New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Establishments with mirrored balls : DISCOS
7. Snacked : ATE
10. In a state of 10-Down : AGOG
14. Involve : ENTAIL
15. South of South America : SUR
16. Help the dishwasher, perhaps : WIPE
17. In a precise manner : NEATLY
18. It's directly below V-B-N-M : SPACEBAR
20. Turn in many a children's game : SPIN
21. Relative of a raccoon : COATI
22. Bark beetle's habitat : ELM
23. Highway safety marker : TRAFFICCONE
27. Caballer's need : PLAN
28. No ___ sight : ENDIN
32. Away from home : OUT
35. Unwelcome financial exams : AUDITS
39. French river or department : ORNE
40. Punch in the mouth, slangily : KNUCKLESANDWICH
43. Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
44. Alice's best friend on "The Honeymooners" : TRIXIE
45. Honor society letter : PHI
46. "___ never believe this!" : YOULL
48. "___ first you don't succeed ..." : IFAT
50. Homecoming display : PARADEFLOAT
56. Pompous fool : ASS
59. Cut down : HEWED
60. Cuts down : MOWS
62. Cold treat that can precede the last word of 18-, 23-, 40- or 50-Across : ICECREAM
64. Menu selection : ENTREE
66. Not dry : DAMP
67. Full house sign : SRO
68. Pig, when rummaging for truffles : ROOTER
69. Diva's delivery : ARIA
70. Newspaper staffers, in brief : EDS
71. Fleet of warships : ARMADA
1. Rooms with recliners : DENS
2. All thumbs : INEPT
3. Flight segment : STAIR
4. Forty winks : CATNAP
5. Olive product : OIL
6. Tricky : SLY
7. Part of P.G.A.: Abbr. : ASSOC
8. Rapper ___ Shakur : TUPAC
9. Sister of Clio : ERATO
10. Feeling when you're 10-Across : AWE
11. Taunt : GIBE
12. Birthstone for most Libras : OPAL
13. Start, as of an idea : GERM
19. French filmdom : CINE
21. Remnant of a burned coal : CINDER
24. Verbal brickbats : FLAK
25. Tennis "misstep" : FAULT
26. Plenty, to a poet : ENOW
29. Icicle feature : DRIP
30. Narrow winning margin : INCH
31. Classic soda pop : NEHI
32. Give the go-ahead : OKAY
33. "Do ___ others ..." : UNTO
34. South African Peace Nobelist, 1984 : TUTU
36. "It ___" (reply to "Who's there?") : ISI
37. Prepared for takeoff : TAXIED
38. [Well, see if I care!] : SNIFF
41. Late actor Robert of "I Spy" : CULP
42. Give out cards : DEAL
47. Bert of "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
49. Indian percussion : TOMTOM
51. Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
52. Cy Young, e.g. : AWARD
53. Visual sales pitches : DEMOS
54. Line from the heart : AORTA
55. Tammany Hall "boss" : TWEED
56. Elton John/Tim Rice musical : AIDA
57. Mark for life : SCAR
58. Place for a cab : SEMI
61. It's repeated after "Que" in song : SERA
63. Tax preparer, for short : CPA
64. Diamond stat : ERA
65. Neither's partner : NOR

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