New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 2010

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 139 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Proceed without notes, say : ADLIB
6. How kids grow up, it's often said : TOOFAST
13. Soviet space dog : LAIKA
14. *One who dislikes unruly hair? : MOPHATER
15. Spy satellite's acquisition : INTEL
16. Bygone emporium : DIMESTORE
17. ___ position : FETAL
18. Housewares brand : OXO
19. Felipe Calderón's land: Abbr. : MEX
20. Night class subj. : ESL
21. *Alternative way to get directions? : OTHERMAP
26. Heroic verse : EPOS
28. Artist's portfolio : DRAWINGS
32. "Molly ___," popular Irish song : MALONE
34. *Better, in hip-hop slang? : MOREPHAT
35. Spanish waves : OLAS
36. Church perch : PEW
37. "___ in London" (jazz album) : ELLA
38. *Kitchen or living room? : HOMEPART
41. Like XX vis-à-vis X, sizewise : LARGER
43. "American Beauty" setting : SUBURBIA
44. Canadian station sign : ESSO
45. *Via Veneto? : ROMEPATH
47. Villainous member of the Serpent Society, in Marvel Comics : ASP
50. 39-Down vote : YEA
53. FedEx rival : DHL
54. Half of a 1980s sitcom duo : ALLIE
56. Football's Adam Vinatieri, e.g. : EXPATRIOT
60. Sewers have them : MAINS
61. *Be funnier than comedian Bill? : TOPMAHER
62. Pick : ELECT
63. 2003 hip-hop hit by Fabolous : INTOYOU
64. Pharmacy units : DOSES
1. Subtitle of many biographies : ALIFE
2. The majority of Jutlanders : DANES
3. Mary's charge : LITTLELAMB
4. Retail giant founded by a 17-year-old : IKEA
5. Swell : BALLOON
6. Song sung by an orphan : TOMORROW
7. Expose, poetically : OPE
8. Sounds of surprise : OHS
9. Stout : FAT
10. ___ smasher : ATOM
11. Very dry : SERE
12. "The Lost World" menace : TREX
14. Answer to each of the six starred clues, literally : MIXEDMETAPHOR
16. Play-___ : DOH
22. Literary monogram : TSE
23. Chip, maybe : MAR
24. Amaze : AWE
25. Piccolo players, e.g. : PIPERS
27. Affected one : POSEUR
29. Masked men with blades : NHLGOALIES
30. Big blow? : GALE
31. Alpha, beta or gamma : STAR
32. Eponymous scale developer : MOHS
33. Diamond family name : ALOU
36. Devotional bench : PRIEDIEU
39. Voting 50-Across : PRO
40. 1972 treaty subj. : ABM
41. Judge's cry : LET
42. Red-faced : ASHAMED
46. Pilot's abbr. : ALT
48. "___ when?" : SINCE
49. Gadflies, e.g. : PESTS
50. Hairy Himalayan : YETI
51. Nebraska senator succeeded by Hagel : EXON
52. Datebook entry: Abbr. : APPT
55. "Fiesque" composer : LALO
57. I love, to Livy : AMO
58. Scotland's Firth of ___ : TAY
59. Greek character : RHO

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