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New York Times, Monday, February 25, 2013

Author: Angela Olson Halsted
Editor: Will Shortz
Angela Olson Halsted
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Halsted. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. ___ one's time (waits patiently) : BIDES
6. Open-air rooms : ATRIA
11. Slippery, as winter roads : ICY
14. Perfect : IDEAL
15. Chili ingredients : BEANS
16. This instant : NOW
17. Iced tea brand : LIPTONBRISK
19. Mom's forte, in brief : TLC
20. Greets the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, say : BOOS
21. Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
22. "Cheers" actress Perlman : RHEA
23. Canadian capital : OTTAWA
25. Spine-tingling : EERIE
27. Observance prescribed in the Book of Esther : THREEDAYFAST
32. Provide with guns : ARM
35. An "A" in N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
36. Old-time actress Dolores : DELRIO
37. Where an ocean and a continent meet : COAST
39. BlackBerry or iPod Touch, for short : PDA
41. Toots of a horn : BEEPS
42. "... better left ___" : UNSAID
44. Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
46. Baseball bat wood : ASH
47. It's headquartered at Naval Station Pearl Harbor : PACIFICFLEET
50. Al of auto racing : UNSER
51. Actor Brendan of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : FRASER
55. Leave at the altar, say : JILT
57. ___ cuisine : HAUTE
60. The "I" of F.Y.I., for short : INFO
61. Israeli-made weapon : UZI
62. Country singer with the 2012 #1 hit "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" : TAYLORSWIFT
64. Imus of "Imus in the Morning" : DON
65. Literary device much used by O. Henry : IRONY
66. "Imus in the Morning" medium : RADIO
67. Poem of praise : ODE
68. Ferber and Krabappel : EDNAS
69. Look of disdain : SNEER
1. ___ Baggins of "The Hobbit" : BILBO
2. Birdbrain : IDIOT
3. Commercial word after Home or Office : DEPOT
4. Persistently aggravates : EATSAT
5. ___-mo (instant replay technique) : SLO
6. E.g., e.g. : ABBR
7. Slender shorebird : TERN
8. Lifted : RAISED
9. As an alternative : INSTEAD
10. "Don't ___, don't tell" (bygone military policy) : ASK
11. Close by : INTHEAREA
12. Singer Nat King ___ : COLE
13. Service org. for females : YWCA
18. Gets closer : NEARS
22. Remington product : RIFLE
24. Hypotheticals : WHATIFS
26. Hearty-flavored brew : RYEBEER
28. Clairvoyant's skill, for short : ESP
29. "It's the ___ the world ..." : ENDOF
30. Small tastes : SIPS
31. Peter of reggae : TOSH
32. Smallish bra size : ACUP
33. Author Jaffe : RONA
34. Like a he-man : MASCULINE
38. Matthew, Mark, Luke or John : SAINT
40. Every last one : ALL
43. Blockbuster Bruce Willis movie : DIEHARD
45. Put off until later : DEFER
48. Kid's coloring implement : CRAYON
49. Taipei's land : TAIWAN
52. Nasty, as a remark : SNIDE
53. "The Hunger Games" chaperon : EFFIE
54. Helicopter blade : ROTOR
55. Cousin of karate : JUDO
56. Shirt brand that once had a crocodile symbol : IZOD
58. Humerus neighbor : ULNA
59. Santa's bagful : TOYS
62. Make a knot in : TIE
63. Former jrs. : SRS

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