New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 2011

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 83, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Traditional keikogi accessory : OBI
4. Apple types : IMACS
9. Manic : CRAZED
15. One regulated by the F.E.C. : PAC
16. It's enough to take you for a ride : CABFARE
17. "Sleepers" co-star, 1996 : DENIRO
18. Literary source of "Bless us and splash us, my precioussss!" : THEHOBBIT
20. With force and much noise : SLAMBANG
21. Memorable ship : MAINE
22. Literary inits. : EAP
24. City on the Rhône : ARLES
25. Peeling potatoes, perhaps : ONKP
27. Env. contents : LTR
29. Nature worshiper, of a sort : ANIMIST
31. Onetime NASA booster : AGENA
33. Pill bug, for one : ISOPOD
35. Stop: Abbr. : STA
36. Anticipate : FORESEE
38. Call, in a way : REF
39. Part of an Asian capital's name : BATOR
40. Often-cited distance between things ... or what's hidden in this puzzle : SIXDEGREES
43. Collections : SETS
46. Geom. figure : CIR
47. Epithet for the mouse in Burns's "To a Mouse" : BEASTIE
51. Nav. leader : CMDR
52. State of Grace : MONACO
54. Judo move : THROW
55. Apparel : RAIMENT
57. Jim Beam product : RYE
59. River of York : OUSE
60. China ___ : ASTER
61. Lacto-___-vegetarian : OVO
63. Creature in Dr. Seuss's "If I Ran the Zoo" : NERD
65. From where : WHENCE
67. Writer featured in the memoir "Dream Catcher" : JDSALINGER
71. Reduced : LESSER
72. Narnia hero : ASLAN
73. Center start? : EPI
74. Cool red giants : SSTARS
75. Himalayan legends : YETIS
76. Many an old T-shirt, now : RAG
1. Reject, with "out of" : OPT
2. "Pshaw!" : BAH
3. Source of some cubes : ICEMAKER
4. Folder, sometimes : ICON
5. With 52-Down, English-born cabaret singer : MABEL
6. Hit Brit sitcom : ABFAB
7. Announcers : CRIERS
8. ___ record : SETA
9. Modern records : CDS
10. Fixed, as tiles : RELAID
11. ___ and a leg : ANARM
12. Notable violinist : ZIMBALIST
13. 1990s Mexican president Zedillo : ERNESTO
14. Its rising signaled the flooding of the Nile in ancient Egypt : DOGSTAR
19. Cool factor : HIPNESS
23. News deliverer : PAPERBOY
25. Ox : OAF
26. Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
28. Connected with : TIEDINTO
30. Free : NOFEE
32. "___ was saying ..." : ASI
34. Assn. : ORG
37. Parolee, e.g. : EXCON
39. Tuba : BASSHORN
41. Period of years : ERA
42. Take in : EAT
43. Writes poorly : SCRAWLS
44. — — — : EMDASHES
45. Most overused : TRITEST
48. Weary walker : TRUDGER
49. Aegean island near Naxos : IOS
50. Farm milk provider : EWE
52. See 5-Down : MERCER
53. Game stick : CROSSE
56. Noted test provider : MENSA
58. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
62. August 15, 1945 : VJDAY
64. One from Germany : EINS
66. Some TV drama sites, for short : ERS
68. PC key : ALT
69. Green grp. : EPA
70. Fix : RIG

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