New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Author: Daniel A. Finan
Editor: Will Shortz
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Daniel A. Finan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: When this puzzle is done, the nine circles will contain the letters A through I. Connect them with a line, in alphabetical order, and you will form an illustration of the puzzle’s theme.
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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. A Morse "I" consists of two : DITS
5. Penultimate fairy tale word : EVER
9. Deadly snake : COBRA
14. "Climb ___ Mountain" : EVRY
15. Long skirt : MAXI
16. Break point : ADOUT
17. With 59-Across, A-B-C-A in the illustration : MAIN
18. Ship in "Pirates of the Caribbean" : BLACKPEARL
20. Stop ___ dime : ONA
21. Half of a mountaineering expedition : DESCENT
22. Dressed like a certain keg party attendee : TOGAED
24. Prefix with lateral : TRI
25. F-G : KEEL
29. Ship's christening, e.g. : EVENT
30. C-D : MAST
31. "___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
32. Certain California wines : NAPAS
34. Pirating : TAKING
36. "Top Hat" dancer : ASTAIRE
39. Does some electrical work on : REWIRES
40. Counterpart of un ángel : DIABLO
41. Santa-tracking org. : NORAD
42. End in ___ : ATIE
43. A-B : BOOM
45. Send, as payment : REMIT
49. E-F-G-H-E : HULL
50. Part of U.C.L.A. : LOS
51. Brainstorm : IDEATE
52. People in fierce snowball fights : PELTERS
54. Yearbook sect. : SRS
55. Ship to the New World : SANTAMARIA
59. See 17-Across : SAIL
60. Ancient theater : ODEON
61. Makeup of some little balls : LINT
62. Response to a charge : PLEA
63. Stethoscope users, at times : YEGGS
64. Away from the wind : ALEE
65. Lava lamps and pet rocks, once : FADS
1. Bump down but keep on : DEMOTE
2. Chekhov play or its antihero : IVANOV
3. "M*A*S*H" procedure : TRIAGE
4. Lexicographical abbr. : SYN
5. Incorporate, as a YouTube video into a Web site : EMBED
6. Actor Kilmer and others : VALS
7. Horse-race bets on win and place : EXACTAS
8. Kitchen gadgets : RICERS
9. Hook or Cook: Abbr. : CAPT
10. Tribute with feet : ODE
11. Deadly snake : BOA
12. 1921 play that introduced the word "robot" : RUR
13. One of the oceans: Abbr. : ATL
19. One who may put you in stitches? : KNITTER
21. Part of a larger picture : DETAIL
23. Poe's "___ Lee" : ANNABEL
25. "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" duettist, 1976 : KIKIDEE
26. Mideast V.I.P. : EMIR
27. Cousin of -trix : ENNE
28. Old shipbuilding needs : LOGS
30. Writer Rita ___ Brown : MAE
33. Leak on a ship, e.g. : PROBLEM
35. Tournament wrap-up : AWARDS
36. Wife of Esau : ADAH
37. In ___ (as found) : SITU
38. Following detective : TAIL
39. CD-___ : ROM
41. It may be flared : NOSTRIL
44. "Yowie, zowie!" : OOLALA
46. "Mississippi ___" (1992 film) : MASALA
47. Words of resignation : ITRIED
48. Magnetic induction units : TESLAS
51. Livid : IRATE
52. D– reviews : PANS
53. Aachen article : EINE
55. ___ sauce : SOY
56. Suffix with many fruit names : ADE
57. Minus: Abbr. : NEG
58. Dress (up) : TOG
59. Number on a bottle at the beach : SPF

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