New York Times, Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQ} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Shade of green : JADE
5. Workplace watchdog, for short : OSHA
9. "That ___ my question" : WASNT
14. Each : APOP
15. Mrs. Frisby's charges in "The Secret of NIMH" : RATS
16. See 26-Across : ALTAR
17. Home of Eastern Michigan University : YPSILANTI
19. Rodeo rope : REATA
20. Harry Belafonte's specialty : CALYPSOMUSIC
22. "___ natural" : ACT
25. U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
26. One may be lit on a 16-Across : VOTIVE
27. Veer off track : GOAWRY
29. Pole, for one : SLAV
31. It might precede a collection: Abbr. : SER
32. Guns' partner : AMMO
33. Rapper parodied by Weird Al Yankovic in "Amish Paradise" : COOLIO
35. 1979 film with Capt. Willard and Col. Kurtz : APOCALYPSENOW
40. Universally known : FAMOUS
41. "Idylls of the King" lady : ENID
43. Motocross racer, for short : ATV
46. Skating maneuver : LUTZ
47. P.F.C.'s punishment : KPDUTY
49. Some prayer clothing : SHAWLS
51. My ___, Vietnam : LAI
52. ___-wolf : SHE
53. Undercover operatives ... or what are hiding in 17-, 20-, 35- and 58-Across? : SECRETAGENTS
57. Onetime TWA competitor : USAIR
58. Leaf-eating insect scourge : GYPSYMOTH
62. Hundredth: Prefix : CENTI
63. Gray ___ : AREA
64. Tot's injury : OWIE
65. Couldn't stand : HATED
66. Garden divisions : ROWS
67. Post-baby boomer group, for short : GENX
1. Homer Simpson's middle name : JAY
2. iPad download, in brief : APP
3. First of a pair of lists : DOS
4. Awesome : EPIC
5. How some medications are taken : ORALLY
6. Big name in Japanese electronics : SANYO
7. U.R.L. start : HTTP
8. Sale condition : ASIS
9. 35-Across, for one : WARMOVIE
10. North Pacific islander : ALEUT
11. Immobility : STASIS
12. Longtime local : NATIVE
13. Finder of missing persons : TRACER
18. Cubs' place : LAIR
21. Most toilet seats : OVALS
22. Turkish title : AGA
23. Result of trauma, maybe : COMA
24. Pack (down) : TAMP
28. Bark : WOOF
29. Russian space program started in the 1960s : SOYUZ
30. Takes the top (off) : LOPS
33. Medical condition treated by thrombolysis : CLOT
34. Lacking width and depth, for short : ONED
36. Screening aid : CALLERID
37. Something that can't be missed : AMUST
38. Burden : ONUS
39. ___ child (pregnant) : WITH
42. Hair salon stock : DYE
43. In and of itself : ASSUCH
44. Title location in a Hemingway novel : THESEA
45. Like rooms to rent : VACANT
47. Where Manhattan is : KANSAS
48. Unfortunate circumstance : PITY
50. Correspond : WRITE
51. Cartoon stinker : LEPEW
54. Food thickener : AGAR
55. Greek deli specialty : GYRO
56. Urban woe : SMOG
59. Be short : OWE
60. Cookie holder : TIN
61. Do voodoo on : HEX

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