New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Author: Karen Young Bonin
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Act greedy : GRAB
5. Newsman Lou : DOBBS
10. Stand taken by a debater : DAIS
14. Elton John/Tim Rice musical : AIDA
15. ___ Gay : ENOLA
16. Austen heroine : EMMA
17. Jeering from the bleachers : BOOS
18. Broom made of twigs : BESOM
19. Crazy sort : LOON
20. End of some medieval tournament action? : KNIGHTSGOING
23. Charger : STEED
26. Part of the translation of "anno Domini" : OUR
27. Weapons that hit in a medieval tournament? : CONTACTLANCES
33. Sum up : ADD
34. Holy book : KORAN
35. Middleton and Moss : KATES
38. Estuaries : RIAS
40. Track figure : MILER
42. Flood survivor : NOAH
43. "The Most Happy ___" : FELLA
45. Imitated a wolf : BAYED
47. Spanish bear : OSO
48. Really boring medieval tournaments? : LISTSWEFORGET
51. Actress Zadora : PIA
52. Unwelcome growth : WEEDS
53. Joking around at a medieval tournament? : JOUSTKIDDING
60. See 58-Down : ETCH
61. Noted declarer of bankruptcy in 2001 : ENRON
62. Olympics jump : AXEL
66. W.W. II battle site : STLO
67. Accustom : INURE
68. "The occupation of the idle man, the distraction of the warrior, the peril of the sovereign," per Napoleon : LOVE
69. Creature known scientifically as Bufo bufo : TOAD
70. Heavy reading : TOMES
71. Donald and Ivana, for instance : EXES
1. Shoot the breeze : GAB
2. Carnival city : RIO
3. Fracas : ADO
4. Hamper : BASKET
5. Actress Mazar : DEBI
6. Fairly uncommon blood type, informally : ONEG
7. Nonsense : BOSH
8. Black mark : BLOT
9. Biblical fellow who was dis-tressed? : SAMSON
10. "Back to the Future" transport : DELOREAN
11. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
12. Springsteen's "___ Fire" : IMON
13. Told all to the cops : SANG
21. Mont. neighbor : NDAK
22. Crud : GUCK
23. Chow down on : SCARF
24. ___ for (really delicious) : TODIE
25. Ultimate object : ENDALL
28. Follower of many a dot : COM
29. Some daily papers, informally : TRIBS
30. TV courtroom drama, 1986-94 : LALAW
31. Start or finish of an aphorism regarding justice : ANEYE
32. Patsy : STOOGE
36. Made less rigorous : EASED
37. Things binge drinkers sometimes do : SHOTS
39. Sloppy : SLIPSHOD
41. Zebra : REF
44. ___ were : ASIT
46. Blue : DOWN
49. Accept punishment : TAKEIT
50. Entertain : REGALE
53. Witticism : JEST
54. Anne Frank's father : OTTO
55. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's alma mater, in brief : UCLA
56. ___ time at all : INNO
57. Oil container : DRUM
58. French artist famous for 60-Acrossing : DORE
59. Juana ___ de la Cruz, Mexican poet/nun : INES
63. Losing row : XOX
64. Brink : EVE
65. French article : LES

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