New York Times, Monday, April 15, 2013

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Will Shortz
Gayle Dean
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFJQXY} This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Dean. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,169
Across Down
1. Scored 100 on, as a test : ACED
5. Women's room in a Turkish palace : HAREM
10. Circle parts : ARCS
14. Model's stance : POSE
15. ___ Oyl : OLIVE
16. Circle : LOOP
17. "___ upon a time ..." : ONCE
18. Giant : TITAN
19. Put on cargo : LADE
20. Excessive sentimentality : SCHMALTZ
22. Kind of bomb since the 1940s : ATOMIC
24. Golf bag item : TEE
25. Hall & Oates, e.g. : DUO
26. Comedian's gimmick : SCHTICK
27. Good guys in westerns, usually : LAWMEN
29. Jury member : PEER
30. Nada : NIL
31. "Anything ___?" (waiter's query) : ELSE
32. Astronomer Sagan : CARL
34. Bird on U.S. money : EAGLE
36. Habitual bungler : SCHLEMIEL
39. State whose panhandle touches Canada : IDAHO
42. Eye drop? : TEAR
43. Coatrack projections : PEGS
47. Beatty of "Deliverance" : NED
48. Nasty : MEAN
50. Provide coverage for through Prudential, say : INSURE
52. Bagel spread : SCHMEAR
54. Solid ___ rock : ASA
55. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
56. Folds in clothing : PLEATS
57. Chat idly : SCHMOOZE
59. Merit : EARN
60. Moral climate : ETHOS
62. Long in the tooth : AGED
63. Hudson Bay native : CREE
64. France's longest river : LOIRE
65. Goodyear or BFGoodrich product : TIRE
66. Class struggle? : TEST
67. Medicinal plant : SENNA
68. Smart talk : SASS
1. Last Supper attendee : APOSTLE
2. Hide : CONCEAL
3. Shuns : ESCHEWS
4. Consider : DEEM
5. It's served steaming in a school cafeteria : HOTLUNCH
6. Justice Samuel : ALITO
7. Big name in hotels or crackers : RITZ
8. Little ___, who did the Loco-Motion : EVA
9. Dennis, to Mr. Wilson : MENACE
10. Apportion : ALLOT
11. Like some cell phone charges : ROAMING
12. Will add-on : CODICIL
13. Colored spot : SPECKLE
21. Commercial suffix with Gator : ADE
23. What makes a crowd, in a saying : THREE
26. Alabama march city : SELMA
28. Net fabric : MESH
29. Fuss over feathers : PREEN
33. End of a bridal path : ALTAR
35. Liechtenstein's locale : ALPS
37. Halley's ___ : COMET
38. Body of water east of Dublin : IRISHSEA
39. Go over with a fine-toothed comb : INSPECT
40. State emphatically : DECLARE
41. Sticks (to) : ADHERES
44. Laudatory tributes upon someone's passing : EULOGIA
45. Sheep, at pasture : GRAZERS
46. Leaves the union : SECEDES
49. Stands in the studio? : EASELS
51. "Apocalypse Now" setting, informally : NAM
53. French artist who painted "The Absinthe Drinker" : MANET
54. Nut with a cap : ACORN
57. Ankle-knee connector : SHIN
58. Feedbag bits : OATS
61. Bathwater tester : TOE

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