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New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Author: Chris Handman
Editor: Will Shortz
Chris Handman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Handman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Places for flocks : PEWS
5. Some sporty cars : GTS
8. Sandbox retort : AMTOO
13. Pizza topping : ONION
15. Wide shoe spec : EEE
16. Like a perfect game, of a sort : NOHIT
17. Nabisco wafer : NILLA
18. Monopolist's clothing accessory? : TRUSTBELT
20. Teen idol Efron : ZAC
21. Like a poor attendance : SPARSE
23. Crewman on the Jolly Roger : SMEE
24. Designers for Microsoft Windows? : ICONARTISTS
27. Blow it : ERR
28. "Do Ya" rock grp. : ELO
29. Blow it : SLIP
31. Refs. for Web site newbies : FAQS
34. Brewer's equipment : OAST
38. Oil well firefighter Red ___ : ADAIR
41. What Martian invaders may be intent on? : ROUTOFTHISWORLD
44. Martian, e.g. : ALIEN
45. Viral phenomenon on the Web : MEME
46. Assemble-it-yourself chain : IKEA
47. Sleepaway, e.g. : CAMP
49. Young 'un : LAD
51. Really get to : IRK
53. What the backer of a failing business may do? : EATALLCOSTS
60. License prerequisite, often : TEST
62. "Take your time!" : NORUSH
63. ___ chi : TAI
64. Trunk item ... or what has been put on 18-, 24-, 41- and 53-Across? : SPARETIRE
66. Moves first : OPENS
68. King who had the Labyrinth built : MINOS
69. Trail the pack : LAG
70. "Love Train" singers, with "the" : OJAYS
71. Become, eventually : ENDUP
72. That, in Toledo : ESO
73. Cause to roll in the aisles : SLAY
1. Schemer called to mind by the Madoff swindle : PONZI
2. Univac I predecessor : ENIAC
3. Word after "roger," to a radioer : WILCO
4. G, in the key of C : SOL
5. Insinuate : GETAT
6. Country singer Clark : TERRI
7. Dr. for kids : SEUSS
8. Tiny colonist : ANT
9. Pitchfork-wielding groups : MOBS
10. Disney development : THEMEPARK
11. Gretzky, for many years : OILER
12. Bewhiskered frolicker : OTTER
14. Like some French vowels : NASAL
19. Where props are seen : SETS
22. Bit of math homework : PROOF
25. Lipton competitor : NESTEA
26. Beanery side dish : SLAW
30. Emphatic assent : IDOIDO
31. Monk's title : FRA
32. WWW giant : AOL
33. Stuff that can give you a sinking feeling? : QUICKSAND
35. ___ Inside (store sign) : ATM
36. That ship : SHE
37. "Tiny" boy : TIM
39. ___ de la Cité : ILE
40. Nutritionist's fig. : RDA
42. Words of generosity : ONME
43. Hawks : SELLS
48. Huff and puff : PANT
50. It may elicit a blessing : ACHOO
51. Words after a knock : ITSME
52. Adjust, as a corsage : REPIN
54. Upholstery fabric : TOILE
55. Polonius's hiding place : ARRAS
56. "Hasta ___" : LUEGO
57. Item at a 95% markdown, say : STEAL
58. Country singer Tucker : TANYA
59. He-man's opposite : SISSY
61. Drop ___ (moon) : TROU
65. Eerie gift : ESP
67. Sleepover attire, for short : PJS

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