of-the-art : NEWEST
11. Society: Abbr. : ASSN
12. Boat trailer? : WAKE
13. Thrower of the apple of discord : ERIS
19. One of a famed family of entertainers : ZSAZSA
21. Parts of seven countries lie within it : ARCTICCIRCLE
25. Targets of some busts : GANGS
26. Slain peacemaker : SADAT
27. Snow White's poisoner : CRONE
29. "Go on" : TELLMEMORE
30. Problem for a horticulturist : EDEMA
31. Red Sea borderer : SUDAN
33. Kind of alphabet : MORSE
36. Want : DEARTH
38. Spreadsheet software option : BARGRAPH
41. Victoria's Secret purchases : TEDDIES
44. Collection agcy. : THEIRS
45. Parent company of Alpo, Friskies and Fancy Feast : NESTLE
48. Run … or ruin : DASH
49. Female suffix : ENNE
50. Reading stops: Abbr. : STAS
52. Many a resort : ISLE
53. Tautomeric form of vitamin C, e.g. : ENOL
54. 2005 portrayer of Wonka : DEPP
56. Diamond stat. : RBI

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