New York Times, Monday, September 1, 2014

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FVX} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Will Shortz notes: The published puzzle today looks quite different from what the constructor sent me. Allan had the theme answers running vertically, ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Anagramming theme today, the letters in TAMES rearranged at the end of five themers. This one took me much longer than an average ... more
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Across Down
1. Pyramid city close to Cairo : GIZA
5. Mocking remarks : JAPES
10. "Yikes!" : EGAD
14. Achieved a perfect score on : ACED
15. Obstinate reply : IWONT
16. African country bordering 12-Down : MALI
17. Socialite who inspired 1950's "Call Me Madam" : PERLEMESTA
19. Texts, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
20. Fossil fuel : COAL
21. Sulu and Uhura, e.g., on the Enterprise : SHIPMATES
23. 1957 hit covered by Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1968 : SUSIEQ
25. First word in many newspaper names : THE
26. "___ you for real?" : ARE
27. ___ Dhabi : ABU
28. Stale-smelling : MUSTY
31. Like Old Norse writing : RUNIC
33. Workplace communication : MEMO
35. Letters before an alias : AKA
36. Not eat eagerly : PICKAT
37. Pastrami and salami : DELIMEATS
40. Vietnam War weapon : NAPALM
43. Make a goof : ERR
44. Sea of Tranquillity, for the Apollo 11 astronauts : BASE
48. Car fuel additive : ETHYL
49. Army NCOs : SSGTS
51. Site of a church kneeler : PEW
52. ___-la-la : TRA
53. McKellen who played Magneto in the "X-Men" films : IAN
55. One of a 1980s demographic : YUPPIE
57. Run out of energy : LOSESTEAM
61. Martinique et Guadeloupe : ILES
62. Many a car on the autobahn : OPEL
63. Groups hired for high-profile cases : LEGALTEAMS
66. Carpentry spacer : SHIM
67. Sky-blue : AZURE
68. Where Vietnam is : ASIA
69. Roget's listings: Abbr. : SYNS
70. Theater reservations : SEATS
71. 1930s art style, informally : DECO
1. Clothing chain with a "Baby" division : GAP
2. Drink cooler : ICECUBE
3. Like a game with equal winners and losers : ZEROSUM
4. Old politico Stevenson : ADLAI
5. "Garfield" cartoonist Davis : JIM
6. Leaves dumbstruck : AWES
7. Deluxe : POSH
8. It's really something : ENTITY
9. ___ infection : STAPH
10. Jane Austen heroine : EMMA
11. What's filled up in a fill-up : GASTANK
12. African country bordering 16-Across : ALGERIA
13. Cut up, as a frog : DISSECT
18. Kind of school after nursery school: Abbr. : ELEM
22. Boy Scout ___ badge : MERIT
23. Uncle ___ : SAM
24. Hesitation about something : QUALM
29. Slalom, say : SKI
30. Breaks ... or an anagram of the ends of five Across answers in this puzzle : TAMES
32. Golden State school up the coast from L.A. : UCSB
34. Old jazz icon Anita : ODAY
36. The "P" of G.O.P. : PARTY
38. Perry of fashion : ELLIS
39. Part of a joule : ERG
40. Business setback recorded on Schedule C : NETLOSS
41. Wither away : ATROPHY
42. Add by degrees : PHASEIN
45. Mollify : APPEASE
46. Earth-shaking : SEISMIC
47. Animal whose name sounds like a pronoun : EWE
49. It goes "Ah-h-h-choo!" : SNEEZE
50. Zoot ___ : SUIT
54. Mythical strong man : ATLAS
56. Beg : PLEAD
58. State trees of North Dakota and Massachusetts : ELMS
59. Spanish water : AGUA
60. Many a service station adjunct : MART
64. "___ Misérables" : LES
65. ___ Paulo : SAO

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