New York Times, Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Author: Alex Fay
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fay. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Brainy Simpson : LISA
5. Try, as a case : HEAR
9. In pieces : APART
14. A Grimm beginning? : ONCE
15. Lui: him :: ___ : her : ELLE
16. First unelected president : TYLER
17. Suffix with dino- : SAUR
18. Fabrications : LIES
19. Faintest residue : TRACE
20. Outcome of many a boxing match ... or 38- and 36-Down : SPLITDECISION
23. Sniggler : EELER
24. St. Louis Blues org. : NHL
25. One in the hand? : ACE
28. Pig's home : STY
29. Corn units : EARS
33. Venerate : HALLOW
35. It's sometimes good to get back to them : BASICS
37. Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
38. Interstates ... or 60-Down and 65-Across : DIVIDEDHIGHWAYS
43. "Yikes!" : EGAD
44. Three-ingredient treats : SMORES
45. Well-thought-out : COGENT
48. "___, you noblest English ...!": "Henry V" : ONON
49. ___ favor : POR
52. Something to roll over, briefly : IRA
53. Brit. reference : OED
55. Weeper of mythology : NIOBE
57. Crushed by sorrow ... or 5-Across and 63-Down : BROKENHEARTED
62. Greek porticos : STOAS
64. Skateboard trickster's track : RAIL
65. Partner of means : WAYS
66. Nail-biting : TENSE
67. Modern storage units, briefly : MEGS
68. "Aha!" : ISEE
69. Early Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
70. U.S. Open's ___ Stadium : ASHE
71. Drag racing org. : NHRA
1. The second number in a record : LOSSES
2. Peevish : INAPET
3. Mulder's "X-Files" partner : SCULLY
4. Cliffside nest : AERIE
5. Didn't give away : HELD
6. Author Wiesel : ELIE
7. A Baldwin brother : ALEC
8. Sticky stuff : RESIN
9. Fifth-century emperor remembered as the epitome of cruelty : ATTILA
10. Expert in match play, for short? : PYRO
11. "The West Wing" actor who played Arnold Vinick : ALANALDA
12. Camcorder button abbr. : REC
13. Uno + due : TRE
21. Tire pattern : TREAD
22. Theater admonition : SHH
26. Snug as a bug in a rug : COZY
27. Flock females : EWES
30. Enzyme suffix : ASE
31. Clears (of) : RIDS
32. Ordinary schlub : SCHMO
34. Statutes : LAWS
35. Wait : BIDE
36. Priory of ___ (group in "The Da Vinci Code") : SION
38. Tenth: Prefix : DECI
39. Noted lab assistant : IGOR
40. Tramp : VAGABOND
41. Miracle-___ : GRO
42. Temporary tattoo dye : HENNA
46. Hangmen's tools : NOOSES
47. Shatner's "___War" : TEK
49. Soapmaking stuff : POTASH
50. One following directions : OBEYER
51. Exodus locale : REDSEA
54. Skin: Suffix : DERMA
56. Golfer Hale ___ : IRWIN
58. Tabula ___ : RASA
59. Scottish rejections : NAES
60. Daily temperature stat : HIGH
61. Otherwise : ELSE
62. Fr. holy woman : STE
63. Slugger Williams : TED

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