New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Author: Oliver Hill
Editor: Will Shortz
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "That's ___ ..." : ODD
4. Moo ___ pork : SHU
7. You don't want it beaten out of you : TAR
10. A minimus is the smallest one : TOE
13. Ritz-___ hotels : CARLTON
15. Expert at interpreting a text : EXEGETE
17. It's "ascending" in a Vaughan Williams piece : THELARK
18. Contents of a lode : MINERAL
19. E'er : ALWAYSINPOETRY
21. Justin Timberlake's former group : NSYNC
22. Badlands sight : MESA
23. "___ te llamas?" (Spanish 101 question) : COMO
26. Hammarskjöld of the U.N. : DAG
28. Inspiration for Hunter S. Thompson : ACID
31. Egg: Prefix : OVO
32. Heir : MONARCHTOBE
36. Dudes : MEN
37. Blow away : AWE
38. La mer, e.g. : EAU
39. Uncle of fiction : TOM
40. Eyre : BRONTESJANE
43. "Winnie the Pooh and Tigger ___" : TOO
44. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
45. Not budging : SET
46. Talks one's head off : YAKS
47. Instrument you blow into : OBOE
50. Low-lying wetland : SWALE
53. Air : SNOBBISHMANNER
58. Zagat's readers, informally : FOODIES
59. Ape : IMITATE
60. Cheese for French onion soup : GRUYERE
61. It may be hidden under a shirt : TANLINE
62. "___ Mine" (1957 hit by the Platters) : HES
63. Sault ___ Marie : STE
64. Cincinnati-to-New York dir. : ENE
65. Pip at the start of "Great Expectations," e.g. : LAD
1. Prefix with -gon : OCTA
2. Actress Arlene : DAHL
3. Chose, as lots : DREW
4. Holds back : STAYS
5. Equine : HORSY
6. Bad behavior : UNKINDNESS
7. Sub at the office : TEMP
8. "Lost time is never found again," e.g. : AXIOM
9. Actress Zellweger : RENEE
10. Flowerpot material : TERRACOTTA
11. Buckwheat's affirmative : OTAY
12. Electric ___ : EEL
14. Grassy plain : LLANO
16. Subtly suggests : GETSAT
20. Elite Eight org. : NCAA
23. Money-saving restaurant offer : COMBO
24. Flagrant : OVERT
25. Like a stereotypically bad professor : MONOTONOUS
27. Man-eating shark : GREATWHITE
29. Bygone Apple laptop : IBOOK
30. Autos for test-driving : DEMOS
32. Hair lacking care : MAT
33. Be in the red : OWE
34. Fire : CAN
35. Orange or plum : HUE
41. Nonentity : NOBODY
42. Boxer Willard defeated by Jack Dempsey for the world heavyweight title : JESS
46. Isaac Bashevis Singer story "___ the Yeshiva Boy" : YENTL
48. Off-Broadway awards : OBIES
49. Critic Roger : EBERT
51. Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
52. Singer Frankie : LAINE
53. Peeved : SORE
54. "Gotcha" : ISEE
55. Ace : NAIL
56. Highest European volcano : ETNA
57. One of two in a 47-Across : REED
58. Alphabet trio : FGH

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