New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Author: Alex Boisvert
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Boisvert
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Barnyard female : SOW
4. X : CHI
7. Like Shakespeare's sonnets : IAMBIC
13. TV schedule abbr. : TBA
14. Nonfiction films, for short : DOCS
16. Mafioso's code of silence : OMERTA
17. One who breaks the 16-Across : RAT
18. Mourning comic book mutants? : XMENINBLACK
20. Ed with the 1967 hit "My Cup Runneth Over" : AMES
22. Toto's creator : BAUM
23. Bending easily : LITHE
24. Event that includes Snowboarding Charades and Motocross 20 Questions? : PARLORXGAMES
27. Source of perspiration : PORE
28. Set on : ASSAIL
32. One way to play : DIRTY
34. Speak with folded hands, say : PRAY
37. "You Are My Destiny" singer, 1958 : ANKA
38. Classic Fiat model : UNO
39. Result of a phobia of medical pictures? : XRAYBAN
42. Integral : KEY
43. Business major subj. : ECON
45. Tina's "30 Rock" co-star : ALEC
46. North Africa's ___ Mountains : ATLAS
48. Travel in the bush : SAFARI
50. Cousin of a foil : EPEE
51. Curious person's video game console? : PANDORASXBOX
57. Endor natives in "Return of the Jedi" : EWOKS
60. Barnyard females : EWES
61. "The great instructor," per Edmund Burke : TIME
62. Diabolical graph line? : XAXISOFEVIL
65. X : TEN
66. In a fair manner : EVENLY
67. Sci-fi novel made into a 1984 cult film : DUNE
68. Word before booster or tripper : EGO
69. Has a premonition of : SENSES
70. It may get whipped in the kitchen : EGG
71. Fled : RAN
1. Part of a football helmet : STRAP
2. First president whose name ends in a vowel other than E or Y : OBAMA
3. Safe for the 40-Down : WATERPROOF
4. XLI x X : CDX
5. Dude : HOMBRE
6. Glacier climber's tool : ICEAX
7. It's charged : ION
8. Moseys : AMBLES
9. Etheridge who sang "Come to My Window" : MELISSA
10. Imp : BRAT
11. Desire : ITCH
12. Birthday order : CAKE
15. Cozy : SNUG
19. "___ Gigolo" : IMA
21. Nickelodeon opening : SLOT
25. Large African antelope : ORYX
26. Poet Angelou : MAYA
29. Rug rat : ANKLEBITER
30. Acronymic store name : IKEA
31. Potato chip brand owned by PepsiCo : LAYS
32. Club bill : DUES
33. Member of an empire founded by Manco Capac : INCA
34. Bud : PAL
35. Bread for a Reuben : RYE
36. "Happy Days" network : ABC
40. Precipitation : RAIN
41. Refreshers : NAPS
44. Table cloths : NAPKINS
47. Send a quick update, in a way : TEXT
49. Have a backwoods brawl : RASSLE
50. Facilitating : EASING
52. "Be Kind Rewind" co-star Mos ___ : DEF
53. Outstanding : OWED
54. Vaudeville offering : REVUE
55. The end : OMEGA
56. Gas used in flash lamps : XENON
57. Former flames : EXES
58. Breaker, e.g. : WAVE
59. Plow pullers : OXEN
63. Jewish laments : OYS
64. Relay part : LEG

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