New York Times, Thursday, May 21, 2009

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1970 hit for the Jackson 5 : ABC
4. "Deal!" : AGREED
10. What a loose thread might be : CLUE
14. Friendly term of address : BRO
15. Río crosser : PUENTE
16. Nest egg protectors : HENS
17. Name of Lord Rubble's feudal estate? : BARNEYFIEF
19. Slurs, in music : ARCS
20. English princess : ANNE
21. Sender of monthly checks: Abbr. : SSA
22. Fix, as a pump : RESOLE
24. Present addition : BOW
26. Air in a sooty shaft? : COALMIEN
28. Removed roughly : TORNOUT
32. Big Apple sch. : NYU
33. Sly little dog? : SNEAKPEKE
35. One stuck in the can : LIFER
40. Third in a Latin series : AMAT
41. Carefully search : SCOUR
43. Short evening? : NITE
44. Charles ___, "Brideshead Revisited" protagonist : RYDER
46. Celebration for a Disney dwarf? : HAPPYFETE
48. "The Mikado" wardrobe item : OBI
50. Like words? : SIMILES
51. Bamboozle a "Fargo" director? : SNOWCOEN
56. Do sum work : ADD
57. Picasso/Braque movement : CUBISM
58. ___ Lingus : AER
61. Title heroine described in the first sentence of her novel as "handsome, clever and rich" : EMMA
64. It's shrinking in Asia : ARAL
65. Property claim along the Rio Grande? : BORDERLIEN
68. Realty ad abbr. : BSMT
69. Alchemic knowledge : ARCANA
70. Mungojerrie or Skimbleshanks, in a musical : CAT
71. Wet septet : SEAS
72. Toadies : YESMEN
73. P.G.A. Tour Rookie of the Year after Singh : ELS
1. "Money, Money, Money" band : ABBA
2. Muffin composition, maybe : BRAN
3. Hot dog coating at a county fair : CORNBREAD
4. Mirror : APE
5. "___ and Dolls" : GUYS
6. Judges : REFS
7. Pioneer computer : ENIAC
8. Beach time in Bordeaux : ETE
9. Offset, as expenses : DEFRAY
10. Gorge : CHASM
11. Choisy-___ (Paris suburb) : LEROI
12. Pawnbroker, in slang : UNCLE
13. Ruhr industrial hub : ESSEN
18. Recent arrival : NEONATE
23. Month before Tishri : ELUL
25. Convex cooker : WOK
27. Betters : ONEUPS
28. Romanov ruler : TSAR
29. "___ Own" (song from "Les Miz") : ONMY
30. DHL competitor : UPS
31. Sysop, for one : TECHIE
34. Place to overnight in an R.V. : KOA
36. Unbeliever : INFIDEL
37. Meadow voles : FIELDMICE
38. Major conclusion? : ETTE
39. Roger of "Cheers" : REES
42. Sch. that's about 150 mi. north of 32-Across : RPI
45. Enormous birds of myth : ROCS
47. Sumac from Peru : YMA
49. City visited in "Around the World in 80 Days" : BOMBAY
51. Union foes : SCABS
52. White-cap wearer : NURSE
53. "The Audacity of Hope" author : OBAMA
54. Slumps : WILTS
55. Pusher pursuers : NARCS
59. Cheese choice : EDAM
60. ___ Dubos, Pulitzer winner for "So Human an Animal" : RENE
62. Seder, e.g. : MEAL
63. Creatures with tunnel vision? : ANTS
66. Prospector's prize : ORE
67. Fled : RAN

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