New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 2012

Author: Gareth Bain
Editor: Will Shortz
Gareth Bain
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 83, Blocks: 46 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. La ___ (Argentine city) : PLATA
6. Irksome : PESKY
10. Blacken : CHAR
14. Museum piece : RELIC
15. Name of counties in three states, all crossed by I-90 : ERIE
16. Loosen (up) : LIMBER
18. Amicable : ONGOODTERMS
20. Abridge : ELIDE
21. Windhoek-to-Pretoria dir. : ESE
22. "Beloved," in operas : CARO
23. Begin energetically : WADEIN
24. Player of Mark Antony in 1953's "Julius Caesar" : MARLONBRANDO
27. Sing : BLAB
30. Epithet for France's Louis VI, with "the" : FAT
31. Singer Alan or Anita : ODAY
32. Weather line : ISOBAR
34. Abbr. in classifieds : EOE
35. Andries Pretorius, e.g., who gave his name to a national capital : BOER
39. What each of the 10 abbreviations in this puzzle's answer stands for : CANADIANPROVINCE
43. Bloom support : STEM
44. Jimmy : PRY
45. Electorate : VOTERS
46. Gas brand north of the border : ESSO
48. Pet rat in a 1972 #1 song : BEN
49. Medium bra specification : BCUP
50. Old name of the San Jose Sharks' arena : COMPAQCENTER
55. Kind of push-up : ONEARM
56. Muckraker Jacob : RIIS
58. Clinton's veep and his father : ALS
61. Gain knowledge : LEARN
62. Skateboarding ramp : QUARTERPIPE
65. American Shakers founder : ANNLEE
66. Language that's written from right to left : URDU
67. Popular Italian scooter : VESPA
68. Not natural : DYED
69. Map magnification : INSET
70. Kindle file : EBOOK
1. Like many a sniper : PRONE
2. Runners : LEGS
3. Veld flower : ALOE
4. Uncle José, e.g. : TIO
5. Hybrid, in a way : ACDC
6. Inspect : PEERAT
7. Wrongdoing : ERROR
8. Less than 1% : SKIM
9. "Assuredly" : YES
10. Author Beverly : CLEARY
11. "Broom-___" : HILDA
12. Much-advertised sleep aid : AMBIEN
13. Fixed up : REDID
17. Where Harrah's started : RENO
19. Sushi bar sauce : TAMARI
23. The L.A. Sparks play in it : WNBA
25. Not all there : LOOPY
26. Frankfurt an der ___ : ODER
27. They're flicked : BICS
28. Exam for future attys. : LSAT
29. Have ___ to pick : ABONE
30. It'll pass : FAD
33. "Pow!" : BAM
34. Subject of the 2005 book "Conspiracy of Fools" : ENRON
35. Drill part : BIT
36. Year in the reign of the emperor Augustus : ONEBC
37. Napkin shade, maybe : ECRU
38. Party in a legal proceeding: Abbr. : RESP
40. Part of St. Paul's : APSE
41. No longer bothered by something : OVERIT
42. Baron ___ Richthofen : VON
46. Like some runs : EARNED
47. Small area meas. : SQCM
48. City once divided by the Green Line : BEIRUT
50. Mixer choice : COLA
51. Seemingly ceaselessly : ONEND
52. With cruelty : MEANLY
53. Gay ___ : PAREE
54. Plumbing, e.g. : TRADE
57. Golf's Ballesteros : SEVE
58. Lhasa ___ : APSO
59. Quick weight loss method, for short : LIPO
60. Command eliciting barking : SPEAK
62. On the ___ vive : QUI
63. Mantelpiece pieces : URNS
64. Johnny ___ : REB

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