New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
Will Nediger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFQX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Child's play : ASNAP
6. Guinness Book suffix : EST
9. Fountain items : MALTS
14. **"His/her" alternative : THEIR
15. Cue preceder : PEE
16. **Parting word : ADIEU
17. Site of Super Bowl XXVI : METRODOME
19. Like most urban land : ZONED
20. *Soiree attire : EVENINGDRESS
22. Modern rock genre : EMO
25. Brown wall covering : IVY
26. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
27. *Indelible picture in the mind : VIVIDIMAGE
30. Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
34. Onetime exam in British schools : OLEVEL
35. Not spoil : KEEP
37. Hip, in the mid-'60s : MOD
38. Actress Allen of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" : KAREN
39. "My dear ___" : SIR
40. Like the service academies : ELITE
42. Doom : END
43. It may have a square in the middle : TOWN
45. Seem to last forever : DRAGON
46. Opportunity, metaphorically : DOOR
48. *Bandmate of Johnny Rotten : SIDVICIOUS
50. Ancient land in modern Jordan : EDOM
52. Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
53. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
54. Speaker of the Latin quote hidden in the answers to the starred clues ... and the English-language quote hidden in the answers to the double-starred clues : JULIUSCAESAR
59. Half-witted : INANE
60. City of Invention : AKRONOHIO
64. **Sojourn : VISIT
65. Chart type : PIE
66. **Social grouping : CASTE
67. Prefix with centric : ETHNO
68. It may turn up at a golf course : SOD
69. See 1-Down : ENTER
1. Device with a 69-Across key : ATM
2. "___ walks in beauty, like the night ...": Byron : SHE
3. Rear of a hockey goal : NET
4. Suffix with zillion : AIRE
5. Forward-thinking, in a way : PROVIDENT
6. The Earl of Sandwich, for one : EPONYM
7. Hard-to-park vehicle : SEMI
8. One sexting, maybe : TEENAGER
9. RX-8 carmaker : MAZDA
10. Embellishes : ADORNS
11. y = 3x + 5 representation, e.g. : LINE
12. Concert souvenirs : TEES
13. Head : SUDS
18. Participant in a Faustian bargain : DEVIL
21. Merriment : GLEE
22. Called to mind : EVOKED
23. Home to da Vinci's "L'Ultima Cena" : MILANO
24. Exaggerate : OVERDO
28. "___ got it!" : IVE
29. One of ___ : AKIND
31. Buds : AMIGOS
32. Was released : GOTOUT
33. Danish city where Hans Christian Andersen was born : ODENSE
36. Possibly : PERCHANCE
39. Some pool attire : SWIMCAPS
41. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
44. Spanish bears : OSOS
45. Souse : DIPSO
47. Check : REININ
49. Went off at an angle : VEERED
51. On account of : DUETO
54. Nonsense : JIVE
55. Cadre, e.g. : UNIT
56. Pirate's punishment : LASH
57. Sony co-founder Morita : AKIO
58. Equine color : ROAN
61. Pres. when NATO was founded : HST
62. Ore name suffix : ITE
63. Poetic contraction : OER

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