New York Times, Friday, November 13, 2009

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bring to perfection : RIPEN
6. Watch things, briefly : LCDS
10. Top or bottom, in baseball : HALF
14. It's not to be taken literally : IRONY
15. Hot time in Montréal : AOUT
16. Stick out in a restaurant? : OLEO
17. Big wheels, often : GASGUZZLER
19. Disorderly courtroom outburst : LIAR
20. Literary schnauzer : ASTA
21. American goldfinch : YELLOWBIRD
23. Surprised reaction : EGAD
25. "Rich Man, Poor Man" Emmy winner : ASNER
26. Funshine, Grumpy or Love-a-lot : CAREBEAR
29. Meridian shower : GLOBE
32. Reading locale: Abbr. : ENG
33. Moves quickly, as a cloud : SCUDS
35. Loses enthusiasm : COOLS
37. Publication specification : EDITION
39. Seat of Winnebago County : OSHKOSH
41. Attention-getter : SIREN
42. Liking : TASTE
44. Opposite of me, in Munich : SIE
45. Get happy : ELATE
47. Was an accountant? : NARRATED
49. Piece of evidence? : SHRED
51. Bygone laborer : ESNE
52. Bingham Canyon operation : COPPERMINE
56. N.F.L.'er Olsen or Toler : GREG
59. Title locale in a Leonard Bernstein song where "life was so cozy" : OHIO
60. Source of high anxiety? : ACROPHOBIA
62. Need for heat : AMMO
63. Strip sign : NEON
64. "Move ___!" : ALONG
65. Show bias : LEAN
66. The U.S. Treasury is on their backs : TENS
67. They're applied to some backs : WAXES
1. Port near Ogre : RIGA
2. Plans for one's golden years, briefly : IRAS
3. She's identified with a cause : POSTERGIRL
4. Mesh with : ENGAGE
5. Sch. whose sports teams are the Violets : NYU
6. Not work at all : LAZE
7. Kale kin : COLLARD
8. Fight settlers : DUELS
9. Willful : STRONG
10. Best Actor Tony winner for "Mark Twain Tonight!" : HOLBROOK
11. Others, when listing : ALII
12. King on a stage : LEAR
13. President who was born a King : FORD
18. Grammy category starting in 2007 : ZYDECO
22. Debt disregarders, slangily : WELCHERS
24. Potent stuff called "the green fairy" : ABSINTHE
26. Piccolo duet? : CEES
27. "Dawson's Creek" role : ANDIE
28. Chloe in "Uncle Tom's Cabin," e.g. : AUNT
30. Item-concealing shoplifting aid : BOOSTERBOX
31. Bovine at the 1939 New York World's Fair : ELSIE
34. Honoree of a 1998 New York ticker-tape parade : SOSA
36. Get rid of : SHED
38. 1/768 gallon : TEASPOON
40. 2006 Golden Globe Best Actress : STREEP
43. Dog for logs : ANDIRON
46. Out-of-bounds : ERRANT
48. Cabinda is an exclave of it : ANGOLA
50. One may give facts about acts : EMCEE
52. Seamy stuff? : COAL
53. Worrier's words : OHME
54. Southwest native : PIMA
55. Vichy votes : NONS
57. "Nosferatu, ___ Symphonie des Grauens" : EINE
58. Laughing stock? : GAGS
61. Speech hesitation : HAW

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