New York Times, Friday, July 17, 2009

Author: Doug Peterson and Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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372/20/20062/21/201518
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1.62200
Barry C. Silk
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859/1/20032/28/20156
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358532437
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1.651214

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Peterson. This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Reasonable treatment : FAIRSHAKE
10. Striking ends : PEENS
15. 63-Across? : ALMAMATER
16. Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
17. Having a lot to lose? : CORPULENT
18. CD player part : LASER
19. Supply for driving : TEES
20. Most night owls : LATERISERS
22. Pietà figure, literarily : JESU
23. Turned up : ONEND
24. With 54-Down, approach with a line : COME
27. Tawny : ECRU
29. Factory : SHOP
31. Kind of door or window : LOUVER
33. Draft sources : KEGS
35. Have yet to settle : OWE
36. Highway caution : SLIPPERYWHENWET
39. Rich or famous: Abbr. : ADJ
40. Particular : SPEC
41. Michael of the G.O.P. : STEELE
42. Word accompanying finger-pointing : THAT
44. People of the Platte, once : OTOS
46. Lump in cloth : BURL
47. "If I Had ___" (Lyle Lovett song) : ABOAT
49. Symbol of innocence and purity : LILY
51. Lucy and Ricky Ricardo's residence, e.g. : BROWNSTONE
53. Eschewer of convention, in slang : BOHO
57. One way to be taken : ABACK
58. Comment from the beat : INEEDANAP
60. Big maker of communications satellites : LORAL
61. One singing in the kitchen : TEAKETTLE
62. Artist with the 1999 6x platinum album "2001" : DRDRE
63. Opposite of avant-garde : OLDSCHOOL
1. It's not fancy : FACT
2. Tropical flower : ALOE
3. Hungarian writer Madách : IMRE
4. 62-Across offerings : RAPS
5. Big D campus : SMU
6. Berry with juicy parts? : HALLE
7. Chilling, so to speak : ATEASE
8. Honorary title bestowed on Bill Clinton, Muhammad Ali and Mae West : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
9. "Manhattan Mary V" artist : ERTE
10. Woman on a 2008 ticket : PALIN
11. Takes back one's words? : ERASES
12. He said "A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both" : EISENHOWER
13. Bum : NEERDOWELL
14. Pentax Spotmatic and Nikon F2, for short : SLRS
21. Sketches (out) : ROUGHS
22. Some Cherokees : JEEPS
24. Site of Robert E. Lee's last victory : COLDHARBOR
25. Means of getting some answers : OUIJABOARD
26. Shooting star, briefly? : MVP
28. Opposite of FF : REW
30. Rose with a hit record : PETE
31. 180 is its max. score : LSAT
32. Does a nursery job : REPOTS
34. Put aside : SETBY
37. Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
38. Modern, to Beethoven : NEU
43. Crash site sight : TOWCAR
45. "Hoffman" co-star Cusack : SINEAD
48. ___-high : ANKLE
50. Amaryllis family members : LEEKS
51. Completely smooth : BALD
52. Outfielder Francona : TITO
53. Some like it hot : BATH
54. See 24-Across : ONTO
55. Solar or lunar phenomenon : HALO
56. 2009 G.M. spinoff : OPEL
59. Part of the fourth qtr. : DEC

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