New York Times, Saturday, February 14, 2009

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQWZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Unpleasant face covering : EGG
4. "O Fortuna" composer : ORFF
8. Notice in a restaurant : NOMSG
13. Battery, e.g. : TORT
15. Fifth-century pope called "the Great" : LEOI
16. 1973 musical for which George S. Irving won a Tony for Best Actor : IRENE
17. Stat for a state : AREA
18. "Can-Can" song : ILOVEPARIS
20. Unexpected info source : LEAK
21. Edgy? : OUTER
22. Member of a NATO land since 2004 : LETT
23. Manual component : STEP
25. It's all relatives : CLAN
26. Old Mideast org. : UAR
27. A long one is 12% "longer" than a short one : TON
28. Emulate a woman, in "I Am Woman" : ROAR
32. Aggressive guarding option : MANTOMANDEFENSE
37. Bad thing to drive into : ONCOMINGTRAFFIC
38. What some dogs and flaming daredevils do : ROLLONTHEGROUND
39. Winter Olympics maneuver : AXEL
40. Get into : DON
41. From left to right: Abbr. : ACR
42. Plasma alternatives, briefly : CRTS
43. As required : DULY
45. It's taken in court : OATH
49. Was compelled : HADTO
51. Added power, in slang : SOUP
53. "Tell me more ..." : PLEASEGOON
55. Coin with 12 stars on both the front and back : EURO
56. It's often filtered : EMAIL
57. Fee-faw-fum : OGRE
58. Company V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : SGTS
59. Do nothing worthwhile : DALLY
60. Minuscule part of a 34-Down: Abbr. : NSEC
61. Surprise winner of 1948: Abbr. : HST
1. Citation abbreviation : ETAL
2. Tusks, e.g. : GORES
3. Lionel to Drew Barrymore : GREATUNCLE
4. Number between scenes : OLIO
5. 1941 Disney film based on a Kenneth Grahame story, with "The" : RELUCTANTDRAGON
6. They're sold in oversize rolls : FOOTLONGHOTDOGS
7. Bygone emporium : FIVEANDTENSTORE
8. Autumn arrival : NIP
9. Like some confessions : ORAL
10. Simple : MERE
11. Tizzy : SNIT
12. Adventure : GEST
14. Result in serious damage : TAKEATOLL
19. It follows directions : ERN
24. Many an ad : PROMO
28. Shakes off new distractions : REFOCUSES
29. Away, in a way : ONFURLOUGH
30. Clarifying link : ASIN
31. Invoice abbr. : RECD
32. Third baseman Melvin : MORA
33. "He eateth grass as ___": Job 40:15 : ANOX
34. See 60-Across: Abbr. : MIN
35. Tiny fraction of a foot-pound : ERG
36. F on a physics exam : FARAD
42. 1969 Omar Sharif title role : CHE
44. Nomadic dwellings : YURTS
45. Piece of punditry : OPED
46. Book of Mormon's longest book : ALMA
47. Cousin of a greenwing : TEAL
48. Approve enthusiastically : HAIL
50. "Currently serving" military designation : ONEC
52. Blog bit : POST
54. Apt to trick : SLY

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