New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 2008

Author: Ari Halpern
Editor: Will Shortz
Ari Halpern
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Halpern. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Gave an order to : BADE
5. Fork : SPLIT
10. Woods call : FORE
14. Platinum Card offerer, for short : AMEX
15. Shopping center : PLAZA
16. Shuffle or 67-Across, e.g. : IPOD
17. Eliminate, with "out" : RULE
18. Symbol of thinness : RAZOR
19. Alternatives to creams : GELS
20. Arctic explorer post-fight? : BLACKEYEDPEARY
23. Hatch or Byrd: Abbr. : SEN
24. Formerly, in high society : NEE
25. Possible cover for a siesta : SERAPE
27. Mood : TONE
29. Some offensive linemen: Abbr. : RTS
32. Off : NOTON
33. "___ Love," 1975 Jackson 5 hit : IAM
35. "THAT guy!" : HIM
37. Past : OLD
38. Bows and arrows for Midas? : GOLDENARCHERY
43. Was on the ticket : RAN
44. Major Indonesian export : TIN
45. Big inits. in Hollywood : SAG
46. 1985 John Malkovich drama : ELENI
49. Beseech : BEG
51. Convinced : SOLD
54. Choice poultry : CAPONS
56. Use (up), as savings : EAT
58. Common suffix on chemical elements : IUM
60. Storage area for ribbed fabric? : CORDUROYPANTRY
64. Ladies' man : STUD
65. Inspector of crime fiction : MORSE
66. Yearn (for) : ACHE
67. See 16-Across : MINI
68. Model : POSER
69. Horse-drawn carriage : SHAY
70. Switch possibilities : ACDC
71. Level ... or a three-word hint to 20-, 38- and 60-Across : STORY
72. Proctor's call : TIME
1. Unpleasant remarks : BARBS
2. Item worn around the neck, maybe : AMULET
3. Presidential middle name : DELANO
4. Prez, e.g. : EXEC
5. Binge at the mall : SPREE
6. Ladies' man : PLAYER
7. What many do on a day off : LAZE
8. Polo alternative : IZOD
9. Temporary covers : TARPS
10. Singer of Rossini's "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
11. Zero personality? : OPERATOR
12. Pudgy : ROLYPOLY
13. Money managers?: Abbr. : EDS
21. Massage : KNEAD
22. Night of poetry : EEN
26. Tight ___ : END
28. Not even a little : NIL
30. Shakespearean title : THANE
31. English title : SIR
34. Big Apple cultural attraction, with "the" : MET
36. Hosts : MCS
38. Enormous : GALACTIC
39. Candy box size : ONEPOUND
40. Pen point : NIB
41. "___ mañana" : HASTA
42. The "I" of Claudius I : EGO
43. Boombox button : REC
47. Like some skiing : NORDIC
48. Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
50. Yellowstone Park attraction : GEYSER
52. Chinese fruit tree : LITCHI
53. Duke's home : DURHAM
55. Water pits : SUMPS
57. Copycatting : APERY
59. "The hell you say!" : MYEYE
61. Source : ROOT
62. Roughly : ORSO
63. Thomas with a pointed pen : NAST
64. Little, to Robert Burns : SMA

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