New York Times, Monday, April 1, 2013

Author: Gary J. Whitehead
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary J. Whitehead
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,155
Across Down
1. Fool : SCAM
5. Classic record label : DECCA
10. Fool : BOOB
14. Sotto ___ (under one's breath) : VOCE
15. Mideast potentate: Var. : AMEER
16. The "A" in Thomas A. Edison : ALVA
17. Not odd : EVEN
18. Fool : DUNDERHEAD
20. Permit : LET
21. Area including China, Korea and Japan : EASTASIA
22. Fool : TRICK
24. Facial cover in a Dumas novel : IRONMASK
28. Many an Albrecht Dürer piece of art : ETCHING
31. ___ Lama : DALAI
32. Having a fixed fee, as a calling plan : ONERATE
36. Terminus : END
37. Fool : LAUGHINGSTOCK
41. New England catch : COD
42. Tooth next to a canine : INCISOR
43. Death notices, informally : OBITS
46. New Jersey city on the west side of the George Washington Bridge : FORTLEE
50. Like the Cyrillic and Hebrew alphabets : NONROMAN
54. Fool : CHEAT
55. Tethered : ONALEASH
58. Watchdog's warning : GRR
59. Fool : NINCOMPOOP
62. Grand party : GALA
63. Sound of delight : OOOH
64. Comic Jack of old radio and TV : BENNY
65. Just ___ (slightly) : ATAD
66. Fool : DUPE
67. Donkeys : ASSES
68. Fool : DOPE
1. Gracefully slender : SVELTE
2. Like C.I.A. operations : COVERT
3. ___ acid (vinegar component) : ACETIC
4. Fraternity members, e.g. : MEN
5. 1910s-'20s art movement : DADA
6. Relatives of ostriches : EMUS
7. Prefix meaning one-hundredth : CENTI
8. Shingle wood : CEDAR
9. "You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
10. Grand ___ (vacation island near Florida) : BAHAMA
11. "Bravo!" to a torero : OLE
12. Eggs in labs : OVA
13. Misbehaving : BAD
19. Watermelon covering : RIND
21. Barely making, with "out" : EKING
23. China's ___ En-lai : CHOU
25. Actor Guinness : ALEC
26. Sent to the ocean floor : SANK
27. Fool : KID
29. Classic soda brand : NEHI
30. :-), in an e-mail : GRIN
33. Nelson Mandela's org. : ANC
34. End-of-workweek cry : TGIF
35. "Happy Motoring" gas brand : ESSO
37. Timber wolf : LOBO
38. Score after deuce : ADIN
39. Caver's light source, maybe : TORCH
40. Straight: Prefix : ORTH
41. Fool : CON
44. Throat lozenge : TROCHE
45. Pic of an unborn child : SONO
47. Smoothly, in music : LEGATO
48. Winter hat part : EARLAP
49. Online investor's site : ETRADE
51. Venomous African snake : MAMBA
52. Suisse peaks : ALPES
53. Ad lights : NEONS
56. Top-of-the-line : AONE
57. 1974 Gould/Sutherland C.I.A. spoof : SPYS
59. Auction assent : NOD
60. Note of indebtedness : IOU
61. Queue before Q : NOP
62. ___ about (wander) : GAD

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