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New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Author: Elizabeth A. Long
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth A. Long
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Long. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Tick off : MIFF
5. Wash : BATHE
10. Mimics : APES
14. Skunk's defense : ODOR
15. Under way : AFOOT
16. Attract, as an audience : DRAW
17. Dickens wrote one about two cities : TALE
18. They're frowned upon : NONOS
19. What an office seeker seeks : VOTE
20. Blockheaded : THICK
22. In medias ___ : RES
23. Human or kangaroo : BIPED
24. Red salmon : SOCKEYE
26. Not a pretty sight : EYESORE
28. Cleaning substance : LYE
29. Banded marbles : AGATES
30. Most negligible : MEREST
33. Currently : NOWADAYS
36. Sports org. in a 1976 merger : ABA
37. Blow away : WOW
38. Leased : LET
39. Sticks out : OBTRUDES
43. Showily stylish : FLOSSY
46. River on the Texas/Louisiana border : SABINE
47. Hightailed it : RAN
48. With 50-Across, Dutch painter represented by this puzzle's circled letters : VINCENT
50. See 48-Across : VANGOGH
54. Warning at a station : ONAIR
55. Cairo-to-Addis Ababa dir. : SSE
57. It used to be called the Hermit Kingdom : KOREA
58. Evidence of a ship's passing : WAKE
59. Be sassy, with "off" : MOUTH
61. Fateful day in March : IDES
62. Ovine mothers : EWES
63. Cream of the crop : ELITE
64. Wasp's home : NEST
65. "___ we forget" : LEST
66. Indian emblem : TOTEM
67. "Pardon me, would you have any ___ Poupon?" : GREY
1. Applesauce maker : MOTTS
2. The 43rd state : IDAHO
3. Kind of acid in breakfast cereal : FOLIC
4. Something redheads tend to do : FRECKLE
5. Outlaw : BAN
6. In front of, old-style : AFORE
7. Kind of deafness : TONE
8. Slammer : HOOSEGOW
9. Flying saucer fliers, for short : ETS
10. Counseled : ADVISED
11. Season-ending events on "The Bachelor" : PROPOSALS
12. "Peter Peter Pumpkin ___" : EATER
13. Writer Stieg Larsson, e.g. : SWEDE
21. People are always searching for them : KEYS
23. Alpha-gamma connector : BETA
25. Still : YET
27. Go slightly off course : YAW
29. Win by ___ : ANOSE
30. Chinese chairman : MAO
31. Opposite of rise : EBB
32. Rodent-eating reptiles : RATSNAKES
34. "You're calling because ...?" : YES
35. Messy dorm room, say : STY
37. Broke off from a group : WENTSOLO
40. Most risqué : RACIEST
41. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
42. What a lot of partiers make : DIN
43. ___ Angelico : FRA
44. Long and lean : LANK
45. Not stopping : ONGOING
48. "I'd like to buy a ___, Pat" : VOWEL
49. Deeply impressed : INAWE
50. Sting Ray, e.g., informally : VETTE
51. "Large pepperoni with extra cheese," e.g. : ORDER
52. V-formation fliers : GEESE
53. Overly quick : HASTY
56. Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
59. Shook hands with, say : MET
60. What a seamstress may take up : HEM

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