New York Times, Friday, March 6, 2009

Author: Corey Rubin
Editor: Will Shortz
Corey Rubin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Rubin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tetanus symptom : SPASMS
7. 1980s-'90s action/adventure series : MACGYVER
15. Square off against : TILTAT
16. Being borrowed by : ONLOANTO
17. The world, per the Bard : ASTAGE
18. Be in a fix, say : NEEDHELP
19. It may be glassy : STARE
20. Key : VITAL
21. Low reef : CAY
22. Sender of the Calydonian boar : ARTEMIS
24. Insignificant injury : NICK
26. Prefix with -polis : ACRO
27. "The Great Broxopp" playwright, 1921 : AAMILNE
29. 1989 French Open winner and others : CHANGS
31. Academic area : SCIENCES
35. Name tag? : III
36. "Cómo es ___?" ("How come?" in Cádiz) : ESO
38. Follower of drop or shut : INS
39. It includes mayo : ANO
40. Doctor who's friends with Matthew Mugg : DOLITTLE
43. Prize : ESTEEM
45. New Jersey setting of "Coneheads" : PARAMUS
47. "All You Need ___" (2008 Morrissey song) : ISME
48. Dance around a high chair? : HORA
49. It doesn't include a bonus : BASEPAY
51. Annual stretch of trois mois : ETE
53. Physicist Ampère : ANDRE
55. Noted role for Maria Callas : NORMA
57. With 60-Across, hypocrite's mantra : DOASISAY
59. Cry that may forestall a lame excuse : SAVEIT
60. See 57-Across : NOTASIDO
61. Backpedaler's words : IMEANT
62. Forward and back, e.g. : ATHLETES
63. "St. Elsewhere" actor David : BIRNEY
1. Stepping-off points: Abbr. : STAS
2. Yellow-green shade : PISTACHIO
3. Place to receive communion : ALTARRAIL
4. Tackle : STARTON
5. 1966 Tony winner for "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
6. Julie, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
7. Philosophies that regard reality as one organic whole : MONISMS
8. Without ___ (daringly) : ANET
9. It's next to 10-Down, both in an adage and literally in this puzzle : CLEANLINESS
10. See 9-Down : GODLINESS
11. Derisive cry : YAH
12. Feature of some shirts : VNECK
13. See 28-Down : ETLA
14. Thickly fibrous : ROPY
20. Using : VIA
23. One way around town : MASSTRANSIT
25. What few people live for: Abbr. : CEN
26. Breakdown cause : ACID
28. With 13-Down, here and there, to Henri : ICI
30. Start pulling down more? : GETARAISE
32. Certain section : CAESAREAN
33. Barry B. Longyear novella that won Hugo and Nebula awards : ENEMYMINE
34. Certain : SOME
37. Brazilian greeting : OLA
41. Subject for a W.S.J. article : IPO
42. Early developments : EMBRYOS
44. Upset : TIPOVER
46. Sharjah's fed. : UAE
48. Ledger with lines : HEATH
50. As a friend, to Frédéric : ENAMI
51. Mom in "Hairspray" : EDNA
52. Blow : TOOT
54. ___ City, Fla. : DADE
56. Pro in briefs?: Abbr. : ATTY
58. Paradise in literature : SAL
59. Family member : SIB

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