New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Author: Keith Talon
Editor: Will Shortz
Keith Talon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Talon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Defeat, barely : EDGE
5. Word on a bar worker's jar : TIPS
9. Gem : JEWEL
14. Pasta or potato, for short : CARB
15. Savoie sweetheart : AMIE
16. Still in the game : ALIVE
17. Brag : CROW
18. Beekeeper played by Peter Fonda : ULEE
19. Recurring melody : MOTIF
20. Tiger and Elin Woods's 37-Across order? : ONTHEROCKS
23. Super, slangily : PHAT
24. Sign on a locked lavatory : INUSE
25. Vast amounts : OCEANS
27. It might start "E FP TOZ LPED" : EYETEST
30. Party that's a wow : BLAST
31. Posh : LUXE
32. One pitied by Mr. T : FOOL
33. Doo-___ music : WOP
36. Actor's rep: Abbr. : AGT
37. Cocktail called "the elixir of quietude" by 4-Down : MARTINI
40. 1950s campaign nickname : IKE
41. ___'easter : NOR
42. Apple originally marketed to schools : EMAC
43. New car sticker fig. : MSRP
44. Figure of Greek myth with a statue at Rockefeller Center : ATLAS
46. 1889 statehood achievers, with "the" : DAKOTAS
49. Ringtoss game : QUOITS
51. A marathon has about 26 of these : MILES
52. Runnin' Rebels' sch. : UNLV
53. Paula Abdul's 37-Across order? : STRAIGHTUP
58. "Later, amigo!" : ADIOS
60. French cleric : ABBE
61. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
62. It's not good to run one : FEVER
63. Potter's oven : KILN
64. Mineral in hemoglobin : IRON
65. The hapless Corleone : FREDO
66. Things that modest people lack : EGOS
67. "Peter Pan" fairy, for short : TINK
1. Shoe company founded in Denmark : ECCO
2. "Phooey!" : DARN
3. Small cavern, in poetry : GROT
4. "The Elements of Style" updater : EBWHITE
5. Sign after Aries : TAURUS
6. "Please help me with directions!" : IMLOST
7. Jigsaw puzzle element : PIECE
8. Be "it," in a game : SEEK
9. Wing it, musically : JAM
10. Skips the dos before the I do's? : ELOPES
11. O. Henry's 37-Across order? : WITHATWIST
12. Aquafina rival : EVIAN
13. Some turns and boxing punches : LEFTS
21. Opposite WSW : ENE
22. Wise old Athenian : SOLON
26. City known as Colombia's sports capital : CALI
27. Pizazz : ELAN
28. "Car Talk" dubbed it "the worst car of the millennium" : YUGO
29. Popeye's 37-Across order? : EXTRAOLIVE
30. Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er ___" : BOI
32. Consumer protection agcy. : FTC
34. Vegetable in Cajun cuisine : OKRA
35. Livens, with "up" : PEPS
37. Cheesy sandwich : MELT
38. Collect : AMASS
39. Dorm figures, for short : RAS
43. Frenzied place at a rock club : MOSHPIT
45. Recorded for later viewing : TIVOED
46. Cisco Kid's horse : DIABLO
47. "The X-Files" figures : ALIENS
48. Big beer buy : KEG
49. Hearty drink : QUAFF
50. Hypnotized or anesthetized : UNDER
51. Head honcho : MRBIG
54. Help oneself to : TAKE
55. Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
56. Noodles with tempura : UDON
57. Medium-rare steak color : PINK
59. B'way success sign : SRO

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