New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Author: Ricky Ini Liu
Editor: Will Shortz
Ricky Ini Liu
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Liu. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Valentine's Day figure : AMOR
5. Computer that once came in "flavors" : IMAC
9. Channel with hearings : CSPAN
14. Porterhouse order : RARE
15. Crowe's role in "A Beautiful Mind" : NASH
16. Swordsman who leaves his mark : ZORRO
17. Stop talking, with "up" : CLAM
18. Three-ingredient breakfast serving? : TRIOCEREAL
20. Word before mail or crime : HATE
21. TV brand : RCA
22. Canadian Thanksgiving mo. : OCT
23. Visually assessed : EYED
24. Afraid of wine? : OENOPHOBIC
29. Straight edges of pizza slices, essentially : RADII
31. "Rush!" : ASAP
32. TV character who jumped the shark, with "the" : FONZ
33. Former Portuguese colony in China : MACAU
35. Powder holder : KEG
37. ___ pro nobis : ORA
38. Ill humor : CHOLER
40. Weapon for 16-Across : RAPIER
42. W.C. : LAV
43. Tristan's title : SIR
45. "Lay Lady Lay" singer : DYLAN
46. Largest dwarf planet in the solar system : ERIS
48. Fan's reading : ZINE
50. Frequent Woody Allen feeling : ANGST
53. Foreboding cartoons? : OMENCOMICS
56. Mideast ruler: Var. : AMIR
57. Suffix with velvet : EEN
58. It's not gross : NET
59. Wrestling extravaganza enclosure : CAGE
60. The way of the government? : FEDERALTAO
64. Volcano that devastated Catania : ETNA
65. Totally wow : AMAZE
66. Very, very : OHSO
67. Sailed through : ACED
68. Old TV parts : TUBES
69. Not mint : USED
70. Spike Lee's "___ Gotta Have It" : SHES
1. 1-Across, for one : ARCHER
2. 1941-42 Allies vs. Japanese battle locale : MALAYA
3. Film that's been speechified? : ORATEDMOVIE
4. Like some summer school classes : REMEDIAL
5. Words from an emcee : INTRO
6. Mime who created Bip : MARCEAU
7. Afghans, e.g. : ASIANS
8. Comedian Margaret : CHO
9. Brno native : CZECH
10. More or less : SORTOF
11. Lead-in to law or med : PRE
12. Constellation south of Scorpius : ARA
13. Dictator Lon ___ : NOL
19. Having a reddish-brown tinge : COPPERY
25. Tree on a Connecticut state quarter : OAK
26. Shout of disapproval exactly like another? : BOOINGMATCH
27. As to, on memos : INRE
28. White House appointment : CZAR
30. Decorates, as a cake : ICES
34. Pearl Harbor ship : ARIZONA
36. Many a party at Kennedy Center : GALA
38. '63 role for Liz : CLEO
39. "No ___, no foul" : HARM
41. Cure-alls : PANACEAS
44. Canyon area : RIM
45. Pass on : DECEASE
47. Blessing elicitor, sometimes : SNEEZE
49. Portions of about 11% : NINTHS
51. Dotted-line user : SIGNEE
52. Radial patterns : TREADS
54. Dwarf planet in the asteroid belt : CERES
55. Got off the bottom? : STOOD
60. "___ chance!" : FAT
61. Cousin of a cassowary : EMU
62. Smidge : DAB
63. Baseball's Piniella : LOU

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