New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 2010

Author: Josh Knapp
Editor: Will Shortz
Josh Knapp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Israeli tourist attraction on the Dead Sea : MASADA
6. "Fawlty Towers" airer : BBC
9. Look like a creep : OGLE
13. Withdraws, with "out" : OPTS
14. Testify in court : SWEAR
16. Smart-alecky : FLIP
17. Japanimation character with a line of school supplies : HELLOKITTY
18. An ellipse has two : FOCI
19. ___ Darya (river to the Aral Sea) : AMU
20. Switch : SWAP
21. Winged Greek god : EROS
22. "Get a clue!" : WAKEUP
25. Takes a spill : EATSDIRT
26. Tinkertoy alternative : KNEX
27. Firing need : OVEN
29. 1927 Upton Sinclair novel : OIL
30. "Ghosts" playwright : IBSEN
31. Neat : SPRUCE
33. "The Giving Tree" author Silverstein : SHEL
36. One in a crowd : EXTRA
38. Resorts to : USES
39. Roadside sights : MOTELS
40. Not perfect : HUMAN
41. Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
42. Handout from an aspiring musician : DEMO
43. U.S.N. brass: Abbr. : ADMS
47. Total witch : SHEDEVIL
50. Call before shooting : ACTION
51. Bar mitzvah party staple : HORA
52. Virgil contemporary : OVID
54. ___ dye : AZO
55. Event on an estate : HUNT
56. Where cabs wait? : WINECELLAR
59. "Ahhh, O.K." : ISEE
60. Shangri-las : EDENS
61. Reynolds of "Boogie Nights" : BURT
62. Asian holidays : TETS
63. Start of many French titles : LES
64. Takes in : ADOPTS
1. Sighting at a punk rock concert, maybe : MOHAWK
2. So-called missing link : APEMAN
3. Name on many a hospital : STLUKE
4. Communication system for the gorilla Koko: Abbr. : ASL
5. "Shoot!" : ASK
6. Where to look for hidden words in this puzzle's fifth and eleventh columns? : BETWEENTHELINES
7. 1942 Philippines fighting locale : BATAAN
8. Remains here? : CRYPT
9. Iced : OFFED
10. Oh-so-splendid : GLORIOUS
11. Food that usually comes in red or black : LICORICE
12. The New Testament has 21 : EPISTLES
15. Mich. neighbor : WIS
23. 52-Across, e.g., in his later years : EXILE
24. Mannequins are in them : POSES
28. Puzzle : VEX
31. Caramel-coconut Girl Scout cookie : SAMOA
32. Barrel toward : RUNAT
33. Sellout : SMASHHIT
34. Breeding ground : HOTHOUSE
35. Modern means of connecting : ETHERNET
37. Mojito component : RUM
42. Undergo mitosis : DIVIDE
44. Oldish means of connecting : DIALUP
45. "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" composer : MOZART
46. Stifled laughs : SNORTS
48. Some history memorization : DATES
49. There's one at the end of this clue : VOWEL
53. Opium ___ : DEN
57. Jefferson Davis's org. : CSA
58. Certain corp. takeover : LBO

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