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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Norman of the Clinton and Bush cabinets : MINETA
7. "Uh, excuse me ..." : AHEM
11. Figs. well above 100 in Mensa : IQS
14. Los ___ (Manhattan Project lab site) : ALAMOS
15. Travel far and wide : ROVE
16. Payable immediately : DUE
17. ABC late-night host : JIMMYKIMMEL
19. The Reds, on scoreboards : CIN
20. Items sometimes locked in a car (oops!) : KEYS
21. Air safety agcy. : FAA
22. Reads, as bar codes : SCANS
24. Drugstore stock, for short : MEDS
25. Rock's ___ Boingo : OINGO
27. Western U.S. gasoline giant : ARCO
28. Scottish seaport : AYR
29. Lead singer of Pearl Jam : EDDIEVEDDER
31. Sticky stuff : GOO
32. Fuss : ADO
33. Manuscript encl. : SASE
34. Exceptionally good : SUPERB
36. Woman's shoe style : TSTRAP
40. Antiaircraft artillery : FLAK
42. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
43. "___ got your number" : IVE
44. "Walking on Broken Glass" singer : ANNIELENNOX
48. It's frequently punched on a keypad : PIN
49. Colorado ski resort : VAIL
50. Rest atop : LIEON
51. Tom of "The Grapes of Wrath" : JOAD
52. Sleep problem : APNEA
54. Carpenter's tool : SAW
55. Gusto : ZEST
56. ___ Mahal : TAJ
57. "The Greatest Show on Earth" co-star, 1952 : BETTYHUTTON
61. In the style of : ALA
62. One of the housewives on "Desperate Housewives" : BREE
63. ___ Queen : ELLERY
64. Apt. units : RMS
65. Kitten's plaything : YARN
66. Pouilly-___ (wine) : FUISSE
1. Capt.'s superior : MAJ
2. A few words between friends : ILIKEYOU
3. Imply ties with V.I.P.'s : NAMEDROP
4. Small-screen statuettes : EMMYS
5. Plays (with) : TOYS
6. Question : ASK
7. Giorgio of fashion : ARMANI
8. Respectful tributes : HOMAGES
9. "All About ___" : EVE
10. Diner on "Alice" : MELS
11. Airport security requirement, briefly : IDCARD
12. Marmalade fruit : QUINCE
13. Motion detector, e.g. : SENSOR
18. "Damned ___, damned ..." : IFIDO
23. Officer-in-training : CADET
24. S.I. and O, e.g. : MAGS
25. Kook : ODDBALL
26. It may be standing at the end of a concert : OVATION
29. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
30. One of Greater London's "home counties" : ESSEX
35. Paperless I.R.S. submission : EFILE
37. Snappy comebacks : RIPOSTES
38. Amelia Earhart and others : AVIATORS
39. Hang : PEND
41. Tush : KEISTER
42. Like many winter landscapes : SNOWY
44. Online user's self-image : AVATAR
45. Incendiary fuel in "Apocalypse Now" : NAPALM
46. Masked fighters : NINJAS
47. Tidy (up) : NEATEN
51. Star of the martial arts epic "Hero" : JETLI
53. John Prine's "Dear ___" : ABBY
55. End of an alphabet that begins Alpha, Bravo, Charlie : ZULU
58. Pitcher's stat : ERA
59. Playboy founder, for short : HEF
60. "Bill ___, the Science Guy" : NYE

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