New York Times, Friday, December 31, 2010

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Z} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One likely to die on the road? : JALOPY
7. What something may go down to : THEWIRE
14. Foster girl : JEANIE
15. Poster girl : TEENIDOL
16. Debunked? : ARISEN
17. Response to great news : IMSOGLAD
18. Big tin exporter: Abbr. : BOL
19. Beat badly : STOMP
21. Battle joiner's choice : SIDE
22. Kind of replication : RNA
23. Sticks up for, maybe? : ABETS
25. Serbian city where Constantine the Great was born : NIS
26. Org. with towers : AAA
27. Luzón, e.g. : ISLA
28. Thingamajig : WIDGET
31. Film in which Eddie Murphy voices the dragon Mushu : MULAN
33. Lit : AFLAME
35. Be revolting : STICKITTOTHEMAN
40. Homes within nations : TEPEES
41. San Francisco's Museo ___ Americano : ITALO
42. Red giants in the night sky : SSTARS
45. Procure : REAP
47. Big hit : POW
48. Cross character : TAU
49. Not dormant : ASTIR
51. As : QUA
52. Ice legend's family : ORRS
54. Head start? : AITCH
56. It's often hung illegally : UEY
57. "The Humbugs of the World" author, 1865 : PTBARNUM
60. Be coerced : HAVETO
62. Relationship in the 2009 film "I Love You, Man" : BROMANCE
63. 1974 hit with Spanish lyrics : ERESTU
64. "Got it" : YESISEE
65. The Allman Brothers Band, e.g. : SEXTET
1. Creator of TV's "Alias" : JJABRAMS
2. Blimp navigator : AERONAUT
3. Boxer who wrote "Reach!" : LAILAALI
4. Switch sides? : ONS
5. Some county fair contest entries : PIES
6. Folks getting into dirt : YENTAS
7. Bait : TEMPT
8. Bucks, e.g. : HES
9. Rock's Brian : ENO
10. Freaks (out) : WIGS
11. Not going anywhere : IDLING
12. Carrier of drum cases, maybe : ROADIE
13. First in line, say : ELDEST
15. Over and over : TIMEAFTERTIME
20. Like M&M's : OBLATE
24. Sacrifice fly? : SWAT
27. Cartoonist, at times : INKER
29. 64-Across, to a cat : IMHIP
30. Debugger? : DEET
32. Court proceedings : ACTA
34. Freak : LOSEIT
36. Self, in a Latin phrase : IPSA
37. Many users follow its directions : MAPQUEST
38. "Gentille" one of song : ALOUETTE
39. Problem for one who's trapped : NOWAYOUT
42. Visit : STOPBY
43. "The Transcendence of the Ego" writer : SARTRE
44. Some muscle cars : TURBOS
46. ___ National Park : ARCHES
50. It may stick to your ribs : SAUCE
53. Language related to Finnish : SAMI
55. Dummy on a greyhound track : HARE
58. Coll. peer leaders : RAS
59. Uptown's dir. in N.Y.C. : NNE
61. Really try : VEX

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