New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Author: Michael Black
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Black
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Black. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Roger that" sayer : CBER
5. Cakes with a kick : BABAS
10. "A ___ on you!" : POX
13. ___-kiri : HARA
14. Laughing gas, for one : OXIDE
15. Mixologist's instruction : POUR
16. Fine-tune, as a script : EDIT
17. Finland-based communications giant : NOKIA
18. Wee bit : IOTA
19. "Yada yada yada" : ETC
20. Ironic weather forecast? : SUNONMONDAY
22. KFC servings : THIGHS
24. Alluringly slender : SVELTE
25. What to do at a drive-thru window : ORDER
26. Do some cardio : JOG
29. Thin as ___ : AREED
30. It's under a foot : SOLE
31. Bullet-point item : DETAIL
33. Ironic marriage plan? : WEDONTHURSDAY
38. Grows darker : LATENS
39. Ride for Hawkeye or Radar : JEEP
41. Chipped in : ANTED
45. "Making something out of nothing and selling it," per Frank Zappa : ART
46. Like dogs in packs : FERAL
47. Carrier crew : SEAMEN
49. Classic Sinatra topper : FEDORA
50. Ironic exam schedule? : SATONFRIDAY
54. Nellie who circled the world : BLY
55. "How could ___ this happen?" : ILET
56. Agent Swifty : LAZAR
57. Dust jacket bits : BIOS
58. Ruing the workout, maybe : SORE
59. Where élèves study : ECOLE
60. Prom night worry : ACNE
61. Helpful connections : INS
62. Overhauled : REDID
63. Army NCO : SSGT
1. Orange munchies : CHEETOS
2. Ball field error : BADTHROW
3. Monty Python member : ERICIDLE
4. Unpopular mobster : RAT
5. Boss's good news : BONUS
6. Neural transmitter : AXON
7. Steven ___, subject of "Cry Freedom" : BIKO
8. Point before "game," maybe : ADIN
9. Clothes lines : SEAMS
10. Sometimes-dyed dog : POODLE
11. Bested at Nathan's on July 4, e.g. : OUTATE
12. Got an inside look at? : XRAYED
15. Yearning sort : PINER
20. Stock unit: Abbr. : SHR
21. Cameo shapes : OVALS
23. Turned right, like Dobbin : GEED
26. Midrange Volkswagen : JETTA
27. None of the above : OTHER
28. All skin and bones : GAUNT
31. Paternity test factor : DNA
32. Quarterly payment recipient, for short : IRS
34. Of yore : OLDEN
35. Spun 45s, say : DJED
36. Gym class set to music : AEROBICS
37. Like many magazine subscriptions : YEARLONG
40. Jungle gym, swings, etc. : PLAYSET
41. Home of St. Francis : ASSISI
42. "S.N.L." alum Kevin : NEALON
43. Home runs, in slang : TATERS
44. Be melodramatic : EMOTE
46. Palin parodist : FEY
48. Buc or Niner : NFLER
49. Got along : FARED
51. Where "They're off!" may be heard : RACE
52. Preppy shirt brand : IZOD
53. "The Persistence of Memory" artist : DALI
57. Many undergrad degs. : BAS

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