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New York Times, Monday, June 8, 2009

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
Dennis ___ and the Classics IV (1960s-'70s group)
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Sowell. Monday freshness: 77%
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© 2009, The New York Times6/8/9 ( No. 21,762 )
Across
1
See 1-Down : TEST
5
Manages : COPES
10
Indolent : LAZY
14
Wheel turner : AXLE
15
Cognizant : AWARE
16
Suffix with buck : AROO
17
"Out, damned ___!" : SPOT
18
Perry Mason's secretary ___ Street : DELLA
19
"Thumbnail" writings : BIOS
20
What a broken-down car may get : TOW
21
Thick growth of trees : DENSEFOREST
23
Former Ford compacts : ESCORTS
25
Simian : APE
26
Burden : ONUS
27
Bullfighter : TOREADOR
32
W.W. II-ending weapon, for short : ABOMB
34
Diamond or sapphire : JEWEL
35
Work ___ sweat : UPA
36
Actor Gyllenhaal of "Brokeback Mountain" : JAKE
37
Four-bagger : HOMER
38
Despot Idi ___ : AMIN
39
Bauxite or galena : ORE
40
Much of afternoon TV : SOAPS
41
Subsided : EBBED
42
Voice between tenor and bass : BARITONE
44
Dispatched, as a dragon : SLEW
45
1980s TV's "Emerald Point ___" : NAS
46
Old indoor light source : OILLAMP
49
It's more than 90 degrees : OBTUSEANGLE
54
Three on a sundial : III
55
Actress Loughlin of "Full House" : LORI
56
Harsh light : GLARE
57
Sicilian peak : ETNA
58
Door to the outside : EXIT
59
Like certain cereals : OATEN
60
Explorer Ponce de ___ : LEON
61
Gold's and others : GYMS
62
Seize (from) : WREST
63
Words of approximation : ORSO
Down
1
With 1-Across, Coke vs. Pepsi competition, e.g. : TASTE
2
Montreal baseballers, 1969-2004 : EXPOS
3
Crockpot : SLOWCOOKER
4
Asian holiday : TET
5
West Point students : CADETS
6
Country singer Buck : OWENS
7
Buddies : PALS
8
Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
9
Mariner : SEAFARER
10
___ tar pits : LABREA
11
1997 Indy 500 winner ___ Luyendyk : ARIE
12
Menageries : ZOOS
13
Dennis ___ and the Classics IV (1960s-'70s group) : YOST
21
Beat badly : DRUB
22
German-made car since 1899 : OPEL
24
"This round's ___" : ONME
27
Home of Arizona State University : TEMPE
28
Has debts : OWES
29
Tray transporter : DUMBWAITER
30
"The Andy Griffith Show" boy : OPIE
31
Author Ayn : RAND
32
Do ___ on (work over) : AJOB
33
Theda of early films : BARA
34
___ of Arc : JOAN
37
Lockup : HOOSEGOW
38
Cain's victim : ABEL
40
Depots: Abbr. : STAS
41
Women's magazine founded in France : ELLE
43
Eskimos : INUITS
44
Like 33-Down's films : SILENT
46
Really mean people : OGRES
47
Mythical king of Crete : MINOS
48
Instrument for Rachmaninoff : PIANO
49
Designer Cassini : OLEG
50
Hardly streamlined, as a car : BOXY
51
Fit : TRIM
52
Banned orchard spray : ALAR
53
___ Dogg of R&B/hip-hop : NATE
57
"Do Ya" group, for short : ELO

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