New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Like a rat's eyes : BEADY
6. Dumb cluck : BOOB
10. Rummy cake : BABA
14. Twiddles one's thumbs : IDLES
15. Medieval treasure chest : ARCA
16. Biographer Leon : EDEL
17. Relaxing soak : BUBBLEBATH
19. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
20. "Get lost, kitty!" : SCAT
21. Savings acct. figure : BAL
22. Sleazy sort : CREEP
23. First lady who wrote "Millie's Book" : BARBARABUSH
26. Diamond, essentially : CARBON
30. Capital in Europa : ROMA
31. From the city : URBAN
32. Degrees held by many C.E.O.'s : MBAS
34. Former South Korean president Syngman ___ : RHEE
38. Onetime reality show with Whitney Houston : BEINGBOBBYBROWN
41. The "E" in N.L.E. : EAST
42. The sun, moon and stars : ORBS
43. Event with batons : RELAY
44. Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
46. 1997 Jennifer Lopez biopic : SELENA
47. Louisville Slugger, e.g. : BASEBALLBAT
52. Addis ___ : ABABA
53. 401(k) alternative : IRA
54. Stinging remark : BARB
58. Taboo : NONO
59. Gen Xer's parent : BABYBOOMER
62. Circle meas. : DIAM
63. Cartel formed in '60 : OPEC
64. Upper atmosphere layer : OZONE
65. Let the cat out of the bag : BLAB
66. Tree trunk : BOLE
67. Contacted on Facebook, in a way : POKED
1. Spareribs eaters' wear : BIBS
2. N.E.A. part: Abbr. : EDUC
3. Jessica of "Good Luck Chuck" : ALBA
4. Red ink : DEBT
5. Fashion monogram : YSL
6. Kid-lit elephant : BABAR
7. Big name in dental care : ORALB
8. United Nations Day mo. : OCT
9. Cry from Scrooge : BAH
10. Brewery container : BEERBARREL
11. Parting word à Paris : ADIEU
12. Elaine ___ ("Seinfeld" character) : BENES
13. Letter before beth : ALEPH
18. Abba of Israel : EBAN
22. Piece of video gear : CAM
23. Sound from Big Ben : BONG
24. Dubai denizens : ARABS
25. Like Santa's cheeks : ROSY
26. Shape for Rubik : CUBE
27. Field of study : AREA
28. Diamond stats : RBIS
29. Anti-nuke slogan : BANTHEBOMB
32. Lesson from Aesop : MORAL
33. Grp. that battles consumer fraud ... or a hint to some much-repeated letters in this puzzle : BBB
35. Place for an ace : HOLE
36. McGregor of "Star Wars" films : EWAN
37. 1987 album later rereleased as "The Celts" : ENYA
39. ___ fide : BONA
40. Author Harte : BRET
45. Defunct hoops org. : ABA
46. Volvo rival : SAAB
47. Hardly a chain hotel, informally : BANDB
48. In a tumultuous state : ABOIL
49. Capital of Yemen : SANAA
50. Defame in writing : LIBEL
51. Utah's ___ Canyon : BRYCE
54. Dumb cluck : BOZO
55. Totally out of control : AMOK
56. Russo of "Major League" : RENE
57. Raised, as cattle : BRED
59. Short do : BOB
60. G.I.'s address : APO
61. Alley ___ : OOP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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