New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Author: Rolf Hamburger
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hamburger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Time in some want ads : AFT
4. Shutout spoiler : GOAL
8. Globetrotter's woe : JETLAG
14. Tuba sound : PAH
15. Language of Pakistan : URDU
16. Plaza Hotel moppet : ELOISE
17. Washington and ___ University : LEE
18. Team on the receiving end of a prank? : MOONEDSQUAD
20. Seams' contents : ORES
22. "Arrivederci" : ADIEU
23. "E," "pluribus" or "unum"? : MONEYWORD
27. Comeback? : ECHO
31. Bother no end : BEDEVIL
32. China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
35. "Come again?" : HUH
36. Call that might result in a 27-Across : YODEL
38. Much bigotry : RACISM
40. Athletic trainer for Neanderthals? : STONEAGECOACH
43. Some summer fare : RERUNS
44. At full tilt : AMAIN
45. Send packing : AXE
46. SAT company : ETS
48. Like Cup-a-Soup : INSTANT
52. Items in many lists of ingredients : DYES
54. West Coast punk rock group? : LARAMONES
56. Kind of computing using remote servers : CLOUD
59. Wolf's look : OGLE
60. Entered pie-eyed? : GONEINRUMMY
66. Guinness Book suffix : EST
67. Not in any key : ATONAL
68. Running ___ : LATE
69. Start of some California place names : LOS
70. Stereotypical bum's place : BOWERY
71. Police setup : TRAP
72. Addition to 18-, 23-, 40-, 54- and 60-Across : ONE
1. Self-assurance : APLOMB
2. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAEROE
3. "Period!" : THEEND
4. Candy store purchase : GUM
5. "___ y plata" : ORO
6. Stir : ADO
7. Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
8. Yoda, notably : JEDI
9. Choice word : ELSE
10. Chef's topper : TOQUE
11. Imprisoned Peace Nobelist ___ Xiaobo : LIU
12. Simile center : ASA
13. Goal for some H.S. dropouts : GED
19. Whitewater phenomenon : EDDY
21. "Later!" : SEEYOU
24. De Carlo of "The Munsters" : YVONNE
25. Most inclusive : WIDEST
26. Olive genus : OLEA
28. In vogue : CHIC
29. "Shut your mouth!" : HUSH
30. Its symbol is omega : OHM
33. Things understood by few : ARCANA
34. Eastern belief : TAOISM
37. Letters on some N.Y.C. baggage tags : LGA
39. Playground retort : CANTOO
40. Like a proverbial 10 : SEXY
41. Arborist's study : TREE
42. Oil-rich ruler, perhaps : EMIR
43. "Way cool!" : RAD
47. Say "Offisher, I am completely shober," e.g. : SLUR
49. Dundee who trained Ali : ANGELO
50. Gov. Rockefeller : NELSON
51. Sleeping sickness transmitter : TSETSE
53. Public spectacle : SCENE
55. X-rated : ADULT
57. When doubled, a 1997 Jim Carrey movie : LIAR
58. Just : ONLY
60. Chew the rag : GAB
61. Ear: Prefix : OTO
62. Diva's demand : NOW
63. Nick, say : MAR
64. Overseer of N.Y.C. bridges : MTA
65. "I reckon so" : YEP

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