New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Author: Daniel Kantor and Jay Kaskel
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Kantor
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Jay Kaskel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kantor. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kaskel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hockey fake-out : DEKE
5. Oodles : ALOT
9. Tortilla chip dip : SALSA
14. Apple variety : IMAC
15. Anchor : MOOR
16. Deuce follower in tennis : ADOUT
17. Marge's sister, to Bart Simpson : AUNTSELMA
19. French river valley with many châteaux : LOIRE
20. Shout at a soccer game : GOAL
21. Oinker : PIG
23. The first "T" in 36-Down : TRI
24. Reggae relative : SKA
26. Not a good way to buy a car : SIGHTUNSEEN
30. Rowboat implement : OAR
31. What a barber has to trim around : EAR
32. Suspicious : LEERY
33. Equestrian's "Stop!" : WHOA
35. Transport in Duke Ellington's theme song : ATRAIN
38. Risk-taker's credo : NOGUTSNOGLORY
43. Popular record label : ARISTA
44. Crucifix : ROOD
46. Reward for a job well done : RAISE
48. Secret govt. group : NSA
51. Stallone's nickname : SLY
52. Seasonal Arctic phenomenon : MIDNIGHTSUN
55. Squeeze (out) : EKE
56. 1972 treaty subj. : ABM
57. Darn : SEW
58. ___ Report (luxury lifestyle magazine) : ROBB
60. Jockey's handful : REINS
63. What 17-, 26-, 38-, and 52-Across contain : MIXEDNUTS
67. Neighbor of Israel : SYRIA
68. "Need You Tonight" band, 1987 : INXS
69. ___ Minor : ASIA
70. Shoes that add inches to one's height : HEELS
71. Deli queue call : NEXT
72. Flapjack eatery, for short : IHOP
1. 24 horas : DIA
2. Outback runner : EMU
3. Outback hopper : KANGAROO
4. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
5. Aviator Earhart : AMELIA
6. Online guffaw : LOL
7. Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
8. Brown eyes or baldness, e.g. : TRAIT
9. "My gal" of song : SAL
10. Fuss : ADO
11. Hang around : LOITER
12. Two-seated carriage : SURREY
13. Had dinner at home : ATEIN
18. Postpaid encl. : SASE
22. Soviet labor camp : GULAG
24. Boar's mate : SOW
25. Madeline of "Young Frankenstein" : KAHN
27. Common knee stain for kids : GRASS
28. Moonwalking Armstrong : NEIL
29. Mexican mister : SENOR
34. Once more : AGAIN
36. Big boom maker : TNT
37. Dappled horses : ROANS
39. Bears: Lat. : URSI
40. Supermodel Cheryl : TIEGS
41. Thorny shrub : ROSEBUSH
42. Center of an egg : YOLK
45. Secret of many a redhead : DYE
46. Steakhouse offering : RIBEYE
47. Regard highly : ADMIRE
49. Most confident : SUREST
50. "With a wink and ___ ..." : ANOD
52. Reedy place : MARSH
53. Encircle : HEMIN
54. Rough cord : TWINE
59. ___ B'rith : BNAI
61. Zippo : NIL
62. Carrier to Oslo : SAS
64. Hard-core film "rating" : XXX
65. Spanish uncle : TIO
66. Easy mark : SAP

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