New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Author: Michael Langwald
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Langwald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Langwald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Level : TIER
5. Record store section : SOUL
9. "Natch!" : SURE
13. Puzzlemaker Rubik : ERNO
14. Big name in briefs : HANES
16. Played for a cat's-paw : USED
17. Robin Hood's love : MAIDMARIAN
19. Like some telegrams : SUNG
20. Identified : PEGGED
21. Frolicking : ONASPREE
23. Blanc who voiced Porky Pig : MEL
24. One at the front desk, perhaps : INNKEEPER
25. Cheer up : HEARTEN
28. Business letter abbr. : ENC
29. Relief map figs. : ALTS
30. Some fund-raising orgs. : PTAS
33. Parade honoree, familiarly : STPAT
37. Ring around the collar? : LEI
38. Nail-biter, perhaps : TIEGAME
40. Billy Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
41. Come to mind : OCCUR
43. It's handed down : LORE
44. Pueblo dweller : TAOS
45. Catch in the act : NAB
47. Storefront shaders : AWNINGS
49. Leader deposed in 1955 : JUANPERON
54. Rescuer of Odysseus : INO
55. 1960s role for Diana Rigg : EMMAPEEL
56. ___ Palace (French president's home) : ELYSEE
59. Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
60. Bearers of a phrase suggested by saying the starts of 17-, 24-, 38- and 49-Across : CHILDSTOYS
62. Kick back : LAZE
63. Safe place : HAVEN
64. Specks in the Seine : ILES
65. Gave the nod : OKED
66. Test version : BETA
67. Thomas who wrote "Utopia" : MORE
1. Fill-in : TEMP
2. "Dies ___" : IRAE
3. Tough to figure out : ENIGMATIC
4. "Blue Moon" composer : RODGERS
5. Roe source : SHAD
6. Galley need : OAR
7. Men in blue : UNION
8. Rimes of country music : LEANN
9. Any character in Clue : SUSPECT
10. Take forcibly : USURP
11. Zellweger of "Nurse Betty" : RENEE
12. Neatening tool : EDGER
15. Plumber's tool : SNAKE
18. Cheesy entree : MELT
22. Pick up on : SENSE
24. Major chipmaker : INTEL
25. Symbol of goodness : HALO
26. It may be D.C. : ELEC
27. Prefix with center : EPI
31. Way back when : AGO
32. Wrap in a roll : SARAN
34. "Layla" has one : PIANOSOLO
35. Totally wowed : AGOG
36. Deep-six : TOSS
38. "The Sound of Music" family name : TRAPP
39. Copy cats? : MEW
42. Like a ghostwriter : UNNAMED
44. Dickens lad : TINYTIM
46. Nut producer : BEECH
48. Rock's Lofgren : NILS
49. Molded fare : JELLO
50. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
51. Totally wow : AMAZE
52. Dry out, in a way : REHAB
53. Place for pimiento : OLIVE
56. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
57. One who's "just looking" : EYER
58. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
61. Rent out : LET

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