New York Times, Monday, October 19, 2009

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. V.I.P.'s vehicle : LIMO
5. Cry one's eyes out : BAWL
9. Sudden impulse : WHIM
13. Tracking dog's clue : ODOR
14. Double-reed instrument : OBOE
15. Glistened : SHONE
16. *Backwoods locale : BOONDOCKS
18. Parts of parkas : HOODS
19. Averages : NORMS
20. Colorful shawls south of the border : SERAPES
22. ___ Rica : COSTA
24. Nintendo competitor : SEGA
25. Spike who directed "Crooklyn" : LEE
26. Fireplace residue : ASH
27. *Particle with no electric charge : NEUTRON
30. Commercials : ADS
31. Obstruction, as in a pipe : BLOCKAGE
33. 1950s prez : IKE
35. Boozers : SOTS
36. Outbuildings : SHEDS
38. Sleeping, most likely : ABED
42. Golf peg : TEE
44. Place to buy a dog or dog food : PETSTORE
46. Badminton court divider : NET
49. *Stew made with paprika : GOULASH
51. L.A. campus : USC
52. Ending on a campus e-mail address : EDU
53. Anglo-Saxon writing symbol : RUNE
54. Monteverdi opera hero who descends into Hades : ORFEO
56. Marches in protest outside a workplace : PICKETS
58. Tiny flourish on a letter : SERIF
60. Liability's opposite : ASSET
61. Gush (over) ... or sounds shared by the answer to each starred clue : OOHANDAAH
65. "Crazy" birds : LOONS
66. Hawaiian garlands : LEIS
67. To the ___ of the earth : ENDS
68. B&B's : INNS
69. "Fiddlesticks!" : DRAT
70. Immediately, to a surgeon : STAT
1. High tennis hit : LOB
2. Altar vow : IDO
3. *Apollo 11, 12 or 13, e.g. : MOONSHOT
4. "Ready ___, here ..." : ORNOT
5. Ka-blam! : BOOM
6. "Sesame Street" lessons : ABCS
7. Stir-fry cooker : WOK
8. ___ of two evils : LESSER
9. Cowboy's "Stop!" : WHOA
10. *Commotion : HOOPLA
11. Truly : INDEED
12. Bungles, with "up" : MESSES
15. Got smaller : SHRANK
17. Guzzled : DRANK
21. Selfish sorts : EGOISTS
22. Taxis : CABS
23. Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
24. Church bell holder : STEEPLE
28. Tactfully remove from a job : EASEOUT
29. "Yuck!" : UGH
32. Winter hours in Minn. : CST
34. Sup : EAT
37. U.S. anti-trafficking grp. : DEA
39. *Teased hairdo : BOUFFANT
40. Gaelic : ERSE
41. Art ___ (1920s-'30s style) : DECO
43. Long-feathered wading birds : EGRETS
45. Lacking its wool coat, as a sheep : SHORN
46. Katmandu native : NEPALI
47. The "Ed" of Con Ed : EDISON
48. *Home of the University of Arizona : TUCSON
50. Still on the market : UNSOLD
55. Roller coaster and bumper cars : RIDES
57. Male companions for Barbies : KENS
58. Branch of Islam predominant in Iran : SHIA
59. Sunrise direction : EAST
62. Above, poetically : OER
63. Tooth decay-fighting org. : ADA
64. F.D.R.'s successor : HST

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