New York Times, Monday, October 22, 2012

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 79, Blocks: 42 Missing: {GQWXY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Acad. or univ. : SCH
4. Starring role : LEAD
8. Bieber with the 2010 hit "Baby" : JUSTIN
14. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
15. Olympic event with electrified equipment : EPEE
16. Presume : SUPPOSE
17. Lean-___ (temporary shelters) : TOS
18. Squeezing tool : VISE
19. Not checked for speed : UNTIMED
20. It's measured by polls : PUBLICOPINION
23. Height: Prefix : ACRO
24. Home of the San Diego Padres : PETCOPARK
27. Tank engine of children's fiction : THOMAS
30. "Never mind" : NAH
31. Some jeans : LEES
33. Hurt : ACHE
35. Be fond of : LIKE
38. Dog's bark : ARF
39. Conqueror of the Incas : FRANCISCOPIZARRO
44. Pro's opposite : CON
45. Mexican snack : TACO
46. Some cameras, for short : SLRS
47. Frankie Valli's "___ Take My Eyes Off You" : CANT
49. Alphabetically first state: Abbr. : ALA
51. Seaport SE of Roma : NAPOLI
55. Traveler to Cathay : MARCOPOLO
59. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
60. Sting operative ... or a hint to 20-, 24-, 39- and 55-Across : UNDERCOVERCOP
63. Make obsolete : OUTMODE
66. Portent : OMEN
67. Actress Thurman : UMA
68. Flies : AVIATES
69. Festooned with bathroom tissue, informally : TPED
70. Campus in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
71. Leather worker : TANNER
72. Sailors : TARS
73. ___ Andreas fault : SAN
1. Decide against making any changes : SITPAT
2. Catcher's stance : CROUCH
3. Company that makes Scrabble : HASBRO
4. Jeans maker Strauss : LEVI
5. Awesome, in slang : EPIC
6. Fable writer : AESOP
7. Get worse, as losses : DEEPEN
8. Month after mayo : JUNIO
9. Slangy request for a high-five : UPTOP
10. Kind of cord or column : SPINAL
11. Male turkey : TOM
12. Suffix with expert : ISE
13. Beatty of "Charlie Wilson's War" : NED
16. Frito-Lay product once sold in a 100% compostable bag : SUNCHIPS
21. The salesman in "Death of a Salesman" : LOMAN
22. Author Calvino : ITALO
25. Rump : REAR
26. Deborah of "The King and I" : KERR
28. Bank holding: Abbr. : ACCT
29. Sunni rival : SHIA
32. California's second-busiest airport, after LAX : SFO
34. Fugitives : ESCAPEES
36. Pottery oven : KILN
37. Poet Pound : EZRA
39. Media monitoring grp. : FCC
40. Move aimlessly : ROAM
41. 26-Down's role in "The King and I" : ANNA
42. 1950s TV innovation : COLOR
43. "___ our agreement ..." : ASPER
48. Whom "Dewey Defeats" in a classic Chicago Tribune headline : TRUMAN
50. "Little Women" author : ALCOTT
52. Takes place : OCCURS
53. See 58-Down : LOOMPA
54. Hurting : INPAIN
56. Bill worth 100 smackers : CNOTE
57. More peculiar : ODDER
58. With 53-Down, Willy Wonka employee : OOMPA
61. Swerve : VEER
62. Finales : ENDS
63. Kellogg's Cracklin' ___ Bran : OAT
64. The Cavaliers of the A.C.C. : UVA
65. Its atomic symbol is Sn : TIN

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