New York Times, Monday, July 20, 2009

Author: Pancho Harrison
Editor: Will Shortz
Pancho Harrison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Harrison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Uncle ___ Cabin" : TOMS
5. Witches' faces have them : WARTS
10. ___ vu : DEJA
14. "Put a sock ___!" : INIT
15. Writer T. S. or George : ELIOT
16. Midterm, e.g. : EXAM
17. Sicilian spewer : ETNA
18. Former British P.M. Tony : BLAIR
19. Surprisingly lively for one's age : SPRY
20. What the love of money is, they say : ROOTOFALLEVIL
23. Lop off, as branches : PRUNE
24. RR depot : STA
25. "The Lord of the Rings" enemy : ORC
28. "So long!" : SEEYA
31. Ninth-inning pitcher : CLOSER
33. Squealer : RAT
36. Stop a prevailing trend : STEMTHETIDE
38. Gillette razor : ATRA
40. "I'll take that as ___" : ANO
41. 30-second spot, e.g. : TVAD
42. Quickly turn the pages of : LEAFTHROUGH
47. That: Sp. : ESO
48. Mexican revolutionary ___ Villa : PANCHO
49. Check the fit of, as a dress : TRYON
51. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
52. Hospital trauma ctrs. : ERS
54. "Oh, bushwa!" : MYEYE
57. Factory supervisors ... or a hint to the starts of 20-, 36- and 42-Across : PLANTMANAGERS
62. Old woman's home in a nursery rhyme : SHOE
64. "Fear of Flying" writer Jong : ERICA
65. Marco Polo crossed it : ASIA
66. Simplicity : EASE
67. Contract conditions : TERMS
68. Sore, with "off" : TEED
69. Arduous journey : TREK
70. Like Georgia Brown of song : SWEET
71. "Put a tiger in your tank" brand : ESSO
1. It may hang out in a sports stadium : TIER
2. First in the rankings : ONTOP
3. 17-year-old, legally : MINOR
4. Condition of affairs : STATUS
5. Duck features : WEBFEET
6. ___ breve (2/2 time in music) : ALLA
7. Iranian money : RIAL
8. Works long and hard : TOILS
9. Seventh-inning ritual : STRETCH
10. Arnaz of "I Love Lucy" : DESI
11. Nitroglycerin or dynamite : EXPLOSIVE
12. Cookie holder : JAR
13. "The Joy Luck Club" writer Tan : AMY
21. George Washingtons : ONES
22. Low-lying area : VALE
26. ___ a beet : REDAS
27. Belief : CREDO
29. Vintage designation : YEAR
30. "I ___ amused!" : AMNOT
32. Hall-of-Famer Mel : OTT
33. Alice's mate on "The Honeymooners" : RALPH
34. First string : ATEAM
35. Make lemons into melons, e.g.? : TRANSPOSE
37. Go from gig to gig : TOUR
39. Steelers' grp. : AFC
43. Ellington's "Take ___ Train" : THEA
44. Big stingers : HORNETS
45. One who mounts and dismounts a horse : GYMNAST
46. Georgetown athlete : HOYA
50. Nullify : NEGATE
53. Spread, as seed : STREW
55. Go-aheads : YESES
56. Great Lakes Indians : ERIES
58. Cousin of an onion : LEEK
59. Bog : MIRE
60. Summit : ACME
61. Lead-in to masochism : SADO
62. Filming site : SET
63. Part of 33-Down's laugh : HAR

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