New York Times, Monday, October 25, 2010

Author: Jonah Kagan
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kagan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Healing ointment : BALM
5. Partner : MATE
9. David who sang "Space Oddity" : BOWIE
14. 1-Across ingredient : ALOE
15. Enthusiastic : AVID
16. Like some on-the-spot wireless networks : ADHOC
17. *Toy that's thrown : BOOMERANG
19. Point of no return? : DEATH
20. What an E may stand for : EFFORT
21. Deck wood : TEAK
23. China's ___ Zedong : MAO
24. Like a clear night sky : STARLIT
26. Tic : SPASM
28. 1492, 1776, 2001, etc. : YEARS
30. Seek divine help from : PRAYTO
33. Indent key : TAB
36. Back of the neck : NAPE
38. Silents star Normand : MABEL
39. Has an exciting opening number, say ... or what the answer to each starred clue does? : STARTSWITHABANG
43. Knight's attire : ARMOR
44. Actor Jared : LETO
45. Fig. on a vitamin bottle : RDA
46. Possible result of an animal bite : RABIES
48. Door fastener : LATCH
51. Jimmy of the Daily Planet : OLSEN
53. Bizarre : STRANGE
57. Angsty music genre : EMO
59. Look searchingly : PEER
61. "Certainly, madame!" : OUIOUI
62. Domino's offering : PIZZA
64. *Situation set to explode : POWDERKEG
66. "Pirates of the Caribbean" locales : ISLES
67. In the thick of : AMID
68. One who ran away with the spoon, in a nursery rhyme : DISH
69. Directors Ethan and Joel : COENS
70. Slothful : LAZY
71. Kiln for hops : OAST
1. Toyland visitors : BABES
2. Overhead : ALOFT
3. Bath sponge : LOOFA
4. Dalí's "The Persistence of ___" : MEMORY
5. Invaders in an H. G. Wells story : MARTIANS
6. Gardner of film : AVA
7. Windshield glare reducer : TINT
8. A hexagon has six of them : EDGES
9. Comeuppance for evil actions, supposedly : BADKARMA
10. Laudatory poem : ODE
11. *Guitar accessory that adds vibrato : WHAMMYBAR
12. Itsy-bitsy bit : IOTA
13. Canyon sound effect : ECHO
18. Gardner of mystery : ERLE
22. Download for an iPhone : APP
25. Fish with a net : TRAWL
27. Sad-sounding car company? : SAAB
29. Sales pitch : SPIEL
31. Be inclined (to) : TEND
32. ___ Korbut, 1972 Soviet gymnastics star : OLGA
33. Old Russian autocrat : TSAR
34. Gillette razor : ATRA
35. *Hoodwink : BAMBOOZLE
37. Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
40. Agitate : ROIL
41. Ignore a property owner's signs, perhaps : TRESPASS
42. Warm bedtime beverage : HOTTODDY
47. Visualize : SEE
49. Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
50. Bob or beehive : HAIRDO
52. Country with Sherpas : NEPAL
54. Finnish cell phone giant : NOKIA
55. "___ who?!" : GUESS
56. Number in an octet : EIGHT
57. "Ben-Hur," for one : EPIC
58. Soup with sushi : MISO
60. Italia's capital : ROMA
63. Buddhist sect : ZEN
65. Brainiac : WIZ

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