New York Times, Thursday, February 12, 2009

Author: Gary & Stephen Kennedy
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Kennedy
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Stephen Kennedy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kennedy. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kennedy. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Slumdog Millionaire" locale : AGRA
5. Find fault : CRAB
9. Old auto control : CHOKE
14. Move to solid food : WEAN
15. Scene of classic flooding : NILE
16. The Four Seasons, e.g. : HOTEL
17. Influential work by 28-Across, familiarly : ORIGINOFSPECIES
20. Bygone leader with a goatee : LENIN
21. Bit : ATOM
22. Health ___ : SPA
23. Dastard : SNEAK
26. Where to see 20th Century Fox studios : INLA
28. Notable born 2/12/1809 : CHARLESRDARWIN
33. Grp. founded in Jerusalem : PLO
34. Part of a knave's loot, in a rhyme : TART
35. 1970s Big Apple mayor : BEAME
36. Sony brand : AIWA
38. Cheese and crackers, maybe : SNACK
41. Some : AFEW
42. Great Lakes fish : SMELT
44. Tills, in a way : HOES
46. Excess : FAT
47. Notable born 2/12/1809 : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
51. Role played by 52-Across in "The Story of Mankind" : NERO
52. See 51-Across : LORRE
53. Signs off on : OKS
56. Lake Thun's river : AARE
58. Absinthe flavor : ANISE
61. 47-Across led it : REPUBLICANPARTY
65. What almost always goes for a buck? : BRONC
66. 2004 Brad Pitt film : TROY
67. Tinware art : TOLE
68. Tour stops : SITES
69. End of a phonetic alphabet : ZULU
70. Genesis grandson : ENOS
1. Object of a hunt, maybe : AWOL
2. "Runaway Bride" co-star, 1999 : GERE
3. Drought easer : RAINSHOWER
4. Chest pain : ANGINA
5. Atlanta's ___ Center : CNN
6. "A Rainy Night in ___" (1946 hit) : RIO
7. European sports car, informally : ALFA
8. Rouse : BESTIR
9. Beaker site, for short : CHEMLAB
10. Ad ___ : HOC
11. Bluesman Rush : OTIS
12. Not go bad : KEEP
13. Old-time gossip queen Maxwell : ELSA
18. Like neon : INERT
19. Place for a lily : POND
24. "___ the day!" (Shakespearean exclamation) : ALAS
25. "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" composer : KERN
27. Quarter : AREA
28. Scale : CLIMB
29. "60 Minutes" correspondent starting in 1991 : STAHL
30. Kitchen appliance : WAFFLEIRON
31. "Er ... uh ..." : IMEAN
32. Slender amphibian : NEWT
33. "Qué ___?" : PASA
37. Singer Jackson with more than 20 #1 country hits : ALAN
39. Stamp purchase : COIL
40. Numbers game : KENO
43. Kindergarten learning : THEABCS
45. Go at it : SCRAP
48. Salty inland ___ Sea : ARAL
49. St. ___, Switzerland : MORITZ
50. Flowery : ORNATE
53. Christmas tree ornaments, typically : ORBS
54. R&B singer Hilson : KERI
55. Descry : SPOT
57. Literally, "raw" : ECRU
59. 1944 battle site : STLO
60. Checks out : EYES
62. "___ Saison en Enfer" : UNE
63. Comcast alternative : AOL
64. Home of the Stern School of Business: Abbr. : NYU

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