New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKWZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. You might fix one yourself at a bar : SALAD
6. Abbr. after a lawyer's name : ESQ
9. Blog additions : POSTS
14. Dance partner for Fred : ADELE
15. Little, in Lille : PEU
16. "99 and 44/100% pure" soap : IVORY
17. Place for knickknacks : SHELF
18. "What ___ to do?" : AMI
19. Link : NEXUS
20. Thief in a western : HORSERUSTLER
23. Rm. coolers : ACS
24. ___-de-sac : CUL
25. Suffix with Orwell : IAN
26. Bard's "before" : ERE
29. Some metal frames : STEELTRUSSES
32. "Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
35. Penn, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
36. They're red or blue, on some maps : STATES
37. Emergency strategy : PLANB
39. N.L. cap letters : STL
41. "All About ___," 2009 Sandra Bullock bomb : STEVE
42. Main lines : AORTAS
44. Canon camera line : EOS
46. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
47. Parliamentary procedure guide, familiarly : ROBERTSRULES
50. Outcomes of some QB sneaks : TDS
51. Bacon runoff : FAT
52. Suffix with penta- : GON
53. ___ few rounds (spar) : GOA
56. Unclear outcome ... or what can be found literally in 20-, 29- and 47-Across : MIXEDRESULTS
59. Hip-hopper's headgear : DORAG
62. Battery for many penlights : AAA
63. Modular elements : UNITS
64. PayPal money, e.g. : ECASH
65. Chain part: Abbr. : MTN
66. Little Munster : EDDIE
67. SALT subject : NTEST
68. To date : YET
69. Accomplish, biblically : DOEST
1. The younger Obama girl : SASHA
2. Specially formed, as a committee : ADHOC
3. Lascivious looks : LEERS
4. Tell-___ (some bios) : ALLS
5. Reason for a merchandise return : DEFECT
6. Adornments on officers' shoulders : EPAULETS
7. Coll. terms : SEMS
8. "Knock that off!" : QUITIT
9. Pesto ingredients : PINENUTS
10. In the strike zone : OVER
11. Beantown or Chi-Town team : SOX
12. Play about Capote : TRU
13. Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS
21. They intersect in Montréal : RUES
22. TV husband of Phyllis : LARS
26. Perfumery compound : ESTER
27. Christopher of "Somewhere in Time" : REEVE
28. Slalom paths : ESSES
29. "À votre ___!" : SANTE
30. "I'm outta here!" : LATER
31. Fills to the gills : SATES
32. In pieces : APART
33. Red Cross supply : BLOOD
34. Verbal digs : BARBS
38. A bouncer might break one up : BARFIGHT
40. TV boss of Mary Richards : LOUGRANT
43. Record label for Booker T. & the M.G.'s : STAX
45. Gin flavoring : SLOE
48. Like a Turkish bath : STEAMY
49. Came next : ENSUED
53. Go like a flying squirrel : GLIDE
54. Super Bowl XXV M.V.P. ___ Anderson : OTTIS
55. Item in the plus column : ASSET
56. Communion service : MASS
57. See socially : DATE
58. "Go back," on an edit menu : UNDO
59. TV room : DEN
60. World Food Day mo. : OCT
61. "Norma ___" : RAE

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