New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 2007

Author: Todd McClary
Editor: Will Shortz
Todd McClary
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QY} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. McClary. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Magellan, e.g. : SPACECRAFT
11. Three-time Gold Glove winner ___ Otis : AMOS
15. Enthusiastic welcome : HELLOHELLO
16. Undergo ecdysis : MOLT
17. Imparts artfully : INSINUATES
18. "Put your wallet away" : ONME
19. Word with age or weight : ATOMIC
20. Surveillance setup : WIRETAP
22. Bricklike : BAKED
25. Idolized artist in Ouida's "A Dog of Flanders" : RUBENS
26. Bad combustion : ARSON
29. Sorority letters : XIS
31. Shatt al Arab port : BASRA
32. Put away : DOWN
33. Many a Degas portrait : PASTEL
35. Skipper, to Barbie : SIS
36. La Grande Jatte, e.g. : ILE
37. Zolaesque imputation : JACCUSE
38. Duct opening : OVI
39. Outboard motor inventor Evinrude : OLE
40. Release a bulletin? : UNTACK
41. TV role for Bamboo Harvester : MRED
42. Attack : SETON
44. Basketball court's three-point line, e.g. : ARC
45. Rumble in the Jungle setting : ZAIRE
46. Whizzes : ADEPTS
48. One who's more than attentive : DOTER
50. Its flag depicts a plow, shovel and pick : MONTANA
52. Contend (with), in the country : RASSLE
56. St. ___ (Cornwall resort town) : IVES
57. Doctor, at times : INOCULATOR
60. Fröbe who played Goldfinger : GERT
61. Cosmopolitan alternative : PINACOLADA
62. "... maybe more, maybe less" : ORSO
63. Supporters of roads : STATETAXES
1. Some Muslims : SHIA
2. Shut (up) : PENT
3. Dictionary word before a variant spelling : ALSO
4. Mount : CLIMBON
5. Eternal : EONIAN
6. Toss : CHUCK
7. "V for Vendetta" actor, 2006 : REA
8. ___-Tab (PC window-switching shortcut) : ALT
9. Gained popular acceptance : FLEW
10. Quaint note opener : TOSIR
11. Simple life? : AMOEBA
12. Casa dei Bambini school founder : MONTESSORI
13. Show tune sung by a stevedore named Joe : OLMANRIVER
14. Relinquishes control : STEPSASIDE
21. Tula moolah : RUBLE
23. Track wager : EXACTA
24. Toss : DISCARD
26. Words to leave by : ADIOSAMIGO
27. Did a dog trick : ROLLEDOVER
28. Aids in closing deals : SWEETENERS
30. Lath cover : STUCCO
33. It may lack stars : PAN
34. Northwest Terr. native : ESK
37. Pre-election group : JUNTA
41. Zabaglione ingredient : MARSALA
43. Decides one will : OPTSTO
45. Hound : ZEALOT
47. Sassers : SNIPS
49. Result of a handshake, maybe : TRUCE
51. Pick ___ (pettifog) : ANIT
53. Record label for Sam & Dave and Booker T. & the MG's : STAX
54. Sourdough's dream : LODE
55. Period pieces? : ERAS
58. ___ crusade : ONA
59. Dude : CAT

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