New York Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Author: Zoe Wheeler and Aimee Lucido
Editor: Will Shortz
Zoe Wheeler
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Aimee Lucido
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1.67000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Wheeler. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Lucido. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Child prodigy of "Heroes" : MICAH
6. Painters' degs. : MFAS
10. "Pygmalion" playwright : SHAW
14. "Falstaff" or "Fidelio" : OPERA
15. "Play it, Sam" speaker : ILSA
16. Bridgestone product : TIRE
17. Package full of syringes? : JUNKIEMAIL
19. Ancient Andean : INCA
20. Great Giant : OTT
21. Kardashian matriarch : KRIS
22. Less likely to be carded, say : OLDER
23. Thesis topic for sex ed? : QUICKIESTUDY
26. Picture puzzles : REBUSES
29. Acorn or pecan : NUT
30. Berry for the health-conscious : ACAI
31. Loudly berate : SCREAMAT
36. Cameras taking pictures of permanent markers? : SHARPIESHOOTERS
40. Like some summer dresses, by design : POLKADOT
41. "___ Enchanted" (2004 film) : ELLA
42. Stimpy's TV pal : REN
43. God, with "the" : CREATOR
46. Pompom on a skullcap? : BEANIESPROUT
51. Building blocks : LEGOS
52. It changes hands at an altar : RING
53. Give a name : DUB
56. Cookie celebrating its centennial in 2012 : OREO
57. Police investigation of a betting house? : BOOKIECASE
60. Pig's sound : OINK
61. Jiffy ___ : LUBE
62. Students take them in class : NOTES
63. Dogs, cats and gerbils : PETS
64. "South Park" writer Parker : TREY
65. Put out, as energy : EXERT
1. It's stolen in an Austin Powers movie : MOJO
2. "___ a Spell on You" : IPUT
3. Penny : CENT
4. Noah's vessel : ARK
5. 17-syllable poems : HAIKUS
6. Makes like : MIMICS
7. Item "spirited" past security? : FLASK
8. "Do ___ do" : ASI
9. "My gal" of song : SAL
10. One of a pair for a clown : STILT
11. Bangalore believer, maybe : HINDU
12. See 46-Down : ARCED
13. Tired : WEARY
18. ___ Lackawanna Railroad : ERIE
22. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
23. Peculiarity : QUIRK
24. Go slowly (along) : INCH
25. Multinational currency : EURO
26. Speak with a scratchy voice : RASP
27. It comes back to you : ECHO
28. False deity : BAAL
31. Fast jet, for short : SST
32. Troubled terribly : ATEAT
33. Tuna ___ : MELT
34. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
35. Romanov ruler : TSAR
37. "Midnight in ___" (2011 Woody Allen film) : PARIS
38. Notion: Fr. : IDEE
39. Ages and ages : EONS
43. "Holy smokes!" : CRIKEY
44. Rice-A-___ : RONI
45. Oregon city : EUGENE
46. Short baseball hit that's 12-Down : BLOOP
47. Spooky : EERIE
48. Go-between : AGENT
49. Cozy spots : NOOKS
50. Look into : PROBE
53. Information on a check : DATE
54. Consumer : USER
55. Outdo : BEST
57. Sandwich usually served with mayo : BLT
58. "___ Mutual Friend" (Dickens's last finished novel) : OUR
59. Actress Courteney : COX

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