New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Author: Michael Sharp
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Sharp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 77, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sharp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. 10K, e.g. : RACE
5. Walk heavily : STOMP
10. Words, words, words: Abbr. : VOCAB
15. Uptight, informally : ANAL
16. Birthplace of Obama's father : KENYA
17. "___ roll!" : IMONA
18. Gotham district attorney who becomes Batman's nemesis Two-Face : HARVEYDENT
20. ___ Millan, TV's "dog whisperer" : CESAR
21. Immune system agent : TCELL
22. Central figure in a Clement C. Moore poem : SAINTNICK
24. Adore : WORSHIP
26. Propeller for a 43-Across : OAR
27. Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA
28. Org. for docs : AMA
29. Turner memoir : ITINA
32. Museum guide : DOCENT
34. Central part of an argument : GIST
36. How some chew gum or talk on cellphones : NOISILY
38. Barely legible handwriting : CHICKENSCRATCH
43. Venetian transport : GONDOLA
44. Former Israeli P.M. Barak : EHUD
46. Plot : SCHEME
49. Sans-___ (kind of typeface) : SERIF
52. Game with 108 cards : UNO
53. Runner Sebastian : COE
54. Amigo : PAL
56. Blow up : ENLARGE
58. Having razzle-dazzle, to a Rat Packer : RINGADING
62. Slangy expression of ignorance : DUNNO
63. "The Lady ___" : INRED
64. Causes of some rear-end damage, as represented by the rear ends of 18-, 22-, 38- and 58-Across : COLLISIONS
67. Jamie ___, oldest pitcher in major-league history to win a game : MOYER
68. "Shaft" composer Hayes : ISAAC
69. Remote button : MUTE
70. Director Lee : SPIKE
71. Lure : TEMPT
72. School for English princes : ETON
1. Cheerleader's cry : RAH
2. Structural : ANATOMIC
3. Cause for emergency vehicles or a tow truck : CARCRASH
4. North Pole workers : ELVES
5. Like atria : SKYLIT
6. Hit 2012 film with a talking stuffed bear : TED
7. Small bills : ONES
8. Mimicking bird : MYNA
9. Place to sunbathe or barbecue : PATIO
10. Early phonograph : VICTROLA
11. Eclipse, to some : OMEN
12. Trig function : COSINE
13. Pain relief brand : ANACIN
14. Threaten, dog-style : BARKAT
19. Geared to 1st-12th grades : ELHI
23. Low point : NADIR
24. Joker : WAG
25. Yearned (for) : PINED
30. Taboos : NONOS
31. Airplane seating option : AISLE
33. Suffix with spermato- : CYTE
35. Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
37. Fright : SCARE
39. Amigo : COMPADRE
40. Work, as dough : KNEAD
41. Produce in large quantities : CHURNOUT
42. Kept : HUNGONTO
45. Anonymous John : DOE
46. Theater drops : SCRIMS
47. Like arcade games : COINOP
48. English king said to have died from eating a "surfeit of lampreys" : HENRYI
50. Bring charges against : INDICT
51. Seasonal threats : FLUS
55. Legally allowed : LICIT
57. Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
59. Computer whiz : GEEK
60. Prominent part of a Groucho disguise : NOSE
61. Razzle-dazzle : GLAM
65. Drink like a cat : LAP
66. Obama, Biden or McCain (but not Palin), in 2008: Abbr. : SEN

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