New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 2010

Author: Bill Thompson
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Thompson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Thompson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. The Divine, in 23-Across : DIO
4. "M*A*S*H" co-star : SWIT
8. Get started : GOTOIT
14. Woman's name that means "messenger of God" : ANGELINA
16. Simple hydrocarbon : ETHYNE
17. *Omaha-born human rights activist : MALCOLMX
18. Mauled : TOREAT
19. Pick ___ (quibble) : ANIT
20. Supérieur et Érié : LACS
22. Baum princess : OZMA
23. Ligurian capital : GENOA
25. Having harmony : TONAL
28. Suffix with ball : OON
29. Physics unit : ERG
30. Tee follower : VEE
32. 1955 Platters hit : ONLYYOU
34. Plunk preceder : KER
35. Follows : SUCCEEDS
36. *Today's kids, demographically speaking : GENERATIONZ
38. Plessy v. ___ (landmark Supreme Court decision) : FERGUSON
40. Gate opener for Apollo : EOS
41. Afternoon services : TEASETS
42. Drew Barrymore hosted this show at age 7: Abbr. : SNL
43. Est., e.g., once : SSR
46. Approximately 946 of these make a qt. : MLS
47. Bouquet : pheasants :: covey : ___ : QUAIL
49. Volkswagen model : JETTA
51. Hockey's Phil, to fans : ESPO
53. Hubbub : STIR
55. "Dianetics" author ___ Hubbard : LRON
56. How some gym instructors stand : AKIMBO
59. *Brand with the challenge to lose one inch from your waist in two weeks : SPECIALK
61. Many a campaign fund-raiser : DINNER
62. Sweet wine : MUSCATEL
63. It goes in front of a coal tender : ENGINE
64. Hayes portrayer in "The Mod Squad," 1999 : EPPS
65. Number of tiles per Scrabble set for the letter at the end of the answer to each starred clue : ONE
1. Split or crack : DAMAGE
2. More asinine : INANER
3. Viewing with elevator eyes : OGLING
4. ___-pitch : SLO
5. It may be good or free : WILL
6. Con : INMATE
7. Mexican silver center : TAXCO
8. Trick : GET
9. Chiwere-speaking tribe : OTO
10. "And ___ the field the road runs by": Tennyson : THRO
11. Courtroom cry : OYEZOYEZ
12. Feeling gloomy, say : INAMOOD
13. Lockjaw : TETANUS
15. ___-1 ("Ghostbusters" vehicle) : ECTO
21. Part of a pig : SNOUT
24. *"What Do You Do With a B.A. in English?" musical : AVENUEQ
26. ___ régime : ANCIEN
27. *Performer born James Todd Smith : LLCOOLJ
31. Mocedades hit subtitled "Touch the Wind" : ERESTU
33. Urges : YENS
34. Gunpowder holders : KEGS
35. Japanese surname follower : SAN
36. Comprehending : GRASPING
37. Latin lover's bouquet, maybe : ROSAS
38. Where the N.S.A. is headquartered : FTMEADE
39. Some wallet material : EELSKIN
42. Blunder : SLIPUP
43. Prefix with cumulus : STRATO
44. Like some kisses : STOLEN
45. Irk : RANKLE
48. "Hello ___" (Todd Rundgren hit) : ITSME
50. Director Kazan : ELIA
52. Bygone science/sci-fi magazine : OMNI
54. Sued party in a legal case: Abbr. : RESP
57. Michael Jackson's first #1 solo hit : BEN
58. Calif. neighbor : ORE
60. Hosp. units : CCS

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