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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 2011

Author: Steve Salitan
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Salitan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Salitan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,476
Across Down
1. Foamy coffee order : LATTE
6. Treble sign : GCLEF
11. Popular cooking spray : PAM
14. Ness of "The Untouchables" : ELIOT
15. Tehran native : IRANI
16. Plains tribe : OTO
17. Mickey Mantle wore it : NUMBERSEVEN
19. Crete or Curaçao: Abbr. : ISL
20. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
21. Online chat components, for short : IMS
22. Sleeper's breathing problem : APNEA
24. One who's an overnight success : SHOOTINGSTAR
28. Full ranges : GAMUTS
31. Archaeological find : RELIC
32. Actor Sharif and others : OMARS
33. Former New York mayor Abe : BEAME
35. Petroleum : OIL
38. Seine tributary : OISE
39. Do-it-yourselfer's genre : HOWTO
40. "Black Swan" attire : TUTU
41. Cavity filler's deg. : DDS
42. Irish-born Tony winner Patrick : MAGEE
43. Frenzied : MANIC
44. Indian corn : MAIZE
46. "For shame!" : TSKTSK
47. Much-kissed rock : BLARNEYSTONE
51. The "L" in XXL : LARGE
52. Airport monitor abbr. : ARR
53. Only : SOLE
57. Common breast-pocket stain : INK
58. Common key chain adornment : RABBITSFOOT
62. ___ Bo (exercise system) : TAE
63. Able to dance a jig, say : AGILE
64. Kind of column : IONIC
65. Spot concealed by makeup, maybe : ZIT
66. Ear features : LOBES
67. Garbage : TRASH
1. Microscope part : LENS
2. '10 grad now, e.g. : ALUM
3. A metronome keeps it : TIME
4. "No doubt" : TOBESURE
5. Summer on the Seine : ETE
6. Thingamajig : GISMO
7. Peak of a wave : CREST
8. John : LAV
9. Reverse of WSW : ENE
10. Achieve through trickery : FINAGLE
11. Bridge hand assessment : POINTCOUNT
12. Bamboozled : ATSEA
13. Back biter? : MOLAR
18. Amazon and Orinoco, to natives : RIOS
23. Pitchfork-shaped letter : PSI
25. Shaker ___, O. : HTS
26. Really ticked : IRATE
27. Pixar's "Finding ___" : NEMO
28. With 37-Down, what 17-, 24-, 47- and 58-Across are all said to bring : GOOD
29. Surrounded by : AMID
30. Not a niche audience : MASSMARKET
33. One over par : BOGEY
34. Ram's mate : EWE
36. "Really?" : ITIS
37. See 28-Down : LUCK
39. Smog, e.g. : HAZE
40. Supposes to be : TAKESFOR
42. 20 Questions category : MINERAL
43. AOL alternative : MSN
45. Country sharing a long border with Chile: Abbr. : ARG
46. Civil wrong : TORT
47. Sudden charge in football : BLITZ
48. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
49. Valuable fur : SABLE
50. Hears, as a case : TRIES
54. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
55. Clark's gal in "Superman" : LOIS
56. Make an impression? : ETCH
59. Long, long ___ : AGO
60. Baby's dinner wear : BIB
61. Command to Fido : SIT

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