New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Author: Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rescue op : EVAC
5. 100 centimes, once : FRANC
10. Belgium-based imaging company : AGFA
14. Dodeca- halved : HEXA
15. Fiery feeling : ARDOR
16. Nursery bagful : LOAM
17. Balm business? : SALVETRADE
19. Mischievous Norse god : LOKI
20. Bottom-of-the-barrel stuff : LEES
21. Learn by ___ : OSMOSIS
23. Yodeling tribute band's repertoire? : ALPTOPCOVERS
27. Place for a washer and dryer: Abbr. : BSMT
30. Cross one's fingers : HOPE
31. Call a game : REF
32. R&B pioneer Johnny : OTIS
33. N.Y.C.'s first subway line : IRT
34. Tattoo ___ : PARLOR
37. Steamrolled stuff : TAR
38. Words of encouragement to a tailor? : ALTERON
40. "Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
41. Regency hotels : HYATTS
43. Place to play video games : DEN
44. Next-to-last Greek letters : PSIS
45. Comic Margaret : CHO
46. Cameron who voiced Fiona : DIAZ
47. Matey's greeting : AHOY
48. Figure at Sarah's cigar store? : PALINSINDIAN
52. Gear with docking stations : STEREOS
53. "Born from jets" automaker : SAAB
56. Mass vestments : ALBS
57. "Columbo" trench coat? : FALKJACKET
62. Pucker-producing : TART
63. More faithful : TRUER
64. Busy place : HIVE
65. Influence : SWAY
66. Rec centers : YMCAS
67. New Ager who sings in Irish Gaelic : ENYA
1. Comments accompanying shrugs : EHS
2. Osso buco need : VEAL
3. What a drivetrain connects to : AXLE
4. "As is" and others : CAVEATS
5. Marbled meat feature : FAT
6. Grammar school basics, briefly : RRR
7. Decay-fighting org. : ADA
8. A real smarty : NODOPE
9. Dimin.'s opposite, in music : CRESC
10. Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVER
11. Bodily reaction to fear : GOOSEFLESH
12. Hot-coals walker : FAKIR
13. Out of kilter : AMISS
18. Alien's subj. : ESL
22. Bugs of the underworld : MORAN
24. Pop music's Collins and Spector : PHILS
25. Suit material? : TORT
26. Decided to join : OPTEDIN
27. This and that : BOTH
28. Hang around : STAY
29. Push-up garment : MIRACLEBRA
34. Kind of scheme : PONZI
35. This and that : OLIO
36. Looking up : ROSY
38. Do penance : ATONE
39. Scan, as a U.P.C. : READ
42. Like under-watered plants : THIRSTY
44. Pizazz : PANACHE
46. Render harmless : DISARM
48. Some H.S. exams : PSATS
49. Counselor-___ : ATLAW
50. Pushover : SOFTY
51. "... lovely ___ tree" : ASA
54. Very similar : AKIN
55. Group of quail : BEVY
58. TV captain Jean-___ Picard : LUC
59. Mauna ___ : KEA
60. Takers of 48-Down: Abbr. : JRS
61. Caddy's contents : TEA

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