New York Times, Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 180 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Part of un archipiélago : ISLA
5. Urban commuter's aid : BUSMAP
11. "My dear ___" : SIR
14. Gorged, gorged and gorged some more, informally : ATEUPASTORM
16. Blow away : AWE
17. Unwritten reminders : MENTALNOTES
18. "Top Gun" target : MIG
19. Zen enlightenment : SATORI
20. Wimbledon do-over : LET
21. RC, e.g. : COLA
22. Sail support : MAST
23. The Pirates of the N.C.A.A. : SETONHALL
25. ID entered on every I.R.S. form : SSN
26. "My ___ Private Idaho," 1991 film : OWN
28. Lip-puckering : SOUR
29. Robert Frost poem about a snowfall : THEONSET
32. Anything to talk about : TOPIC
36. Clock face : DIAL
37. Shaped like pizza slices : WEDGY
40. "99 Luftballons" band, 1984 : NENA
41. Shopaholic's indulgence : SPREE
43. It may have wire binding : STENOPAD
45. Trees loved by squirrels : OAKS
48. Sch. in Columbus : OSU
49. Halves of qts. : PTS
50. Oranges, reds and golds : FALLTONES
54. Busy bee : DOER
56. Impolite : RUDE
57. Comic Charlotte : RAE
58. Pageant crowns : TIARAS
60. Swearing-in phrase : IDO
61. Petrify ... or what five alternating words in 17-, 23-, 29-, 43- and 50-Across can do? : TURNTOSTONE
63. Number after many a state postal abbr. : ZIP
64. Many a Twitter message : ONESENTENCE
65. Taxonomy suffix : ZOA
66. Undemanding courses : EASYAS
67. Nothing, in Nantes : RIEN
1. Big name in pet food : IAMS
2. The Titanic, for one : STEAMSHIP
3. Was a sounding board : LENTANEAR
4. Road runners : AUTOS
5. Neighbor of Java : BALI
6. Dept. of Defense branch : USN
7. Embezzled, e.g. : STOLE
8. Mozart's "Ave Verum Corpus" and others : MOTETS
9. Playground retort : ARETOO
10. Residents of 10 Downing St. : PMS
11. Part of the U.S. south of the Equator : SAMOA
12. Volunteer's cry : IWILL
13. Fit for the throne : REGAL
15. Dolly who sang "9 to 5" : PARTON
21. Time: Prefix : CHRONO
23. Dagger in "The Mikado" : SNEE
24. Fanatic : NUT
25. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
27. Egypt-to-Niger dir. : WSW
30. Enthusiastic flamenco cry : OLEOLE
31. N.F.L. stats : TDS
33. Alternative to mushroom or sausage : PEPPERONI
34. Spellbound : INATRANCE
35. Wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am types : CADS
38. 1960s band with a car-related name, with "the" : GTOS
39. "Sounds good!" : YES
42. Break a fast : EAT
44. One with no tan lines : NUDIST
46. Czech currency : KORUNA
47. Some drums : SNARES
50. Humid day hair problem : FRIZZ
51. It's mastered in a studio : AUDIO
52. Rx for Parkinson's : LDOPA
53. Minuscule, informally : EENSY
55. Western, in slang : OATER
58. Oceans : TONS
59. Viewed : SEEN
61. Stiff ballet shoe part : TOE
62. Reason for a service break at Wimbledon? : TEA

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