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New York Times, Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Author: Daniel Raymon
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Raymon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGQX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Insect segment : ABDOMEN
8. With 68- or 69-Across, what 16-, 32-, 42- and 60-Across each consists of : THREE
13. Get by : SURVIVE
14. Big name in diamonds : DEBEERS
16. Fools evaluate bodies of water? : ASSESASSESSSEAS
18. Flier of legend : ROC
19. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
20. Opposite of baja : ALTA
21. Dump, so to speak : JILT
24. "Rabbit, Run" writer : UPDIKE
27. ___ milk : SOY
28. Ocean State sch. : URI
29. Competition of sorts : BEE
30. Scrap for Fido : ORT
32. Renter finds a buyer for fish? : LESSEESELLSEELS
39. Sign up : ENTER
40. Oospheres, say : OVA
41. Amalgam, e.g. : ALLOY
42. Musical combo designs experiments? : SESTETSETSTESTS
45. Elevs. : HTS
46. Cartoon "devil," for short : TAZ
47. Hairy sitcom cousin : ITT
48. Puccini's Cio-Cio-___ : SAN
51. Barber, at times : SHAVER
54. Figs. in company reports : CEOS
55. "Prik khing" cuisine : THAI
57. "Superman ___" : III
58. ___ Dhabi : ABU
60. More embarrassed forest creature screwed up? : REDDERDEERERRED
66. Short operatic piece : ARIETTA
67. Is exhausted : RUNSOUT
68. See 8-Across : WORDS
69. See 8-Across : LETTERS
1. Smart ___ whip : ASA
2. Tour ride : BUS
3. Hosp. figures : DRS
4. In-your-face : OVERT
5. Bowlful at a Japanese restaurant : MISO
6. Runner from a bomb scare, e.g. : EVACUEE
7. Super Mario Bros. letters : NES
8. "Lopez Tonight" channel : TBS
9. The Crystals' "___ Rebel" : HESA
10. Moves like a tosspot : REELS
11. Lyre-holding Muse : ERATO
12. Nora Ephron work : ESSAY
14. Metric system prefix : DECI
15. Ben-Gurion successor : ESHKOL
17. Funny Caesar : SID
21. Cartoonist Feiffer : JULES
22. "Me, Myself & ___" (2000 comedy) : IRENE
23. Isn't upright : LISTS
25. Change in Chile : PESOS
26. Like chicory vis-à-vis coffee : ERSATZ
29. Guardian Angels' toppers : BERETS
31. Intro to marketing? : TELE
33. MacFarlane of "Ted" : SETH
34. Palindromic time : EVE
35. It might be served with a cinnamon stick : LATTE
36. Girl's name that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : ELSIE
37. There's a drawing of it on TV : LOTTO
38. Ways of operating: Abbr. : SYSTS
43. Gymwear item : TSHIRT
44. "Less Than Perfect" actress, 2002-06 : SARARUE
48. What a sucker may have : STRAW
49. "Don't try to be ___" : AHERO
50. Rock bottom : NADIR
52. Opera that premiered in Cairo : AIDA
53. Go (for) : VIE
54. Subjected to a hex : CURST
56. Carded at a club, say : IDED
59. Wacky, as humor : BENT
61. "V" visitors, briefly : ETS
62. Schubert's "The ___ King" : ERL
63. ___ v. Wade : ROE
64. Home of Ukr. : EUR
65. Tosspot's affliction : DTS

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