New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Author: Daniel Raymon
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Raymon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Jeff Chen notes: Sometimes people ask me why alternating vowel-consonant patterns are so prized among crossword constructors, and that upper left ... more
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1. Indiana basketball player : PACER
6. Cigarette purchase : PACK
10. The year 906 : CMVI
14. Striped gemstone : AGATE
15. Feverish fit : AGUE
16. Goes fast : HIES
17. "The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
18. Account from Scheherazade : TALE
19. Inter ___ : ALIA
20. Split second : TRICE
21. Hayseed : HILLBILLY
23. Penalized move in baseball : BALK
24. Brought home the gold : WON
25. ___ crossroads : ATA
26. Comedian Black : LEWIS
28. Musical piece whose name is Italian for "joke" : SCHERZO
32. Exactly : TOATEE
34. Card that may be up one's sleeve : ACE
35. Condition for the easily distracted, for short : ADHD
36. "The Walking Dead" network : AMC
37. Hostility : ILLWILL
40. Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
41. Misplace : LOSE
43. Repeated cry when stabbing a vampire : DIE
44. Monotony : TEDIUM
46. Live in harmony : COEXIST
48. Screen unit : PIXEL
49. Anatomical tube : VAS
50. Anatomical case : SAC
51. Exerciser's target : FLAB
54. What a stressed-out person may need to take : CHILLPILL
58. Dumbbell : BIMBO
59. Asteroid ___ : BELT
60. Scott of "Parks and Recreation" : ADAM
61. Low-cost, in ads : ECONO
62. 50-mile-an-hour wind, e.g. : GALE
63. Roused : WOKE
64. Obstacle for Odysseus : SIREN
65. Engendered : BRED
66. Transport for Calvin and Hobbes : SLED
67. Cubic meter : STERE
1. Medicare section that covers flu shots : PARTB
2. Lead-in to phobia : AGORA
3. Luxury wheels until 2004 : CADILLACSEVILLE
4. Convenience at the airport : ETICKET
5. Artist Magritte : RENE
6. Sympathy : PATHOS
7. "Didn't this happen already?" : AGAIN
8. Gather : CULL
9. What's even on a ship? : KEEL
10. Beverage often flavored with cardamom : CHAITEA
11. Last Whig president : MILLARDFILLMORE
12. Cloak : VEIL
13. Cry of surprise : ISAY
22. Cry of contempt : BAH
24. Exerts : WIELDS
27. Third-century Chinese dynasty : WEI
28. Grade school subj. : SCI
29. TD Garden player : CELTIC
30. First premier of the People's Republic of China : ZHOU
31. Lamar who married a Kardashian : ODOM
32. Soothing powder : TALC
33. Melville's sequel to "Typee" : OMOO
34. Partner of shock : AWE
38. Kindled : LIT
39. Latin law : LEX
42. Grand ___ Ruler (Elks pooh-bah) : EXALTED
45. One of the D's in 35-Across : DEFICIT
47. Key, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
48. Hid, as a coin in a magic act : PALMED
50. Satisfy, as thirst : SLAKE
52. Civil War general Doubleday : ABNER
53. Pat who co-starred in "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : BOONE
54. Classic N.Y.C. venue for punk rock : CBGB
55. Get wind of : HEAR
56. Things that big nails stick out of : PAWS
57. One with devotees : IDOL
58. Gershwin title heroine : BESS

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