New York Times, Monday, January 3, 2011

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQVX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Painter Chagall : MARC
5. Bushy hairdo : AFRO
9. Enticed : LURED
14. Pseudonym for Charles Lamb : ELIA
15. Honolulu keepsakes : LEIS
16. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
17. "Don't get too close!" : STANDBACK
19. Police stun gun : TASER
20. Kind of energy or eclipse : SOLAR
21. "Wow, totally crazy!" : THATSWACK
23. Sis or bro : SIB
25. Actress Hayworth : RITA
26. Stars of "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire," collectively : BRATPACK
31. Winter coats : PARKAS
35. "Mona ___" : LISA
36. Sound made when passing the sound barrier : BOOM
38. What a dog walker holds on to : LEASH
39. "Don't mind ___ do!" : IFI
40. Take someone's wheels from at gunpoint : CARJACK
42. Engineering sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
43. Town square : PLAZA
45. Duo : PAIR
46. Mideast ruler : EMIR
47. Definitely past one's mental peak : SENILE
49. Hiker's bag : KNAPSACK
51. Blueprint : PLAN
53. Mohawk-sporting TV star of the '80s : MRT
54. Place for parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme : SPICERACK
59. Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
63. Galahad's protection : ARMOR
64. Bulletin board fastener : THUMBTACK
66. ___ Arabia : SAUDI
67. Ace or deuce : CARD
68. Land of Blarney : EIRE
69. Talked up : HYPED
70. Chart-topping songs : HITS
71. Swing around on an axis : SLUE
1. Boot camp meal : MESS
2. Kind of saxophone : ALTO
3. Mideast money : RIAL
4. Variation of rummy that was a 1950s fad : CANASTA
5. Edmonton's prov. : ALB
6. Quite an accomplishment : FEAT
7. More than well-off : RICH
8. Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
9. "We can discuss this fully later" : LETSTALK
10. Not in the know : UNAWARE
11. Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
12. Util. bill : ELEC
13. Alternative to white, as turkey meat : DARK
18. Faucet trouble : DRIP
22. 15%-20%, for a waiter : TIP
24. "Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
26. Spots of light on a radar screen : BLIPS
27. The "R" in N.R.A. : RIFLE
28. Vietnamese or Thai : ASIAN
29. Nasdaq listing: Abbr. : CORP
30. Old cop show starring Telly Savalas : KOJAK
32. Fate : KARMA
33. ___ jelly : ASPIC
34. Dodge, as work : SHIRK
37. Common street name : MAIN
40. Phone-screening service : CALLERID
41. Study hard at the last minute : CRAM
44. 90210, e.g. : ZIPCODE
46. Subjects of wills : ESTATES
48. Where to hold a telephone receiver : EAR
50. "No ___!" ("Easy!") : PROB
52. "Why, certainly!" : NATCH
54. Miss America band : SASH
55. Appeal to God : PRAY
56. Early morning declaration : IMUP
57. Indian tea : CHAI
58. Rock's Cobain : KURT
60. Showy peacock feature : TAIL
61. Light brown shade : ECRU
62. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
65. Rx prescribers : MDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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