New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 2009

Author: Patrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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1.59251
Tony Orbach
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1.66021

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FKQX} Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Blindauer. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Garland native to Minnesota : JUDY
5. Not in the buff : CLAD
9. With 46-Down, site of Cape Breton Island : NOVA
13. English artist John who's buried at St. Paul's Cathedral : OPIE
14. Potential sucker : RUBE
15. The brother in "Am I my brother's keeper?" : ABEL
16. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
17. Nickname for a dwarfish piano prodigy? : MINIMOZART
19. Sleeping cave denizen? : DOZINGBAT
21. "First Blood" hero John : RAMBO
22. Musical sound before and after "da" : DUM
23. Comic Dunn and others : NORAS
24. Bank : CAROM
27. Collected : SERENE
30. Adaptable truck, for short : UTE
31. Pickled pub quiz winner? : BOOZYWONDER
36. Musical Mitchell : JONI
38. Said with a sneer : SNIDE
39. Icicle site : EAVE
40. Ships carrying a smelly gas? : OZONELINERS
43. Domingo, for one : DIA
44. Deli machine : SLICER
45. One begins "By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down" : PSALM
47. Toast : BROWN
49. Parenthesis, essentially : ARC
50. It may be organized : CRIME
51. Comfy kids? : COZYYOUNG
57. Pride of 12? : LIONSDOZEN
59. Bring (out) : TROT
60. Part of ABM : ANTI
61. Move like molasses : OOZE
62. Combative retort : ISSO
63. ___ Verde National Park : MESA
64. 1974 Sutherland/Gould spoof : SPYS
65. Contented sighs (and a homophonic hint to this puzzle's theme) : AAHS
1. Bruce Springsteen album "The Ghost of Tom ___" : JOAD
2. ___ no good : UPTO
3. Scatterbrain : DITZ
4. Positive affirmation : YESIDO
5. Mobile home? : CRIB
6. Counterpart of Apollo : LUNA
7. Partially : ABIT
8. Like 10-Down: Abbr. : DEM
9. Early Christian convert : NAZARENE
10. Only president born in Hawaii : OBAMA
11. Shake, rattle and roll : VERBS
12. High in the Sierra Madre? : ALTO
17. "2001" studio : MGM
18. Maine university town : ORONO
20. Unfeeling : NUMB
23. Comparatively recent : NEWER
24. 1981 Stephen King novel : CUJO
25. Complete : ATOZ
26. Ashcroft's predecessor : RENO
27. Like some waves : SONIC
28. Online weekly, e.g. : EZINE
29. Golf's ___ Cup : RYDER
32. K. T. of country music : OSLIN
33. Early baby talk : DADA
34. Devilish : EVIL
35. Chew (out) : REAM
37. People with this don't go out for very long : INSOMNIA
41. Actor Cary of "Twister" : ELWES
42. Not at all stiff : SPRY
46. See 9-Across : SCOTIA
47. It can cure many things : BRINE
48. Laugh-a-minute folks : RIOTS
49. Writer Rand : AYN
50. Chowder morsel : CLAM
51. Prison, slangily : COOP
52. Black Sabbath singer, to fans : OZZY
53. Pieces of pizza? : ZEES
54. Celestial bear : URSA
55. Bite : NOSH
56. Pontiacs of old : GTOS
58. How many it takes to tango in Spain? : DOS

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