New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 2013

Author: Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. One of a popular TV game show duo : WHITE
6. Not present when expected, for short : MIA
9. Block : DEBAR
14. Many a "Today" show sign : HIMOM
15. Goof : ERR
16. Silly : INANE
17. Predecessor of Ariel Sharon : EHUDBARAK
19. Number of days in una semana : SIETE
20. Questionnaire response column : NOS
21. Practiced : ABLE
22. Queen of Denmark, 1947-72 : INGRID
23. Moravian capital : BRNO
24. Object : ITEM
25. Request that would complete 42-Across : IDLIKETOBUYANE
31. One looking down : POUTER
32. Some fuzz : NAP
33. ___-weekly : ALT
35. When a right is sometimes allowed : ONRED
36. Rocky peak : TOR
37. Novelist whose first wife had the same first name, curiously : WAUGH
39. Vet, e.g. : DOC
40. Boxer's response : ARF
41. Title figure in a Mitch Albom best seller : MORRIE
42. When completed, popular TV program starting in 1975 : WHEELOFFORTUNE
46. Man's name meaning "young man" : SVEN
47. Black : INKY
48. Meeting place for mathematicians? : VERTEX
51. Linear, in brief : ONED
52. Confusion : ADO
55. Erase : CLEAR
56. Military protection : BODYARMOR
58. Thunders : ROARS
59. Suffix with winter : IZE
60. A long time : YEARS
61. Yes or no follower : SIREE
62. Land once partly held by the Crusaders: Abbr. : SYR
63. One of a popular TV game show duo : SAJAK
1. "Say ___" : WHEN
2. Longtime Ritz competitor : HIHO
3. "___ in the Morning" : IMUS
4. 9-Down fox : TOD
5. Made a start : EMBARKED
6. Certain red : MERLOT
7. "Dies ___" : IRAE
8. Couples cruise locale? : ARK
9. See 4-Down and 36-Down : DISNEY
10. It's a mystery : ENIGMA
11. Heavyweight champ after Carnera : BAER
12. Fighting : ANTI
13. Crumhorn, e.g. : REED
18. Commander of Saul's army, in I Samuel : ABNER
22. Live ___ : ITUP
23. Dentist's directive : BITE
24. Construction beam : IBAR
25. Mini, for one : IPOD
26. "What should I ___?" : DONOW
27. Clumsy move : LURCH
28. Kind of switch : ONOFF
29. Pacific nation : NAURU
30. The British Museum's ___ Marbles : ELGIN
34. Something to fill in : THEBLANK
36. 1982 9-Down movie : TRON
37. You might go to bed early before these : WORKDAYS
38. Like many gallerygoers : ARTY
40. "Family Ties" boy : ALEX
41. Some Monopoly game equipment : MONEY
43. Sign of an absent mind : BLANKSTARE
44. Nonrhyming poetry : BLANKVERSE
45. One earning a fee, maybe : FINDER
48. Devices with spools : VCRS
49. Wells race : ELOI
50. Raise : REAR
51. Like mud : OOZY
52. Key with three sharps: Abbr. : AMAJ
53. Seven-year-old explorer : DORA
54. Ural River city : ORSK
56. Ones sexually flexible, for short : BIS
57. Actor Stephen : REA

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