New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 2010

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Procrastinator's reply : NOTTODAY
9. Engagement party? : FIANCE
15. Beat : OVERCAME
16. Enclosed : INDOOR
17. Rat smeller's words : SOMETHINGSFISHY
19. Roll : PEAL
20. Break : TAKETEN
21. ___ bonus : ASA
23. Doesn't go swimmingly? : WADES
24. Alternative to premium : REGULAR
28. Heathrow takeoff sound? : TATA
32. Winter sports arenas : ICEPALACES
36. Neurotic toon : REN
37. Warning to a pest : DONTDOTHATAGAIN
40. Elvis Presley was one: Abbr. : NCO
41. Trading center during the Klondike gold rush : WHITEHORSE
42. Unit in an erg's definition : DYNE
44. Way to look back? : INANGER
45. Jewel holder : CHEST
49. "___ said ..." : ASI
50. Court cover-up? : ASPHALT
53. They're often associated with world leaders : ERAS
56. "Seriously?" : AREYOUKIDDINGME
60. Crude container : BARREL
61. Artery binder : LIGATURE
62. "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" singer in "The Sound of Music" : ABBESS
63. Rails at : LAYSINTO
1. They're not positive : NOS
2. Egg head? : OVO
3. Placement aid : TEMPAGENCY
4. Pistachio or almond : TREE
5. Prefix with -valent : OCTA
6. Gary who invented the Pet Rock : DAHL
7. 1960s-'70s Citroën : AMI
8. Grapevine cultivator? : YENTA
9. Big name in college guides : FISKE
10. Take over : INFEST
11. Colliery access : ADIT
12. A hook might give it a hook : NOSE
13. Columbia Pictures co-founder : COHN
14. Green attachment? : ERY
18. Knock (about) : GAD
21. Anhydrous : ARID
22. It goes by quickly : SECOND
23. Face reddener : WRATH
25. Baltimore neighborhood that includes Marble Hill : UPTON
26. Bar mitzvah, e.g. : LAD
27. On a deck beneath : ALOW
29. Composition of some plasmas : ARGON
30. Folks may cry after it's shot : TEARGASGUN
31. Members of the carrot family : ANISES
33. Loop setting, briefly : CHI
34. 1984 hit with the lyric "Have a banana, have a whole bunch" : EATIT
35. 9-mm. weapon : STEN
38. Brainstorm outburst : AHA
39. St. Philip of Rome : NERI
43. Hollow replies : ECHOES
46. Does semi-related work? : HAULS
47. Pennsylvania's ___ Mountain (skiing area) : ELK
48. Allay : STILL
50. Many a dinar spender : ARAB
51. Dinar spender : SERB
52. Phoenix construction : PYRE
53. Envelope-pushing : EDGY
54. Cousins of fjords : RIAS
55. What may start climactically? : ANTI
56. Grp. concerned with precedents : ABA
57. Semana segment : DIA
58. Chain-sporting star : MRT
59. Job ad abbr. : EEO

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