New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 2009

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Runs through a petcock, e.g. : DRAINSOFF
10. They have big bells : TUBAS
15. Best Director of 2001 : RONHOWARD
16. Setting of Queen Beatrix Airport : ARUBA
17. One might create a spread : ODDSMAKER
18. Garson ___, writer and director of Broadway's "Born Yesterday" : KANIN
19. Apportionment word : PER
20. City founded during the Cherokee Strip land run : ENID
21. United : MELDED
22. "___ of you ..." : IBEG
24. Fond of : KEENON
26. Itinerary abbr. : TBA
27. Food giant based in Springdale, Ark. : TYSON
29. Trade, informally : BIZ
30. It has a play of colors : OPAL
31. Desirable trunk feature : WASHBOARDABS
35. He crushed Hannibal at Zama : SCIPIO
37. Bright : BRAINY
38. 1980 Truffaut film that won 10 César awards : THELASTMETRO
40. Not give way : HOLD
41. Herd locale : LEA
42. Introducer of the math symbol "e" : EULER
46. European conductor ___ Klas : ERI
47. Unagi restaurant suppliers : EELERS
50. Be enough for : SATE
51. Like avocado skins : PEBBLY
53. Quotable types : WITS
55. Stars play in it: Abbr. : NHL
56. Shorthand inventor Pitman : ISAAC
57. Act of Supremacy institutor : HENRYVIII
59. Rwandan people : TUTSI
60. Relative of alliteration : ASSONANCE
61. Track asset : SPEED
62. Health club offering for aerobic workouts : STEPCLASS
1. Discussion ender : DROPIT
2. Passed, as in a parade : RODEBY
3. 1993 N.L. batting champ Galarraga : ANDRES
4. Christian trigram : IHS
5. City east of Saint Lawrence Island : NOME
6. Tony : SWANK
7. "The Great Dictator" Oscar nominee : OAKIE
8. "New York, New York" lyricist : FREDEBB
9. Most famous resident of Warm Spr., Ga. : FDR
10. Like some seats : TAKEN
11. Orenburg is on it : URAL
12. Thing with a sweet ring to it? : BUNDTPAN
13. "Hair" song with birthday wishes to a president : ABIEBABY
14. Wear for Peppermint Patty : SANDALS
21. "The Impresario" composer : MOZART
23. Lose it : GOWILD
25. Queen for whom an element is named : NIOBE
28. Vacation spot for some oenophiles : NAPA
30. Repellent : ODIOUS
32. Alfred ___, "Footbridge at Argenteuil" artist : SISLEY
33. Shuttle destination : HOTEL
34. Of particular interest to a completist : RARE
35. Bolsters : SHORESUP
36. Like many clerics : CELIBATE
38. Something dreadful : THEPITS
39. Who said "I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure" : MAEWEST
43. Cause of a dry spell in the Midwest : LANINA
44. Business school course : ETHICS
45. Hinges : RELIES
47. Battle of Cabra victor, 1079 : ELCID
48. Shampoo shelfmate : RINSE
49. It's often seen next to a chair : STROP
52. Private residence? : BASE
54. Coordination, briefly : SYNC
57. Boasts : HAS
58. ___-de-Marne, France : VAL

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