New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 2011

Author: David Poole
Editor: Will Shortz
David Poole
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKWX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Poole. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. They may be called : BLUFFS
7. 2005 Tony winner for Best Musical : SPAMALOT
15. Horse-drawn vehicle : LANDAU
16. *"Got it! You want me to play Dorothy's aunt!" : ISEEBEEM
17. Artificial : ERSATZ
18. Chocolaty treats : MARSBARS
19. Slangy turndown : NAH
20. Federal Reserve, e.g.: Abbr. : SYS
22. Beatty of "Superman" : NED
23. A-line creator : DIOR
25. *"Get in line, Ms. Gorme!" : QUEUEEYDIE
31. Register : ENROL
33. Unlocked? : BALD
34. Cub #21 of the 1990s-2000s : SOSA
35. "The Rules of the Game" filmmaker, 1939 : RENOIR
37. Uno y dos y tres : SEIS
39. Certain world std. : GMT
40. *"Ms. Myers, shall I pour?" : DEEDEETEA
43. Is down with : HAS
46. Nine, in Nice : NEUF
47. Good smoke : HAVANA
51. To whom God said "You are dust, and to dust you shall return" : ADAM
53. Peeler's target, informally : SPUD
55. Whitman's dooryard bloomer : LILAC
56. *"Supermodel Macpherson, I presume?" : YOUAREELLE
59. Ruckus : STIR
60. 1966 gold album by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass : SRO
61. "___ bite" : ILL
63. Bolivian president Morales : EVO
64. "Six Feet Under" creator : ALANBALL
69. "The Queen" Oscar winner : MIRREN
71. *"Sly insect!" : CAGEYBEE
72. Like some winter weather : SLEETY
73. Surfer's handle : USERNAME
74. Oxen may pull plows in this : TANDEM
1. Bartender's appliance : BLENDER
2. Newman of early "S.N.L." : LARAINE
3. Still woolly : UNSHORN
4. Its approval is often sought: Abbr. : FDA
5. Domino, e.g. : FATS
6. Snack cake since 1961 : SUZYQ
7. Noted Scrooge portrayer : SIM
8. "Don't do drugs!" ad, e.g., for short : PSA
9. ___ Lingus : AER
10. Intermediate, at law : MESNE
11. Sisters' homes : ABBEYS
12. Sled head : LEADDOG
13. Thomas Moore's "Come ___ the Sea" : OER
14. They often accompany logos: Abbr. : TMS
21. Backup : SUB
24. Crucifix : ROOD
26. Affording rest : EASEFUL
27. 1997 Oscar-nominated title role : ULEE
28. Head of costume design : EDITH
29. Doctrine : ISM
30. Tuck away : EAT
32. Property lawyer's concern : LIEN
36. Kyle ___, "The Terminator" hero : REESE
38. Bin Laden hunter : SEAL
41. Con : DUPE
42. Alamo rival : AVIS
43. Allergy source : HAY
44. Ruckus : ADO
45. Chorizo or merguez : SAUSAGE
48. Let out, perhaps : ALTERED
49. Greenness : NAIVETE
50. Basis of the answer to each starred clue, commonly : ACRONYM
52. Eliot's Silas : MARNER
54. Mid sixth-century year : DLI
57. Rocker Hitchcock : ROBYN
58. Horror movie locale, for short : ELMST
62. Reader's Digest co-founder ___ Wallace : LILA
64. Prefix with puncture : ACU
65. ___ Noticias (New York Hispanic paper) : LAS
66. Law grp. : ABA
67. Old NASA vehicle : LEM
68. Actor Bruce : LEE
70. Stimpy's TV pal : REN

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