New York Times, Monday, June 25, 2012

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,875
Across Down
1. California's ___ Woods : MUIR
5. Equipment for deep diving : SCUBA
10. Radio switch : AMFM
14. The "A" of A.D. : ANNO
15. Kind of saw in a workshop : MITER
16. Tilt-A-Whirl or bumper cars : RIDE
17. Volcano output : LAVA
18. Tennis great Chris : EVERT
19. Exam for an aspiring atty. : LSAT
20. Santa Claus facial feature : TWINKLINGEYES
23. Have a meal : EAT
24. Misfortunes : ILLS
25. Until now : ASYET
28. Like an idol for a teen girl, say : DREAMY
30. Apple computer : IMAC
33. The Cowboys of the Big 12 Conf. : OSU
34. Goes out with : SEES
35. Aid for night photos, once : FLASHBULB
37. "___ sorry" : IMSO
40. Actress Catherine ___-Jones : ZETA
41. Oil change chain : JIFFYLUBE
45. First, second or reverse : GEAR
49. Toothpaste-evaluating org. : ADA
50. Doughnut shapes : TORI
51. Seed on many a bun : SESAME
53. Mess up : BOTCH
55. Pop music's Bee ___ : GEES
57. E.R. workers : RNS
58. Drink made with crystals : INSTANTCOFFEE
62. Golden arches for McDonald's, e.g. : LOGO
64. Nebraska city or tribe : OMAHA
65. ___ Lund of "Casablanca" : ILSA
66. Very dry, as Champagne : BRUT
67. Cicero or Caesar : ROMAN
68. Mets' league: Abbr. : NATL
69. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
70. English river through Nottingham : TRENT
71. 1974 Sutherland/Gould spoof : SPYS
1. Fountain treats : MALTEDS
2. Paying no attention : UNAWARE
3. Private party attender : INVITEE
4. Gray-sprinkled horse : ROAN
5. Reeking : SMELLY
6. Well-mannered : CIVIL
7. Fork or spoon : UTENSIL
8. Titanic's undoing : BERG
9. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
10. French city where van Gogh painted : ARLES
11. 1978 Rolling Stones hit : MISSYOU
12. Medicine-approving org. : FDA
13. Ran into : MET
21. Actress Basinger : KIM
22. Millionaire's boat, maybe : YACHT
26. Class for newcomers to America, for short : ESL
27. Place for a soak : TUB
29. "Yeah, like that'll ever happen" : ASIF
31. Labyrinth : MAZE
32. Enzyme suffix : ASE
35. Quartet number : FOUR
36. Luggage : BAGS
38. Yeti and the Loch Ness monster : MYTHS
39. ___-mo : SLO
41. Elbow poke : JAB
42. Wedding words : IDO
43. Tiredness : FATIGUE
44. Headliner : BIGNAME
46. One of two on a winter cap : EARFLAP
47. Forgiveness : AMNESTY
48. Closes tightly again : RESEALS
51. Trigonometric ratio : SECANT
52. That: Sp. : ESO
54. 10 sawbucks make one : CNOTE
56. Actor Hawke : ETHAN
59. Libel or slander : TORT
60. Caesar's love : AMOR
61. Fish propellers : FINS
62. Ozs. and ozs. : LBS
63. Home planet of Mindy's mate in an old sitcom : ORK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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