New York Times, Friday, March 12, 2010

Author: Tim Croce
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Croce
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Eat up : ENJOY
6. Partied hearty : HADABLAST
15. Heroine of Exmoor : DOONE
16. Course in Russian geography? : URALRIVER
17. Their points are made bluntly : EPEES
18. Something passed without hesitation : HOTPOTATO
19. Topic of TV's "This Old House" : REPAIR
21. Royal Crown, once : NEHI
22. Slow to mix, say : SHY
23. Material for many electric guitar bodies : ALDER
25. Peak's counterpart : DALE
27. Attachment used with care? : FUL
29. Dedicated literature : ODES
31. Sets off : BEGINS
35. ___ before : ONOR
37. One starting easily? : SCAREDYCAT
39. Cry of anticipation : OHOH
40. Moral obligation : OUGHT
41. Dominican capital : PESO
42. Gets under someone's skin? : TAKESXRAYS
44. Old imperator : TSAR
45. Verenigde ___ (America, in Amsterdam) : STATEN
46. Metropolitan hangover? : SMOG
48. Indians' home, for short : CLE
49. Razor brand word : TRAC
51. He introduced the symbol "e" for natural logs : EULER
53. "The Vengeance of ___" (1968 film sequel) : SHE
56. Opposite of very : ATAD
58. One suspended for a game : PINATA
61. Worked together : CONSPIRED
64. First name in rap : TUPAC
65. Debate : ARGUEOVER
66. Was snail-like : CREPT
67. Hoax : MARESNEST
68. "___ trouble!" : HERES
1. Schwalm-___ (German district) : EDER
2. "Ixnay" : NOPE
3. Fighter in old strips : JOEPALOOKA
4. Magic center, once : ONEAL
5. Admission statement : YESIDO
6. Word from one who isn't following : HUH
7. "East of Eden" son : ARON
8. In no way new : DATED
9. Its letters may be bolted down : ALPHABETSOUP
10. Like much filet mignon : BROILED
11. Fried : LIT
12. Roles on "Evening Shade" and "Nip/Tuck" : AVAS
13. Meyers of "Saturday Night Live" : SETH
14. Its ruins are a Unesco World Heritage Site : TROY
20. Fans sporting a footwear logo : REDSOXNATION
24. Make a comeback : RECUR
26. Yom Kippur War participant : EGYPT
27. Pays : FOOTS
28. Show respect, in a way : UNHAT
30. They might span generations : SAGAS
32. Tool often used while wearing gloves : ICESCRAPER
33. Like some cavities : NASAL
34. Chain link? : STORE
36. Country singer Akins : RHETT
38. Rum, to some : RHYME
43. Wool cover-ups : SERAPES
47. Bug : GLITCH
50. Do intaglio, e.g. : CARVE
52. Harden: Var. : ENURE
53. It takes folks in : SCAM
54. Wedding ring? : HORA
55. Mech. master : ENGR
57. Wedding couple? : DEES
59. Something to get caught on : TAPE
60. Play set : ACTS
62. Make a case against? : SUE
63. 2000 Richard Gere title role : DRT

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