New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Whew!" : BOY
4. "___ ears!" : IMALL
9. Weasel-like animal : SABLE
14. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
15. Big name in skin care : NIVEA
16. Saintly glows : AURAS
17. Oversimplifies, as educational standards : DUMBSDOWN
19. Council of ___, 1545-63 : TRENT
20. Flying A competitor : ESSO
21. A.E.F.'s conflict : WWI
22. Dragon-slaying saint : GEORGE
23. Club official : TREASURER
26. Archangel in Daniel : MICHAEL
29. Judge in an impeachment trial : SENATOR
33. Not quite up yet : ONDECK
34. Bud holder, of sorts : KEG
35. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
36. Ballet rail : BARRE
37. Frank McCourt memoir : TIS
38. Barrio quaffs : VINOS
40. Noted 1945 photo site, briefly : IWO
41. It might get a 4.0 A.P.R. : IRA
42. Ad music : JINGLE
43. French newspaper since 1944 : LEMONDE
46. Mississippi's capital : JACKSON
47. Proof of purchase : SALESSLIP
49. "Hägar the Horrible" creator Dik : BROWNE
52. Part of a geisha's attire : OBI
53. Cries of surprise : OHOS
57. North African capital : RABAT
58. Job for a dummy? : CRASHTEST
60. Quick-footed : AGILE
61. Pilgrimage destination : MECCA
62. Draft pick? : ALE
63. Heroic acts : DEEDS
64. Bob Marley's "___ the Sheriff" : ISHOT
65. Genre for 1- & 22-Across, 22- & 26-Across, 26- & 46-Across and 46- & 49-Across : POP
1. Expressed, as a farewell : BADE
2. Cross to bear : ONUS
3. Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
4. Those with clout : INS
5. Hump day, to an office worker : MIDWEEK
6. Affirmation : AVOWAL
7. Explorer with Sacagawea : LEWIS
8. PC-linking system : LAN
9. Lustrous cloth : SATEEN
10. Dawn goddess : AURORA
11. Uncle Remus title : BRER
12. January 1 song word : LANG
13. 90 degrees from sur : ESTE
18. "Oh, ___!" (Pooh expression) : BOTHER
22. Dharma's sitcom spouse : GREG
24. 5K, for one : RACE
25. A Swiss Army knife has lots of them : USES
26. 1999 Exxon merger partner : MOBIL
27. Blown away : INAWE
28. PC backup medium : CDROM
30. Picker-uppers : TONGS
31. Convex molding : OVOLO
32. Baseball's Al a k a the Hebrew Hammer : ROSEN
34. Sportage automaker : KIA
37. Cheshire cat's place : TREE
38. End of a Caesarean boast : VICI
39. Place to dip a quill : INKPOT
41. Out of work : IDLE
42. Guadalajara's state : JALISCO
44. Ruby's live-TV victim : OSWALD
45. City on the Loire with a quarter million people : NANTES
46. "Goldberg Variations" composer, in brief : JSBACH
48. Results of abrasion : SORES
49. Thin nail : BRAD
50. Latest thing : RAGE
51. Best New American Play award : OBIE
54. Jalopy : HEAP
55. Where the traitorous Vidkun Quisling lived : OSLO
56. 1/12 of a recovery program : STEP
58. Early 10th-century year : CMI
59. It may be felt on your head : HAT

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