New York Times, Monday, July 18, 2011

Author: Kevin Donovan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin Donovan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Donovan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Promgoers' car : LIMO
5. Clark of "Gone With the Wind" : GABLE
10. Exam for future docs : MCAT
14. The "A" of U.A.E. : ARAB
15. Ryan of "Love Story" : ONEAL
16. Cincinnati's place : OHIO
17. Legendary 1920s-'30s Harlem nightspot : COTTONCLUB
19. Hospital units : BEDS
20. Make certain : ENSURE
21. Extracts (from) : DERIVES
23. Attack from above : STRAFE
26. English cathedral town : ELY
27. Dark purple : PUCE
30. Caesar of 1950s TV : SID
31. Birthplace of Muhammad : MECCA
34. Lawyers' org. : ABA
35. Croat or Serb : SLAV
37. Old Turkish pooh-bahs : PASHAS
38. Neither's partner : NOR
39. Popular Massachusetts vacation area : CAPECOD
41. Concert stage item : AMP
42. One who talks, talks, talks : GASBAG
44. ___ d'Ivoire : COTE
45. Envision : SEE
46. What dark clouds may portend : STORM
47. Show hosts, for short : MCS
48. Long, long time : AEON
49. Puppy's bite : NIP
50. Kind of plane or projection : ASTRAL
53. Modus operandi of a toilet plunger : SUCTION
56. Inuit : ESKIMO
60. Et ___ (and others) : ALII
61. Pioneering French designer with her own fragrance : COCOCHANEL
64. Bugs in "A Bug's Life" : ANTS
65. Singsong syllables : TRALA
66. "That's a ___ off my mind!" : LOAD
67. Evan or Birch of Indiana politics : BAYH
68. ___ in the right direction : ASTEP
69. B&B's : INNS
1. Negligee material : LACE
2. Fe, to scientists : IRON
3. Cushions for tumblers : MATS
4. Slow to catch on : OBTUSE
5. Dead duck : GONER
6. Org. led by Mandela, once : ANC
7. ___ Paese cheese : BEL
8. Sang the praises of : LAUDED
9. German river to the North Sea : ELBE
10. Items hanging in cribs : MOBILES
11. Comic actor who shares a name with a Washington suburb : CHEVYCHASE
12. Secretary, e.g. : AIDE
13. Fling : TOSS
18. Table scrap : ORT
22. Like the film "Arthur" in 2011 : REMADE
24. "And make it snappy!" : ASAP
25. Small amount of blood serum ... or a title for this puzzle : FIVECCS
27. Feelings of hunger : PANGS
28. W.W. II ship sinker : UBOAT
29. Capital of Nevada : CARSONCITY
32. Traditional Hitchcock appearance in a Hitchcock film : CAMEO
33. Colorado town or tree : ASPEN
35. Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
36. Fall behind : LAG
37. One calling the kettle black : POT
40. Price : COST
43. Like the Union Jack : BRITISH
47. Homes that may have circular drives : MANORS
48. Soluble salt mixture : ALKALI
51. Summary : RECAP
52. Baseball bat wood : ASH
53. Swedish auto : SAAB
54. Wrist/elbow connector : ULNA
55. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
57. Closing ___ (surrounding) : INON
58. Like a bully : MEAN
59. Cutlass or Super 88 of bygone autodom : OLDS
62. Mouse hunter : CAT
63. Bullfight cheer : OLE

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