New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 2009

Author: Patrick McIntyre
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick McIntyre
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {HJKQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. McIntyre. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "A peculiar sort of a gal," in song : SAL
4. Muddy : ROIL
8. Themed events : FESTS
13. Actor Tognazzi of "La Cage aux Folles" : UGO
14. Seaside raptor : ERNE
15. Allen Iverson's teammates till '06 : SIXERS
16. Ingredient in some gum : NICOTINE
18. Gossip : YAPPER
19. Request that often follows "Please" : STANDBY
20. Inceptions : ONSETS
21. Chow : EATS
22. Oscar Wilde or Bill Maher, for example : ICONOCLAST
25. Some car roofs : TTOPS
27. Like some announcements that have been lost : REPOSTED
28. Sister who's won the U.S. Open three times : SERENA
30. Grafton's "___ for Innocent" : IIS
31. Curly shape : ESS
32. Starts of some games ... and of the answers to 16-, 22-, 48 and 56-Across? : COINFLIPS
36. R.B.I. producer, sometimes: Abbr. : DBL
39. Holder of le trône : ROI
40. Minnesota college : STOLAF
44. "Hold on!" : WAITASEC
47. Hot, after "on" : AROLL
48. Like some passes : INCOMPLETE
51. Mambo king Puente : TITO
52. Contravenes : DENIES
53. They give you control : REMOTES
55. Fang : CANINE
56. Cedar and hemlock : CONIFERS
57. Lightly sprayed : MISTED
58. Mathematician Post or Artin : EMIL
59. Riddle-me-___ : REE
60. Foreign thoughts : IDEES
61. Kind of column : OPED
62. New Left org. : SDS
1. Hackneyed movie endings : SUNSETS
2. Perturb : AGITATE
3. G.P.S. device, e.g. : LOCATOR
4. Part of AARP: Abbr. : RETD
5. Small African antelope : ORIBI
6. "Back ___" (1974 Genesis song) : INNYC
7. Family name of about 15% of Koreans : LEE
8. Big bomb : FIASCO
9. Runs out : EXPELS
10. Having a dividing wall, in biology : SEPTATE
11. Locks : TRESSES
12. Map abbr. until 1991 : SSR
15. TV Guide info : SYNOPSIS
17. How many writers work : ONSPEC
20. Buck ___, first black coach in Major League Baseball (Cubs, 1962) : ONEIL
23. Opening : ORIFICE
24. Patriot's concerns, briefly : TDS
26. ___-Cat : SNO
29. What machmeters measure : AIRSPEED
33. Songs from rosy-cheeked singers, maybe : NOELS
34. Moms and dads belong to it: Abbr. : PTA
35. Rather : SORTOF
36. Bad record, for short : DWI
37. Not a long-term solution : BANDAID
38. Certain plate : LICENSE
41. Overstays? : LOITERS
42. Not the same anymore : ALTERED
43. Gets ready to brush, maybe : FLOSSES
45. This evening, on posters : TONITE
46. Organic compounds with nitrogen : AMINES
49. Step heavily (on) : TROMP
50. Start of a counting rhyme : EENIE
54. Like Clark Kent's manner : MILD
55. Third year in the reign of Edward the Elder : CMI
56. Corp. honcho : CEO

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