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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Situps tone them : ABS
4. Bounded along : LOPED
9. Assists and steals : STATS
14. Lingerie buy : BRA
15. Place to play or fight : ARENA
16. Sic on : LETAT
17. Paper Mate product : BALLPOINT
19. One with dreadlocks, perhaps : RASTA
20. Obstinate animals : ASSES
21. 180, slangily : UIE
23. Stand for : MEAN
24. Ruler deposed in 1979 : SHAH
25. Hoops play maker : POINTGUARD
28. Responded sheepishly? : BAAED
30. Trackers and Prizms, once : GEOS
31. Junkyard's security, maybe : GUARDDOG
34. Verboten : TABOO
38. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
39. Religious dissenter : HERETIC
42. Former Ford model : LTD
43. Magritte's "___ Fixe" : LIDEE
45. Place for one in disfavor, so to speak : DOGHOUSE
47. St. Louis attraction : ARCH
50. "___ the World" : WEARE
51. Sherwin-Williams offering : HOUSEPAINT
55. Barely open : AJAR
58. Feminine ending : ENNE
59. Coffee server : URN
60. Last Oldsmobile made : ALERO
61. Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
63. Indoor or outdoor war game : PAINTBALL
66. Yoga position : LOTUS
67. Young hooter : OWLET
68. Once known as : NEE
69. Won all the games in a series : SWEPT
70. Down on one's luck : NEEDY
71. Draft org. : SSS
1. Palestinian leader Mahmoud ___ : ABBAS
2. Full of chutzpah : BRASH
3. Entertainment at many a Cuban wedding : SALSABAND
4. Pool units : LAPS
5. Guadalajara gold : ORO
6. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame designer : PEI
7. Ho-hum feeling : ENNUI
8. Seeing socially : DATING
9. Camera type, for short : SLR
10. Olympics squad in red, white and blue : TEAMUSA
11. Totally baffled : ATSEA
12. Mongol invader : TATAR
13. Put up with : STAND
18. "The Merry Widow" composer Franz : LEHAR
22. Summer on the Seine : ETE
25. Word ending meaning "foot" : PEDE
26. Sign of decay : ODOR
27. "Aha!" : GOTCHA
29. Stick fast : ADHERE
31. Guy's square-dance partner : GAL
32. Prefix with cycle or sex : UNI
33. Option for a H.S. dropout : GED
35. Casual pants : BLUEJEANS
36. Some tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
37. Laudatory lines : ODE
40. Burg : TOWN
41. "___ the picture!" : IGET
44. Goes lighter (on) : EASESUP
46. Big name in dental hygiene : ORALB
48. PC's "brain" : CPU
49. Talk incessantly about : HARPON
51. Loaf or loafer parts : HEELS
52. At the minimum setting : ONLOW
53. Form a bloc : UNITE
54. Floored : INAWE
56. Setting for some van Goghs : ARLES
57. Some are walk-on : ROLES
60. Court fig. : ATTY
62. Superlative finish : EST
64. ___ de France : ILE
65. ___ Beatty, Oscar nominee for "Network" : NED

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