New York Times, Monday, January 18, 2010

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Not striped, as a billiard ball : SOLID
6. Apple or quince : POME
10. With 18-Across, the Tour de France, for one : BIKE
14. Diagonal line, on a bowling score sheet : SPARE
15. Carrier to Tel Aviv : ELAL
16. Applications : USES
17. Extend, as a subscription : RENEW
18. See 10-Across : RACE
19. Profound : DEEP
20. Game show catchphrase #1 : CANIBUYAVOWEL
23. When a plane or train is due, for short : ETA
24. Come out of a coma : WAKE
25. Buenos Aires's country: Abbr. : ARG
28. Golf course pitfall : TRAP
31. Medieval martial art : TAICHI
35. Ford auto, briefly : MERC
37. Game show catchphrase #2 : SURVEYSAYS
39. Corporate raider Carl : ICAHN
41. Sign before Virgo : LEO
42. Neighbor of a petal : SEPAL
43. Game show catchphrase #3 : COMEONDOWN
46. Repetitive learning technique : ROTE
47. Prisoner : INMATE
48. H.S. junior's hurdle : PSAT
50. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
51. Save, in a way, as some shows : TIVO
53. However, briefly : THO
55. Game show catchphrase #4 : THEPASSWORDIS
61. Moccasin decoration : BEAD
62. Salvador who painted "The Persistence of Memory" : DALI
63. Halloweenish : EERIE
65. Ricelike pasta : ORZO
66. Analogous (to) : AKIN
67. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
68. Comic book heroes originally called the Merry Mutants : XMEN
69. Identify : NAME
70. Krispy Kreme offering : DONUT
1. Belarus or Ukraine, once: Abbr. : SSR
2. Org. with many Mideast members : OPEC
3. Turner who was known as the Sweater Girl : LANA
4. Actress Cara : IRENE
5. Early New York governor Clinton : DEWITT
6. Lima's locale : PERU
7. Oil of ___ : OLAY
8. Noisy bird : MACAW
9. Raise : ELEVATE
10. Big Super Bowl advertiser, traditionally : BUDWEISER
11. "So that's it!" : ISEE
12. Nautical bottom : KEEL
13. Clairvoyant's claim : ESP
21. Taverns : BARS
22. Green-lights : OKAYS
25. Firenze friends : AMICI
26. What a drone airplane may do, for short : RECON
27. Former Texas senator Phil : GRAMM
29. "___ Lang Syne" : AULD
30. Before surgery : PREOP
32. Cosa Nostra leaders : CAPOS
33. Hilton rival : HYATT
34. Man and Wight : ISLES
36. Two-timed : CHEATEDON
38. Things two-timers break : VOWS
40. "Reward" for poor service : NOTIP
44. Reno resident, e.g. : NEVADAN
45. Western mil. alliance : NATO
49. Kind of movie glasses : THREED
52. Japanese port : OSAKA
54. Shelley's "___ the West Wind" : ODETO
55. Four years, for a U.S. president : TERM
56. Fog or smog : HAZE
57. Slight, as chances : SLIM
58. Merlot, for one : WINE
59. Charter member of 2-Down : IRAN
60. In ___ (as originally located) : SITU
61. Practice pugilism : BOX
64. Superlative suffix : EST

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