New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 2010

Author: Andrew Zhou
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrew Zhou
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} Scrabble average: 2.13 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Zhou. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: This grid must be rotated 90° left or right, or turned upside down, to make sense of five of the answers.
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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. French clerics : ABBES
6. President after Tyler : POLK
10. Medicinal amts. : TSPS
14. General's cry : MARCH
15. This and that : OLIO
16. Stimulate : WHET
17. Game maker starting in 1972 : ATARI
18. Actress Carrie and others : NYES
19. Like wetlands : OOZY
20. *Antimicrobial bit in mouthwashes [90 degrees] : ZINCION
22. *Like wizards' caps [90 degrees] : CONIC
24. ___ volente (God willing) : DEO
25. Really thin person : TWIG
27. Tornado : VORTEX
30. Judgment : ASSIZE
32. Food thickener : AGAR
34. Undivided : ONE
35. #1 hit by the Byrds ... or directions for reading the answers to this puzzle's starred clues (always clockwise as indicated) : TURNTURNTURN
38. Mai ___ (drinks) : TAIS
41. Wine: Prefix : OEN
42. "Comin' ___!" : ATYA
43. *Apollo 11 and 12 [180 degrees] : MOONMISSIONS
48. Given the nod : OKD
49. Dance at a Jewish wedding : HORA
50. Showing signs of disuse : RUSTED
54. Iranian city of 1.2+ million : SHIRAZ
56. Masculine side : YANG
58. Insurance plan, for short : HMO
59. *Marriage, say [270 degrees] : UNION
61. *Specification in a burger order, maybe [270 degrees] : NOONION
63. Attorney General Holder : ERIC
65. Endure : LAST
67. Dessert cake : TORTE
68. [I'm kidding!] : WINK
69. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
70. Dipsomaniac : TOPER
71. Jumpy : EDGY
72. LP or 45 : DISC
73. Biblical dry measures : OMERS
1. "She's the Man" actress Bynes : AMANDA
2. Washes : BATHES
3. Longest river in Texas : BRAZOS
4. Off-white shade : ECRU
5. Tibetan dog : SHIHTZU
6. Kind of scheme : PONZI
7. West Coast brew, for short : OLY
8. Place : LIEU
9. Dweller in Pristina : KOSOVAR
10. Like many TV movies: Abbr. : TWOHR
11. Public mention : SHOUTOUT
12. Candy that comes in more than a dozen flavors : PEZ
13. Farm structure : STY
21. Short person? : OWER
23. N.F.L. coach Jim : ZORN
26. St. Louis's arch, symbolically : GATEWAY
28. "Just you wait, ___ 'iggins ..." : ENRY
29. TV warrior princess : XENA
31. Formal/informal response to "Who's there?" : ITSI
33. Ben ___, "Treasure Island" pirate : GUNN
36. "The Big Sleep" film genre : NOIR
37. Shooters : TAWS
38. General ___ chicken : TSOS
39. Egyptian cross : ANKH
40. Treating, in a way, as table salt : IODIZING
44. Bygone sovereign : SHAH
45. Three sheets to the wind : SOZZLED
46. Of little ___ use : ORNO
47. Should : OUGHTTO
51. Five-time Olympic gold-medal swimmer : THORPE
52. One overacting : EMOTER
53. Catnappers : DOZERS
55. Tumultuous : ROCKY
57. Old pyramid builder : AZTEC
60. District of Colombia? : CALI
62. Camera feature : ZOOM
63. Animal often seen with a bell around its neck : EWE
64. Clear (of) : RID
66. Family girl : SIS

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