New York Times, Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Author: Gail Grabowski
Editor: Will Shortz
Gail Grabowski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like some petticoats : LACY
5. Own up (to) : ADMIT
10. Bank with significant deposits? : DIKE
14. Award for "Hot L Baltimore" : OBIE
15. Harness parts : REINS
16. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
17. Teen's response to a parent's "No" : BUTTHATSNOTFAIR
20. Somme summer : ETE
21. Greek war god : ARES
22. Novelist Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
23. Blacken : CHAR
24. Pumpkin pie ingredient : NUTMEG
26. Outdated : OLDHAT
29. Musical Count : BASIE
30. "Encore!" : MORE
31. Forest in "As You Like It" : ARDEN
32. By way of : VIA
35. Teen's response to a parent's "No" : EVERYONEISGOING
39. With 40-Across, change of government : NEW
40. See 39-Across : ORDER
41. 1973 #1 hit "___ an American Band" : WERE
42. Basketball position : GUARD
43. Gushed : SPEWED
45. Subject to legal damages : LIABLE
47. Like badly worn tires : BALD
48. Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
49. "Howdy!" : HIYA
50. Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
53. Teen's response to a parent's "No" : ICANTDOANYTHING
57. Window section : PANE
58. Power problem : SURGE
59. Mideast V.I.P. : EMIR
60. Narrow cut : SLIT
61. Wheels for big wheels : LIMOS
62. Folk singer Seeger : PETE
1. Ear or leaf feature : LOBE
2. Be next to : ABUT
3. Mention, as in a court opinion : CITE
4. To date : YET
5. Couples' destination? : ARARAT
6. Prevent through intimidation : DETER
7. Pageant title : MISS
8. Country lodge : INN
9. General on a Chinese menu : TSO
10. Malign : DEFAME
11. Steaming : IRATE
12. Movie-set light : KLIEG
13. Plural suffix with auction or musket : EERS
18. "Aren't you the comedian?!" : HAHA
19. Lugging : TOTING
23. "Moonstruck" actress : CHER
24. Point from which there's nowhere to go but up : NADIR
25. Depletes, with "up" : USES
26. Meteor shooting across the sky, maybe : OMEN
27. Aphrodite's domain : LOVE
28. Sketched : DREW
29. Kennel club listing : BREED
31. Tennis great Agassi : ANDRE
32. Panorama : VIEW
33. Memo phrase : INRE
34. Like some cheeses : AGED
36. "Absolutely!" : YOUBET
37. ___ surgeon : ORAL
38. Had to hand it to? : OWED
42. January birthstone : GARNET
43. What the teen wishes the parent would do instead : SAYYES
44. Land office map : PLAT
45. Hometown-related : LOCAL
46. Tehran resident : IRANI
47. "Ex-x-xactly!" : BINGO
48. Kissers : LIPS
49. Havoc : HARM
50. "It's your ___" : DIME
51. Military group : UNIT
52. Nasty sort : OGRE
54. Hi-speed connection : DSL
55. Non's opposite : OUI
56. With it, once : HEP

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