New York Times, Monday, May 25, 2009

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 14, Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home (in on) : ZERO
5. Arrow shooters : BOWS
9. Hunk : SLAB
13. Lumberjacks' tools : AXES
14. Margarine : OLEO
15. Uneaten part of an apple : CORE
16. Small milk carton capacity : PINT
17. Ken of "thirtysomething" : OLIN
18. Eager : AVID
19. 1989 Sally Field/Dolly Parton/Shirley MacLaine movie : STEELMAGNOLIAS
22. Hold up : ROB
23. Hunk : HEMAN
24. Foresail : JIB
27. "Here's to you!" and others : TOASTS
29. Old Pontiac : GTO
32. Electrical device for foreign travelers : ADAPTOR
34. "Git!" : SCAT
35. 2000 Martin Lawrence movie : BIGMOMMASHOUSE
39. Swamps : BOGS
40. Cork : STOPPER
41. Novelist Tan : AMY
42. Seeks blindly : GROPES
45. ___ Lanka : SRI
46. With 51-Down, John Ashcroft's predecessor as attorney general : JANET
48. Legal matter : RES
50. 1992 Alec Baldwin/Meg Ryan film : PRELUDETOAKISS
56. Not imaginary : REAL
57. Jai ___ : ALAI
58. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
59. The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
60. Lunkhead : CLOD
61. Santa's landing place : ROOF
62. Part of M.V.P. : MOST
63. Pitch : TOSS
64. Thing hidden in each of the movie names in this puzzle : TREE
1. Microwaves : ZAPS
2. Stage direction after an actor's last line : EXIT
3. Philosopher Descartes : RENE
4. Blender maker : OSTER
5. Classic John Lee Hooker song of 1962 : BOOMBOOM
6. Earthenware pot : OLLA
7. Puts on a scale : WEIGHS
8. One of Shakespeare's begins "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" : SONNET
9. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
10. Some trophies : LOVINGCUPS
11. Diva's number : ARIA
12. They have headboards and footboards : BEDS
20. Game with a $100 million prize, maybe : LOTTO
21. Meditation syllables : OMS
24. "Star Wars" villain ___ the Hutt : JABBA
25. "Knock it off" or "get it on," e.g. : IDIOM
26. Hip-hop wear : BAGGYJEANS
28. One of an octopus's octet : ARM
30. Police stunner : TASER
31. Onetime "S.N.L." player Cheri : OTERI
33. Evenings, briefly : PMS
34. Soak (up) : SOP
36. Egyptian cobra : ASP
37. Shots taken by some athletes : STEROIDS
38. Old Testament prophet : HOSEA
42. Bearded beast : GNU
43. Edit : REDACT
44. Verdi hero married to Desdemona : OTELLO
47. Apportion : ALLOT
49. Mini or tutu : SKIRT
50. Nanny's vehicle : PRAM
51. See 46-Across : RENO
52. New Mexico resort : TAOS
53. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
54. Gin flavoring : SLOE
55. Not out : SAFE

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