New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Author: Josh Knapp
Editor: Will Shortz
Josh Knapp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Gossip : DISH
5. David Bowie's rock genre, informally : GLAM
9. Old Indian ruler : RAJAH
14. Fit : ABLE
15. Excellent, in modern slang : DOPE
16. African virus : EBOLA
17. Samuel Adams or Corona : BEER
18. Magazine for arithmetic lovers? : PLUSWEEKLY
20. Momentum, informally : STEAM
22. [as written] : SIC
23. Want ad letters : EOE
24. Bizarre demand to a dry cleaner? : PLEATMYSHORTS
29. City served by Indira Gandhi International Airport : NEWDELHI
31. Sexy : HOT
32. Flamenco cry : OLE
33. Took part in a bee, British-style : SPELT
35. Arizona tribe : HOPI
39. Zales or Tiffany's? : PLACEOFDIAMONDS
43. Middling noble rank : EARL
44. Early Westinghouse collaborator : TESLA
45. Silent ___ (Coolidge nickname) : CAL
46. "That feels goo-oo-ood!" : AAH
49. Oscar-winning director of "The Departed," 2006 : SCORSESE
51. Overfish? : PLUNDERTHESEA
55. "Luke, ___ your father" : IAM
56. Center of gravity? : VEE
57. Philosopher who was the father of dialectical idealism : HEGEL
60. Light shower? : PLACIDRAIN
65. Flowing hair : MANE
66. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
67. High coif : UPDO
68. Record for later, in a way : TIVO
69. Ones before whom pearls are cast : SWINE
70. Hornets' home : NEST
71. Deep black gem : ONYX
1. Applies with a Q-Tip, say : DABS
2. "Yeah, sure ..." : IBET
3. Retirement attire : SLEEPWEAR
4. Usher in with fanfare : HERALD
5. Important econ. indicator : GDP
6. "U crack me up!" : LOL
7. "Thank you, come again" speaker, on "The Simpsons" : APU
8. Like drawn-out divorces : MESSY
9. Bounce around a canyon, say : REECHO
10. Lincoln moniker : ABE
11. Card #53 or #54 : JOKER
12. Dole out : ALLOT
13. First president to have a telephone in the White House : HAYES
19. Genie's offering : WISH
21. Reagan attorney general Ed : MEESE
25. Chow chow chow brand : ALPO
26. Grand ___ Auto : THEFT
27. Least spicy : MILDEST
28. Emperor of A.D. 69 : OTHO
29. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
30. "___ Enchanted" (2004 film) : ELLA
34. N.Y.U.'s ___ School of the Arts : TISCH
36. "I repeat ..." : ONCEAGAIN
37. Droids, e.g., for short : PDAS
38. Aruba or Bora Bora : ISLE
40. Extended family : CLAN
41. Ingredient in some suntan lotions : ALOE
42. Waterlogged locale : MARSH
47. Counsel : ADVISE
48. Take counsel from : HEED
50. "It would ___ me ..." : SEEMTO
51. Singing ability, informally : PIPES
52. 1980s-'90s courtroom drama : LALAW
53. Taste that's not sweet, sour, bitter or salty : UMAMI
54. Many a summer show : RERUN
58. Green-eyed monster : ENVY
59. Pope who excommunicated Martin Luther : LEOX
61. 100 years: Abbr. : CEN
62. Jungle swinger : APE
63. Checks the age of, in a way : IDS
64. "Only kidding!" : NOT

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