New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pooh-pooh, with "at" : SCOFF
6. Way up a ski slope : TBAR
10. School zone warning : SLOW
14. TV signal component : AUDIO
15. Beatles meter maid : RITA
16. Topper for Charles de Gaulle : KEPI
17. *Antishoplifting force : STOREDETECTIVES
20. Roll-call call : HERE
21. D.C.'s Pennsylvania, e.g. : AVE
22. Antiseptic element : IODINE
23. Early James Bond foe : DRNO
25. With 46-Across, be angry ... or what you can do inside the answers to the six starred clues : SEE
26. *Marching band percussion : SNAREDRUMS
30. Lower chamber of Russia's parliament : DUMA
34. In a cautious way : WARILY
35. Excuse maker's word : BUT
36. X ___ xylophone : ASIN
37. Satan's doings : EVILS
38. State of confusion : FOG
39. Verge : BRINK
40. Word with a handshake : DEAL
41. Shell game spheroid : PEA
42. Hold tight : CLENCH
43. Some annexes : ELLS
44. *Rims : OUTEREDGES
46. See 25-Across : RED
47. Prospector's strike : LODE
48. Financially solvent : AFLOAT
52. E-mail attachment, for short : PIC
53. MasterCard alternative : VISA
57. *Textbooks for instructors : TEACHEREDITIONS
60. Nagging desire : ITCH
61. In a snit : SORE
62. Subject of much Mideast praise : ALLAH
63. Pigskin supports : TEES
64. Manly man : STUD
65. Missouri Indian : OSAGE
1. Window part : SASH
2. Just adorable : CUTE
3. ___-Eaters (shoe inserts) : ODOR
4. *School evacuation exercises : FIREDRILLS
5. A McCoy, to a Hatfield : FOE
6. "Key Largo" Oscar winner Claire ___ : TREVOR
7. Orthodontist's concern : BITE
8. Wolfed down : ATE
9. Most risqué : RACIEST
10. Losing streak : SKID
11. Jeans maker ___ Strauss : LEVI
12. Ready for business : OPEN
13. Like an oracle : WISE
18. Foppish dresser : DANDY
19. Tip of a wingtip : TOE
24. Reunion group: Abbr. : RELS
25. Full of oneself : SMUG
26. Nobel or Celsius : SWEDE
27. Orange feature : NAVEL
28. Popular typeface : ARIAL
29. W.W. II sea menace : UBOAT
30. *Evel and Robbie Knievel, for two : DAREDEVILS
31. Taking habitually : USING
32. Cut into tiny bits : MINCE
33. Hippies' crosses : ANKHS
38. Hatfield/McCoy affair : FEUD
39. Ran in the wash : BLED
41. Anne Bradstreet, for one : POETESS
42. Spring bloomers : CROCI
45. Said "bos'n" for "boatswain," e.g. : ELIDED
46. When repeated, gung-ho : RAH
48. Engaged in a 38-Down : ATIT
49. Big bash : FETE
50. Add a kick to : LACE
51. Phil who sang "Draft Dodger Rag" : OCHS
52. Chile's northern neighbor : PERU
54. Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
55. Hang-up : SNAG
56. 1975 Wimbledon winner : ASHE
58. Pure baloney : ROT
59. "___ Te Ching" : TAO

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