New York Times, Monday, October 18, 2010

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: There is a rare error at 5 Across. "I'll never be hungry again" is Scarlett's last line before intermission but she has plenty more to say after the popcorn break.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Officials behind batters : UMPS
5. Scarlett whose final film words are "I'll never be hungry again" : OHARA
10. Dame Hess at a piano : MYRA
14. What to call a king : SIRE
15. Caution light's color : AMBER
16. Chick's chirp : PEEP
17. Preowned : USED
18. Where Jodie lives? : FOSTERHOME
20. Survey a second time : REMAP
22. ___ de cologne : EAU
23. To the ___ (fully) : MAX
24. With 53-Across, where Victoria lives? : PRINCIPAL
28. Say "Boo!" to, say : SCARE
30. Ernie on the links : ELS
31. Moonshine device : STILL
32. Dirty dishes often collect in them : SINKS
33. Hair colorers : DYES
35. Weekly TV show with guest hosts, for short : SNL
36. Broadcast : AIR
37. Where Donna lives? : SUMMERPLACE
41. A clown might get it in the face : PIE
42. Jr.'s son : III
43. Heady brews : ALES
46. Current conductors : WIRES
49. Rachel Maddow's network : MSNBC
51. Singleton : ONE
52. Nonreactive, chemically : INERT
53. See 24-Across : RESIDENCE
55. Co. with a lot of connections? : ISP
56. Inexact no. : EST
58. Multigenerational stories : SAGAS
59. Where Sally lives? : FIELDHOUSE
64. Starchy tropical root : TARO
65. Not working : IDLE
66. Camel caravan's stop : OASIS
67. "You too?" à la Caesar : ETTU
68. Trial run : TEST
69. Scents : ODORS
70. Well-kept : NEAT
1. Seized, as the throne : USURPED
2. Scroogelike : MISERLY
3. Debaters' basic assumptions : PREMISES
4. Many a family car : SEDAN
5. Clodhopper : OAF
6. Payer of some hosp. bills : HMO
7. "Washboard" muscles : ABS
8. Give a new version of, as a story : RETELL
9. Square footage : AREA
10. Dashboard abbr. : MPH
11. Royal attendant in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta : YEOMAN
12. Comment : REMARK
13. Uppermost points : APEXES
19. Moscow's land : RUSSIA
21. Dell or Toshiba products, for short : PCS
25. "Who's there?" response : ITSME
26. "Knotty" wood : PINE
27. Cry from a bailiff when a judge walks in : ALLRISE
29. Around, in a date : CIRCA
34. "Fantastic!" : SUPER
36. Cover story : ALIBI
38. Covered with a fine spray : MISTED
39. Bowlers' targets : PINS
40. Stretch : ELONGATE
44. Former Web reference from Microsoft : ENCARTA
45. Ushers to the exit : SEESOUT
46. Nintendo product for the gym-averse, maybe : WIIFIT
47. Not outdoors : INSIDE
48. Disgusts : REPELS
49. Wild-riding squire of "The Wind in the Willows" : MRTOAD
50. Savings acct. alternatives : CDS
54. Consumed : EATEN
57. "Scram!" : SHOO
60. Permit : LET
61. Troops' support grp. : USO
62. Walter Raleigh or Walter Scott : SIR
63. Twisty road curve : ESS

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