New York Times, Monday, June 14, 2010

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. The Crimson Tide, informally : BAMA
5. Swiss peaks : ALPS
9. Rand McNally product : ATLAS
14. Author Haley of "Roots" fame : ALEX
15. "___ Caesar!" : HAIL
16. Result of an armistice : PEACE
17. 1980s TV series starring Michael Landon : HIGHWAYTOHEAVEN
20. Confused : ATSEA
21. Fill to excess : SATE
22. Sail holder : MAST
23. A sharpshooter needs a good one : AIM
25. Golf pro Ernie : ELS
27. 2002 Tom Hanks/Paul Newman film : ROADTOPERDITION
36. Easter roast : HAM
37. Actress Sorvino : MIRA
38. Organization for geniuses : MENSA
39. Japanese port : OTARU
42. Catch red-handed : NAB
43. Cranium contents : BRAIN
44. Parking space adjunct : METER
45. Elevator inventor Elisha : OTIS
47. Big Japanese computer maker: Abbr. : NEC
48. Onetime Alaska boondoggle : BRIDGETONOWHERE
52. One in a blue state majority: Abbr. : DEM
53. A pair : TWO
54. Yard entrance : GATE
57. Time of danger for Caesar : IDES
61. Occupied, as a lavatory : INUSE
65. Traveler's option ... or what you won't get on a 17-, 27- or 48-Across? : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
68. Near the center : INNER
69. Burden : ONUS
70. Rough-___ (not smoothly finished) : HEWN
71. Impoverished : NEEDY
72. Reserved parking space for an exec, maybe : PERK
73. Bones, anatomically : OSSA
1. ___ Men ("Who Let the Dogs Out" group) : BAHA
2. Touched down : ALIT
3. Computer capacity, in brief : MEGS
4. Cutting part of a lumberjack's tool : AXHEAD
5. Idea person's exclamation : AHA
6. Puts down : LAYS
7. ___ bread : PITA
8. One-armed bandit : SLOT
9. Animal that beats its chest : APE
10. Professional truck driver : TEAMSTER
11. Volcano's output : LAVA
12. King beaters : ACES
13. Already in the mail : SENT
18. Word repeated before "Don't Tell Me!" : WAIT
19. Obey : HEED
24. Pop's partner : MOM
26. What a do-it-yourself swing may hang from : LIMB
27. Oblique-angled, four-sided figure : RHOMB
28. Western, in slang : OATER
29. Classic violin maker : AMATI
30. ___ grigio (wine) : PINOT
31. Muse of love poetry : ERATO
32. Israel's Yitzhak : RABIN
33. Nonsensical : INANE
34. Willow whose twigs are used in basketry : OSIER
35. F.D.R. veep John ___ Garner : NANCE
40. Blushed : REDDENED
41. Encourage : URGE
46. Drunkard : SOT
49. Send out, as rays : EMIT
50. Hitler started it: Abbr. : WWII
51. Top dog : HONCHO
54. Sheepish look, maybe : GRIN
55. Popular steak sauce : AONE
56. Something to sing along to : TUNE
58. Go south, as a stock market : DROP
59. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
60. Thing on a cowboy's boot : SPUR
62. Hawaiian instruments, informally : UKES
63. Stitches : SEWS
64. Sicily's Mt. ___ : ETNA
66. Drought-stricken : DRY
67. "Shame on you!" : TSK

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