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New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 2008

51-Across : It lies beneath Wayne Manor

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times12/4/08 ( No. 21,576 )
Across
1
Denver-to-Santa Fe dir. : SSW
4
Loads : AHEAP
9
French greeting : SALUT
14
E.P.A. pollution meas. : AQI
15
Like Rembrandt : DUTCH
16
Magyar : Hungarian :: Gaeilge : ___ : IRISH
17
Dull shade : DUN
18
Bridge authority : DECKOFFICER
20
With intensity : DEEPLY
22
Yahoo! competitor : NETZERO
23
River of Saxony : ELBE
24
Typical postcard attractions : VIEWS
26
Penpoint : NIB
27
Soup or salad ingredient : SCALLION
30
'60s leftist grp. : SDS
31
Medicated candy : THROATLOZENGE
36
Victory, Viennese-style : SIEG
37
Greek war goddess : ENYO
38
Comparatively quick communication : AIRMAILLETTER
43
Intellectual conclusion? : ISM
45
Deform : MISSHAPE
46
Many a corp. hire : MBA
47
Joltin' Joe : DIMAG
50
Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
51
It lies beneath Wayne Manor : BATCAVE
53
Regain consciousness : COMETO
55
Verizon reference : AREACODEMAP
58
Implement with a collar : OAR
59
Infatuation : CRUSH
60
"You win" : ILOSE
61
DHL rival : UPS
62
So-called Hermit Kingdom of old : KOREA
63
With 64-Across, words that can precede the starts of 18-, 31-, 38- and 55-Across : CLEAR
64
See 63-Across : THE
Down
1
Most blue : SADDEST
2
Silence : SQUELCH
3
Reception amenity : WINEBAR
4
Like shipping and handling, typically: Abbr. : ADDL
5
First of a Disney trio : HUEY
6
Series finale?: Abbr. : ETC
7
"Egad!" : ACK
8
Nokia offering : PHONE
9
Examines, as evidence : SIFTS
10
Home of Snowflake, which, ironically, gets very little snow: Abbr. : ARIZ
11
Marriage requirement : LICENSE
12
Cyberhandle : USERID
13
Hurts like heck : THROBS
19
Small number : FEW
21
Hastert's successor as speaker of the House : PELOSI
24
One end of the Moscow Canal : VOLGA
25
Daughter of Cadmus : INO
28
Wilderness home : LAIR
29
Big-ticket ___ : ITEM
32
Hit 1983 pseudo-documentary : ZELIG
33
Big pictures: Abbr. : ENLS
34
Louis and Carrie : NYES
35
Setting for the 51-Across : GOTHAM
38
Dabbler : AMATEUR
39
"___ Man," top 10 hit of 1967 : IMA
40
Pizza order, frequently : TAKEOUT
41
"Everybody loves somebody sometime," for Dean Martin : EPITAPH
42
Factor in sentencing : REMORSE
43
Announcement after being away : IMBACK
44
Italian restaurant chain : SBARRO
47
Russian country house : DACHA
48
___ Andric, 1961 Literature Nobelist : IVO
49
Kit carrier : MEDIC
52
Costco quantity : CASE
53
Hombre's home : CASA
54
It's to the left of # : OPER
56
Right-angled joint : ELL
57
First name in slapstick : MOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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