New York Times, Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They may be kept on you : TABS
5. Massenet opera : THAIS
10. Memo subject header : INRE
14. Stationery shade : ECRU
15. "Care to?" : WANNA
16. "Way cool!" : NEAT
17. Capping : ATOP
18. Herr Schindler with a list : OSKAR
19. Start of some carrier names : AERO
20. Manufacturers : MAKERS
22. Dangerous place : LIONSDEN
24. Tide competitor : ERA
25. "Apollo and Daphne" sculptor : BERNINI
26. ___ Marino : SAN
28. Three-way joint : TEE
30. Research aids : GRANTS
33. Beehive State player : UTE
34. Was out : SLEPT
37. Choir accompaniment : ORGAN
38. ___ fides (bad faith) : MALA
40. ___ water : INHOT
42. Mother of Apollo : LETO
43. Chariot race site : ARENA
45. One of the Munsters : EDDIE
47. Gen ___ : XER
48. Study of government : CIVICS
50. New England's Cape ___ : ANN
51. Poetic preposition : ERE
52. Place to see a flick? : ASHTRAY
55. Bruins legend : ORR
57. Kind of well : ARTESIAN
59. Mythological figure being kissed in a statue at the Louvre : PSYCHE
62. Old geezer : COOT
63. Spark producer : FLINT
65. Parliament : DIET
66. Suffix in many store names : MART
67. Botanist's concern : FLORA
68. Salinger title girl : ESME
69. Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
70. Aligns, briefly : SYNCS
71. Gym count : REPS
1. ___ U.S.A. : TEAM
2. ___ fool (be silly) : ACTA
3. Possible reason for [see shaded letters] : BROKENELEVATORS
4. Apartment 1A resident, perhaps : SUPER
5. Infrequently seen bills : TWOS
6. Suffers from : HAS
7. Place for an electronic tether : ANKLE
8. Where there are "bombs bursting," to an anthem singer : INAIR
9. Polynesian wrap : SARONG
10. All tangled up : INASNARL
11. Possible reason for [see shaded letters] : NEEDINGEXERCISE
12. Like a blue lobster : RARE
13. School attended by King's Scholars : ETON
21. "Peanuts" expletive : RATS
23. Robert De ___ : NIRO
25. Geoffrey of fashion : BEENE
26. "Poison" shrub : SUMAC
27. Producer of the 2600 game console : ATARI
29. Musician/record producer Bobby : ELI
31. Stereotypical K.P. item : TATER
32. [So boring!] : SNORE
35. High degree : PHD
36. "Hurry up!" : TODAY
39. Liqueur served with coffee beans : ANISETTE
41. Pewter component : TIN
44. Essen expletives : ACHS
46. Son of Seth : ENOS
49. Leaves a 0% tip : STIFFS
53. Ninth-inning excitement, maybe : RALLY
54. OH- or Cl-, chemically : ANION
56. Truck rental company : RYDER
57. Climber's goal : ACME
58. Zoo sound : ROAR
59. H.S. supporters : PTAS
60. Rope material : HEMP
61. Verb with "vous" : ETES
64. Reactor-overseeing org. : NRC

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