New York Times, Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Author: Joanne Sullivan
Editor: Will Shortz
Joanne Sullivan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Sullivan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Camera openings : APERTURES
10. Wooden shoe : SABOT
15. Patron of the hearts? : VALENTINE
16. Weather of a region : CLIME
17. Fidgety : ILLATEASE
18. "What's it all about, ___?" : ALFIE
19. Too much of e-mail : SPAM
20. They lift kites : UPDRAFTS
22. Bouquet holder : VASE
25. Half of the tai chi symbol : YIN
26. And other women: Lat. : ETALIAE
30. Day's end, to a poet : EEN
31. Grappling site : MAT
34. "Come and get it" signals in the Army : MESSCALLS
36. Candied, as fruits : GLACE
38. Org. that approves trailers : MPAA
39. Is a maître d' for, say : SEATS
41. Hibernia : ERIN
42. Busybody : YENTA
44. Service leaders in the service : CHAPLAINS
46. See 59-Down : SEA
47. "Ready or ___ ..." : NOT
49. Like most promgoers : TEENAGE
50. Wildebeest : GNU
51. Grant : CEDE
52. Song whose title is repeated before and after "gentille" in its first line : ALOUETTE
56. John who wrote "My First Summer in the Sierra" : MUIR
60. Sainted 11th-century pope : LEOIX
61. References : ALLUDESTO
65. Having plenty to spare : AMPLE
66. Den mothers : LIONESSES
67. Wedding invitation encls. : SASES
68. Geographical features ... or what the shaded squares in this puzzle represent : LANDFORMS
1. Dollar competitor : AVIS
2. Sensory appendage : PALP
3. First name of the First Lady of Song : ELLA
4. 500 sheets : REAM
5. Blast producer : TNT
6. Colorado tribe : UTE
7. Narrow inlet : RIA
8. Come after : ENSUE
9. Trickle (through) : SEEP
10. Halloween activity : SCARING
11. Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
12. "Back to the Future" bully : BIFF
13. Not mention : OMIT
14. Caddie's bagful : TEES
21. Tint : DYE
22. Trader ___ (restaurant eponym) : VIC
23. Some batteries : AAAS
24. Grade of beef : SELECT
26. Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Drama Series : EMMYS
27. Conical dwelling : TEPEE
28. Yoga position : ASANA
29. Exam with sections known as "arguments," for short : LSAT
30. Brideshead, for one : ESTATE
31. Mrs. Arnold Schwarzenegger : MARIA
32. Getting an A+ on : ACING
33. Uptight : TENSE
35. "Well,___-di-dah!" : LAH
37. Meager : LEAN
40. Hightailed it : SPED
43. Extensions : ANNEXES
45. Founding father Richard Henry ___ : LEE
48. No longer fashionable : OUT
50. Slyness : GUILE
51. Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
52. "Lackaday!" : ALAS
53. Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
54. "Well, that was stupid of me!" : OOPS
55. Like most N.B.A. players : TALL
56. Prefix with -zoic : MESO
57. CCCP, in English : USSR
58. Line-___ veto : ITEM
59. With 46-Across, Antarctic waters : ROSS
62. Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
63. "Tristan ___ Isolde" : UND
64. 3, on a telephone : DEF

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