New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 2009

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stadium stands : SNACKBARS
10. It's sometimes ribbon-shaped : PASTA
15. They have extensions : FILENAMES
16. His tribute to Marilyn was remade for Diana : ELTON
17. Vents : UNLEASHES
18. Pant : YEARN
19. 2004 U.S. Women's Open winner Mallon : MEG
20. 100 sen : RIEL
21. Future egg : OOCYTE
22. Pricing words : APOP
24. Bracing : CRISP
26. Cardsharp's goal : POT
27. Brown and others : TINAS
29. Futile search : SNIPEHUNT
32. Ace : ONESPOT
34. Range accessory : BOLOTIE
35. What 16-Across has been called since 1998 : SIR
36. 64 crayons, e.g. : SET
37. Gave away an intruder, maybe : CREAKED
41. Military districts : SECTORS
45. Glare : DIRTYLOOK
47. Whence some spaniels and terriers : TIBET
48. N.C.A.A. rival of Vassar : RPI
49. Like some weaves : SATIN
51. Legendary athlete on the 6/23/75 cover of Sports Illustrated : PELE
52. Landslide election winner of 1945 : ATTLEE
55. Player in a docking station : IPOD
57. Gerrymander : RIG
58. Lipstick shade : CORAL
59. Player of Pat Nixon in "Nixon" : JOANALLEN
61. Word after Vanilla or Chocolate, at Dunkin' Donuts : KREME
62. Forward : ASSERTIVE
63. Head of Hogwarts School's Slytherin House : SNAPE
64. 34-Across sporter : WESTERNER
1. Artist's tone-blending technique, used in the "Mona Lisa" : SFUMATO
2. Part of some splits : NINEPIN
3. Spent : ALLGONE
4. Communist leader? : CEE
5. Trunk protuberance : KNAR
6. Not advanced : BASIC
7. Where Hampshire College is : AMHERST
8. Try to land : REELIN
9. Certain card issuer: Abbr. : SSS
10. One-named Belgian cartoonist who created the Smurfs : PEYO
11. "The Black Stallion" lad : ALEC
12. Go nowhere : STAYPUT
13. Dessert garnished with crumbled macaroons : TORTONI
14. Only Mouseketeer personally chosen by Walt Disney : ANNETTE
21. Try to block : OPPOSE
23. Volkswagen model : PASSAT
25. Kindred : SIB
28. Sharply irritating : SPIKY
30. Governor or mayor follower : ELECT
31. Buzz generator on Wall Street : HOTTIP
33. Words often accompanied by a 45-Across : ORELSE
37. Music store array : CDRACKS
38. Player of Richard Nixon in "Blind Ambition" : RIPTORN
39. Its flag features an olive branch inside a wreath : ERITREA
40. 1950 film that opens with a man reporting his own murder : DOA
41. What to flash when you need a lift? : SKIPASS
42. First U.S. coed college : OBERLIN
43. Spell : RELIEVE
44. Wallace ___, Pulitzer winner for "Angle of Repose" : STEGNER
46. Idle : OTIOSE
50. Certain jazz combo : NONET
53. Miner's aid : LAMP
54. Part of a noted reb's signature : ELEE
56. Show pluck : DARE
59. Yak : JAW
60. Photocopier abbr. : LTR

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