New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 2009

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QZ} Scrabble average: 1.99 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 131 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Yeshiva student : JEW
4. Happy sound : CHIRP
9. Crazy excited : WIGGY
14. The Cavaliers of the N.C.A.A. : UVA
15. Railroad between Illinois and Atlantic avenues : BANDO
16. Bag : SNARE
17. Co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons : GARYGYGAX
19. N.B.A. star point guard Kidd : JASON
20. Award since 1956 : OBIE
21. Holiday servings : NOGS
22. Sly : CAGY
25. Is off guard : NAPS
28. Fish whose skin is sometimes used for leather : EEL
29. Spread selection : OLEO
30. French auto race : GRANDPRIX
33. Its gatherings are smart things to attend : MENSA
35. Beginner: Var. : TIRO
36. N.L. team, on scoreboards : NYM
38. Squeeze (out) : EKE
39. Trademarked brand of waterproof fabric : GORETEX
42. Grp. with the 1979 hit "Don't Bring Me Down" : ELO
43. Rx specification : TER
44. Indigo dye source : ANIL
45. "Revolutionary Road" novelist Richard : YATES
47. Palate-raising response : GAGREFLEX
51. Scourge : BANE
52. Sawbuck : TEN
53. Snake's bioweapon : FANG
54. Splitsville parties : EXES
55. Walk, e.g. : GAIT
57. Raw material? : DATA
59. Weird Al Yankovic's "___ on Jeopardy" : ILOST
61. Vaudeville brother born Milton : GUMMOMARX
66. Starbucks size : VENTI
67. Eddie Murphy's role in "Coming to America" : AKEEM
68. Fotos : PIX
69. BP competitor : EXXON
70. Ex-lax? : TENSE
71. Cuff : BOX
1. Water holder : JUG
2. Actress Mendes : EVA
3. Drug ___ : WAR
4. Old N.Y.C. club said to be the birthplace of punk : CBGB
5. Harvesting for fodder : HAYING
6. Ready to roll : INGEAR
7. Vitamin abbr. : RDA
8. Chicken ___ : POX
9. Financial daily, in brief : WSJ
10. More ridiculous : INANER
11. Levy at a BP or 69-Across station : GASOLINETAX
12. Part of an old Royal Navy ration : GROG
13. Urges : YENS
18. Dingbats : YOYOS
22. Streaker seen at night : COMET
23. Pub container : ALEKEG
24. Thirtysomethings : GENERATIONX
26. Femur neighbor : PATELLA
27. Lather : SNIT
28. Sticker? : EPOXY
31. "Forgot About ___" (2000 Grammy-winning rap song) : DRE
32. Compound used in aviation fuel : XYLENE
34. "F Troop" corporal : AGARN
37. Michelangelo sculpture on a biblical subject : MOSES
40. Billy Martin, for the Yankees : ONE
41. Musical phrase : RIFF
46. Crosswise to a ship's keel : ABEAM
48. Irritates : GETSTO
49. Minstrel show figures : ENDMEN
50. Annual event that includes motocross : XGAMES
55. Say "Uncle!" : GIVE
56. "I'll take 'The New York Times Crossword Puzzle' for $200, ___" : ALEX
58. It may need a big jacket : TOME
60. Word before ear or horn : TIN
61. Bit of "hardware" : GAT
62. HI-strung instrument? : UKE
63. Police radio message: Abbr. : APB
64. "Road to ___" (1947 flick) : RIO
65. Turkey, to a bowler : XXX

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