New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXY} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Whitewater craft : RAFT
5. Chews the fat : GABS
9. "Nothing but net" sound : SWISH
14. She sang with Duke and Dizzy : ELLA
15. Instrument called "an ill wind that nobody blows good" : OBOE
16. Ionian Sea vacation isle : CORFU
17. Out there : AFAR
18. Lacks pizazz : HASNOOOMPH
20. Former Haitian leader Duvalier : PAPADOC
22. Clothing, slangily : THREADS
23. Radio host who often wears cowboy hats : IMUS
25. Got hitched : WED
26. Overly partisan : TOOONESIDED
31. "Uncle" on a food package : BEN
34. ___ Mountains : OZARK
35. Sen. Biden represented it: Abbr. : DEL
36. Jam session feature : SOLO
37. Doesn't fight back : TAKESIT
40. Failed to show up for, informally : BLEWOFF
42. A lot of a flock : EWES
43. "Major ___" of 1990s TV : DAD
45. Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
46. Roseanne's husband on "Roseanne" : DAN
47. Animal on display : ZOOOCCUPANT
50. Filming site : SET
51. Roe source : SHAD
52. Casual eateries : BISTROS
56. Put up : ERECTED
61. Inuit, maybe : IGLOOOWNER
63. Leander's love : HERO
64. Téa of "Spanglish" : LEONI
65. Prefix with plane, to a Brit : AERO
66. Calif. neighbor : ARIZ
67. Three-star rank: Abbr. : LTGEN
68. Amount between some and all : MOST
69. High roller's pair : DICE
1. Realize, as profit : REAP
2. Sporty auto, for short : ALFA
3. Try to get airborne, maybe : FLAP
4. Setting in a Mitchell novel : TARA
5. "Get lost!" : GOHOME
6. Ancestor of a calculator : ABACUS
7. Fenway nine, on scoreboards : BOS
8. E-mail folder heading : SENT
9. Ruined a shutout : SCORED
10. Tried to win : WOOED
11. Rombauer of cookery : IRMA
12. "Bullitt" law enforcement org. : SFPD
13. Confused responses : HUHS
19. Words said with a shrug : OHWELL
21. Light tennis shots that fall just over the net : DINKS
24. Caesar of old TV : SID
26. Brought along on a hike, say : TOTED
27. 2000s Vienna State Opera conductor : OZAWA
28. Like some heavy buckets : OAKEN
29. Assaying samples : ORES
30. Cotillion V.I.P. : DEB
31. Yalie's cheer word : BOOLA
32. Like Keebler workers : ELFIN
33. Low-cal yogurt descriptor : NOFAT
36. One-for-one transaction : SWAP
38. "Same with me!" : IDOTOO
39. Confucian principle : TAO
41. Chopin piece : ETUDE
44. Built-in feature of the Apple II : DOS
47. Focus (on) : ZEROIN
48. "Bottoms up!" : CHEERS
49. Stick's partner, in an idiom : CARROT
50. Soup ingredient in an old folk story : STONE
52. Legislature's consideration : BILL
53. The Beach Boys' "___ Around" : IGET
54. Walk wearily : SLOG
55. Did laps, say : SWAM
57. Landlocked African land : CHAD
58. Hatcher who played Lois Lane : TERI
59. Spy novelist Ambler : ERIC
60. Go out for a short time? : DOZE
62. Prefix with natal : NEO

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