New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Author: Michael Farabaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Farabaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Farabaugh. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: As of the publication date of this puzzle, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt still holds the world and Olympic records in the 100 and 200 metres, and with his teammates, the 4x100 metres relay.
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Across Down
1. Handled, as a matter : SAWTO
6. Sleepaway, e.g. : CAMP
10. Wood strip : LATH
14. "Er ... um ..." : IMEAN
15. Instrument heard in Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" : OBOE
16. Currency that replaced the drachma : EURO
17. "Spitting" snake : COBRA
18. Roller coaster, e.g. : RIDE
19. Rigging support : SPAR
20. Bolt : SPRINTERUSAIN
23. Cousin of Muhammad : ALI
25. Sharer of an exclamation point on a keyboard : ONE
26. Locale of the Île de la Cité : SEINE
27. Bolt : METALFASTENER
32. Tatum of "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
33. The "she" in the lyric "She walked up to me and she asked me to dance" : LOLA
34. Window part : SASH
35. Unlikely to hug, say : ALOOF
37. Frozen dessert franchise : TCBY
41. Part of the Old World : ASIA
42. Wipe the slate clean : ERASE
43. Bolt : LIGHTNINGUNIT
47. Marble, for one : STONE
49. What "-" may mean: Abbr. : NEG
50. 511, to Caesar : DXI
51. Bolt : LEAVESUDDENLY
56. Wrist/elbow connector : ULNA
57. Every family has one : TREE
58. Energy : OOMPH
61. Toy sometimes pulled with a rope : SLED
62. Leer : OGLE
63. It's a blessing : GRACE
64. Half of a famous split personality : HYDE
65. Unite under fire? : WELD
66. Smarts : SENSE
1. Word to an attack dog : SIC
2. ___, amas, amat ... : AMO
3. They have homes that many people visit : WEBSITES
4. Protective covering : TARP
5. Hot, scoring-wise : ONAROLL
6. Pupil coverer : CORNEA
7. Somewhat : ABIT
8. Number in statistics : MODE
9. ___ review : PEER
10. Renter : LESSEE
11. Foreign domestic : AUPAIR
12. Choo-choo : TRAIN
13. See 24-Down : HORNE
21. Like Brahms's Symphony No. 3 : INF
22. Jimmy Carter's alma mater: Abbr. : USNA
23. Famous ___ cookies : AMOS
24. With 13-Down, "Stormy Weather" singer : LENA
28. Sound from a weary person sinking into a hot tub : AAH
29. ___-Kettering Institute : SLOAN
30. Also : TOO
31. Figure in Santa's workshop : ELF
35. Result of a fire : ASH
36. On fire : LIT
37. Play about Capote : TRU
38. 1972 #1 hit for Sammy Davis Jr., with "The" : CANDYMAN
39. Vitamin whose name sounds like a bingo call : BSIX
40. Mountain sighting : YETI
41. Writer James : AGEE
42. Drinks that are often ladled : EGGNOGS
43. Given for a time : LOANED
44. Attack, as across a boundary : INVADE
45. "Absolutely!" : INDEED
46. Born as : NEE
47. Snow when it's around 32°F : SLUSH
48. British boob tube : TELLY
52. Store : STOW
53. Persuade : URGE
54. Big maker of 59-Down : DELL
55. Folk tales and such : LORE
59. Office staples, for short : PCS
60. ___-haw : HEE

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