New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 2010

Author: Byron Walden and Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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7411/23/20013/26/20159
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Caleb Madison
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1.63132

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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 79, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Walden. This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Opposite of race : PLOD
5. Pyramid schemes, e.g. : SCAMS
10. Its scores are used in selecting Natl. Merit Scholars : PSAT
14. For all grades : ELHI
15. Shanty : HOVEL
16. Prefix with -pod : OCTO
17. Comical Martha : RAYE
18. Actor Hirsch of "Into the Wild" : EMILE
19. See 44-Down : TROY
20. Five Jacksons : CNOTE
22. *Dramatically expose : BLOWOPEN
24. *Home near a shore : HOUSEBOAT
26. Prevaricate : LIE
27. Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
28. They're shown in a beauty pageant : TALENTS
32. Madam : BAWD
35. Just out : NEW
37. Where to find eBay and Google : NASDAQ
38. Govt. watchdog since 1970 : OSHA
39. Miller products? : DRAMAS
41. Big Ten sch. : OSU
42. Co. bought by Verizon : MCI
43. One leading a cheer, perhaps : MASCOT
44. 1998 Roberto Clemente Award winner : SOSA
45. Like a vampire's victims : BITTEN
47. Classification for some popular Spanish music : ORO
48. Push : PROD
49. Mount Whitney's range : SIERRAS
51. Et ___ : ALII
53. 'Fore : TIL
54. *Massachusetts college : HOLYCROSS
59. *1975 Southern rock hit stereotypically requested at concerts : FREEBIRD
61. Words mouthed to a camera : HIMOM
62. Pro team? : YEAS
63. Beef type : ANGUS
65. Tropical vegetable also known as elephant's-ear : TARO
66. "I ___ dead!" : AMSO
67. Part of 41-Across : STATE
68. Short race, briefly : ONEK
69. Paula of TV news : ZAHN
70. Whom Raskolnikov confesses his crime to in "Crime and Punishment" : SONYA
71. Word that can combine with the ends of the answers to the six starred clues : FIRE
1. Stool, perhaps : PERCH
2. Southwest plain : LLANO
3. Words to a kidder : OHYOU
4. Fresca, e.g. : DIETSODA
5. Maroon 5's "___ Will Be Loved" : SHE
6. Dos that are don'ts? : COMBOVERS
7. St. Teresa's place : AVILA
8. Youngest Hall-of-Famer (at age 22) to hit 100 home runs : MELOTT
9. Whole bunch : SLEW
10. Baked entrees : POTPIES
11. *Porch feature : SCREENDOOR
12. Lots : ATON
13. Nerf ball, e.g. : TOY
21. Sinuous swimmer : EEL
23. Pueblo pots : OLLAS
25. Outlaw's accessory : BANDANA
29. Late Soviet diplomat Dobrynin : ANATOLY
30. Italian poet who was the subject of a Goethe play and a Donizetti opera : TASSO
31. ___ car : SQUAD
32. Turkeys : BOMBS
33. PC character set : ASCII
34. *Hillbillies' put-down : WHITETRASH
36. Baylor's home : WACO
40. Kantian concern : MORALDUTY
43. Oberon of "Wuthering Heights" : MERLE
44. With 19-Across, U.S.C.'s marching band : SPIRITOF
46. Checks the fit of : TRIESON
50. Literally, "way of the gods" : SHINTO
52. I, to Wilhelm I : ICH
55. Silent film accompaniment : ORGAN
56. Certain rial spender : OMANI
57. More peeved : SORER
58. Word that can combine with the starts of the answers to the six starred clues : SMOKE
59. Org. criticized in "When the Levees Broke" : FEMA
60. See 64-Down : BASS
62. Bosox legend : YAZ
64. With 60-Down, big Chilean export : SEA

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