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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 2013

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Accomplished : DID
4. Greeted at the door : SAWIN
9. Davis of "A League of Their Own" : GEENA
14. Academic e-mail address ender : EDU
15. Speak grandly : ORATE
16. Director Welles : ORSON
17. Score between birdie and bogey : PAR
18. Neat in appearance : WELLGROOMED
20. "Nothing left to say" : THATSALL
22. 1950s Ford failures : EDSELS
23. Sharpen : HONE
24. Glum : SAD
25. "In case it's of interest ...," on a memo : FYI
26. Tierra ___ Fuego : DEL
28. Pan in Chinese cookery : WOK
30. "Waiting for ___" : GODOT
34. Air conditioner meas. : BTU
36. "The Tears ___ Clown" : OFA
38. Modern film genre with dark themes : NEONOIR
40. Crew team implement : OAR
41. Clickable address, for short : URL
42. Monterrey gold : ORO
43. Suffix with glob : ULE
44. Three-dimensional : SPATIAL
46. One a woman can't trust : CAD
47. "I'm gone" : BYE
48. Enthusiastic kids' plea : CANWE
49. Seek, as permission : ASK
51. Oscar winner Brynner : YUL
53. Stately 33-Down : ELM
55. Letters before an alias : AKA
57. Make over : REDO
60. Small stock purchase : ODDLOT
63. Like a weedy garden : UNTENDED
65. Just going through the motions : PERFUNCTORY
67. Spanish "huzzah!" : OLE
68. Prized violin : AMATI
69. Signal again, as an actor : RECUE
70. First of the five W's : WHO
71. Gracefully limber : LITHE
72. Expressed one's disapproval : TSKED
73. Writer Anaïs : NIN
1. Swimming pool statistic : DEPTH
2. Boise's state : IDAHO
3. *Band with the 1983 hit "Hungry Like the Wolf" : DURANDURAN
4. Piglets' mothers : SOWS
5. Expanses : AREAS
6. *Washington city near the Oregon border : WALLAWALLA
7. "That's adequate" : ITLLDO
8. Below zero: Abbr. : NEG
9. *Affectedly virtuous : GOODYGOODY
10. Soil problem : EROSION
11. Salinger title girl : ESME
12. Christmas song : NOEL
13. No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
19. Wrestling official, briefly : REF
21. Buttonless shirt, informally : TEE
27. *Hit song for the Kingsmen with famously unintelligible lyrics : LOUIELOUIE
29. *Joke starter : KNOCKKNOCK
31. Blackjack player's option ... or a description of the answers to the starred clues? : DOUBLEDOWN
32. Slick : OILY
33. See 53-Across : TREE
34. Pear variety : BOSC
35. Finger food at a fiesta : TAPA
37. Monk's title : FRA
39. The Roaring Twenties, e.g. : ERA
45. Last of a dozen : TWELFTH
50. Fries lightly : SAUTES
52. Spigoted vessel : URN
54. Any of the Andes: Abbr. : MTN
56. "Based on ___ story" : ATRUE
58. Metropolitan region that includes India's capital : DELHI
59. Old-time music hall : ODEON
60. Translucent gem : OPAL
61. Actress Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
62. G-rated oath : DRAT
64. Looked at carefully : EYED
66. Obsolescent PC monitor type : CRT

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