New York Times, Thursday, February 7, 2013

Author: David Levinson Wilk
Editor: Will Shortz
David Levinson Wilk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Suitable company? : ARMANI
7. Model behavior : POSING
13. Veteran : SEASONED
16. Those created equal, per Jefferson : ALLMEN
17. Regular in Judd Apatow comedies : SETHROGEN
18. Sheer, informally : SEETHRU
19. "Cómo ___?" : ESTAS
20. State that is home to the Natl. Teachers Hall of Fame : KAN
22. Promises to pay : IOUS
23. Came across as : SEEMED
25. It can be raised or folded : FLAG
28. Flimsy, as stitching : SINGLETHREAD
34. Tinseltown terrier : ASTA
38. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
39. Keys on a keyboard : ALICIA
40. "Geez!" : DARN
41. Home of the Azadi Tower : TEHRAN
43. Rice quarters : DORM
44. Composer Shostakovich : DMITRI
46. Extreme soreness : IRE
47. Alternatively : ELSE
48. Kidney doctor : NEPHROLOGIST
51. Some pokers : AWLS
52. Gently pulls : TUGSON
57. Tiny fraction of time: Abbr. : NSEC
60. "Little" name in 1960s pop : EVA
63. Divine dish : MANNA
64. Bacteriologist Paul who coined the word "chemotherapy" : EHRLICH
67. Subject of the Final Jeopardy! question that knocked out Ken Jennings after a record 74 wins ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : H&RBLOCK
69. Borrower : DEBTOR
70. Like Ziploc bags : SEALABLE
71. Clay targets, informally : SKEETS
72. Fouled (up) : MESSED
1. Boobs : ASSES
2. Teammate of Robinson of the 1940s-'50s Dodgers : REESE
3. Dull : MATTE
4. Religious retreat : ASHRAM
5. Props used in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" : NOOSES
6. Gerund's end : ING
7. Pops : PAS
8. "Hip, hip, Jorge!"? : OLE
9. Winter jaunt : SLEIGHRIDE
10. "If ___ believe ..." : IMTO
11. Prime minister who gave his name to an article of clothing : NEHRU
12. Lion prey : GNUS
14. Cartoonish cry : EEK
15. Test subj. : DNA
21. Texans are part of it, for short : NFL
24. Concentrate : DISTILL
26. Lowest in fat : LEANEST
27. N.L. East team : ATL
29. Never, to Nietzsche : NIE
30. Baseball's Iron Horse : GEHRIG
31. Global warming subj. : ECOL
32. Pretense : AIRS
33. Julie Andrews, for one : DAME
34. Wing: Abbr. : ADDN
35. Equal : SAME
36. Spill : TRIP
37. Mineral with high carbon content : ANTHRACITE
42. N.L. West team : ARI
45. Ticket info : ROW
49. Verb ending? : OSE
50. Spill : TUMBLE
53. Big bashes : GALAS
54. Ones who may annoy hoi polloi : SNOBS
55. Tante's husband : ONCLE
56. In the flesh? : NAKED
57. Flanders and Kelly : NEDS
58. William Steig book on which a hit 2001 film was based : SHREK
59. North Sea feeder : ELBE
61. Kind of tape : VHS
62. Big source of reality TV : A&E
65. Barracks bed : COT
66. Smash hits: Abbr. : HRS
68. Butt : RAM

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