New York Times, Friday, November 14, 2008

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. A&W offering : CREAMSODA
10. Concern of many a dieter : WAIST
15. Worrisome sight at a beach : DORSALFIN
16. Shiftless type : IDLER
17. Screeners of would-be buyers : COOPBOARD
18. March site mentioned in "Eve of Destruction" : SELMA
19. Grignolino d'___ (Italian red wine) : ASTI
20. Chihuahua, e.g. : STATE
22. A question of methodology : HOW
23. Have permanent effect : STICK
25. Cousin of a squeal : OINK
26. Gift to an overworked salesperson : LULL
27. PC way out? : ESC
28. In this matter : HERETO
30. Role for which Whitaker won Best Actor of 2006 : AMIN
31. He wrote "Hell is other people" : SARTRE
32. One way to lie : PRONE
33. Ken McLaughlin's filly : FLICKA
36. "Eden Concert" artist : SEURAT
37. Locale for an outdoor party : LANAI
38. ___ ripper (historical romance) : BODICE
41. Kind of tuner : AMFM
42. "The Godfather Part II" Oscar winner : DENIRO
43. Crane operator's spot : CAB
46. Resort near the Rio Grande Gorge : TAOS
47. Bookmarked collection : URLS
48. Box at the gym? : SAUNA
50. Land that's around 16% Muslim: Abbr. : ISR
51. Thing fit for a king : SHEET
52. Eccles. dignitary : MSGR
53. Invoice verb : REMIT
55. Menace in the mirror : TAILGATER
58. Avail oneself of a rostrum : ORATE
59. Piece of den furniture : TVCONSOLE
60. String stuff : NYLON
61. Poet who's the subject of Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love" : AEHOUSMAN
1. Record holder : CDCASE
2. Is out on a limb, maybe : ROOSTS
3. Capable of generating heat : EROTIC
4. Edible mold : ASPIC
5. Mercutio speech subject : MAB
6. Warning in a school zone : SLO
7. In some way : OFASORT
8. Comparatively corrupt : DIRTIER
9. Not so fast : ANDANTE
10. Fresh : WISE
11. Certain pitcherful : ADE
12. Sourness : ILLHUMOR
13. Pasta source : SEMOLINA
14. A sole might get caught in it : TRAWLNET
21. It stops the swinging, briefly : TKO
24. Uniform choice : KHAKI
26. Star of old horse operas : LARUE
29. Legis. introduced into every session of Congress from 1923 to 1970 : ERA
31. They often take people in : SCAMS
32. Red Bluff Dam's river : PECOS
33. Monopoly token : FLATIRON
34. "Lost Horizon" setting : LAMASERY
35. Colloquial : INFORMAL
36. Business letter recipient? : SIR
38. Big pistol maker : BERETTA
39. Off for a stretch : ONLEAVE
40. Couplet : DISTICH
42. "Well, obviously!" : DUH
43. Convention : CUSTOM
44. Pianist Hewitt who recorded the complete keyboard works of Bach : ANGELA
45. Unfruitful : BARREN
49. Roll up : AMASS
51. Cooper's co-star in "The Wedding Night," 1935 : STEN
54. Sino-Japanese War statesman : ITO
56. Drawing-room game in "Pride and Prejudice" : LOO
57. African with a white beard : GNU

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