New York Times, Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tiny scissor cut : SNIP
5. Sphere : ARENA
10. Annoyance at a barbecue : GNAT
14. Lug : TOTE
15. "I'm outta here!" : LATER
16. Aachen article : EINE
17. Nice through and through ... or not : EVERYBITANANGEL
20. Mother, in Milan : MAMMA
21. Pin's place : LAPEL
22. Charlemagne's dominion: Abbr. : HRE
23. Like some stares : ICY
25. Levy on cigarettes and booze : SINTAX
27. Really digs ... or not : HASTHEHOTSFOR
33. Woman who raised Cain : EVE
34. 58 minutes past the hour : TWOTO
35. Hogwash : TRIPE
38. Portland, Ore., college from which Steve Jobs dropped out : REED
40. Uses a dagger : STABS
42. 33-Across's partner : ADAM
43. Invite to the penthouse, say : ASKUP
45. Some Iroquois : ERIES
47. 2008 Super Bowl M.V.P. Manning : ELI
48. Most wretched ... or not : ABSOLUTEWORST
51. One of academia's Seven Sisters : VASSAR
53. Many a 16-year-old Southern belle : DEB
54. Bridge expert Culbertson : ELY
55. Maryland athletes, for short : TERPS
59. Shepherded, in a way : DROVE
63. Speaks with brutal honesty ... or not : TELLSITLIKEITIS
66. Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
67. Club that doesn't beat much : DEUCE
68. "L'___ c'est moi": Louis XIV : ETAT
69. Terse order to a chauffeur : HOME
70. Evaluate : ASSAY
71. Title girl in a 1922 hit : NOLA
1. Flower stalk : STEM
2. Exploding star : NOVA
3. Couple on a gossip page : ITEM
4. Learner's ___ : PERMIT
5. Priestly attire : ALB
6. Train transportation : RAIL
7. Singer James : ETTA
8. Kind of tide : NEAP
9. "Gunsmoke" star James : ARNESS
10. ___-Xer : GEN
11. Certain vigilante : NIGHTRIDER
12. End of ___ : ANERA
13. Bygone communication : TELEX
18. America's Cup entry : YACHT
19. "Can I give you ___?" : ALIFT
24. Some evergreens : YEWS
26. Writer Ephron : NORA
27. Juno's counterpart : HERA
28. Connecticut and Virginia, in Monopoly: Abbr. : AVES
29. Defect : SEEKASYLUM
30. Monopoly purchase : HOTEL
31. Japanese seaport : OTARU
32. Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
36. Buddies : PALS
37. Give off : EMIT
39. Nicknames : DUBS
41. Bit of watermelon waste : SEED
44. 11th-grade exams, for short : PSATS
46. Ingemar Johansson or Ingrid Bergman : SWEDE
49. Tater Tots maker : OREIDA
50. Funnyman Conan : OBRIEN
51. Climbing legume : VETCH
52. Old Oldsmobile : ALERO
56. Itinerary parts: Abbr. : RTES
57. Bonus : PLUS
58. "The Bicycle Thief" director Vittorio De ___ : SICA
60. Bus driver on "The Simpsons" : OTTO
61. Lab container : VIAL
62. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
64. Stan who co-created Spider-Man : LEE
65. Lock opener : KEY

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