New York Times, Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXY} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Command to a Doberman : SICEM
6. "American Idol" rating : TVPG
10. Crotchety sort : CRAB
14. Sunshine State city : OCALA
15. Place on the payroll : HIRE
16. "60 Minutes" correspondent Logan : LARA
17. Spanish moray still exists : SEVILLEEELLIVES
20. Broke bread : ATE
21. Art gallery site, possibly : LOFT
22. Biscotti flavoring : ANISE
23. Wall-to-wall measure : AREA
24. "Both Sides Now," for one : SONG
26. Polish sister showed her inexperience : WARSAWNUNWASRAW
33. Watch for : AWAIT
34. Bar opening? : MINI
35. ___ carte : ALA
36. W.W. II pinup features : GAMS
37. Fleet members : SHIPS
39. Not much : ABIT
40. Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
41. "Pet" that's a plant : CHIA
42. Auto gear : DRIVE
43. Silver State boogie band autopsy expert : RENOROCKCORONER
47. Stink to high heaven : REEK
48. It's pumped : IRON
49. Tale of Achilles : ILIAD
52. Pic : SNAP
53. Parseghian of the Fighting Irish : ARA
56. Red Sox fans mourned tearlessly : BOSTONDIDNOTSOB
60. On break, say : IDLE
61. Seep : OOZE
62. Deadly : FATAL
63. Gets the picture : SEES
64. White-tailed ___ : DEER
65. Picture holder : FRAME
1. Member of the 600 home run club : SOSA
2. "Rhyme Pays" rapper : ICET
3. Batmobile "garage" : CAVE
4. Super Bowl-winning Manning : ELI
5. Teen loiterer, possibly : MALLRAT
6. Creepy 1981 Lauren Bacall film : THEFAN
7. ___ Cong : VIET
8. Start to fix? : PRE
9. Salon stuff : GEL
10. Holds tight : CLINGS
11. Jazz saxophonist Coltrane : RAVI
12. God in the 49-Across : ARES
13. Corner of a diamond : BASE
18. MGM mogul Marcus : LOEW
19. Maui neighbor : LANAI
23. Antique shop tag : ASIS
24. Sassy sort : SNIP
25. Has control over : OWNS
26. "Friendly" action : WAGER
27. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed : AWAKE
28. Japanese noodle dish : RAMEN
29. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
30. Israeli P.M. after Shamir : RABIN
31. Having a pulse : ALIVE
32. Firefighting aid : WATER
37. Wingtip or wedge : SHOE
38. Country bumpkin : HICK
39. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
41. Doctrine : CREDO
42. Leave, as kids at school : DROPOFF
44. Gives a speech : ORATES
45. Fireplace remnant : CINDER
46. Algerian port : ORAN
49. Sacred bird of ancient Egypt : IBIS
50. Gold streak : LODE
51. Manhattan, for one : ISLE
52. Clothing tag information : SIZE
53. Terrier in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
54. Travel aimlessly : ROAM
55. Up to the task : ABLE
57. Go-ahead sign : NOD
58. Female 64-Across : DOE
59. La Brea goop : TAR

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