New York Times, Thursday, October 13, 2011

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Darted : RACED
6. Grasp : FATHOM
12. Natl. economic stat : GDP
15. Full tilt : APACE
16. Proceeding without thinking : ONAUTO
17. Place for clover : LEA
18. Film about how to win a MacArthur Fellowship? : DOTHEBRIGHTTHING
21. Aoki of the P.G.A. : ISAO
22. One of the 30 Dow Jones industrials : IBM
23. Ancient Anatolian land : IONIA
24. Like some drugs, briefly : OTC
25. Film about a biblical serpent? : BEASTOFEDEN
29. Winging it? : ALOFT
32. Conspicuously consume : SLURP
33. Barq's rival : DADS
34. Trouble makers : DEMONS
36. Soup vegetable : LEEK
38. Film about Ali/Foreman's Rumble in the Jungle? : BOUTOFAFRICA
43. Slave : TOIL
44. Goes off script : ADLIBS
47. Word in the names of four state capitals : CITY
51. Viking king, 995-1000 : OLAFI
54. Skin: Suffix : DERMA
55. Film in which Moe, Shemp and Curly show their flexibility? : HOWARDSBEND
58. Lobster trap : POT
59. Title town in a 1945 Pulitzer winner : ADANO
60. "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" subj. : SCI
61. Mid sixth-century year : DLVI
62. Film about earworms? : SINGININTHEBRAIN
67. Official lang. of Ghana and Grenada : ENG
68. Judicial decision : DECREE
69. Jaipur royal : RANEE
70. Madrid royal : REY
71. Vows : SWEARS
72. Mushroom maker, briefly : ATEST
1. Spot that's never seen : RADIOAD
2. Figure in a Leonardo mural : APOSTLE
3. Passage of grave importance? : CATACOMB
4. Sound effect : ECHO
5. Heavy-metal singer Snider : DEE
6. 400 list-maker : FORBES
7. ___ magnetism : ANIMAL
8. Graffiti signature : TAG
9. "Say what?" : HUH
10. First N.L.'er to hit 500 home runs : OTT
11. Unifying theme : MOTIF
12. Good witch : GLINDA
13. Didn't approve : DENIED
14. Heathens : PAGANS
19. One that might catch a double dribble? : BIB
20. Did some garden work : HOED
26. Toni Morrison novel : SULA
27. Not kosher : TREF
28. "Anna Bolena" or "Anna Nicole" : OPERA
30. Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
31. Flanged fastener : TNUT
35. Waited in line, say : STOOD
37. Jason of the N.B.A. : KIDD
39. Art collector's collection : OILS
40. Undesirable roll : FLAB
41. Progressive Field team, on scoreboards : CLE
42. Stew container? : AIRPLANE
45. Appropriate title for this puzzle? : BMOVIES
46. Imitation fabric : SATINET
47. Second drink at a bar : CHASER
48. Element in disinfectants : IODINE
49. Like some country music : TWANGY
50. Jerry who co-founded Yahoo! : YANG
52. Become an increasing source of irritation : FESTER
53. " : INCHES
56. Sports no-nos, informally : ROIDS
57. Quit running : DIE
61. "Darn it!" : DRAT
63. Like ___ : NEW
64. It's very cool : ICE
65. Heat org.? : NRA
66. One piece of a two-piece : BRA

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