New York Times, Monday, August 30, 2010

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KVXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sleepwear, informally : PJS
4. Law enforcement org. featured in "Bullitt" : SFPD
8. Like a requiem : SOMBER
14. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
15. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
16. Former vice president Dan : QUAYLE
17. Where Claudius is during Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" soliloquy : OFFSTAGE
19. Defeat, as an incumbent : UNSEAT
20. More than a gentle tap : THUMP
21. Inexpensive pen : BIC
22. Actress Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA
23. Bouquet : POSY
25. Any time now : BEFORELONG
28. Biblical verb ending : ETH
29. 12th grader : SENIOR
30. Rams' madams? : EWES
31. One who goes a-courting : WOOER
33. Three-time Masters winner Sam : SNEAD
35. Extra plateful : SECONDHELPING
40. Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
41. Early computer that weighed 30 tons : ENIAC
43. Old Turkish leaders : AGAS
46. Matchbox racer : TOYCAR
49. Tiny bite : NIP
50. Position for Babe Ruth : RIGHTFIELD
52. Normandy battle site : STLO
53. 1960s world chess champion Mikhail ___ : TAL
54. Tennis legend Laver : ROD
55. Make a grand speech : ORATE
57. More nonsensical : INANER
59. Things a clock has ... or, literally, what 17-, 25-, 35- and 50-Across are : TWOHANDS
62. Creek : STREAM
63. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
64. ___ gratias (thanks be to God: Lat.) : DEO
65. Feared African fly : TSETSE
66. This, in Tijuana : ESTO
67. Bird that gives a hoot : OWL
1. ___ or con : PRO
2. Skippy alternative : JIF
3. Form of tap dance : SOFTSHOE
4. In ___ (as found) : SITU
5. Served on fire, as cherries jubilee : FLAMBE
6. Sty : PIGPEN
7. Ruby or Sandra of film : DEE
8. Acorn lover : SQUIRREL
9. 1/16 pound : OUNCE
10. Some grad school degrees : MAS
11. "See ya later" : BYENOW
12. Actress/director May : ELAINE
13. Changes the price of, as at the supermarket : RETAGS
18. Reluctant to meet people, say : SHY
21. Frontiersman Daniel : BOONE
23. Sunday seat : PEW
24. Plains tribe : OTOS
26. Kind of lens with a wide angle : FISHEYE
27. Saw to a seat at church, say : LEDIN
29. Sellout signs : SROS
32. Online money : ECASH
34. Copycat : APER
36. "No thank you" : NOTFORME
37. R2-D2, for one : DROID
38. Video game maker that owns the Seattle Mariners : NINTENDO
39. Collins on the Op-Ed page : GAIL
42. "___ Sharkey" of 1970s TV : CPO
43. Warhol or Wyeth : ARTIST
44. San Francisco nine : GIANTS
45. Blazing : AGLARE
47. Performers with big red noses : CLOWNS
48. Dexterous : ADROIT
51. Club finance officer: Abbr. : TREAS
52. Depot: Abbr. : STA
56. "I see," facetiously : AHSO
58. Butterfly catcher : NET
59. U.S. Election Day, e.g.: Abbr. : TUE
60. Morning moisture : DEW
61. Note above fa : SOL

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