New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 2012

Author: Ben Pall
Editor: Will Shortz
Ben Pall
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Rows: 16, Columns: 16, Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Pall. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Didn't wait to make the decision : ACTED
6. Be a couch potato, say : VEG
9. Bawls out : REAMS
14. Brings on : HIRES
15. "My life is ___!" : ALIE
17. Hoffman who co-founded the Yippies : ABBIE
18. Culturally ahead of the times : AVANT
19. Italian hangout : PIZZAJOINT
21. What a raised hand may signify : BID
22. There's one between the ulna and the radius : ROTARYJOINT
23. Free : LEISURE
26. Tennis's Sánchez Vicario : ARANTXA
27. Minor hits? : BUNTS
28. Goons : APES
29. Succeeds : ENSUES
31. Long-distance call? : SOS
32. Creator of U.P.C.'s : IBM
36. Home security measure : LIEN
37. It was created by two volcanoes : OAHU
39. Italian city associated with the real-life Saint Nicholas : BARI
40. Tumbler locale : LOCK
41. "The ___ Commandments" (1958 hit) : TEEN
42. "I agree 100%" : AMEN
43. Fire ___ : ANT
44. "___ qué?" : POR
45. Uses a powder puff on, say : DABSAT
47. Facetious words of enlightenment : AHSO
48. Sources of some tweets : BEAKS
49. Hardly an instance of modesty : EGOTRIP
53. Finally cracks : GOESMAD
55. Blink of an eye : SPLITSECOND
57. Print producer : PAW
59. Nitpicked : SPLITHAIRS
60. Town in a Hersey novel : ADANO
62. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
63. Cap site : KNEE
64. ___ Island, Fla. : MARCO
65. College application need : ESSAY
66. Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum ___" : EST
67. Pentium source : INTEL
1. Fictional character who says "I now prophesy that I will dismember my dismemberer" : AHAB
2. Domestic relationship : CIVILUNION
3. Protection for a mechanic, say : TRADEUNION
4. Opposite of morn : EEN
5. What Ariz. and Hawaii are the only two states not to have : DST
6. Clouds, e.g. : VAPOR
7. Choice : ELITE
8. Suburb of Cairo : GIZA
9. Indian nobles : RAJAS
10. Jet : EBON
11. Somewhat : ABIT
12. Flirt : MINX
13. ___ high standard : SETA
16. Poet who made radio broadcasts in support of Mussolini : EZRAPOUND
20. Actor Lew : AYRES
22. Setup for a surprise party : RUSE
24. Six-footer? : INSECT
25. Performed pitifully : STUNK
27. "Twilight" girl : BELLA
28. Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
30. As it might be said : SOTOSPEAK
32. 2001 Sean Penn film : IAMSAM
33. Splinter : BREAKAPART
34. Routine with a one-handed freeze, say : BREAKDANCE
35. Diner giveaways : MINTS
38. Houston ice hockey pro : AERO
39. Hotties : BABES
44. Pursue some e-mail chicanery : PHISH
46. Sacked out : ABED
47. Like craft shops, typically : ARTSY
49. Actual, after "in" : ESSE
50. Info on college applications : GPAS
51. Some stadium cries : OLES
52. Editor Brown : TINA
53. Impales : GORES
54. Dawn : ONSET
56. Jean Renoir's field : CINE
58. Some winter wear : WOOL
60. "___ wrong?" : AMI
61. Writer Brown : DAN

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