New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Author: Kyle T. Dolan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle T. Dolan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 79, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Insecticide whose spelled-out name has 31 letters : DDT
4. Rapid, in music : MOSSO
9. Film about a statue? : PATINA
15. Always, in verse : EER
16. Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
17. Hard-to-hum, say : ATONAL
18. 2004 movie with a screenplay by Tina Fey : MEANGIRLS
20. Japanese mat : TATAMI
21. Was next to : ADJOINED
22. ___ Noël (French Santa Claus) : PERE
23. Straight, at a bar : NEAT
24. Carved figure used for rituals : GRAVENIMAGE
29. Lees material : DENIM
31. Legal wrongs : TORTS
32. How a limbo dancer dances : LOW
33. "___ chance!" : NOTA
36. N.Y.C.'s Roosevelt ___ : ISL
37. Railroad beam : TIE
38. Work by Sir Edward Elgar hinted at by this puzzle's shaded squares : ENIGMAVARIATIONS
44. Like most of China's flag : RED
45. Fig. on an A.T.M. receipt : BAL
46. Improperly off base, in brief : AWOL
47. "Wise" bird : OWL
48. Like the cutouts in some children's artwork : GLUED
50. Austrian-made pistol : GLOCK
54. Industrial Revolution-era power source : STEAMENGINE
58. "Dies ___" : IRAE
59. Bit of Highlands costume : KILT
60. Illicit rendezvous locale : LOVENEST
62. Yacht site : MARINA
65. Family play time : GAMENIGHT
66. 2,000 pounds : ONETON
67. It's taken by witnesses : STAND
68. Try to stop from squeaking, say : OIL
69. Chicken : COWARD
70. Trials : TESTS
71. SSW's opposite : NNE
1. Supply's partner, in economics : DEMAND
2. Pundit Myers : DEEDEE
3. Roman emperor born in Spain : TRAJAN
4. Nativity scene figures : MAGI
5. Part of an airtight seal : ORING
6. More achy : SORER
7. Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du ___" : SOLDAT
8. Meditation chants : OMS
9. Intellectual property subject : PATENTLAW
10. 2600 and 5200 consoles : ATARIS
11. Figure on a pole : TOTEM
12. ___ while : INA
13. '60s war zone : NAM
14. Clay, after a transformation? : ALI
19. Mentioning : NOTING
22. Xerxes' empire : PERSIA
25. ___ dire (jury selection process) : VOIR
26. Choir voice : ALTO
27. Enter : GOIN
28. Milk providers : EWES
30. May honoree : MOM
34. Plateau : TABLELAND
35. "___, and quit my sight!": Macbeth : AVAUNT
38. Love god : EROS
39. Wetlands creature : NEWT
40. Empty, as talk : IDLE
41. "Break ___!" : ALEG
42. Dress (up) : TOG
43. Urbana-Champaign athletes : ILLINI
48. Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 25 or 40 : GMINOR
49. Grow, as a pupil : DILATE
51. Terminus of a famous trail : OREGON
52. Collect one's winnings : CASHIN
53. One whistling in the kitchen? : KETTLE
55. Japanese dog : AKITA
56. Enrique's "Enough!" : NOMAS
57. News conference, e.g. : EVENT
61. Terminates : ENDS
62. Comfy bit of footwear : MOC
63. Enero-to-diciembre period : ANO
64. Button with two triangles: Abbr. : REW
65. Astronomical observation std. : GST

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