New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Author: Patrick Blindauer and Rebecca Young
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rebecca Young
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Blindauer. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Young. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ear part : LOBE
5. Date with an M.D. : APPT
9. Restaurant chain whose logo features a western hat : ARBYS
14. Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
15. Carson predecessor : PAAR
16. Long-legged fisher : HERON
17. Germy dessert, to a five-year-old? : COOTIEPIE
19. "Hello, Don Ho!" : ALOHA
20. Part of S.W.A.K. : AKISS
21. Greek god of war : ARES
23. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
24. Bird known for making baskets : LARRY
26. Best Supporting Actor for "Cocoon" : AMECHE
28. Not many : AFEW
30. Grub consumed around the dinner table? : FAMILYFOOD
33. Sasha and Malia's father : BARACK
35. Prayer's end : AMEN
36. No-brainer in school : EASYA
37. Meditation syllables : OMS
38. It might be fixed or frozen : ASSET
43. Picket line crosser : SCAB
45. October blooms : ASTERS
46. One who's daft about archaeology? : FOSSILFOOL
51. Cornstarch brand : ARGO
52. Sound before a blessing : AHCHOO
53. Pitcher Satchel : PAIGE
55. Peter the Great, for one : TSAR
56. [Oh, my stars!] : GASP
59. Twenty : English :: ___ : Italian : VENTI
62. No longer sick : CURED
64. X, to a pirate? : BOOTYMARK
66. "___ having fun yet?" : AREWE
67. Hard-core followers, in politics : BASE
68. "Garfield" canine : ODIE
69. Good name for a lingerie salesman? : TEDDY
70. Zenith : APEX
71. Prefix with phone : MEGA
1. "Livin' la Vida ___" : LOCA
2. "Enough already!" : OKOK
3. Young chickens suitable for dinner : BROILERS
4. Erodes : EATSAWAY
5. Monkey's uncle? : APE
6. Mango alternative : PAPAYA
7. Ark unit : PAIR
8. Genealogy chart : TREE
9. Cry of discovery : AHA
10. Help from a bullpen : RELIEF
11. Rodeo horse : BRONCO
12. Start of a pirate's chant : YOHOHO
13. Caught in a trap : SNARED
18. Mideast land since 1948: Abbr. : ISR
22. "Dollar days" event : SALE
25. ___ Bridge, connecting Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx : RFK
27. Mocking birds? : MYNAS
28. Prez on a penny : ABE
29. Air safety grp. : FAA
31. "West Side Story" shout during "The Dance at the Gym" : MAMBO
32. Sends an OMG or LOL, say : IMS
34. Tokyo-based synthesizer maker : CASIO
37. Big galoot : OAF
39. Parent in the wings, perhaps : STAGEMOM
40. Play to the balcony? : SERENADE
41. Bit of energy : ERG
42. General on Chinese menus : TSO
44. Drano target : CLOG
45. One of the eight states bordering Tenn. : ALA
46. Influential moneybags : FATCAT
47. "And I'm the queen of England" : OHSURE
48. Yellow : SCARED
49. Cunning : SHREWD
50. Stand against : OPPOSE
54. It climbs the walls : IVY
57. Pop group whose name is coincidentally a rhyme scheme : ABBA
58. Ivory, e.g. : SOAP
60. Math subj. with many functions : TRIG
61. Big furniture retailer : IKEA
63. Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
65. Many a cowpoke's handle : TEX

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