New York Times, Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Author: John Dunn
Editor: Will Shortz
John Dunn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Dunn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Head off : AVERT
6. See 13-Across : RIOT
10. Deviate from a course : YAW
13. Sprays, as a crowd in a 6-Across : MACES
14. Petrol amount : LITRE
15. A pitcher should have a low one, in brief : ERA
16. 1954 monster film setting : BLACKLAGOON
18. Busiest airport on the West Coast, informally : LAX
19. Franc replacement : EURO
20. Immense, in poetry : ENORM
21. Friend in war : ALLY
22. 1948 John Wayne western : REDRIVER
24. Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
26. Drinker's road offense, for short : DWI
27. It may have an arch or a lintel : DOORWAY
30. What buoys do : BOB
33. Battery terminal : ANODE
36. Course that you waltz through : EASYA
37. It gives a hoot : OWL
38. Formidable opponents : NEMESES
40. Nightfall, in poetry : EEN
41. ___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
43. Baker who sang "Giving You the Best That I Got" : ANITA
44. "___ not what your country ..." : ASK
45. Brahma, in Hinduism : CREATOR
47. PC's brain : CPU
49. The Bible, e.g. : BOOK
50. City that's home to the winner of the first two Super Bowls : GREENBAY
55. Pod contents : PEAS
57. Catcher's position : SQUAT
59. Ontario tribe : CREE
60. Dartmouth or Brown : IVY
61. Some Winslow Homer art ... or what five answers in this puzzle are? : WATERCOLORS
63. Prefix with natal : NEO
64. Sambuca flavoring : ANISE
65. Tighten, as laces : RETIE
66. Wildebeest : GNU
67. Reasons for braces : GAPS
68. Hearth waste : ASHES
1. Color of honey : AMBER
2. Cherish : VALUE
3. Virtual holiday greeting : ECARD
4. 3 minutes 43 seconds for running a mile, e.g. : RECORD
5. "Ba-a-ad!" : TSK
6. Harshness : RIGOR
7. "Like ___ not ..." : ITOR
8. Start of a cry by Juliet : OROMEO
9. Start of the end of a countdown : TEN
10. It's between Korea and China : YELLOWSEA
11. Name on a map of Uzbekistan or Kazakhstan : ARAL
12. Like some crayons : WAXY
14. Swim meet assignment : LANE
17. James of the Met : LEVINE
21. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
23. "Count me in!" : IWANTTO
25. Loses it altogether : GOESAPE
27. Arnaz of "I Love Lucy" : DESI
28. Affirmatives : AYES
29. Bronx Bomber : YANK
30. Pear variety : BOSC
31. Man ___ (A.P.'s Horse of the Century) : OWAR
32. Linda Ronstadt hit co-written by Roy Orbison : BLUEBAYOU
34. "ER" actor Epps : OMAR
35. Room with few or no windows : DEN
39. "Blah, blah, blah ..." : ETCETC
42. Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
46. ___ Baiul, 1994 Winter Olympics gold medalist : OKSANA
48. Fester and Remus : UNCLES
50. Take a stab : GUESS
51. Hard to come by : RARE
52. Very thin soup : BROTH
53. Eagle's nest : AERIE
54. Affirmatives : YESES
55. Radar sound : PING
56. Deadlocked : EVEN
58. Stick in a medicine cabinet : QTIP
61. Joker : WAG
62. ___ pro nobis (pray for us: Lat.) : ORA

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