New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 57 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "What did Delaware?" "I don't know, but ___" (old joke) : ALASKA
7. "I ___ bored!" : AMSO
11. Score components: Abbr. : PTS
14. Decorate flamboyantly, in slang : TARTUP
15. Simon ___ : SAYS
16. Noisy fight : ROW
17. King who was the son of Pepin the Short : CHARLEMAGNE
19. "___ Rocker" (Springsteen song) : IMA
20. Electron's path : ORBIT
21. River that ends at Cairo : OHIO
22. Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
23. Post-copyright status : PUBLICDOMAIN
26. Sister of Snow White : ROSERED
29. Smack hard : SWAT
30. Intuition, maybe: Abbr. : ESP
31. Darkens : DIMS
34. Big name in vacuums : ORECK
37. La Choy product : CHICKENCHOWMEIN
41. Russian country house : DACHA
42. F.B.I. guys : GMEN
43. Ming of the N.B.A. : YAO
44. Puts away plates : EATS
46. French carmaker : PEUGEOT
49. Easternmost U.S. capital : AUGUSTAMAINE
53. Graph paper pattern : GRID
54. Food thickener : AGAR
55. For face value : ATPAR
59. Cabinet dept. overseeing farm interests : AGR
60. Fancy equine coif : BRAIDEDMANE
62. No. on a calling card : TEL
63. Zealous : AVID
64. Not polished : COARSE
65. Pothook shape : ESS
66. Till compartment : TENS
67. Like Dracula : UNDEAD
1. Classic record label for the Bee Gees and Cream : ATCO
2. Bert who played a cowardly lion : LAHR
3. Emirate dweller : ARAB
4. Indicator of rank : STRIPE
5. Civilization, to Freud : KULTUR
6. Distant cousin of humans : APE
7. Sapporo competitor : ASAHI
8. ___ Johnson : MAGIC
9. Church councils : SYNODS
10. Sugar suffix : OSE
11. Philip Marlowe or Sam Spade : PRIVATEEYE
12. Actress Marisa : TOMEI
13. Ex-Steeler Lynn : SWANN
18. Crown ___ : MOLDING
22. Unctuous flattery : SMARM
24. "Venerable" monk : BEDE
25. "Geez! That stings!" : OWOW
26. Shipping dept. stamp : RECD
27. Dept. of Labor arm : OSHA
28. Scary, Baby, Ginger, Posh and Sporty : SPICEGIRLS
32. Year McKinley was elected to a second term : MCM
33. First American in space : SHEPARD
35. "Gotta go!" : CIAO
36. Muscle malady : KNOT
38. Hot: Fr. : CHAUD
39. Kit ___ (candy bars) : KATS
40. "Dedicated to the ___ Love" : ONEI
45. Excessively fast : STARVE
47. Japanese eel and rice dish : UNADON
48. Lose patience and then some : GETMAD
49. Ornamental quartz : AGATE
50. Earnestly recommends : URGES
51. "To repeat ..." : AGAIN
52. Dust busters : MAIDS
56. Peel : PARE
57. Jug handle, in archaeology : ANSA
58. Stalk in a marsh : REED
60. Face the pitcher : BAT
61. Old French coin : ECU

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