New York Times, Thursday, May 20, 2010

Author: Jim Hilger
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hilger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hilger. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Brimless hat : TOQUE
6. Chinese vessel : JUNK
10. Prankster's look : GRIN
14. Arboreal critter : ORANG
15. Like many limericks: Abbr. : ANON
16. Italian bread : PANE
17. Grocery leisure? : RANDRINTHEAANDP
20. To be sure : INDEED
21. Dancer in Jabba the Hutt's court, in "Return of the Jedi" : OOLA
22. Calendario unit : DIA
23. "Guernica," e.g. : ARTE
24. Like some lore : TRIBAL
26. Fall off : EBB
28. Common hotel room features : SAFES
32. Some modern donations : OVA
33. Baseball All-Star, 1954-73 : MAYS
35. Word often cried after "Go" : TEAM
36. Explosive stuff : NITRO
39. Narrow strip of land: Abbr. : ISTH
40. Dropping the ball, e.g. : ERROR
42. "A Yank at ___," Mickey Rooney flick : ETON
43. "The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
45. Drama intro? : MELO
46. Elisabeth of "Hamlet 2" : SHUE
47. Bird with two sets of eyelids : EMU
48. Item on a chain, maybe : IDTAG
50. ___ roll (sushi item) : EEL
51. Bone below the femur : FIBULA
54. What many audiences face : DAIS
56. ___ rush : INA
57. Dr. Schneider of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" : ELSA
60. Undermine : IMPAIR
63. Railroad's work to produce new products? : RANDDONTHEBANDO
66. Internal: Prefix : ENDO
67. "Heads up!" : FORE
68. Many a film festival film : INDIE
69. It's not good when it's outstanding : DEBT
70. Popular chocolate bar : TWIX
71. They're related : TALES
1. Singer Amos : TORI
2. Escape route city in "Casablanca" : ORAN
3. Interview near an inn? : QANDABYTHEBANDB
4. Hypnotized : UNDER
5. Wetlands fowl : EGRETS
6. Swing bandleader Garber : JAN
7. Billy Graham's "___ the Hills" : UNTO
8. It's west of New York's East Village : NOHO
9. Showed reverence, in a way : KNELT
10. Factor in a scholarship grant, maybe: Abbr. : GPA
11. Soul music over a financial institution's sound system? : RANDBATTHESANDL
12. Neighbor of China : INDIA
13. Neighbor of China : NEPAL
18. Conceive : IDEATE
19. Sorkin who created "The West Wing" : AARON
25. Penn and others : IVIES
26. Viennese-born composer ___ von Reznicek : EMIL
27. ___ 10 : BASE
29. Physics unit : FERMI
30. Ending with dog or long : EARED
31. Young salmon : SMOLT
34. Big name at SeaWorld : SHAMU
37. Lothario : ROUE
38. First-year Harvard law student : ONEL
41. One who works with speakers? : ROADIE
44. Wore the crown : RULED
49. Queen's ___ : GAMBIT
51. Let go : FIRED
52. Silly : INANE
53. Overhead : ALOFT
55. Bucky Beaver's toothpaste : IPANA
58. Winter fall : SNOW
59. Longfellow bell town : ATRI
61. "And When ___," 1969 Blood, Sweat & Tears hit : IDIE
62. European deer : ROES
64. Pixel : DOT
65. Bad spelling? : HEX

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