New York Times, Saturday, September 12, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pet that hisses when frightened : BOXTURTLE
10. Sermon subject : EVILS
15. Certain prank victim : APRILFOOL
16. Croesus conquered it : IONIA
17. Cow with a drawn-out look : STAREDOWN
18. Unselfish sort : GIVER
19. Name on a bottle of Emerald Dream : ESTEE
20. Ethical course : HIGHROAD
22. Marie and Julie: Abbr. : STES
23. Nobel-winning chancellor : BRANDT
25. One of the Bonin Islands, for short : IWO
26. The fox in Disney's "The Fox and the Hound" : TOD
27. Like some washers : COINOP
28. Big name in footwear : MCAN
29. Skinny type : SCRAG
30. Not at all cool : GEEKY
31. 0-to-500 scale that goes from least to most hazardous : AIRQUALITYINDEX
36. Hamper : CRIMP
37. Mathematician ___ Henrik Abel : NIELS
38. First name in Indian music : RAVI
39. Most important : HUGEST
41. Org. with many centers : NBA
44. What I might indicate : ONE
45. Word a loser likes to see? : NONFAT
46. Bring down : FELL
47. Drill denial : SIRNOSIR
49. Extremely unlikely : FREAK
50. Crystal ball alternative : TAROT
51. Not leave on the line? : TUMBLEDRY
54. Laughable : INANE
55. Like many motorcycle engines : AIRCOOLED
56. Red giant variety : CSTAR
57. Mountaineer's concern : STEEPNESS
1. Least noble : BASEST
2. Decides one will : OPTSTO
3. Bluer than blue : XRATED
4. Rim attachments : TIRES
5. Fictional apiarist Jackson : ULEE
6. Old postal abbr. : RFD
7. At that : TOO
8. Easily reachable goals : LOWHANGINGFRUIT
9. Current source of problems? : ELNINO
10. Ice figure? : EIGHT
11. See, in Somme : VOIR
12. Billed : INVOICED
13. Have trouble drifting off : LIEAWAKE
14. Cameo stone : SARDONYX
21. It excludes income on foreign investments: Abbr. : GDP
23. Adriatic wind : BORA
24. Money for 32-Down : RIAL
27. Size in a lingerie shop : CCUP
28. ___ room : MENS
29. 2,560 roods: Abbr. : SQMI
30. Given an expensive coat : GILT
31. Diversion involving a quotation : ACROSTIC
32. Readers of the newspaper Hamshahri : IRANIANS
33. Tommy Lee Jones film set along the Mississippi, with "The" : RIVERRAT
34. ___ knot : TIEA
35. Very recently: Abbr. : YEST
39. Yuletide trio : HOS
40. Record-holder for throwing a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games : UNITAS
41. One getting into the groove? : NEEDLE
42. Turns way up : BLARES
43. Resins used in paints : ALKYDS
45. Observant one : NOTER
46. Ozone damager : FREON
48. "Ali" actress Gaye : NONA
49. Dud : FLOP
52. Desert Storm grub, briefly : MRE
53. Letters used in dating : BCE

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