New York Times, Monday, February 27, 2012

Author: Bill Thompson
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Thompson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Thompson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. ___ Longstocking (children's story character) : PIPPI
6. Dating from : ASOF
10. Shaping tool : ADZE
14. Energy giant that filed for bankruptcy in 2001 : ENRON
15. Rob of "Parks and Recreation" : LOWE
16. Relative of a frog : TOAD
17. Exhibits pride : STANDSTALL
19. Hens lay them : EGGS
20. Calc prerequisite : TRIG
21. Fine and dandy : AOK
22. "Loud and clear, bro" : IDIG
24. ___ Vegas : LAS
25. Betray a lover's confidences : KISSANDTELL
29. Lashes grow from it : EYELID
31. Confederate general at Gettysburg : LEE
32. ___ v. Wade : ROE
33. Surround with a saintly light : ENHALO
36. Craps table surface : FELT
37. Symbol of embezzlement : HANDINTHETILL
41. Landlord's due : RENT
42. Surface for an unpaved road : GRAVEL
43. Docs' grp. : AMA
44. Abbr. on a garment sale tag : IRR
46. 2001 Sean Penn movie : IAMSAM
50. E-ZPass pays it : HIGHWAYTOLL
54. Israeli gun : UZI
55. One of nine on a Clue board : ROOM
56. Water, when it gets cold enough : ICE
57. Greek H's : ETAS
58. Spirited horse : ARAB
60. Group with the 1971 3x platinum album "Aqualung" : JETHROTULL
63. Bough : LIMB
64. Vogue rival : ELLE
65. "Gay" city : PAREE
66. Small bouquet : POSY
67. Wedding cake feature : TIER
68. Place : STEAD
1. Mortar's partner : PESTLE
2. Place for arriving office papers : INTRAY
3. Kudos : PRAISE
4. Ping-___ : PONG
5. Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
6. Voices above tenors : ALTOS
7. Good long baths : SOAKS
8. Avian hooter : OWL
9. Catlike : FELINE
10. Suffered ignominious failure, in slang : ATEIT
11. High-class poetry it isn't : DOGGEREL
12. Zig's opposite : ZAG
13. Workers with mss. : EDS
18. Greeted informally : SAIDHI
23. Ike's inits. : DDE
25. Ilk : KIND
26. Honolulu hello : ALOHA
27. Laze : LOLL
28. Court do-over : LET
30. Gave temporarily : LENT
34. Wrathful : ANGRY
35. 8 1/2" x 11" paper size: Abbr. : LTR
36. "Annie" or "Annie Hall" : FILM
37. Prefix with sphere : HEMI
38. "Slot machines" and "cash lost in 'em," e.g. : ANAGRAMS
39. More fiendish : EVILER
40. Freshwater duck : TEAL
41. "Go team!" : RAH
44. ___ Jima : IWO
45. Kind of engine for an airplane : RAMJET
47. Sew up, as a wound : SUTURE
48. Rhododendron relative : AZALEA
49. Deceived : MISLED
51. Model building or stamp collecting : HOBBY
52. "Annie" or "Annie Hall" : TITLE
53. Autumn hue : OCHER
57. Coup d'___ : ETAT
58. Swiss peak : ALP
59. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
61. QB Manning : ELI
62. Photo ___ : OPS

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