New York Times, Thursday, April 14, 2011

Author: Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Umbrella
Pete Muller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Notepad: Four answers in this puzzle are missing the same eight-letter clue - a single word that can be spelled from the eight circled letters. When the puzzle is done, connect the circled letters in order with a line, and you will get an outline of the object the word names.
JimH notes: The missing clues are all UMBRELLA. Spell that word by connecting the dots letter by letter to see the shape.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Devices seen around docks : IPODS
6. Output of some pirates : DVDS
10. Imitative : APISH
15. 1978 Nobel Prize sharer : SADAT
16. Reason for a delay, perhaps : RAIN
17. Shire of "The Godfather" : TALIA
18. "No way!" : MYEYE
19. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
20. One of the Durants who wrote "The Story of Civilization" : ARIEL
21. [ ] : TRAVELERSLOGO
24. "Put your wallet away, I've got this one" : ITSONME
27. Makes up (for) : ATONES
28. [ ] : SHADEPROVIDER
32. Politico Alexander : LAMAR
33. Pricey Swiss watch brand : RADO
34. ___ Majesty : HER
37. Legion : ARMY
38. Bring onto a boat, say : REELIN
40. Commercial prefix with dyne : TELE
41. U.K. election winners : MPS
42. Some trajectories : ARCS
43. Language from which "gumbo" comes : BANTU
44. [ ] : GENEKELLYPROP
48. Still on the shelf : UNSOLD
51. Introductions : LEADINS
52. [ ] : HITFORRIHANNA
56. Grab : USURP
57. Black as night : EBON
58. Either co-star of "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
62. Queen's title : RANEE
63. Saab model : AERO
64. Common bathroom sight : SCALE
65. Threw in one's two cents, say : ANTED
66. Where chamois and snow leopards live: Abbr. : MTNS
67. Beyond unusual : EERIE
1. Creed : ISM
2. ___ now : PAY
3. Literary tribute : ODE
4. Short-term : DAYTODAY
5. Less lax : STERNER
6. Golf bag item : DRIVER
7. A river might run through it : VALE
8. Gravlax ingredient : DILL
9. Old blade : SNEE
10. Just enough to whet one's appetite : ATASTE
11. Pizza place : PARLOR
12. Classical name of Troy : ILION
13. Tactic for Napoleon : SIEGE
14. Nickname for the Anaheim Angels : HALOS
22. Increase, with "up" : AMP
23. Concern for many a homeowner : RADON
24. Wahhabi's belief : ISLAM
25. "Movin' Out" choreographer : THARP
26. Soap star Emma : SAMMS
29. David of infomercials : ORECK
30. Ravel's "La ___" : VALSE
31. Dictator Amin : IDI
34. Painter Matisse : HENRI
35. John in England : ELTON
36. Returns to service : REUPS
38. Service break : RANDR
39. 'Fore : ERE
40. Temple performance : TAPDANCE
43. Barely : BYANOSE
44. Get unhitched : GOFREE
45. Said "I do" without the to-do : ELOPED
46. Grassy plains : LLANOS
47. Author Deighton : LEN
48. "Star Trek" role : UHURA
49. Passover month : NISAN
50. ___ double : STUNT
53. Berate, with "out" : REAM
54. "Yeah, sure" : IBET
55. Part of Africa : HORN
59. Attention : EAR
60. Clay, transformed : ALI
61. Spike in a director's chair : LEE

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