New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Recorder input: Abbr. : MIC
4. "Beloved" author Morrison : TONI
8. Run through : IMPALE
14. All ___ day's work : INA
15. "What ___ for Love" ("A Chorus Line" song) : IDID
16. Setting for C. S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : NARNIA
17. Mountain shelter : SKILODGE
19. Travels like a flying squirrel : GLIDES
20. Parched : SERE
21. Time off, to a sailor : SHORELEAVE
23. Optometrist's concern : MYOPIA
25. Poet Khayyám : OMAR
26. Lawman Wyatt : EARP
28. Disfigure : MAR
29. Sound from a terrier : ARF
32. Endangered feline : SNOWLEOPARD
36. Name before Cool or Camel : JOE
37. Office setting? : TAB
38. "Holy Toledo!" : MAN
39. Spring time: Abbr. : APR
40. Supped : ATE
41. "Arabesque" actress, 1966 : SOPHIALOREN
46. Lad : BOY
47. Rainbow component : HUE
48. Surmounting : ATOP
49. Elusive Himalayan creature : YETI
50. 99 and 86, on "Get Smart" : AGENTS
54. Highway posting : SPEEDLIMIT
59. Like Hotspur's horse in "King Henry IV, Part I" : ROAN
60. Where Hudson Bay is : CANADA
61. Where rupees are spent : SRILANKA
63. The Carnegie of Carnegie Mellon University : ANDREW
64. Dorothy ___ of "The Wizard of Oz" : GALE
65. Apostrophized preposition : OER
66. Abbr. preceding multiple surnames : MESSRS
67. Places for play things? : SETS
68. TV staple for over 30 years (and a hint to 17-, 21-, 32-, 41-, 54- and 61-Across) : SNL
1. "Divine" showbiz nickname : MISSM
2. One way to sing : INKEY
3. Egypt's capital : CAIRO
4. Spanish uncle : TIO
5. "Most likely ..." : ODDSARE
6. Near : NIGH
7. Prefix with logical : IDEO
8. Former heavyweight champion Johansson : INGEMAR
9. Duck type : MALLARD
10. Snoop : PRIER
11. Shave ___ haircut : ANDA
12. Schreiber of the "Scream" films : LIEV
13. Leisure : EASE
18. Cartoon skunk Pepé ___ : LEPEW
22. Birthplace of Elie Wiesel : ROMANIA
24. Suffix with different : IAL
27. Italian archaeological locale : POMPEII
29. Cracked open : AJAR
30. Lariat : ROPE
31. Bit of green in a floral display : FERN
32. Try : STAB
33. Alliance since '49 : NATO
34. Do as told : OBEY
35. Cry of disbelief : PAH
41. Cat or dog, especially in the spring : SHEDDER
42. Jesse James and gang : OUTLAWS
43. Cocked : ATATILT
44. What an andiron holds : LOG
45. Wagner composition : OPERA
49. Sentence units : YEARS
51. They're verboten : NONOS
52. Spoken for : TAKEN
53. Complicated situation : SNARL
54. Hustle : SCAM
55. Glazier's sheet : PANE
56. Extremities : ENDS
57. In-box fill: Abbr. : MSGS
58. "Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
62. "___ Liaisons Dangereuses" : LES

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