New York Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Archaeologists usually find things in this : SITU
5. Cutlass part : HILT
9. 1992 Jack Nicholson title role : HOFFA
14. Asta in the book "The Thin Man," e.g. : SCHNAUZER
16. Pang : THROE
17. Instruction to an overexcited Frenchman? : WEEWHEEMONSIEUR
19. Bartolommeo and Angelico : FRAS
20. Call from the field : MOO
21. Common Hebrew name : ELI
22. Oriole or Tiger, informally : ALER
23. Really wet grass expected tomorrow morning? : DEEPDEWDUE
27. Tattoos, e.g. : BODYART
29. Hack : CHOP
30. Wirers, say: Abbr. : EES
31. Box office : GATE
33. Interruption causes : AHEMS
34. What quilting farmers do? : SEWANDSOW
36. Restrictive wear : IRONS
38. Auvers-sur-___, last home of Vincent van Gogh : OISE
39. Top of a suit? : ACE
42. Commodity for John Jacob Astor : PELT
43. Camera innovator George : EASTMAN
45. Whitecaps next to an underpriced beachfront property? : WAVESBYBUY
49. Some jellied dishes : EELS
50. Oscars prop: Abbr. : ENV
51. Put in one's ___ : OAR
52. Date maker : PALM
53. Simplify things at a ricotta factory? : WEIGHWHEYEASIER
59. Old Dodge hatchbacks : OMNIS
60. Box office request : ONEPLEASE
61. Henpeck : NAGAT
62. Hockey's Steve and baseball's Mel : OTTS
63. Retired fleet : SSTS
1. Missoula-to-Boise dir. : SSW
2. Seal's resting place, perhaps : ICEFLOE
3. Great American Ball Park team : THEREDS
4. Heedless : UNWARY
5. Color : HUE
6. Suffix with color : IZE
7. Eager beaver's word : LEMME
8. Some scouts : TROOP
9. Dearborn ___, MI : HTS
10. "___ don't know about that" : OHI
11. Bronze statue on top of the U.S. Capitol : FREEDOM
12. Bobbles : FOULUPS
13. Lofty stronghold : AERIE
15. Sounds of comprehension : AHS
18. Signal of comprehension : NOD
22. "The Simpsons" grampa : ABE
23. Tournament starting points : DRAWS
24. Jazzy James : ETTA
25. They repeat whatever you say : ECHOES
26. "That's finally done!" : WHEW
28. Realtors, e.g. : AGENTS
32. Musician Brian : ENO
33. Evaluate : ASSAY
34. Lemon ___ : SOLE
35. Object of a French prayer : DIEU
36. Beach locale of song : IPANEMA
37. Gunning : REVVING
39. Some Amys, Emmas and Mias : AMELIAS
40. Least rocky : CALMEST
41. Not the longest dashes : ENS
44. Tempts : TEASES
45. Victors' cry : WEWON
46. Salaam : BOW
47. Unsophisticated boob : YAHOO
48. London borough containing Wembley Stadium : BRENT
52. Chum : PAL
54. Fashion model Carangi : GIA
55. Only 20th-century prez without a coll. degree : HST
56. ___ again : YET
57. Mini-albums, briefly : EPS
58. Hi-___ : RES

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