New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 14, Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Toy gun shot : BBS
4. Machine that was often cloned : IBMPC
9. Molecular matter : ATOM
13. "Don't Bring Me Down" band, for short : ELO
14. It may be "golden" in mathematics : RATIO
15. Kind of shark : MAKO
16. Where a cowpuncher may work : DUDERANCH
18. Sweat spot : BROW
19. School attended by James Bond ... and Ian Fleming : ETON
20. Big bears : KODIAKS
22. Drink made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream : WHITERUSSIAN
26. Equipment for Olympian Lindsey Vonn : SKIS
27. Aunts, in Arles : TANTES
30. "Exodus" hero : ARI
33. Grades in the mid-70s : CEES
35. "Arrivederci" : CIAO
36. "Sorry if that rude word offended you" : PARDONMYFRENCH
40. Double-reed woodwind : OBOE
41. Prefix with -morphism : ENDO
42. "What a pleasant surprise!" : OHO
43. Letter-writing prisoner, perhaps : PENPAL
46. Quatre + un : CINQ
48. Play whence the phrase "the most unkindest cut of all" : JULIUSCAESAR
53. Group for young people coping with parental substance abuse : ALATEEN
55. "Othello" villain : IAGO
56. Green fruit : KIWI
57. What the last words in 16-, 22-, 36- and 48-Across are : DRESSINGS
61. ___ fixe : IDEE
62. "Fiddler on the Roof" milkman : TEVYE
63. Game cube : DIE
64. Signs of approval : NODS
65. Pictures that may be difficult to focus on : OPART
66. Word repeated in a classic "When Harry Met Sally ..." scene : YES
1. Moisten, as grass : BEDEW
2. Animator Don : BLUTH
3. "Same here" : SODOI
4. Like the verb "to be": Abbr. : IRR
5. Sheep's cry : BAA
6. Everest, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
7. Selects : PICKS
8. Any regular on "The View," e.g. : COHOST
9. Atmosphere, as at a restaurant : AMBIANCE
10. Quentin who directed "Inglourious Basterds" : TARANTINO
11. "I get it already!" : OKOK
12. Does some lawn work : MOWS
17. Sinusitis docs : ENTS
21. 1/7 of a Spanish week : DIA
23. Kitchen utensil brand name : EKCO
24. Nothing, in Paris : RIEN
25. 1972 #2 hit for Bill Withers : USEME
28. Individually : EACH
29. Greenwich Village neighbor : SOHO
30. Individually : APOP
31. "Streamers" playwright David : RABE
32. Exhibiting fierce determination : IRONJAWED
34. Matches, as two tapes : SYNCS
37. Sheriffs' sidekicks : DEPUTIES
38. Bank guarantor, for short : FDIC
39. "Five Women" author Jaffe : RONA
44. Word that can follow pale, brown or cask : ALE
45. Told fibs : LIEDTO
47. British monarch beginning in '52 : QEII
49. Overseas diplomat in N.Y.C., say : UNREP
50. Little Orphan Annie's dog : SANDY
51. Texas A&M athlete : AGGIE
52. Rock's Guns N' ___ : ROSES
53. Like, with "to" : AKIN
54. Beach resort at the entrance to the Lagoon of Venice : LIDO
58. Model Herzigova : EVA
59. Six-Day War land: Abbr. : SYR
60. Word with the longest entry in the O.E.D. : SET

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