New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: The six És with acute accents work both Across and Down. Patrick Merrell did something similar with Ñs.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Atypical : ODD
4. Bit : CRUMB
9. Ballet dips : PLIES
14. Once called : NEE
15. Skater Sonja : HENIE
16. Station wagon rear door feature : LATCH
17. Fraternity letter : ETA
18. Open courts : ATRIA
19. Light on one's feet : AGILE
20. Kind of party : HEN
21. German "never" : NIE
22. TV drama featuring Ted Danson as D. B. Russell : CSI
24. MS. enclosure : SAE
25. Maddens : ENRAGES
27. Submits : HANDSIN
29. "Three Men in ___" ("Our Gang" short) : ATUB
30. Popular perfume : TABU
32. Golfer McIlroy who won the 2011 U.S. Open : RORY
33. Starts over, in a way : RESETS
36. Good-looker : CUTEY
38. Short rebuke : TSK
39. Items in a personnel director's in-box : RESUMES
41. ___ Jordan, real name of the Green Lantern : HAL
44. Grand ___ : HYATT
45. Israeli, e.g. : SEMITE
47. Snow ___ : PEAS
50. Paucity : NEED
52. ___ Candy, "Wonder Woman" character : ETTA
53. Strange things : EXOTICA
55. What circles in a Venn diagram do : OVERLAP
58. Network with more than 900 stations : NPR
59. Party person?: Abbr. : DEM
60. Straightaway : NOW
61. Distant : ICY
62. Out-and-out : TOTAL
64. Sore, and more : IRATE
66. ___-goat : SHE
67. "Hey Jude" vis-à-vis "Revolution," e.g. : ASIDE
68. Man-___ : EATER
69. Leoni of "Tower Heist" : TEA
70. Set designer's interest : DECOR
71. Orchestra grouping : REEDS
72. Byelorussia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR
1. 2003 Celine Dion album : ONEHEART
2. Periods of de-escalation, perhaps : DETENTES
3. U.S. secretary of state tied for the second-longest time in office : DEANRUSK
4. Former tennis star Michael : CHANG
5. Fix, as laces : RETIE
6. Rioting : UNREST
7. Early 11th-century year : MII
8. Person likely to have a good tan : BEACHBUM
9. Bagel choice : PLAIN
10. Audio problem : LAG
11. "Yes" : ITISSO
12. Patisserie treat : ECLAIR
13. Lustrous : SHEENY
23. Pan-fries : SAUTES
26. Five-spot : ABE
28. Like some wit : DRY
31. ___ accent, mark used symmetrically six times in this puzzle's solution : ACUTE
34. Sample : TRY
35. Hand-holding event : SEANCE
37. Indianapolis-to-Cincinnati dir. : ESE
40. More deserving of an R rating, say : STEAMIER
41. Targets appear on them : HITLISTS
42. Some cases : ATTACHES
43. 2012, for one : LEAPYEAR
44. 33rd prez : HST
46. Outlet for une rivière : MER
47. Basketball squad, e.g. : PENTAD
48. Piece of hard-hitting journalism : EXPOSE
49. ___ valve : AORTIC
51. Fund-raiser's request : DONATE
54. Thumb twiddler : IDLER
56. Made an X, maybe : VOTED
57. Servers at some restaurants : EWERS
63. Stir : ADO
65. "Norma ___" : RAE

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