New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Author: Susan Gelfand
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Gelfand
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Gelfand. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. "Kinsman" of Tarzan : APE
4. Impact sound : WHAM
8. Spicy cuisine : CAJUN
13. A witch might put one on you : HEX
14. Just about forever : EONS
15. Epoch when mammals arose : EOCENE
16. Klee contemporary : ARP
17. Monte Cristo ingredient : SWISSCHEESE
19. Sharon of "Cagney & Lacey" : GLESS
21. Old Saturn model : ION
22. Scholar's deg. : PHD
23. Spelling aid? : VOODOODOLL
26. Church bells' sound : PEAL
27. Get in a row : ALIGN
28. Response at the altar : IDO
29. Mesa ___ National Park : VERDE
30. Sharon of "Valley of the Dolls" : TATE
31. Club ___ : MED
32. Tightened up : TENSED
33. Pub hub : DARTBOARD
36. Legally impedes : ESTOPS
39. Math subj. : ALG
40. Commando weapons : UZIS
44. Teakettle feature : SPOUT
45. Ga. neighbor : FLA
46. Secluded valleys : GLENS
47. Stretched to the max : TAUT
48. Where people are always putting things? : GOLFCOURSE
50. Those aboard a U.F.O. : ETS
51. "___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
52. Swab the floor again : REMOP
53. Like 17-, 23-, 33- and 48-Across : FULLOFHOLES
57. Aegean island on which Homer is said to be buried : IOS
59. N.Y. Yankees' division : ALEAST
60. Castle obstacle : MOAT
61. Big D.C. lobby : NRA
62. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
63. John's other half : YOKO
64. Car that "really drives 'em wi-i-ild," in a 1960s song : GTO
1. Inventor's cry : AHA
2. Vine-covered passageway : PERGOLA
3. Heroic deed : EXPLOIT
4. Oil name : WESSON
5. "In what way?" : HOWSO
6. "Gimme ___!" (start of an Illinois cheer) : ANI
7. Ed.'s stack : MSS
8. Harry who co-founded Columbia Pictures : COHN
9. Server's wish : ACE
10. "Golly!" : JEEPERS
11. Expose to light : UNSHADE
12. Ribbed : NEEDLED
15. Green sci. : ECOL
18. Storage site : SILO
20. Beat by a nose : EDGEDOUT
23. Fermenting locale : VAT
24. Nuts, berries, etc., for squirrels : DIET
25. Kook : ODDBALL
26. Tick-tock maker : PENDULUM
29. Part of a chapter: Abbr. : VER
31. ___ Butterworth : MRS
32. It may put someone out : TAG
34. Likely : APT
35. Norwegian king : OLAF
36. Grammy-winning Gloria : ESTEFAN
37. Burger flipper : SPATULA
38. A bit messy, as the hair : TOUSLED
41. Closing (in on) : ZEROING
42. Playfully : INSPORT
43. Montreal-to-Boston dir. : SSE
45. Nina of 1940s-'50s films : FOCH
46. Attends : GOESTO
48. Natural talent : GIFT
49. Haunted house sound : CREAK
51. Slugger Sammy : SOSA
54. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
55. "Peg ___ Heart" : OMY
56. Stall in London : LOO
58. ___ Tomé : SAO

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