New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 2009

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKX} This is puzzle # 169 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Recreating : ATPLAY
7. Commercial prefix with vision : UNI
10. Election night figs. : PCTS
14. Ships whose rudders don't touch water : DIRIGIBLES
16. Sounds heard in a bowl : RAHS
17. 35-Across of 57-Across that equals 12-Down : ELEVENPLUSTWO
18. Medical suffix : OSIS
19. Bobsled challenges : ESSES
20. Aesthete : ARTLOVER
22. The Big East's Panthers, for short : PITT
23. They travel through tubes : OVA
24. Winter driving hazards : DRIFTS
26. Start of a Hemingway title : TOHAVE
28. Less affluent : NEEDIER
29. French novelist Robert ___, upon whose work the 1973 thriller "The Day of the Dolphin" is based : MERLE
31. Philosopher Zeno of ___ : ELEA
32. Signature piece? : BIC
35. See 17- and 57-Across : ANAGRAM
38. Nav. rank : ENS
39. Container for folding scissors : ETUI
41. Something a chair may hold : GAVEL
42. Pie crust pattern : LATTICE
45. Rubber gaskets : ORINGS
49. Endocrinological prefix : ADRENO
50. Status follower : QUO
51. Tolkien villains : ORCS
53. Destination of Saul when he had his conversion, in the Bible : DAMASCUS
55. Reader of someone else's diary, say : SNOOP
56. Sparkling wine source : ASTI
57. 35-Across of 17-Across that equals 12-Down : TWELVEPLUSONE
59. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : SUEZ
60. Neither high nor low : ATEYELEVEL
61. Half-dome construction : APSE
62. Govt. ID : SSN
63. First arrival : ELDEST
1. "Take ___ breath" : ADEEP
2. Swiss cheese : TILSIT
3. Cry just before a rabbit appears? : PRESTO
4. Dwells in the past? : LIVETH
5. So, so long : AGES
6. Feminine side : YIN
7. Extraordinary : ULTRA
8. Red-spotted ___ : NEWT
9. Singer of the Wagner aria "Liebestod" : ISOLDE
10. Be a breadwinner : PROVIDE
11. Detective's work record : CASEFILE
12. Either 17- or 57-Across : THIRTEEN
13. Snake's warning : SSS
15. 3.3 in a transcript, maybe : BPLUSAVERAGE
21. Lead from a mountain? : ORE
23. Brickmaking need : OVEN
25. Women of Andalucía: Abbr. : SRAS
27. Drs.' org. : AMA
28. With clammy hands, say : NERVOUSLY
30. N.Y.C. airport : LGA
32. Gymnastics coach Károlyi : BELA
33. Possible title for this puzzle : ITADDSUP
34. Deep discounts : CUTRATES
36. Britain's Royal ___ Club, for plane enthusiasts : AERO
37. 1051, on a monument : MLI
40. Complete the I.R.S.'s Schedule A : ITEMIZE
43. ___ fog : INA
44. Bob at the Olympics : COSTAS
46. Puzzled : NONPLUSED
47. Dig, with "on" : GROOVE
48. Servings at teas : SCONES
50. Doyenne : QUEEN
52. Like L-O-N-D-O-N : SPELT
54. 100-lb. units : CWTS
55. Bear's warning : SELL
56. Simile center : ASA
58. Flashed sign : VEE

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