New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 2009

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. High-definition storage medium : BLURAYDISC
11. With 28-Across, like some traffic : STOP
15. Singer born Anna Mae Bullock : TINATURNER
16. Ranchero's hand : MANO
17. "Baby Hold On" hitmaker, 1978 : EDDIEMONEY
18. Item of the past : EXES
19. Situation before many a game is won : ADIN
20. Cookie flavoring : ANISE
21. Word before thou : WILT
22. Cabinet chief between Smith and Thornburgh : MEESE
24. ___-Deux-Mers (Bordeaux wine appellation) : ENTRE
26. Glass top : RIM
27. It spawned the Weather Underground Org. : SDS
28. See 11-Across : ANDGO
30. Singer Aguilera, self-referentially : XTINA
32. Alternatives to iPhones : TREOS
33. "The Practice" and "Boston Legal" Emmy winner : SPADER
34. French Revolution radical : JACOBIN
37. Wild : BERSERK
38. Gadget for a grease monkey : OILGUN
39. Big dos : FETES
40. Like some shoulders : BROAD
41. Triumphant cries : TADAS
42. It may thicken the plot : SOD
45. Some Amazon.com orders : CDS
46. Calvin Klein offering : SCENT
48. Her alter ego is Princess Adora : SHERA
50. Contents of some deposits : ORES
52. Foundation strengthener : REBAR
54. "Life of Pi" author ___ Martel : YANN
55. Real joker : RIOT
56. Dupe's exclamation : IVEBEENHAD
58. Fear, to François : PEUR
59. Time to pull a product : SELLBYDATE
60. Out-of-commission cruisers : SSTS
61. "Turn! Turn! Turn!" songwriter : PETESEEGER
1. Sub squads : BTEAMS
2. Like 57-Downs : LIDDED
3. Brief briefs? : UNDIES
4. Farmers' needs : RAINS
5. Got fed up? : ATE
6. Where César Chávez was born : YUMA
7. Talked and talked and talked : DRONEDON
8. They have tops and bottoms : INNINGS
9. Minds : SEESTO
10. Old yeller? : CRYER
11. Old World duck : SMEW
12. It begins where a person hails from : TAXIRIDE
13. Routine delivery : ONELINER
14. Prepare for delivery : POSTMARK
23. iPod attachments : EARBUDS
25. Station skipper : EXPRESS
29. Prussian prohibition : NEIN
31. Soviet agency created from Rosta : TASS
32. Cover of the Colosseum? : TOGA
33. ___ goal : SETA
34. Creation of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 : JOBCORPS
35. Hangs up after agitating? : AIRDRIES
36. Bargain hunter's bonanza : CLOSEOUT
37. Stand where you lie : BEDTABLE
39. Alternator driver : FANBELT
41. Nonhuman baby sitter? : TEEVEE
42. Ugly Dungeons & Dragons figure : SEAHAG
43. Busy : ORNATE
44. Irish : DANDER
47. Like new ones : CRISP
49. Chrissie of the Pretenders : HYNDE
51. Navigation rtes. : STRS
53. Lee side : REBS
57. It has a ball : EYE

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