New York Times, Monday, June 7, 2010

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Angers, with "up" : RILES
6. Forest : WOODS
11. Protrude : JUT
14. Disney's "little mermaid" : ARIEL
15. Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
16. French "a" : UNE
17. Recipe guideline for a hot dish : COOKINGTIME
19. Railroad stop: Abbr. : STA
20. Cozy lodging : INN
21. Lure for Simple Simon : PIE
22. Smidgens : IOTAS
24. Persian Gulf leader : EMIR
26. Family divided by divorce : BROKENHOME
30. Barbers' tools : RAZORS
32. Deep hole : PIT
33. Fat used for tallow : SUET
34. Captain of Jules Verne's Nautilus : NEMO
35. Name in a family restaurant chain : DENNY
37. Football scores, for short : TDS
38. High-stakes draw in Las Vegas : POKERGAME
41. Place for a baby to sit : LAP
44. Fish often destined for cans : TUNAS
45. Medical success : CURE
48. Gear for gondolas : OARS
50. Gradually slowing, in music: Abbr. : RIT
51. Pacific island garment wrapped around the waist : SARONG
53. Pastrami, for one : SMOKEDMEAT
56. Greek liqueur : OUZO
57. Fainthearted : TIMID
58. Spain's Costa del ___ : SOL
60. Ob-___ (med. specialty) : GYN
61. Rope-a-dope boxer : ALI
62. "Sure, go ahead" ... and a literal hint to what's found in 17-, 26-, 38- and 53-Across : ITSOKWITHME
67. IV adjusters : RNS
68. Oil directly from a well : CRUDE
69. 12" stick : RULER
70. Golf peg : TEE
71. Entered via a keyboard : TYPED
72. Chasm : ABYSS
1. More risqué : RACIER
2. Certain triathlete : IRONMAN
3. Treat as a celebrity : LIONIZE
4. "Yikes!" : EEK
5. Sales receipt : SLIP
6. Transaction at a racetrack : WAGER
7. Slugger Mel : OTT
8. Kimono closer : OBI
9. Hoover ___ : DAM
10. Gertrude who wrote "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" : STEIN
11. Hot off the press : JUSTOUT
12. Wild : UNTAMED
13. Dishes for doll parties : TEASETS
18. Penpoints : NIBS
23. Cries of excitement : OHS
25. Frolic : ROMP
27. Do surgery : OPERATE
28. Old Testament books labeled I and II : KINGS
29. Sicilian erupter : ETNA
31. Tooth or plant part : ROOT
35. Jeans fabric : DENIM
36. Family rec facility : YMCA
39. Many a northern Iraqi : KURD
40. Continental currency : EURO
41. Skill that no one has anymore : LOSTART
42. "Now We Are Six" poet : AAMILNE
43. Declaration sometimes made with crossed fingers behind the back : PROMISE
46. More or less : ROUGHLY
47. They help digest food : ENZYMES
49. Vacation at Vail, maybe : SKI
51. Store (away) : STOW
52. Dead ducks : GONERS
54. Formal decree : EDICT
55. Queried : ASKED
59. Turkey's currency : LIRA
63. Give it a shot : TRY
64. Dine : SUP
65. "___ on a Grecian Urn" : ODE
66. Rubber ducky's spot : TUB

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