New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: This grid is a map of Manhattan. Broadway diagonally crosses 8th, 7th, 6th, and 5th Avenues.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Source of the music for a 2001 theatrical hit : ABBA
5. Partner of grease : DIRT
9. Business card number : FAX
12. Legendary opera star : CARUSO
15. Shortly : INAWHILE
17. Rabid fan : ADORER
18. "The one beer to have when you're having more than one" sloganeer : SCHAEFER
19. Fixed, as a tapestry : REWOVE
20. ___ in cat : CAS
21. Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
22. Come back following renovations, say : REOPEN
24. Admonition to a cell phone user in a theater : SHH
25. Comet, for one : CLEANSER
28. Seen : VIEWED
31. Bank job : HEIST
32. Wing, perhaps : ANNEX
34. Laugh syllable : HAR
35. E.R.A. part: Abbr. : AVG
36. Ad follower : HOC
38. Giant slugger : OTT
39. Something to stroke : EGO
40. O.T. book : NEH
41. Fear : DREAD
43. Part of dressy attire for a woman : HEELS
45. Foursome : TETRAD
47. Some revenue : NETSALES
49. Contents of a hoedown seat : HAY
50. Echo : ANSWER
51. Identity theft targets: Abbr. : SSNS
53. Theater sign : SRO
54. Available, as a London limo : ONHIRE
58. Stir-fried entree : CHOPSUEY
60. How a particularly close nephew may be treated : ASASON
61. Upstage : OUTSHINE
62. Mythical sea creature : MERMAN
63. Starting point for a long drive? : TEE
64. Not much : ATAD
65. Banks on TV : TYRA
1. Rent-___ : ACAR
2. Wished : BADE
3. Arch above the eye : BROW
4. Night lights : AURORAS
5. Tell apart : DISCERN
6. Like the sun god Inti : INCAN
7. Sounds from a 50-Down : RAHS
8. Old carrier inits. : TWA
9. Superfluous person : FIFTHWHEEL
10. Yank or Ray : ALER
11. Gen ___ : XERS
13. Like some Adventists : SEVENTHDAY
14. Round snack items : OREOS
16. Anne of HBO's "Hung" : HECHE
23. Cry in "Hair" : PEACE
24. Intuition : SIXTHSENSE
25. Sound from a monastery : CHANT
26. Army Corps of Engineers construction : LEVEE
27. Quaver : EIGHTHNOTE
28. Dog doc : VET
29. Colonel's insignia : EAGLE
30. Refuse : DROSS
33. Bumps : NODES
37. California's Fort ___ : ORD
42. Ticked off : ANNOYED
44. Lady Lindy : EARHART
46. Certain filers : RASPS
48. Bar closing time, often : TWOAM
50. Sports venue : ARENA
51. Highlander, e.g. : SCOT
52. Actress Elisabeth : SHUE
53. Dressy attire for a man : SUIT
55. "The Lord ___ shepherd ..." : ISMY
56. Enthusiastic audience response : ROAR
57. Sicilian resort city : ENNA
59. ___ Na Na : SHA

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