New York Times, Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Author: Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tight-lipped : MUM
4. "Stat!" : ASAP
8. Seven-up and crazy eights : GAMES
13. Lennon's second wife : ONO
14. Jane of "Monster-in-Law" : FONDA
16. Disco-era suffix : AGOGO
17. "Sure thing" : WITHOUTQUESTION
20. Note in an E major scale : GSHARP
21. Word before sheet or music : RAP
22. Loughlin of "90210" : LORI
23. Bygone despot : TSAR
25. Outfielder's asset : ARM
28. "Chances are good" : INALLLIKELIHOOD
33. "___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
34. ___ Lama : DALAI
35. "It could go either way" : MAYBEYESMAYBENO
41. Like dessert wines : SWEET
42. Water co., e.g. : UTIL
43. "Doubtful" : NOTLOOKINGSOHOT
50. Turned on : LIT
51. Studio constructions : SETS
52. Close by : NIGH
53. Gitmo mil. branch : USN
54. Counselor's clients, perhaps : COUPLE
56. "Forget it!" : AINTGONNAHAPPEN
62. Perfect : IDEAL
63. Fluctuates wildly : YOYOS
64. Ill temper : IRE
65. Apt to pout : MOODY
66. Had a bawl : WEPT
67. Ballpark fig. : EST
1. "The Jungle Book" hero : MOWGLI
2. Oneness : UNISON
3. Insect monster of Japanese film : MOTHRA
4. Get an ___ effort : AFOR
5. Borscht, e.g. : SOUP
6. Amazon ___ (aggressive insect) : ANT
7. "Stat!" : PDQ
8. Shocked reaction : GASP
9. F.B.I. worker: Abbr. : AGT
10. "You don't mean ME?!" : MOI
11. Self-esteem : EGO
12. Sequel title starter, sometimes : SON
15. Surrounding glows : AURAE
18. Precipitation that may be the size of golf balls : HAIL
19. Banjoist Scruggs : EARL
23. The so-called fourth dimension : TIME
24. Attire on the slopes : SKISUIT
25. Melville's obsessed captain : AHAB
26. Thing to play : ROLE
27. Haunted house sound : MOAN
29. More than deceive : LIETO
30. Put down : LAY
31. Pastoral poems : IDYLS
32. God, in Roma : DIO
35. AOL alternative : MSN
36. Whom an M.P. hunts : AWOL
37. Hulking Himalayan of legend : YETI
38. Asteroid area, e.g. : BELT
39. Range units: Abbr. : MTNS
40. Bailed-out co. in the news : AIG
44. ___ buco : OSSO
45. "South Park" boy : KENNY
46. "Movin' ___" ("The Jeffersons" theme) : ONUP
47. Cheech or Chong persona : HIPPIE
48. Gawking sorts : OGLERS
49. Where one might see "OMG" or "TTYL" : THENET
53. Hideous : UGLY
54. Dojo blow : CHOP
55. Brewery dryer : OAST
56. Deadeye's skill : AIM
57. Words said after "... so help you God?" : IDO
58. Keanu's "The Matrix" role : NEO
59. Wee bit : TAD
60. "Stat!" : NOW
61. Floor vote : AYE

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