New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Muscat's land : OMAN
5. Asset : PLUS
9. Coffee choices : BREWS
14. Clinton's 1996 opponent : DOLE
15. Woodcarver's tool : ADZE
16. Tortoise or hare : RACER
17. Actress Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
18. ___ de vivre : JOIE
19. Milo of "Romeo and Juliet" : OSHEA
20. Astronomer's aid : STARMAP
22. Means : METHODS
24. With 41- and 54-Across, group with a 1967 ballad version of 39-/41-/ 42-Across : THEMAMAS
26. Word after "does" and "doesn't" in an old ad slogan : SHE
27. Glass on a radio : IRA
28. Audio input location : OUTEREAR
33. Wraps (up) : SEWS
36. One who can't keep off the grass? : STONER
38. One of the Mannings : ELI
39. With 41- and 42-Across, 1964 Beatles hit : TWIST
41. See 39-Across : AND
42. See 39-Across : SHOUT
44. "The Star-Spangled Banner" preposition : OER
45. Join the staff : HIREON
48. Pinnacle : ACME
49. Keeps from happening : PREVENTS
51. Western defense grp. : OAS
53. Broadcast : AIR
54. See 24-Across : THEPAPAS
59. Women, quaintly, with "the" : FAIRSEX
63. 12:30 a.m. or p.m., on a ship : ONEBELL
64. Bubbling : ABOIL
65. Cord material : BAST
67. Et ___ : ALIA
68. Zellweger of "My One and Only" : RENEE
69. Button between * and # : OPER
70. Fronted, in a way : LENT
71. Piglike : MESSY
72. Look inside? : XRAY
73. Some jeans : LEES
1. Keats, for one : ODIST
2. The 6 in 6/8/10, e.g. : MONTH
3. Pond buildup : ALGAE
4. Close call : NEARMISS
5. Some are flannel : PAJAMAS
6. Parkinsonism drug : LDOPA
7. Israeli arm : UZI
8. Appear : SEEM
9. See 40-Down : BROTHERS
10. Having less forethought : RASHER
11. Repeated message? : ECHO
12. Thistle or goldenrod : WEED
13. Ladies of Spain: Abbr. : SRAS
21. Damage : MAR
23. Villa d'___ : ESTE
25. Earliest time : SOONEST
29. Edit menu option : UNDO
30. Job rights agcy. : EEOC
31. Grad : ALUM
32. Marriage, for one : RITE
33. Word before "You're killing me!" : STOP
34. Fancy pitcher : EWER
35. Bra insert : WIRE
37. Lemony : TART
40. With 9-Down, group with a 1962 hit version of 39-/41-/ 42-Across : THEISLEY
43. Really enjoys oneself : HASABALL
46. About, on a memo : INRE
47. "Private - keep out" : NOENTRY
50. Isn't all the same : VARIES
52. O'Neill's "The Hairy ___" : APE
55. Old Testament prophet who married a harlot : HOSEA
56. Martinique volcano : PELEE
57. Dior-designed dress : ALINE
58. Strips in front of a window? : SLATS
59. Old MacDonald had one : FARM
60. Busy as ___ : ABEE
61. Table salt is composed of them : IONS
62. PlayStation 2 competitor : XBOX
66. Auto loan inits. : APR

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