New York Times, Monday, July 8, 2013

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "House" actor Omar : EPPS
5. Remove the husk from, as corn : SHUCK
10. Galifianakis of "The Hangover" : ZACH
14. Stead : LIEU
15. Nearsighted Mr. ___ : MAGOO
16. Grades 1-12 : ELHI
17. Deborah of "The King and I" : KERR
18. Funny DeGeneres : ELLEN
19. Uprising : RIOT
20. Job position in which no one lasts long : REVOLVINGDOOR
23. Not working : IDLE
24. Outside of a watermelon : RIND
25. The "D" of PRNDL : DRIVE
28. Alan of "Argo" : ARKIN
31. Replacement for the franc and mark : EURO
32. Dog or dogtooth : CANINE
34. Command to a dog : SIC
37. Seemingly mad Muslim monk : WHIRLINGDERVISH
40. 12-mo. periods : YRS
41. British P.M. after Churchill : ATTLEE
42. Eye amorously : OGLE
43. Extra-fat : OBESE
44. Building add-on : ANNEX
45. Theda of the silents : BARA
47. The "A" of N.B.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
49. Yarn-making device : SPINNINGWHEEL
55. Abstract artist Joan : MIRO
56. Muscat native : OMANI
57. Part of a buzzing swarm : GNAT
59. One with millions of followers : IDOL
60. Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
61. Submachine guns : UZIS
62. Chromosome component : GENE
63. "Who ___ what evil lurks ..." : KNOWS
64. Sped : TORE
1. Antlered animal : ELK
2. Boardwalk adjunct : PIER
3. Father, in France : PERE
4. Reality show in which contestants get "voted off the island" : SURVIVOR
5. Odor : SMELL
6. Cut in two : HALVE
7. Citrus hybrid : UGLI
8. Filmmaking brother Joel or Ethan : COEN
9. "King ___" : KONG
10. Take close aim : ZEROIN
11. "March comes in like ___ ..." : ALION
12. Part of a guitar riff : CHORD
13. Any top 10 song, say : HIT
21. Praiseful poem : ODE
22. Not as moist : DRIER
25. Moist, as morning grass : DEWY
26. Germany's ___ Valley : RUHR
27. Flower in a van Gogh painting : IRIS
28. It may be acute or obtuse : ANGLE
29. Car-pooler's need : RIDE
30. Midpoint between a midi and a mini : KNEE
32. Mention in a footnote, say : CITE
33. Bugs in "A Bug's Life" : ANTS
34. Leo or Libra : SIGN
35. Capri, e.g. : ISLE
36. ___ Mix (party staple) : CHEX
38. Jacob's father-in-law, in the Bible : LABAN
39. "Slaughterhouse-Five" novelist : VONNEGUT
43. Bird on Cal Ripken's cap : ORIOLE
44. Volcanic emission : ASH
45. "I Am the Walrus," for the Beatles' "Hello, Goodbye" : BSIDE
46. Chef's wear : APRON
47. Vice president under Nixon : AGNEW
48. Holey cheese : SWISS
50. Kindle competitor : NOOK
51. One-named supermodel : IMAN
52. Grp. with forces in Afghanistan : NATO
53. ___ Ferrari, Italian automaker : ENZO
54. Den : LAIR
55. Russian jet : MIG
58. Mao ___-tung : TSE

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