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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 2009

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 21,885 )

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Across
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Composer of a famous ring cycle : JRRTOLKIEN
11
Minute, informally : ITSY
15
Musician with the 1939 hit "Jumpin' at the Woodside" : COUNTBASIE
16
The way you used to be? : THEE
17
Drugs, say : CONTRABAND
18
Chamber workers: Abbr. : SENS
19
Letters at sea : HMS
20
Yankee acquisition of '04 : AROD
21
Wise guys : SWAMIS
23
Band switch : AMFM
25
Burning evidence : SOOT
27
"Don Carlos" princess : EBOLI
28
They're usually worn over petticoats : SARIS
30
All-time strikeout leader's nickname : MROCTOBER
32
Going on and on, once : ETERNE
34
Awful struggle : AGONY
35
Series end : ZEE
36
NASA datum: Abbr. : ALT
38
Shakespeare follower : ANA
39
Sherlock : TEC
42
Bad mark : DPLUS
44
Maker of the LZR Racer suit : SPEEDO
46
Letter greeting never read by its intended recipient : DEARSANTA
50
Container that holds about a pint : STEIN
51
Get along : EXIST
52
Big name in kitchenware : EKCO
54
Unwelcome visitors to one's home : ANTS
55
Scenic walks : PASEOS
57
Put away : ICED
59
"Te ___ Corazón," 2006 Prince song : AMO
60
Org. opposed to capital punishment : ACLU
61
Musician called America's Tuning Fork : PETESEEGER
64
Mountain West Conference team : UTES
65
One whose oils may be graded : ARTSTUDENT
66
Miss : LASS
67
Result of a hurricane warning, maybe : MASSEXODUS
Down
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'N Sync member : JCCHASEZ
2
Joint letter? : ROOMMATE
3
Is not restrained : RUNSFREE
4
Producer of a 7-Down : TNT
5
Not esta or esa : OTRA
6
Angle irons : LBARS
7
Big blast : KABOOM
8
1968 Vanessa Redgrave title role : ISADORA
9
Article abroad : EIN
10
"Homer and ___ Hail Mary Pass" ("The Simpsons" episode) : NEDS
11
Words on some blue balloons : ITSABOY
12
Hit makers? : THEMOB
13
Having some memory problems : SENILE
14
Reply to a higher-up : YESSIR
22
Messy meal handouts : WETNAPS
24
It fell in 2001 : MIR
26
College party wear : TOGA
29
Suddenly focuses : SNAPSTO
31
Cooler fill : CONS
33
Self-titled album of 1969 : ELLA
37
Strain : TUNE
39
Like most college freshmen : TEENAGED
40
Text is often copied from it : EDITMENU
41
Associates : CONSORTS
42
"Oh Say Can You Say?" author : DRSEUSS
43
Island with the capital city Basseterre : STKITTS
45
Touchdown info : ETA
46
Blue Demons' home : DEPAUL
47
Track wager : EXACTA
48
A 747 has two of these : AISLES
49
Availability : ACCESS
53
90 degrees from sur : OESTE
56
Unwelcome letters : SPAM
58
French pair : DEUX
62
Period piece? : ERA
63
___-Tokyo Museum : EDO

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