New York Times, Monday, January 2, 2012

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 79, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 75 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Peaks of Peru : ANDES
6. Not nice, as a comment : SNIDE
11. "Prices slashed!" event : SALE
15. One just put on the payroll : HIREE
16. Like Odin and Thor : NORSE
17. Give off : EMIT
18. Elderly, so to speak : OVERTHEHILL
20. Mascara coats it : LASH
21. Vote of support : YEA
22. Bollywood wraps : SARIS
23. Submit a tax return via computer : EFILE
24. Soon to arrive : AROUNDTHECORNER
28. FedEx competitor : UPS
29. Bowler's assignment : LANE
30. Send an invitation for : ASKTO
33. Remaining 7 and 10 pins in bowling : SPLIT
36. "___ Croft: Tomb Raider" : LARA
40. Pulitzer-winning 1920 Eugene O'Neill play : BEYONDTHEHORIZON
43. Baby bovine : CALF
44. Verdi aria : ERITU
45. All gone from one's plate : EATEN
46. ___-Soviet relations : SINO
48. Trio between K and O : LMN
49. Secret or illegal : UNDERTHECOUNTER
57. Bygone Italian coins : LIRAS
58. One providing nonmedical support for a woman in labor : DOULA
59. ___ culpa : MEA
61. Some boxing results, for short : TKOS
62. Literal description of something that is 18-, 24-, 40- or 49-Across : SIGHTUNSEEN
65. "___ Man" (Emilio Estevez film) : REPO
66. "Please be ___ and help me" : ADEAR
67. Human trunk : TORSO
68. The second "A" in N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
69. Chili con ___ : CARNE
70. Eyelid inflammations : STYES
1. Cry to a matey : AHOY
2. Skin care brand : NIVEA
3. Gloomy, to a bard : DREAR
4. Suffix with puppet : EER
5. Attacks vigorously : SETSUPON
6. Mortimer voiced by Edgar Bergen : SNERD
7. Like a pitcher's perfect game : NOHIT
8. Notre Dame's Fighting ___ : IRISH
9. Broadband inits. : DSL
10. Reef wriggler : EEL
11. Not needing anyone's help : SELFRELIANT
12. With full force : AMAIN
13. Smooth cotton fabric : LISLE
14. Air up there : ETHER
19. Brinker on skates : HANS
23. Forever and a day : EON
25. Like melons in spring, e.g. : OUTOFSEASON
26. Statesman Root : ELIHU
27. Ancient Rome's ___ the Elder : CATO
30. Diane Sawyer's network : ABC
31. Aegean, e.g. : SEA
32. Arizona senator Jon : KYL
33. Old Detroit brewery name : STROH
34. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
35. Tennis do-over : LET
37. AIDS treatment drug : AZT
38. ___ v. Wade : ROE
39. ___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
41. Fender ding : DENT
42. Fabric leftovers : REMNANTS
47. Form 1040 org. : IRS
48. Humdinger : LULU
49. The "U" in UHF : ULTRA
50. Shoes with swooshes : NIKES
51. Plummets : DROPS
52. Lawn trimmer : EDGER
53. George M. ___, "The Yankee Doodle Boy" composer : COHAN
54. Unconventional and then some : OUTRE
55. Manicurist's file : EMERY
56. Pee Wee of the 1940s-'50s Dodgers : REESE
60. Years in Mexico : ANOS
62. Cul-de-___ : SAC
63. Its capital is Boise: Abbr. : IDA
64. Boozehound : SOT

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