New York Times, Monday, October 12, 2009

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bit of sunlight : RAY
4. Effrontery : GALL
8. Make equal, as the score : EVENUP
14. Ram's mate : EWE
15. Sting, in baby talk : OWIE
16. Piece of luggage : VALISE
17. ___-o'-shanter : TAM
18. Likely result of pollution along a beach : SWIMMINGBAN
20. "You ___ wrong!" : ARESO
22. Peach ___ (dessert) : MELBA
23. Title bear of 1960s TV : GENTLEBEN
26. Says "Come on, try harder!," say : URGES
30. Classic theater name : ROXY
31. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
33. Height: Abbr. : ALT
34. "___ Marlene" (W.W. II song) : LILI
37. Half of dos : UNO
39. Charles Nelson ___, longtime "Match Game" panelist : REILLY
41. Receptacle for some donations : USEDCLOTHINGBIN
44. 1910s-'20s flivver : MODELT
45. Make equal, as the score : TIE
46. Simplicity : EASE
47. Postpone, with "off" : PUT
48. Center of a simile : ASA
50. Peeved state : SNIT
52. Crush, with "on" : STOMP
54. "It's so good," in Paris : CESTSIBON
59. Bewildered : ATSEA
61. Milan's home : ITALY
62. Lenten treat : HOTCROSSBUN
67. Edge : RIM
68. Mount where Noah landed : ARARAT
69. President before Wilson : TAFT
70. Adam's madam : EVE
71. Sags : DROOPS
72. "Scat!" : SHOO
73. Filming locale : SET
1. Change the price on at the store : RETAG
2. In the know : AWARE
3. The "heel" of the Arabian Peninsula : YEMEN
4. Leave the band and strike out on one's own : GOSOLO
5. Exclamation before "How cute!" : AWW
6. 52, in old Rome : LII
7. "___ at 'em!" : LEMME
8. Good's opposite : EVIL
9. Abigail of "Dear Abby" : VANBUREN
10. Sir Edward who composed "Pomp and Circumstance" : ELGAR
11. Point on a 13-Down : NIB
12. "Made in the ___" : USA
13. Writing implement : PEN
19. Darn, as socks : MEND
21. Walk purposefully : STRIDE
24. Rejoices : EXULTS
25. ___ means (not at all) : BYNO
27. Emperor after Nero : GALBA
28. ___ Island (onetime immigrants' arrival point) : ELLIS
29. Broadway songwriter Jule : STYNE
32. China and environs, once, with "the" : ORIENT
34. Swellings : LUMPS
35. Has left the office : ISOUT
36. Caused : LEDTO
38. Mel who was #4 at the Polo Grounds : OTT
40. "Aha!" : IGETIT
42. Nonsense : CLAPTRAP
43. Sound of crowd disapproval : HISS
49. King beaters : ACES
51. Really digs : ISINTO
53. Prefix with economics : MACRO
55. Certain bridge positions : EASTS
56. Reveals : BARES
57. Martini go-with : OLIVE
58. Citi Field player, for short : NYMET
60. Bar habitués : SOTS
62. Owned : HAD
63. Bobby who was #4 at Boston Garden : ORR
64. Chinese "way" : TAO
65. "Humbug!" : BAH
66. Sci-fi saucer : UFO

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