New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 2011

Author: Patrick John Duggan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick John Duggan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JMQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Duggan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Did nothing while other things went on : SATBY
6. Staples of séances : RAPS
10. Figurehead's place : SHIP
14. Wrestling's ___ the Giant : ANDRE
15. Slave who dies in the Temple of Vulcan : AIDA
16. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
17. Sparring session? : CASUALFRAY
19. Place name before and after "Oh" in a Thomas Moore title : ERIN
20. One who stirs the pot : CHEF
21. Face down : OPPOSE
23. I-90 in Mass., e.g. : TPKE
26. Pitch for a pistol? : GLOCKSPIEL
29. Geraldo Rivera opened one in 1986 : VAULT
31. Composer of "The Microsoft Sound" : ENO
32. Joneses : YENS
33. Bacchanalias : SPREES
35. "Gimme ___!" : ASEC
37. Crime of which 17-, 26-, 51- and 59-Across are victims? : IDENTITYTHEFT
42. Take for a ride : DUPE
43. ___ Union : SOVIET
45. "Born from jets" sloganeer : SAAB
48. It connects to the scull : OAR
50. Source of strength : SINEW
51. Suffering from chicken pox? : SICKANDRED
54. Late-night wars participant : LENO
55. Worn things : ATTIRE
56. One may be left hanging : CHAD
58. "The Wizard of Oz" companion : LION
59. Jail cells? : PENALBOXES
65. Hardware bit : TNUT
66. Brand name that might ring a bell? : AVON
67. Cook, as some beans : REFRY
68. "It ___ laugh" : ISTO
69. Time to give up? : LENT
70. City in Provence : ARLES
1. ___ fly : SAC
2. "Ugly Betty" actress Ortiz : ANA
3. 62-Down events, for short : TDS
4. He killed Chuck Norris in "Return of the Dragon" : BRUCELEE
5. "Amen to that!" : YEAH
6. Drawing : RAFFLE
7. Inspired stuff : AIR
8. Hi-tech helper : PDA
9. Give the go-ahead : SAYOK
10. Open grassland : STEPPE
11. Smack, so to speak : HEROIN
12. Those in front of lenses : IRISES
13. Jury : PANEL
18. It's kept under the table : LEG
22. Whack jobs : PSYCHOS
23. Tubes : TVS
24. Big ___ (nickname of baseball's Ortiz) : PAPI
25. Member of an Iraqi minority : KURD
27. Raising hell : ONATEAR
28. Brit's teapot cover : COSY
30. Conjure up spirits? : TENDBAR
34. "Rugrats" dad : STU
36. Aliens, for short : ETS
38. Gadget whose name was inspired by "2001: A Space Odyssey" : IPOD
39. Baddie : EVILDOER
40. Dandy : FINE
41. Typical Justin Bieber fan : TEEN
44. Blue ball : TWO
45. Occupations that may mean being forced to move away : SITINS
46. Rebel, in a way : ACTOUT
47. Like : AKINTO
49. Take back, as a statement : RECANT
51. 1972 missile pact : SALTI
52. Kingdom until 2008 : NEPAL
53. FedEx alternative : DHL
57. Start of an incantation : ABRA
60. Night before : EVE
61. Prefix with -com : NON
62. Sports org. that lasted only one season : XFL
63. Poet's preposition : ERE
64. CBS part: Abbr. : SYS

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