New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Author: David Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
David Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. With 71-Across, breakfast choice ... or a punny hint to this puzzle's theme : FROOT
6. River in a 1957 hit movie : KWAI
10. SALT topic : ICBM
14. Singer/actress Luft : LORNA
15. Boss Tweed lampooner : NAST
16. ___ avis : RARA
17. Midwest hub : OHARE
18. Eye : OGLE
19. Words after "come" or "go" : ONIN
20. Mark down for a sale, say : RELABEL
22. Model's path : RUNWAY
24. "Lawrence of Arabia" figure : MOSLEM
27. Spotted : SEEN
28. Angel dust, briefly : PCP
30. Ore tester : ASSAYER
32. "Amo, amas, I love ___" : ALASS
34. Cut crosswise : TRANSECT
38. Slangy affirmative : YEP
39. Make scents of? : ODORIZE
42. Cry of derision : YAH
43. Hot desert wind : SANTAANA
45. Yankees manager before Girardi : TORRE
47. F.D.A.-banned diet pill ingredient : EPHEDRA
50. Thrice, on an Rx : TER
51. With 35-Down, fictional heroine who says "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me" : JANE
53. Augustus ___ : CAESAR
55. Hit for Guy Lombardo in 1937 and Jimmy Dorsey in 1957 : SORARE
57. Jewish or Iranian, e.g. : NONARAB
61. Make : EARN
62. Auden or Aiken : POET
65. [Bo-o-oring!] : SNORE
66. Swarm member : GNAT
67. Layer of the eye : UVEA
68. Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
69. Hard thing to carry : ONUS
70. Meal for a weevil : BOLL
71. See 1-Across : LOOPS
1. Dona ___ (1976 Sonia Braga role) : FLOR
2. Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
3. Like much folklore : ORAL
4. Things that lead to mergers? : ONRAMPS
5. Billy Blanks fitness system : TAEBO
6. Small hills : KNOLLS
7. Tail movement : WAG
8. Talking with one's hands: Abbr. : ASL
9. Roman road : ITER
10. Laundry staff : IRONERS
11. Request for group permission : CANWE
12. Jones once of the Stones : BRIAN
13. Oodles : MANY
21. Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
23. Newsgroup system since 1980 : USENET
25. Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
26. Husband, in France : MARI
28. "No more!," e.g. : PLEA
29. ___ Crunch : CAPN
31. Bosox nickname of old : YAZ
32. Sorrowful cries : AYS
33. Melodramatic series, in slang : SOAPER
35. See 51-Across : EYRE
36. Mystery author John Dickson ___ : CARR
37. Everyday article : THE
40. Morse unit : DAH
41. 10 sawbucks : ONEC
44. The Ricardos, to the Mertzes : TENANTS
46. Italian city that is the title setting of a Walpole novel : OTRANTO
48. Prom tux, usually : RENTAL
49. Japan's largest active volcano : ASO
51. Actress Pflug : JOANN
52. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
54. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
55. ___ lily : SEGO
56. Digital book file extension : EPUB
58. ___-Rooter : ROTO
59. Give ___ (care) : ARAP
60. Gershwin opera heroine : BESS
63. Egg head? : OVO
64. Fish contained in unadon : EEL

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