New York Times, Monday, May 3, 2010

Author: Susan Gelfand
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Gelfand
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Gelfand. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Vision that isn't real : DREAM
6. Areas of urban decay : SLUMS
11. Country singer Ritter : TEX
14. Ahead of time : EARLY
15. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
16. Vietnam ___ : WAR
17. A-team : FIRSTSTRING
19. Provision for old age, in brief : IRA
20. Footballers' measures: Abbr. : YDS
21. Pay attention to : HEED
22. Excellent, in slang : GNARLY
24. Abruptly dump, as a lover : JILT
25. Curly-haired dogs : POODLES
26. Composer's work for a film : MUSICALSCORE
30. Caribbean resort island : ARUBA
31. "Sesame Street" airer : PBS
32. Realtor's favorite sign : SOLD
36. Five-digit postal number, informally : ZIP
37. Slow-moving primates : LORISES
41. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
42. Canadian gas brand : ESSO
44. Former Mideast inits. : UAR
45. "Come on!" and "Go!" : CRIES
47. Portuguese, for Brazilians, e.g. : MOTHERTONGUE
51. Waltz composer : STRAUSS
54. Love god : EROS
55. Fireplace floor : HEARTH
56. Spew : EMIT
57. Drunk's road offense, for short : DWI
60. "Star Trek" rank: Abbr. : ENS
61. Really steamed ... or what the ends of 17-, 26- and 47-Across are? : FITTOBETIED
64. Conk : BOP
65. Map close-up : INSET
66. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
67. "___ questions?" : ANY
68. Show just a little bit of leg, say : TEASE
69. Winding : SNAKY
1. Go against, as someone's will : DEFY
2. Antibug spray : RAID
3. Makes a boo-boo : ERRS
4. Gore and Green : ALS
5. Like dragons and centaurs : MYTHICAL
6. Yiddish for "small town" : SHTETL
7. Cooking fat : LARD
8. Prefix with cycle : UNI
9. Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, for one : MONGOOSE
10. Milan mister : SIGNOR
11. Band majorette's move : TWIRL
12. Country star Steve : EARLE
13. Pictures at a dentist's : XRAYS
18. Actress Ward : SELA
23. Fruity drinks : ADES
24. Triangular sail : JIB
25. Banned pollutants, briefly : PCBS
26. Labyrinth : MAZE
27. Literary Leon : URIS
28. Dines : SUPS
29. Church feature seen from a distance : SPIRE
33. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
34. In ___ of (replacing) : LIEU
35. One teaspoonful or two caplets, maybe : DOSE
38. Surpass : OUTSHINE
39. Stadium cheers : RAHS
40. Relatives of mopeds : SCOOTERS
43. "The Rubáiyát" poet ___ Khayyám : OMAR
46. E.R. or O.R. workers : RNS
48. Barbie doll purchase : OUTFIT
49. What a couch potato probably holds : REMOTE
50. Oakland paper, informally : TRIB
51. Biblical queendom : SHEBA
52. It's inserted in a mortise : TENON
53. Hoarse : RASPY
56. Hot times on the Riviera : ETES
57. One who might receive roses at the end of a performance : DIVA
58. Timespan for The Economist : WEEK
59. How thumbs are twiddled : IDLY
62. Airport worker's org. : TSA
63. Light brown : TAN

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