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New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Author: Peter Wentz
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Wentz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {GKQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Catchphrase of announcer Harry Caray : CUBSWIN
8. Early French settler : ACADIAN
15. Locale in a 1964 Stan Getz hit : IPANEMA
16. Toyota model : COROLLA
17. *Football club that plays at San Siro : ACMILAN
18. *First soft drinks sold in cans : RCCOLAS
19. *Green Lantern company : DCCOMICS
21. Comedy routine : BIT
22. Former Toyota model : PASEO
25. Big name in ice cream : EDY
26. Word of choice : EENY
27. Green prefix : ECO
28. Painters' degs. : MFAS
31. Bygone sports org. for which Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura was a TV analyst : XFL
33. *He said "Start every day off with a smile and get it over with" : WCFIELDS
35. Space launch vehicle : ATLAS
39. Contemporary of Luther : ERASMUS
40. Report : ACCOUNT
42. G.P.A. booster : EASYA
43. *Big clothing retailer : JCPENNEY
44. Airport announcement, for short : ETD
46. Prefix with magnetic : AERO
47. Phoenix-to-Albuquerque dir. : ENE
48. Unregistered sort : MUTT
51. Cousin of a dune buggy, for short : ATV
53. Observes a religious holiday, in a way : FASTS
55. Santa ___ : ANA
56. *Baggy pants popularizer in the 1980s : MCHAMMER
59. *The Wolfpack, informally : NCSTATE
61. Punny title for this puzzle that's a hint to the answers to the starred clues : SEVENCS
65. Mrs. ___ cow : OLEARYS
66. Remove, as an unnecessary line : EDITOUT
67. Give a makeover : RESTYLE
68. "Gigi" novelist : COLETTE
1. The Company, for short : CIA
2. Lines at a store, for short : UPC
3. Whack! : BAM
4. Indirectly derogatory : SNIDE
5. Sign of hospitality : WELCOMEMAT
6. G3, G4 or G5 : IMAC
7. Product from the maker of the 6-Down : NANO
8. Bad-smelling : ACRID
9. Tailbone : COCCYX
10. Jump shots have them : ARCS
11. Whoop-de-___ : DOO
12. "That's amazing!" : ILLBE
13. French actor Delon : ALAIN
14. Vicious, as the weather : NASTY
20. What a slob leaves : MESS
22. Smallish bird : PEWEE
23. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
24. Where houseguests may sleep : SOFAS
26. John of London : ELTON
29. Swine ___ : FLU
30. Parts of some campaigns : ADS
32. Villainy personified : FACEOFEVIL
34. "The best ___ to come" : ISYET
36. Crescent shapes : LUNES
37. Regarding : ANENT
38. Eyelid problems : STYES
40. Crackerjack : ACE
41. Some chest-thumping, for short : CPR
43. World's most populous island : JAVA
45. "Innocent," but not "guilty" : DACTYL
48. "Jane Eyre" locale : MANOR
49. Paul McCartney's Albert, e.g. : UNCLE
50. Zaps, in a way : TASES
52. "Who are ___ people?!" : THESE
54. Rocky ridge : ARETE
56. Figure in a crèche : MARY
57. Fraction of a min. : MSEC
58. "Love ___" : MEDO
60. Gang identifier, for short : TAT
62. Word after waste or want : NOT
63. Well-muscled, informally : CUT
64. Véronique, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

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