New York Times, Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Author: Kyle T. Dolan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle T. Dolan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Kyle T. Dolan notes: I began making this puzzle on January 12, 2013, two days after Kevan Choset's 'Wheel of Fortune'-themed puzzle appeared in the ... more
Jeff Chen notes: As a latchkey kid, I watched an embarrassing amount of terrible TV (which was *ahem* incredibly enjoyable). Sometimes I wonder what I ... more
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1. Friend of Gandalf : BILBO
6. Put ___ disadvantage : ATA
9. Microwaves, informally : NUKES
14. Like a whole lot : ADORE
15. ___ Chemical (Fortune 500 company) : DOW
16. NATO alphabet letter between Alfa and Charlie : BRAVO
17. Mars explorer : ROVER
18. Modern host of 35-Across : DREWCAREY
20. Erupted : BLEW
21. Aplomb : POISE
22. "Peter Pan" dog : NANA
23. Proctor's command : BEGIN
25. Touches : ABUTS
27. King with a golden touch : MIDAS
28. Reliever's stat : SAVES
30. Air Force One occupant, acronymically : POTUS
31. Shopping ___ : SPREE
32. Ad Council output, for short : PSA
35. Long-running game show with a feature spelled out clockwise by this puzzle's circled letters : THEPRICEISRIGHT
38. Dummkopf : ASS
39. Its chips aren't for eating : INTEL
40. Device read with a laser : CDROM
41. How some home videos are stored : ONDVD
42. Food that gets tossed? : SALAD
43. ___ Madness (Snapple flavor) : MANGO
45. Principle : TENET
46. Father-___ : TOBE
47. Exudes : OOZES
50. Crumble under pressure : WILT
53. Longtime host of 35-Across : BOBBARKER
55. Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
56. "O, I am ___!" (Polonius's last words) : SLAIN
57. ___ fly (R.B.I. producer) : SAC
58. ___ Marbles (British Museum display) : ELGIN
59. Unhealthily pale-skinned : PASTY
60. Flamenco shout : OLE
61. "In my opinion ..." : IDSAY
1. Zinger : BARB
2. Winner of a popular TV talent show : IDOL
3. Red marks of affection : LOVEBITES
4. Fomented, as trouble : BREWEDUP
5. Anthem preposition : OER
6. Append : ADDON
7. Doughnut shapes : TORI
8. Leaves slack-jawed : AWES
9. Jimmy Fallon's home : NBC
10. Planet with 27 moons : URANUS
11. One of 14 in a gold chain : KARAT
12. 18 of 38 roulette numbers : EVENS
13. ___ bean : SOYA
19. Drives recklessly : WEAVES
21. Rho preceders : PIS
24. Blue circle on a range : GASRING
26. Fraternity party detritus : BEERCAN
27. Mineralogist for whom a scale is named : MOHS
28. Drive recklessly, maybe : SPEED
29. Seed coat : ARIL
30. Bake sale grp., perhaps : PTA
31. Canadian comedy show of the 1970s-'80s : SCTV
32. They may be given for rude humor : PGRATINGS
33. Like many horses' feet : SHOD
34. Banking convenience, for short : ATM
36. Like many rainy-day activities : INDOOR
37. Original name for J.F.K. Airport : IDLEWILD
41. At all : ONEBIT
42. Parisian possessive : SES
43. Dinero : MOOLA
44. Palestinian leader Mahmoud ___ : ABBAS
45. Canonical hour before sext : TERCE
46. Recipe amt. : TBSP
48. "Your point being ...?" : OKSO
49. Enthusiasm : ZEAL
51. Luke Skywalker's twin : LEIA
52. Broadway honor : TONY
54. "___ questions?" : ANY
55. "Don't tell ___ can't!" : MEI

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