New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 2012

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: The Yiddish answers are, appropriately, read right to left.
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E
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L
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,934
Across Down
1. Director Roth : ELI
4. Biblical word on a wall : MENE
8. Something hidden, perhaps : AGENDA
14. Edna Ferber novel : CIMARRON
16. Multitude : LEGION
17. Effrontery : CHUTZPAH
18. A speedster may do it : EIGHTY
19. About : ORSO
20. Lug : SCHLEP
22. N.L. East city: Abbr. : ATL
23. Bat wood : ASH
24. AOL, for one : ISP
27. Mères' charges : BEBES
31. Buddyroo : PAL
33. Gossip : YENTA
35. Still : EVENSO
37. ___ sleep : REM
39. Fails to be : ISNT
40. Title on certain language videos ... with a hint to entering six answers in this puzzle : LEARNINGYIDDISH
43. Digging : INTO
44. Cuisine whose staple food is sticky rice : LAO
45. Competition for truckers : ROADEO
46. Butterfingers : KLUTZ
48. Walk-___ : ONS
50. Liquid fat : OLEIN
51. Gift that's hard to believe : ESP
52. Kind of card : ATM
54. Slalom path : ESS
56. Offer unwanted advice : KIBITZ
58. "Now!" : ASAP
62. So very very : ALLTOO
66. Shoot the breeze : SCHMOOZE
68. Genre for Q-Tip : HIPHOP
69. Bubble makers : AERATORS
70. Size up : ASSESS
71. Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
72. Lick, say : WET
1. Parrot : ECHO
2. "A ___ should have a good memory": Quintilian : LIAR
3. Some World of Warcraft figures : IMPS
4. Villain player in "Rocky III" : MRT
5. Go off : ERUPT
6. Worthless, as an assistant : NOHELP
7. Abbr. on a business letter : ENCL
8. Smart ___ : ALECS
9. Woman with many fans? : GEISHA
10. Item in a spoon race : EGG
11. Fed. research org. : NIH
12. Modern address feature : DOT
13. "___ advice?" : ANY
15. Kind of dye : AZO
21. ___ Joel Osment of "The Sixth Sense" : HALEY
22. Part of A.M.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
24. Like some pitched balls : INSIDE
25. Martial arts instructor : SENSEI
26. Popular programming language : PYTHON
27. Locale of some Mayan ruins : BELIZE
28. Caterers' bookings : EVENTS
29. Ragged : BEATUP
30. Sign up : ENROL
32. .93% of the earth's atmosphere : ARGON
34. Like some pools : TIDAL
36. It may be struck in a field : OIL
38. It spent 5,519 days in orbit : MIR
41. Biblical woman who changed her name to Mara : NAOMI
42. Ski-___ : DOOS
47. Buzzers : KAZOOS
49. Grabs : SEIZES
53. Sporty car roofs : TTOPS
55. Article of female tennis attire : SKORT
57. Arthur and Benaderet : BEAS
58. Qty. : AMT
59. Look pregnant : SHOW
60. Israeli port : ACRE
61. "Hey you!" : PSST
62. Cry made with a raised index finger : AHA
63. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
64. CD predecessors : LPS
65. Café alternative : THE
67. Alliance created in '48 : OAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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