New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Performed on Broadway, say : ACTED
6. Cry like a baby : WAIL
10. Invitation request, for short : RSVP
14. Actress Christine of "Chicago Hope" : LAHTI
15. Madame Bovary : EMMA
16. Its license plates say "Birthplace of Aviation" : OHIO
17. Envision in one's sleep : DREAMABOUT
19. Yawl or yacht : BOAT
20. Bad thing to have on one's face : EGG
21. List ender: Abbr. : ETC
22. Transition : SEGUE
24. NPR newsman Adams : NOAH
26. Where to run some tests : LAB
28. Like some bad film scenes : RESHOT
31. Sleepwear component : PAJAMABOTTOMS
34. Vegas intro? : LAS
35. Scoreboard figure : RUNS
36. Tombstone letters : RIP
37. ___ salts : EPSOM
40. Hog's home : STY
41. Dishful near a restaurant door : MINTS
43. "How stupid of me!" : DOH
44. Nickname for Hemingway : PAPA
46. Krazy ___ of the comics : KAT
47. The Chattahoochee River forms part of it : ALABAMABORDER
51. Classic family name in Florence : MEDICI
52. Street caution near a school : SLO
53. Sunday service : MASS
56. Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
58. Genetic letters : DNA
60. 2006 Verizon purchase : MCI
61. Former speaker Gingrich : NEWT
63. Arrive on the Enterprise via transporter : BEAMABOARD
66. Done : OVER
67. Molten flow : LAVA
68. "Live Free ___" (New Hampshire motto) : ORDIE
69. Take from the top : REDO
70. Noted garden site : EDEN
71. President born on August 4, whose name can be found backward in 17-, 31-, 47- and 63-Across : OBAMA
1. John on the Mayflower : ALDEN
2. Freight : CARGO
3. Clothing retailer starting in 1969 : THEGAP
4. Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
5. It's smaller than a penny : DIME
6. Online video equipment : WEBCAM
7. Start of a Latin conjugation : AMO
8. Big name in morning radio : IMUS
9. Sometime in the future : LATERON
10. Hearty : ROBUST
11. Squeeze (into) : SHOEHORN
12. By way of : VIA
13. One calling the kettle black, in a phrase : POT
18. Collection of plates : ATLAS
23. Sees red : GETSMAD
25. Circle of angels? : HALO
27. What some drinkers run up : BARTABS
29. Skip : OMIT
30. Recipe amts. : TSPS
32. Fill to capacity and then some : JAMPACK
33. Pick up, in a way : BUY
37. Dutch cheese : EDAM
38. Gondolier's need : POLE
39. Tailed : SHADOWED
40. Rejuvenation location : SPA
42. Part of an agenda : ITEM
45. Friendly : AMIABLE
46. Money from Sweden : KRONA
48. European-style cafe : BISTRO
49. Subject of a Hemingway title : OLDMAN
50. Holiday Inn alternative : RAMADA
54. Fabric for theater curtains : SCRIM
55. Part of a record getting the most airplay : SIDEA
57. Peruse : READ
59. Bug chaser? : ABOO
61. Hide-hair connector : NOR
62. Threshold : EVE
64. Cry in old Rome : AVE
65. Sphere : ORB

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