New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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

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Across Down
1. Wrote an ode to : LAUDED
7. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
10. Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
14. Cause of weird weather : ELNINO
15. Press worker's stain : INK
16. Brighton bye-bye : TATA
17. Augments : ADDSTO
18. Wine servers : STEWARDS
20. Adolescent boy's growth : PEACHFUZZ
22. Recurring Woody Allen theme : ANGST
23. Have a go at : TRY
24. What oil helps dissolve : RUST
25. "I Pity the Fool" star : MRT
26. Brother of Little Joe on '60s TV : HOSS
27. "Jingle Bells" starter : DASHING
31. Little green man : ALIEN
34. Soldier's period of service : TOUR
36. Isaac's eldest : ESAU
37. Cocoon occupants : PUPAE
38. Little green men, for short : ETS
39. Target competitor : KMART
40. Where a tab is inserted : SLOT
41. Joan of the Blackhearts : JETT
42. "Biography" network, once : AANDE
43. King Cole was a merry one : OLDSOUL
45. "Death in Venice" author Thomas : MANN
47. Demolition aid : TNT
48. "The Witches" director Nicolas : ROEG
49. Some Super Bowl Sunday highlights : ADS
52. Africa's largest city : CAIRO
55. Bargains for leniency : COPSAPLEA
57. Dukakis in 1988 and Dole in 1996 : ALSORANS
59. (0,0) on a graph : ORIGIN
60. Reach a high : PEAK
61. Grampa Simpson : ABE
62. They can be found in 20- and 55-Across and 10- and 26-Down : POLICE
63. Lap dog, informally : PEKE
64. Window units, briefly : ACS
65. Electrician's alloy : SOLDER
1. Did an axel, e.g. : LEAPT
2. Tree with catkins : ALDER
3. It's observed on Oct. 24 : UNDAY
4. Wink in tiddlywinks, e.g. : DISC
5. Make king or queen : ENTHRONE
6. Goofball : DOOFUS
7. "Hungarian Rhapsodies" composer : LISZT
8. Animated bug film of 1998 : ANTZ
9. Clanton at the O.K. Corral : IKE
10. Musial's nickname : STANTHEMAN
11. Helgenberger of "CSI" : MARG
12. LAX postings : ETDS
13. American League division : EAST
19. Some are declared : WARS
21. J. P. Morgan co. : USSTEEL
25. Scratch : MAR
26. Dehydration may help bring this on : HEATSTROKE
27. Housecleaning aid : DUSTMOP
28. "This ___ outrage!" : ISAN
29. Source of a fragrant oil : NARD
30. "___ Nacht" (German words of parting) : GUTE
31. Lhasa ___ : APSO
32. Temporary calm : LULL
33. Popular MP3 player : IPOD
35. Mel in Cooperstown : OTT
39. Emblem on the Australian coat of arms : KANGAROO
41. Protrude : JUT
44. ___ about (circa) : ONOR
46. "___ Fables" : AESOPS
48. Gift on Valentine's Day : ROSES
49. Chilly : ALGID
50. Make less chilly : DEICE
51. Less loopy : SANER
52. Al who created Fearless Fosdick : CAPP
53. Away from the wind : ALEE
54. "Out of Africa" author Dinesen : ISAK
55. "Fast Money" network : CNBC
56. Dosage unit : PILL
58. Battery size : AAA

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