New York Times, Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "___ you serious?" : ARE
4. Equilateral quadrilateral : SQUARE
10. Went like the dickens : SPED
14. Former Yankee pitcher and coach Stottlemyre : MEL
15. Had dinner : SUPPED
16. Hammy "Now I see!" : AHSO
17. Tatyana of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" : ALI
18. Like the Canadian flag ... and a hint to the first names of 24- and 48-Across : REDANDWHITE
20. Number on a tag : SIZE
22. Where Orvieto can be found : BAR
23. The N.F.L.'s Papa Bear : HALAS
24. 1939 role for 57-Across, for which she won a 38-Across : SCARLETTOHARA
28. Go like the dickens : RACE
29. Kim of "NYPD Blue" : DELANEY
32. Fancy neckwear : ASCOT
35. Nothing more than : MERE
36. Paternity confirmer : DNA
37. Eight the hard way, e.g. : ROLL
38. See 24- and 48-Across : OSCAR
40. Fox News star : BECK
41. CBS show set in Las Vegas : CSI
42. Breyers alternative : EDYS
43. Challenges : DARES
44. Town that failed to pay the piper : HAMELIN
46. Ralph who was the 1974 N.L. batting champ : GARR
48. 1951 role for 57-Across, for which she won a 38-Across : BLANCHEDUBOIS
53. "Not me" : IDONT
55. "___ Fool to Want You" : IMA
56. Miss from Mex. : SRTA
57. See 24- and 48-Across : VIVIENLEIGH
61. Big tractor, informally : CAT
62. Follower of "for ever and ever" : AMEN
63. Kim who sang "Bette Davis Eyes" : CARNES
64. ___ king : ALA
65. Emperor who married his stepsister : NERO
66. Woodwind player : OBOIST
67. Dict. offering : SYN
1. Pile up : AMASS
2. Excavated item : RELIC
3. Henry's tutee : ELIZA
4. Lith. or Est., once : SSR
5. Its flag sports four fleurs-de-lis : QUEBEC
6. Modernize : UPDATE
7. Disconnected : APART
8. Cartoon pooch : REN
9. Former "Tonight Show" announcer Hall : EDD
10. Most of Mali : SAHARA
11. Fool around : PHILANDER
12. This, to Picasso : ESTA
13. They might bring in a few bucks : DOES
19. Starbuck's quarry : WHALE
21. "Captain Blood" star Flynn : ERROL
25. Atlas fig. : LAT
26. Old music halls : ODEA
27. Frau's mate : HERR
30. Suffix with confer : ENCE
31. Shaggy Tibetans : YAKS
32. Eyebrow shape : ARCH
33. Slugger Sammy : SOSA
34. Traverse, as a mountain ridge : CLIMBOVER
35. Hosts, for short : MCS
38. Husband of Frigg : ODIN
39. Lip-___ : SYNC
40. Digs : BARBS
42. Make ecstatic : ELATE
43. Actress Joanne : DRU
45. Meteorological phenomenon : ELNINO
46. Early Cape Canaveral program : GEMINI
47. "Make hay while the sun shines" and others : ADAGES
49. Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
50. Menaces from the deep : ORCAS
51. Where Orvieto can be found : ITALY
52. Pitchfork wielder : SATAN
53. Director Reitman : IVAN
54. Five-and-___ : DIME
58. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
59. Part of many a psych course : LAB
60. D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST

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