New York Times, Monday, March 19, 2012

Author: Jeremy Horwitz
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Horwitz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Horwitz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,777
Across Down
1. From Athens, say : GREEK
6. Sharp product from Sharp : HDTV
10. Labyrinth : MAZE
14. "___ Vice" : MIAMI
15. Days long past : YORE
16. ___ contraceptive : ORAL
17. Image on an Indian pole : TOTEM
18. Destitute : POOR
19. Redding who sang "The Dock of the Bay" : OTIS
20. Academy Award winner for playing 46-Across : ROBERTDENIRO
23. Backbone : SPINE
25. Let out, as a fishing line : UNREEL
26. Academy Award winner for playing 46-Across : MARLONBRANDO
30. "Can't Get It Out of My Head" rock grp. : ELO
31. Clear part of blood : SERUM
32. Either the first or last vowel sound in "Alaska" : SCHWA
36. Stratford-upon-___ : AVON
38. Africa's northernmost capital : TUNIS
40. Actress Madeline of "Blazing Saddles" : KAHN
41. Lite : LOFAT
43. Guadalajara girls : NINAS
45. Pedantic quibble : NIT
46. Academy Award-winning role for both 20- and 26-Across : VITOCORLEONE
49. Vie (for) : STRIVE
52. Eagle's home : AERIE
53. Academy Award-winning film released in March 1972 : THEGODFATHER
57. ___ Major (constellation) : URSA
58. Actress Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
59. Place for gold to be stored : VAULT
63. Encounter : MEET
64. Large coffee holders : URNS
65. Follow : ENSUE
66. Rose of the diamond : PETE
67. Butcher's stock : MEAT
68. Wild West transport : STAGE
1. World clock std. : GMT
2. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
3. Consume : EAT
4. Lagasse in the kitchen : EMERIL
5. Japanese robes : KIMONOS
6. Ballyhoo : HYPE
7. "Let's Make a Deal" choice : DOOR
8. Gait not as fast as a canter : TROT
9. W.W. I's longest battle : VERDUN
10. Object retrieved on an Apollo mission : MOONROCK
11. Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
12. Congo, from 1971 to 1997 : ZAIRE
13. Spanish-language newspaper that brings "light" to its readers : ELSOL
21. Author Stephen Vincent ___ : BENET
22. Termini : ENDS
23. Blast from the side of a warship : SALVO
24. Homework problem in geometry : PROOF
26. Brunch or dinner : MEAL
27. Sacha Baron Cohen alter ego : BRUNO
28. Ancient kind of alphabet : RUNIC
29. Protein-building acid : AMINO
33. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
34. Complain annoyingly : WHINE
35. Initial stake : ANTE
37. Steer : NAVIGATE
39. Politico Palin : SARAH
42. What may give pause to couch potatoes? : TIVO
44. What tank tops lack : SLEEVES
47. Ho-humness : TEDIUM
48. Straying : ERRANT
49. Tree remnant : STUMP
50. Number of little pigs or blind mice : THREE
51. Put back to zero, say : RESET
54. Golfer's cry : FORE
55. "___ and the King of Siam" : ANNA
56. Examination : TEST
60. Anytown, ___ : USA
61. Schlep : LUG
62. Links peg : TEE

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