New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pet welfare org. : SPCA
5. Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
9. This puzzle has 78 : CLUES
14. Georgetown athlete : HOYA
15. Stack-serving chain, for short : IHOP
16. Slowly, on a score : LENTO
17. The whole ___ : ENCHILADA
19. Pindar, notably : ODIST
20. Had a bug : AILED
21. Mementos of a caning : WELTS
23. Autodom's Beetle is one, slangily : VEEDUB
25. The whole ___ : SHEBANG
30. Double curve : ESS
31. Nail-biting margin of victory : NOSE
34. William Jennings Bryan, for one : ORATOR
35. Regain consciousness suddenly : SNAPTO
37. React to a crowing rooster, say : RISE
38. The whole ___ : SHOOTINGMATCH
42. Twosome : DYAD
43. Raptor's grippers : TALONS
44. Lover in a Shakespeare title : ANTONY
47. Cabinet position: Abbr. : SECY
48. B'way success sign : SRO
51. The whole ___ : SCHMEAR
53. Ran through, as a credit card : SWIPED
55. Expels forcefully : SPEWS
58. Battery terminal : ANODE
59. Subtly suggest : GETAT
63. The whole ___ : NINEYARDS
65. Shampoo brand : PRELL
66. Rock music's Rush, for one : TRIO
67. Revivalists, informally : NEOS
68. Potter's potions professor : SNAPE
69. What the sun does at dusk : SETS
70. This, in Toledo : ESTA
1. Bundle, as wheat : SHEAVE
2. Track bettors play them : PONIES
3. Presoak, wash and rinse : CYCLES
4. Sounded content : AAHED
5. Salad bar bowlful : OIL
6. Clarinetist Artie : SHAW
7. Prospector's strike : LODE
8. Gems from Australia : OPALS
9. Ninth-inning hurler, often : CLOSER
10. Took charge : LED
11. Prefix with -form : UNI
12. U.F.O. crew : ETS
13. Sighter of pink elephants : SOT
18. "Beats me!" : IDUNNO
22. Even if, briefly : THO
24. Vehicle on a trailer, perhaps : BOAT
26. St. ___ (Caribbean hot spot) : BARTS
27. Suffix with problem : ATIC
28. Munch on chips, say : NOSH
29. College sr.'s test : GRE
32. Rotisserie rod : SPIT
33. Lab burners of old : ETNAS
35. Biblical sin city : SODOM
36. Gawk at : OGLE
38. Align : SYNC
39. "Hell ___ no fury ..." : HATH
40. Around-the-house footwear, for short : MOCS
41. Nonetheless : ANYWAY
42. "___ Boot" : DAS
45. Get cozy : NESTLE
46. Talk, talk, talk : YAP
48. Future ferns : SPORES
49. Mark of a rifle's laser sight : REDDOT
50. "The Battleship Potemkin" port : ODESSA
52. Most Monopoly income : RENTS
54. Totally absurd : INANE
56. Electrician's hookup : WIRE
57. Foul mood : SNIT
59. Modern navigation tool, for short : GPS
60. Directional suffix : ERN
61. ___ Party movement : TEA
62. Tour de France peak : ALP
64. Aurora's counterpart : EOS

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