New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 2010

Author: Xan Vongsathorn
Editor: Will Shortz
Xan Vongsathorn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Vongsathorn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Heebie-jeebies : JIMJAMS
8. They may have titles : PAGEANTS
14. Landing : ARRIVAL
15. Expensive way to the hospital : MEDEVAC
16. Enemy encounter : COMBATANT
17. Unlikely section in a religious bookstore : EROTICA
18. Last word in "Oh! Susanna" : KNEE
19. "The Glass Bead Game" novelist : HESSE
21. Lead : MAIN
22. High flier, once : SST
23. Teacups, e.g. : RIDE
24. Asks (for) : SENDS
25. Bashes : DOS
26. Web ___ : CHAT
29. Bashes : GALAS
32. Absolutely terrific : FANTABULOUS
37. Japanese flower-arranging art : IKEBANA
39. Selfish, as an attitude : MEFIRST
40. Gets upset : ANTAGONIZES
42. Plundering opportunity : FORAY
43. D-back or Card : NLER
44. Biscuit holder : TIN
45. Appearance of O or W : ISSUE
49. Locate, as Waldo : SPOT
51. Narrow inlet : RIA
54. "Say ___" : WHEN
55. See 11-Down : WATER
57. An Ivy : PENN
58. Pole position? : ANTARCTIC
60. Unpopular ones : REJECTS
62. Congenital : INBUILT
63. Name-dropping, maybe : ERASURE
64. Stored compactly, in a way : NESTED
65. See 57-Down : CONTROL
1. 10 superiors : JACKS
2. Fetters : IRONS
3. Citi Field mascot : MRMET
4. See eye to eye : JIBE
5. Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
6. His 1959 album "Heavenly" was #1 for five weeks : MATHIS
7. Set upon a slope, say : SLANTED
8. A Dumas : PERE
9. Hullabaloo : ADO
10. "See what I mean?" : GETME
11. Big brand of 55-Across : EVIAN
12. Something that might work on a full stomach? : ANTACID
13. Optical readings : SCANS
15. "___ amis ..." (start of a French oration) : MES
20. Trig function : SECANT
23. Cash in the music business : ROSANNE
24. "Shut up already!" : STUFFIT
25. Actress Olivia of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" : DABO
27. Soupy Sales and others : HAMS
28. Former Japanese P.M. Shinzo ___ : ABE
29. Yankee fighter : GIANT
30. Letters between two names : AKA
31. Yours may be asleep while you're awake : LEG
32. Fluster : FAZE
33. Ali, the ___ of God : LION
34. CBS newsman Bob : ORR
35. NATO founding member : USA
36. Trough location : STY
38. Goose egg : NIL
41. Once, once : ERST
44. Picadors assist him : TORERO
45. Cry at a poker game, maybe : IWANTIN
46. Title film character who's idolized by a boy named Joey : SHANE
47. Some Balkanites : SERBS
48. Full-length : UNCUT
50. Georges with the best seller "Life: A User's Manual" : PEREC
51. Arise anew : RECUR
52. Many a freshman course : INTRO
53. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
55. Like eights in crazy eights : WILD
56. Don't just sit there : ACT
57. With 65-Across, extermination ... or what can be done to 10 answers in this puzzle without affecting their clues? : PEST
59. Distinctive Dilbert feature : TIE
61. M.L.K. Day month : JAN

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