New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Author: Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone
Editor: Will Shortz
Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Whitestone. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: TEEN PUZZLEMAKER WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, have been contributed by puzzlemakers under the age of 20. Today?s crossword is by Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone, 18, of New York City. He is a first-year student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. This is his first puzzle for The Times.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Easy catch for an infielder : POPUP
6. Jazz (up) : SPICE
11. Slumber party attire, for short : PJS
14. Greeted the day : AROSE
15. Voice above a baritone : TENOR
16. Debtor's note : IOU
17. 1966 Beatles #1 hit : PAPERBACKWRITER
20. Pub brews : ALES
21. Object of Indiana Jones's first quest : ARK
22. Military engagement : BATTLE
23. Non-Rx : OTC
24. Blow off steam : VENT
25. Louisville landmark : CHURCHILLDOWNS
32. Not the main bank : BRANCH
33. Stanford rival, familiarly : CAL
34. Thou, today : YOU
35. "Oui" and "sí" : YESES
36. Danson of "Cheers" : TED
37. Floored : INAWE
39. Select, with "for" : OPT
40. Moo ___ pork : SHU
41. Icon in an Internet forum : AVATAR
42. Command Kirk never really gave : BEAMMEUPSCOTTY
46. Billions of years : EONS
47. Lew Wallace's "Ben-___" : HUR
48. Develop gradually : EVOLVE
51. It might say "Welcome" : MAT
52. Floored it : SPED
56. Standard degrees for scientists? : CENTIGRADESCALE
59. Hawaiian Punch alternative : HIC
60. Too trusting : NAIVE
61. Employee's desire : RAISE
62. ___ Miss : OLE
63. Sheen : GLOSS
64. Private ... or a hint to the words spelled by the circled letters : INNER
1. "Come to ___" : PAPA
2. Face-to-face exam : ORAL
3. Successor of St. Peter : POPE
4. Functions : USES
5. For each : PER
6. Pasta has it : STARCH
7. Atticus Finch portrayer ... or something finches do : PECK
8. Tattoo, slangily : INK
9. It may be heard in a herd : COWBELL
10. Item on a to-do list : ERRAND
11. Pennsylvania university, for short : PITT
12. "Piano Man" singer : JOEL
13. "Absolutely!" : SURE
18. Sheet of cookies : BATCH
19. "Gotta hand ___ ya ..." : ITTO
23. Menaces to hobbits : ORCS
24. ___ the Impaler : VLAD
25. Brunch serving : CREPE
26. "___ la vista, baby!" : HASTA
27. Article in Arles : UNE
28. Freeze over : ICEUP
29. Lawman Earp : WYATT
30. "Inconceivable!" : NOWAY
31. Plaintiff : SUER
32. Letters on some invitations : BYOB
36. Ergo : THUS
37. Actor and songwriter Novello : IVOR
38. Turner who led a revolt : NAT
40. Nation where Wolof and French are spoken : SENEGAL
41. Obtuse's opposite : ACUTE
43. Become squishy, like chocolate : MELT
44. Emotional : MOVING
45. Secret Service eyewear : SHADES
48. It may be heard in a tunnel : ECHO
49. Bit of bridal wear : VEIL
50. First word of "The Raven" : ONCE
51. Dallas team, to fans : MAVS
52. Survey : SCAN
53. Cause of a wince : PAIN
54. "Or ___!" : ELSE
55. A fawn is a young one : DEER
57. Brazilian vacation destination : RIO
58. ___ Lanka : SRI

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