New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 2009

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Brisk pace : TROT
5. Satirist who wrote jokes for J.F.K. : SAHL
9. Hardly getting along : INBAD
14. Sight blocker : HAZE
15. Oil of ___ : OLAY
16. Who opposed George Washington for president in 1792 : NOONE
17. Independent : ONONESOWN
19. Justin Timberlake's former band : NSYNC
20. Do a marathon in Egypt? : RUNAROUNDSUEZ
22. Not rejecting out of hand : OPENTO
23. Leave open-mouthed : AWE
24. Señor chaser? : ITA
27. Close to the hour : TENOF
30. Surround : ENGIRD
32. Bro, say : SIB
35. Some kind of a nut : MACADAMIA
37. Goes all out at an audition for a sax great? : PLAYSHARDTOGETZ
41. Suddenly : ALLATONCE
42. Formerly named : NEE
43. Irish ___ : SETTER
44. Take care of one's taxes sans paper : EFILE
48. Inside look, for short? : MRI
49. Drivel : PAP
51. "___ Brasco" (1997 Pacino/Depp film) : DONNIE
55. Top-secret carpentry tool? : CLASSIFIEDADZ
59. Mend, as a torn seam : RESEW
61. Add up : HOLDWATER
62. It often has a ring in the middle : ARENA
63. Yours, overseas : ATOI
64. Yakutsk's river : LENA
65. Intoxicating : HEADY
66. Dermatologist's concern : WART
67. D-Day vessels: Abbr. : LSTS
1. Complete, for short : THORO
2. Accumulated : RANUP
3. O3 : OZONE
4. One paying for staying : TENANT
5. "Already?" : SOSOON
6. Diamond family name : ALOU
7. Best Supporting Actress for "Cactus Flower," 1969 : HAWN
8. Carter who played Wonder Woman : LYNDA
9. Dirty campaign technique : INNUENDO
10. Mr. Potato Head piece : NOSE
11. Band whose 1994 song "I'll Make Love to You" was #1 for 14 weeks : BOYZIIMEN
12. Novelist Packer or Patchett : ANN
13. Read a New Book Mo. : DEC
18. Art Deco designer : ERTE
21. Worry about, in slang : SWEAT
25. Shopworn : TRITE
26. Stunned, after "in" : ADAZE
28. Gulf of ___ : OMAN
29. TV's "Fawlty Towers," for one : FARCE
31. Squirting flower or dribble glass : GAG
32. Tic : SPASM
33. More wonderful, to a hip-hopper : ILLER
34. Part of Poland's border : BALTICSEA
36. Certain scale start : CDEF
38. China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
39. Leave for a bit : STEPAWAY
40. Rings at Jewish weddings? : HORAS
45. "Hurray for me!" : IDIDIT
46. Co-founder of MGM : LOEW
47. Ultimate goal : ENDALL
50. "Nonsense!" : PSHAW
52. Rear end, anatomically : NATES
53. Birth cert., e.g. : IDENT
54. Pound and Stone : EZRAS
56. Furnish : LEND
57. Smidgen : IOTA
58. "Dona ___ and Her Two Husbands" : FLOR
59. Bit of cheer? : RAH
60. "___ the bat hath flown / His cloister'd flight ...": Macbeth : ERE

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