New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 2009

Author: David Chapus
Editor: Will Shortz
David Chapus
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Chapus. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Result of some oil deposits : ACNE
5. X : CANCEL
11. Drain : SAP
14. Certain cable, informally : COAX
15. Provincial capital in NW Spain : OVIEDO
16. Pres. initials : HST
17. Classic Cadillacs : COUPEDEVILLES
19. Cry when seeing something for the first time : AHA
20. Positive aspects : UPSIDES
21. Total : ENTIRE
23. Hard fats : SUETS
24. Ones making snap decisions? : QBS
25. Passed quickly : SPEDBY
27. Item of sports equipment approximately 43" long : EPEE
28. The Sun Devils, for short : ASU
30. "Mr." whose first name is Quincy : MAGOO
31. Chili accompaniment, often : SALTINES
35. Slip : ERR
36. Bygone flier, for short : SST
39. Street sign ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : PEDXING
40. ___-eyed : DOE
41. "Por ___ Cabeza" (tango song) : UNA
42. Incendiary : ARSONIST
44. Like humans and ostriches : BIPEDAL
46. Ohio governor Strickland : TED
47. One-eyed god of myth : ODIN
51. Fruit waste : STEM
52. Paris's Rue ___ Croix de la Bretonnerie: Abbr. : STE
54. ___-Roman : GRECO
55. Cold and damp : CLAMMY
57. Mountain climbing hazard : THINAIR
59. Doo-wop syllable : SHA
60. Batman, with "The" : CAPEDCRUSADER
62. Essential : KEY
63. Earthen pots for liquids : CRUSES
64. Big name in '50s TV : DESI
65. Fingers : IDS
66. Naughty : IMPISH
67. Scraps : ORTS
1. Point a finger at, say : ACCUSE
2. Confine : COOPUP
3. Sartre novel, with "La" : NAUSEE
4. Hastens : EXPEDITES
5. Quiet fishing spot : COVE
6. Company started in 1946 at the Detroit and Miami airports : AVIS
7. Scratch : NIL
8. Red carpet walker : CELEB
9. Shangri-las : EDENS
10. Out the window : LOST
11. Like a saber : SHARPEDGED
12. North Carolina county seat : ASHEBORO
13. Educ. group : PTA
18. Mad workers, for short : EDS
22. 1992 top 10 hit "Life ___ Highway" : ISA
24. Companion of Panza : QUIXOTE
26. Knight time? : YORE
28. Tiger or Twin, briefly : ALER
29. Censors have them: Abbr. : STDS
30. E-mails: Abbr. : MSGS
32. "Be ___!" : APAL
33. Last digit in a price, often : NINE
34. British author Bagnold : ENID
36. Benchwarmers : SUBS
37. Sang : SNITCHED
38. Features of many Olympic broadcasts : TAPEDELAYS
43. British fighter plane : TORNADO
45. G.P.'s grp. : AMA
48. More like a doornail? : DEADER
49. Superlatively slippery : ICIEST
50. Frank who wrote "The Pit," 1903 : NORRIS
52. Ingratiating behavior : SMARM
53. Prepared, as a report : TYPEDUP
54. Dogfaces : GIS
56. Turn-of-the-century year in King John's reign : MCCI
57. ___ chic : TRES
58. "That's enough out of you!" : HUSH
59. What people who head for the hills do? : SKI
61. Popular TV drama set in Las Vegas : CSI

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