New York Times, Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Author: Michael Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Booker T.'s bandmates in '60s R&B : MGS
4. San Diego Zoo attractions : PANDAS
10. [fizzle] : PFFT
14. "Can't Get It Out of My Head" grp. : ELO
15. "Peter and the Wolf" musician : OBOIST
16. View from Buffalo : ERIE
17. Have surgery : GOUNDERTHEKNIFE
20. Great time : BLAST
21. Actress Polo of "Meet the Parents" : TERI
22. RR stop : STN
23. ___ David : CAMP
24. With 37- and 50-Across, privileged : BORNWITHA
26. Colorful glacier layer : BLUEICE
29. Bubble contents : AIR
30. Family girl : SIS
31. Family girl : NIECE
34. Dolt : ASS
37. See 24-Across : SILVERSPOONIN
41. Co. acquired by Verizon in 2006 : MCI
42. Sturdy building material : STONE
43. Court figs. : DAS
45. D.C. influence wielder : PAC
48. Designer's starting point : CONCEPT
50. See 24-Across : ONESMOUTH
55. "Keep ___ alive!" : HOPE
56. Geisha's accessory : FAN
57. Diamond legend, with "the" : BABE
58. "Bowling for Columbine" documentarian : MOORE
60. "Gimme!" : FORKITOVERBUDDY
64. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
65. ___ Palace, French presidential residence : ELYSEE
66. Seventh in a series of 24 : ETA
67. It may be caught in a trap : LINT
68. Sure : STEADY
69. Rogers who was elected twice to the Country Music Hall of Fame : ROY
1. Sister in "Little Women" : MEG
2. Doctrine that de-emphasizes regional interests : GLOBALISM
3. Barry White's genre : SOULMUSIC
4. Some marine herds : PODS
5. Help in a bad way : ABET
6. ___'easter : NOR
7. "Likewise" : DITTO
8. One of the 12 tribes of Israel : ASHER
9. Chest protectors : STERNA
10. Slammer : PEN
11. Bill passed many times on the Hill, formerly : FRIST
12. It may be taken in court, with "the" : FIFTH
13. Pop/R&B singer ___ Marie : TEENA
18. Kitty's pickup point : NAPE
19. Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
23. "Numb3rs" network : CBS
24. They may come in a round : BEERS
25. Modern locale of ancient Persepolis : IRAN
27. Accts. payable receipt : INV
28. French bus. firm : CIE
32. Winter Minn. hrs. : CST
33. Pleistocene, e.g. : EPOCH
35. Fries, often : SIDEORDER
36. Began paying attention : SNAPPEDTO
38. They may be licked or smacked : LIPS
39. "Vas ___ Vas" (former derivative Spanish-language game show) : ONO
40. Wine: Prefix : OEN
44. Geneviève, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
46. Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
47. Actress Phyllis of "I Was a Teenage Frankenstein" : COATES
49. Comrade of Mao : CHOU
50. Butcher's discards : OFFAL
51. Feminist Wolf who wrote "The Beauty Myth" : NAOMI
52. Bankrupt company in 2002 headlines : ENRON
53. Curved fastener : UBOLT
54. Milkman of musical fame : TEVYE
58. Talking horse of old TV : MRED
59. Mind : OBEY
61. Hobbyist's purchase : KIT
62. Spanish "that" : ESA
63. "That's great news!" : YAY

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