New York Times, Monday, March 8, 2010

Author: Stanley Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Stanley Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {KQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Capitalized, as a noun : PROPER
7. Tapioca source : CASSAVA
14. Raw material for a steel factory : IRONORE
15. Draws in : ALLURES
16. Home of the U.S. Air Force Academy : COLORADOSPRINGS
18. Adam and ___ : EVE
19. Chimney grime : SOOT
20. Fit ___ (be perfect on) : TOAT
21. State that was once a republic : TEXAS
24. Letters after epsilons : ZETAS
27. Vampire slayer of film and TV : BUFFYSUMMERS
33. Brit's goodbye : CHEERIO
36. Nephews' counterparts : NIECES
37. Once around the track : LAP
38. Service charge : FEE
39. Santa ___ winds : ANA
40. Stetson or sombrero : HAT
41. Comes into play : ARISES
43. Writers of i.o.u.'s : DEBTORS
45. City in 21-Across : WICHITAFALLS
48. Big name in video arcades : ATARI
49. Literature Nobelist William Butler ___ : YEATS
53. Chester Arthur's middle name : ALAN
56. "Mad Money" network : CNBC
59. Slime : GOO
60. Comedic inspiration for Robin Williams : JONATHANWINTERS
65. Leave high and dry : ABANDON
66. Eroded : ATEINTO
67. Take another sip of : RETASTE
68. Bread bakers' buys : YEASTS
1. Show to be true : PROVE
2. Watch with a flexible wristband : ROLEX
3. John Lennon's middle name : ONO
4. ___ favor (Spanish "please") : POR
5. Big slices of history : ERAS
6. Make over : REDO
7. Social divisions in India : CASTES
8. Swiss peak : ALP
9. Camera type, for short : SLR
10. "I have no problem with that" : SUITSME
11. River of Florence : ARNO
12. Bright northern star : VEGA
13. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
14. Rapper/actor on "Law & Order: SVU" : ICET
17. Seeping : OOZY
22. Honest ___ (presidential moniker) : ABE
23. Overabundance : SURFEIT
25. Path for a mole : TUNNEL
26. In a cordial way : AMIABLY
28. Big Spanish celebration : FIESTA
29. Enemy : FOE
30. Sound heard in a canyon : ECHO
31. Front's opposite : REAR
32. Old trans-Atlantic jets, for short : SSTS
33. Animal's nail : CLAW
34. Mata ___ (W.W. I spy) : HARI
35. Of sweeping proportions : EPIC
39. Tooth doctors' org. : ADA
42. Musical group with its own 1977-81 TV show : SHANANA
44. Mao ___-tung : TSE
46. Esoteric : ARCANE
47. Huckleberry ___ : FINN
50. Representative : AGENT
51. Law school course : TORTS
52. Middling : SOSO
53. Not quite shut : AJAR
54. Ear part : LOBE
55. Sci. course for a doctor-to-be : ANAT
57. Street through Times Sq. : BWAY
58. Give as an example : CITE
61. Six-point scores, for short : TDS
62. Just off the grill : HOT
63. Teachers' union, in brief : NEA
64. "___ the season to be jolly" : TIS

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