New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Author: Steven Riley
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Riley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Riley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brubeck of jazz : DAVE
5. Newscaster Connie : CHUNG
10. Gumbo need : OKRA
14. iPad owner's subscription : EMAG
15. Hes : MALES
16. Take seriously : HEED
17. Canine on a feline : FANG
18. Get the better of : ONEUP
19. Victim of Pizarro : INCA
20. Makes a father of : ORDAINS
22. As well : TOBOOT
24. Growls like a dog : GNARS
25. Have a loan from : OWETO
27. Actress Scala : GIA
29. Pitcher Maglie who was outdueled in Don Larsen's 1956 perfect game : SAL
30. Forearm bone-related : ULNAR
32. Five Norse kings : OLAFS
34. Kind of dye : AZO
35. "___ Fuehrer's Face" : DER
37. ___ nitrite (angina treatment) : AMYL
38. Hoedown activity ... or what each group of circled letters is? : SQUAREDANCE
41. Steady guy : BEAU
43. Carnaby Street type of the '60s : MOD
44. Saldana of "Avatar" : ZOE
45. Rash-causing shrub : SUMAC
47. Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
49. CBS series set in Vegas : CSI
52. Constellation with the Stingray Nebula : ARA
53. Microwave brand : AMANA
55. Place to dry out : REHAB
57. Margin in a baseball squeaker : ONERUN
59. Japanese flower-arranging art : IKEBANA
61. Declines, with "out" : OPTS
62. Sir or madam : TITLE
64. ___ Ishii ("Kill Bill" character) : OREN
65. Hostess snack cake : HOHO
66. S.U.V. named for a lake : TAHOE
67. Leave in the dust : LOSE
68. Places for baths : SPAS
69. Traffic problem : SNARL
70. Hit 1998 animated movie : ANTZ
1. Clears, as a windshield : DEFOGS
2. Cuneiform discovery site : AMARNA
3. Graffiti artist, perhaps : VANDAL
4. See 38-Down : EGGAR
5. "Let's go!" : CMON
6. Boy band with the hit "MMMBop" : HANSON
7. Suffix with glob : ULE
8. Fixed by a vet : NEUTERED
9. Subject of a 1982 best seller on sexuality : GSPOT
10. State with a large Amish population : OHIO
11. Casino attraction with a "bubble" : KENOGAME
12. Make right : RECTIFY
13. Toothpaste letters : ADA
21. Onetime Trooper and Rodeo maker : ISUZU
23. "You suck!" : BOO
26. Attacked energetically : WADEDIN
28. Words for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL
31. Rich soil : LOAM
33. Spike, as punch : LACE
34. Pastel hue : AQUA
36. Give a Bronx cheer : RAZZ
38. With 4-Down, "The Collector" co-star : SAMANTHA
39. Like surnames ending in -escu : ROMANIAN
40. Bête ___ : NOIRE
41. "Be Prepared" org. : BSA
42. Abba's music genre : EUROPOP
46. Part of a Lionel set : CAR
48. Either of two characters in "The Emperor's New Clothes" : TAILOR
49. Styx ferryman : CHARON
50. Least likely to lose it : SANEST
51. Big guitar brand : IBANEZ
54. Pups without papers : MUTTS
56. "The Hot Zone" virus : EBOLA
58. Those, in Tijuana : ESOS
60. Boat's backbone : KEEL
61. 17 of them are sung before "my gosh" in a 2010 #1 Usher hit : OHS
63. Everyday article in rap titles : THA

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