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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Author:
Michael Callaway Barnhart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Barnhart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barnhart. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

NYT published an official correction for the 24 Across clue, "Adoptee in Genesis." Moses doesn't appear until Exodus.

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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0506 ( 21,729 )
Across
1
No. crunchers : CPAS
5
Haute cuisine it's not : SLOP
9
Places for links : CUFFS
14
Rope material : HEMP
15
Audiophile's concern : TONE
16
Of service : UTILE
17
307 for Wyoming and 907 for Alaska : AREACODES
19
El Líder of Argentina : PERON
20
Not paying immediately at the bar : RUNNINGATAB
22
100 or so, e.g.: Abbr. : EST
23
Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
24
Adoptee in Genesis : MOSES
26
2002 Adam Sandler title role : MRDEEDS
29
Building beams : IBARS
30
Through the uprights : GOOD
31
Hams it up : OVERACTS
34
"Whew!" : MAN
35
Google search need ... or a hint to the ends of 20- and 49-Across and 11- and 28-Down : KEYWORD
38
Satisfied sound : AHH
39
Like drinks with umbrellas : TROPICAL
41
Fraternal letters : BPOE
42
Sax type : TENOR
43
"A diamond is forever" sloganeer : DEBEERS
46
Lower oneself : DEIGN
47
Deduces, with "out" : DOPES
48
Pewter component : TIN
49
Go ballistic : LOSECONTROL
54
"Socrate" composer Erik : SATIE
56
1978 Cheech & Chong movie : UPINSMOKE
57
"It's the end of ___" : ANERA
58
"Holy ___!" : MOLY
59
Line of rotation : AXIS
60
Less typical : RARER
61
Morel morsel : STEM
62
Duma dissent : NYET
Down
1
Burn on the grill : CHAR
2
Machu Picchu's land : PERU
3
"You said it!" : AMEN
4
Punished with a wooden spoon, say : SPANKED
5
Like Cheech & Chong, typically : STONED
6
41-Across meeting places : LODGES
7
Center Shaq : ONEAL
8
Annoying type : PEST
9
China's place : CUPBOARD
10
Beehive State native : UTE
11
Apartment building feature : FIREESCAPE
12
Dental hygienist's advice : FLOSS
13
In the mail : SENT
18
Cannes film : CINE
21
___ Alert (abduction bulletin) : AMBER
25
Majorca Mrs. : SRA
26
Those in charge: Abbr. : MGMT
27
Crowd sound : ROAR
28
Road sign warning : DONOTENTER
29
1961 Literature Nobelist Andric : IVO
31
Harry Potter's pet Hedwig, e.g. : OWL
32
Hammer-wielding god : THOR
33
"___ All That" (Freddie Prinze Jr. film) : SHES
35
Cordelia's father : KINGLEAR
36
Low-budget prefix : ECONO
37
Yevtushenko's "Babi ___" : YAR
40
Louvre pyramid architect : PEI
41
Reception toast giver : BESTMAN
43
Easily managed : DOCILE
44
Penn, to Pennsylvania : EPONYM
45
Uncle ___ rice : BENS
46
Paul Anka #1 hit : DIANA
47
Greyhound stop : DEPOT
48
Autocrat until 1917 : TSAR
50
Bottom lines : SUMS
51
Classic Manhattan theater : ROXY
52
Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
53
For fear that : LEST
55
Ill temper : IRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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