New York Times, Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Author: Kelly Browder
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelly Browder
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Browder. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Base coat : PRIMER
7. "More than I need to know," in modern lingo : TMI
10. Turn over : CEDE
14. U.S./Mexico border city : LAREDO
15. Games org. : IOC
16. Tiny bit : ATOM
17. Is nuts for : ADORES
18. Chart shape : PIE
19. Littlest sucker : RUNT
20. Component of bronze : TIN
21. Pulitzer Prize entries : NEWSSTORIES
24. Big lug : OAF
25. Web-footed animal : OTTER
26. Ride with runners : SLED
28. ___ Zion Church : AME
29. Makes evolutionary changes : ADAPTS
34. Brand of clothing or energy drink : NOFEAR
36. Tickle : AMUSE
37. Stand that a speaker might take : LECTERN
39. Randomizing device : SPINNER
41. Burgers on the hoof : STEER
42. Meal on a blanket : PICNIC
43. Even chance : TOSSUP
45. Old spy org. : OSS
46. Resistance units : OHMS
49. Muhammad's pugilistic daughter : LAILA
51. Some jazz : BOP
52. They may be served at the beach : VOLLEYBALLS
58. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
59. ORD or LAX figs. : ETAS
60. Above, to bards : OER
61. Indian encountered by Columbus : ARAWAK
63. When tripled, a 1970 war film : TORA
64. My ___, Vietnam : LAI
65. "___ Nacht" (German carol) : STILLE
66. Boarding pass datum : SEAT
67. Pro-___ (some tourneys) : AMS
68. Dissed verbally : SASSED
1. "___ Republic" : PLATOS
2. Michelin offering : RADIAL
3. Some ornamental barriers : IRONFENCES
4. Fruits de ___ (menu heading) : MER
5. Scene of a fall : EDEN
6. Sommelier's selection : ROSE
7. One with the inside track at the track? : TIPSTER
8. Like a towelette : MOIST
9. Summer cooler : ICETEA
10. Singer Vikki : CARR
11. Place for a thimble : ETUI
12. Ready to serve : DONE
13. Rescue crew, briefly : EMTS
22. John's ode to Yoko : WOMAN
23. Make a father of : ORDAIN
27. Spoils, with "on" : DOTES
28. ___ Lingus : AER
30. Prenatal test, for short : AMNIO
31. Party servers : PUNCHBOWLS
32. Philosopher Lao-___ : TSE
33. Sun. speech : SER
35. Schoolmaster's rod : FERULE
37. W.W. II transport: Abbr. : LST
38. Arena where 37-Downs were used: Abbr. : ETO
39. Rope fiber : SISAL
40. CD burners : PCS
42. Star in Ursa Minor : POLARIS
44. Radio no-no : PAYOLA
47. It may need boosting : MORALE
48. What 21- and 52-Across and 3- and 31-Down might be : SPIKED
50. Construction girder : IBEAM
52. Checks out thoroughly : VETS
53. Oklahoma tribe : OTOE
54. Zhivago's love : LARA
55. Aspiring atty.'s exam : LSAT
56. Bonny one : LASS
57. Mex. miss : SRTA
62. Grafton's "___ for Alibi" : AIS

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