New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,576
Across Down
1. Reindeer herder : LAPP
5. Sprites, for instance : SODAS
10. With 64-Across, 1963 Beach Boys hit : INMY
14. Lysol target : ODOR
15. Fairy tale figure : TROLL
16. Do some computer programming : CODE
17. 1965 Beach Boys hit : CALIFORNIAGIRLS
20. "That doesn't bother me anymore" : IMOVERIT
21. Gumshoe : TEC
22. Gulf of ___ : ADEN
23. With 49-Across, 1965 Beach Boys hit : HELPME
27. ___ Retreat (1970s-'80s New York City club) : PLATOS
30. Trouble : WOE
32. Mideast carrier : ELAL
33. Fall guy? : RAKER
34. 1922 Physics Nobelist : BOHR
35. It has feathers and flies : DART
36. Egg: Prefix : OVI
37. Smitten one : AMORIST
40. Thrilla in Manila outcome : TKO
41. Wrestling victories : PINS
43. Prefix with -polis : ACRO
44. Tend, as plants : WATER
46. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
47. Vote against : NAY
48. Dance accompanied by castanets : BOLERO
49. See 23-Across : RHONDA
51. Victim in Camus's "The Stranger," e.g. : ARAB
52. Minor player, so to speak : COG
53. Rich fabrics : BROCADES
57. 1963 Beach Boys hit : LITTLESAINTNICK
61. "___ Ben Adhem" (English poem) : ABOU
62. African capital : RABAT
63. "It must've been something ___" : IATE
64. See 10-Across : ROOM
65. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" composer : STYNE
66. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
1. Sets of points, mathematically : LOCI
2. Man without parents : ADAM
3. Kind of shirt named for a sport : POLO
4. One following general directions? : PRIVATE
5. Packs away : STORES
6. Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
7. With 30- and 53-Down, 1964 Beach Boys hit : DONT
8. Thrilla in Manila winner : ALI
9. Lays on thick : SLATHERS
10. Like some eaves in winter : ICICLED
11. Oslo's home: Abbr. : NOR
12. Year of Ronsard's "Odes" : MDL
13. Vote for : YES
18. Sinatra topper : FEDORA
19. "You sure got me" : GEE
24. Nebraska river : PLATTE
25. Surveyor's stake, typically : MARKER
26. Corrida combatant : ELTORO
27. Polite : PROPER
28. Rich : LAVISH
29. Like : AKINTO
30. See 7-Down : WORRY
31. Home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : OHIO
34. ___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
38. Ball club V.I.P.'s : MANAGERS
39. Like some plays : TWOACT
42. Refuge : SANCTUM
45. Neighbor of Montenegro : ALBANIA
48. One of three literary sisters : BRONTE
50. Capital of the U.S.: Abbr. : DOL
51. Suffix with parliament : ARIAN
53. See 7-Down : BABY
54. Zest alternative : DIAL
55. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
56. ___-Ball : SKEE
57. Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
58. Native Nigerian : IBO
59. Overly : TOO
60. Didn't get used : SAT

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