New York Times, Monday, March 29, 2010

Author: John Dunn
Editor: Will Shortz
John Dunn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Dunn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wash very hard : SCRUB
6. "The racer's edge" : STP
9. Chart anew : REMAP
14. Hot love interest : FLAME
15. ___-la-la : TRA
16. Former Mrs. Trump : IVANA
17. Elvis Presley feature : POMPADOUR
19. Mamie Eisenhower feature : BANGS
20. Tooth specialist's deg. : DDS
21. At the peak of maturity, as an apple : RIPEST
23. Shoulder muscle, informally : DELT
24. Author Ferber : EDNA
25. Formidable opponents : NEMESES
27. Scads : ALOT
30. Clad : ATTIRED
32. Insolent : SAUCY
34. Tach readings : RPMS
35. Drinker's road offense, for short : DWI
38. Fixed as a target ... or a hint to four pairs of intersecting answers in this puzzle : INTHECROSSHAIRS
42. Commercials : ADS
43. Appear to be : SEEM
44. Its capital is Sana : YEMEN
45. Sugary drink : SODAPOP
48. Apartment dweller's payment : RENT
49. Clothing : APPAREL
52. Move, in Realtor-speak : RELO
54. Opposite of freeze : MELT
55. Spanish devil : DIABLO
57. T in a fraternity : TAU
60. Willie Nelson feature : BRAID
62. Betty Boop and Superman features : SPITCURLS
64. France's longest river : LOIRE
65. Asian New Year : TET
66. Weapon in Clue : KNIFE
67. Step into : ENTER
68. Grp. that opposed the Vietnam War : SDS
69. Not ___ (middling) : SOBAD
1. Dirty Harry's employer: Abbr. : SFPD
2. Dirt clump : CLOD
3. Ewes' mates : RAMS
4. Caller of strikes and balls, for short : UMP
5. Abraham Lincoln feature : BEARD
6. Pull into : STOPAT
7. T on a test : TRUE
8. Cousins of carrots : PARSNIPS
9. Tease : RIB
10. Got around : EVADED
11. Jon Bon Jovi and Tina Turner features : MANES
12. It's measured in degrees : ANGLE
13. They may be sordid : PASTS
18. Actress Merrill : DINA
22. Contract provisions : TERMS
24. Impress, as in the memory : ETCH
26. Like a net : MESHY
27. Part of Istanbul is in it : ASIA
28. Real estate : LAND
29. What tagging a runner and catching a fly ball result in : OUTS
31. Give a shellacking : TROMP
33. "___ no?" : YESOR
35. Coin with F.D.R.'s profile : DIME
36. Bird that perches with its tail erect : WREN
37. George Harrison's "___ It a Pity" : ISNT
39. Surrendered : CEDED
40. They see things as they are : REALISTS
41. Prefix with dynamic : AERO
45. Lampoon : SATIRE
46. Circles, as the earth : ORBITS
47. Throw things at : PELT
49. Mosey along : AMBLE
50. Juan of Argentina : PERON
51. Pippi Longstocking feature : PLAIT
53. Rapunzel feature : LOCKS
56. Parroted : APED
57. Chi-town paper, with "the" : TRIB
58. ___ Romeo : ALFA
59. Preowned : USED
61. Architect Mies van ___ Rohe : DER
63. Game with Skip and Draw 2 cards : UNO

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