New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 64 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Aesop animal : ASS
4. Frisbee, e.g. : DISC
8. Notable watchmakers : SWISS
13. Abbr. in two state names : DAK
14. Mattress giant : SERTA
15. Ship of 1492 : PINTA
16. It makes gray go away : DYE
17. Make off with some raffle tickets? : TAKECHANCES
19. Loosen, as a knot : UNTIE
21. "Give ___ whirl" : ITA
22. Lake creators : DAMS
23. Make off with some kitchenware? : POCKETKNIVES
27. "Great blue" wader : HERON
28. Washes away : ERODES
32. Italian exile island : ELBA
34. Shredded : TORE
37. Scene of gladiatorial combat : ARENA
38. "That stinks!" : BOO
39. Make off with some vehicles? : COPCARS
41. Sports V.I.P. : MVP
42. Luau greeting : ALOHA
44. Lot in life : FATE
45. Word repeated in "___ will be ___" : BOYS
46. Washington city in apple-growing country : YAKIMA
48. Confederacy foe : UNION
50. Make off with some cash? : PINCHPENNIES
55. Attraction for a butterfly : IRIS
58. Big guns in D.C. lobbying? : NRA
59. Open, as a jacket : UNZIP
60. Make off with some gym equipment? : LIFTWEIGHTS
64. Actress Lupino : IDA
65. Also-ran : LOSER
66. First lady between Bess and Jackie : MAMIE
67. Circus safety precaution : NET
68. O. Henry work : STORY
69. Cauldron or sword in "Macbeth," say : PROP
70. Test for an M.A. applicant : GRE
1. Make sense : ADDUP
2. Decline : SAYNO
3. Pad of drawing paper : SKETCHBOOK
4. Fed. overseer of the Controlled Substances Act : DEA
5. Vex : IRK
6. Container for a draft of ale : STEIN
7. Desert bloomers : CACTI
8. Fitness facility : SPA
9. British royal name since 1917 : WINDSOR
10. Llama herder of old : INCA
11. Winder on a watch : STEM
12. Wise off to : SASS
14. Rodeo wrestling target : STEER
18. Possess : HAVE
20. Big retailer of home accessories : IKEA
24. Dog in Oz : TOTO
25. Book publisher Alfred A. ___ : KNOPF
26. Pitching stats : ERAS
29. Doing the job of an attack ad : DEMONIZING
30. A deadly sin : ENVY
31. Gullible ones : SAPS
32. Shopping venue with the options "Books" and "Toys & Hobbies" : EBAY
33. She gets whatever she wants in "Damn Yankees" : LOLA
35. Color TV pioneer : RCA
36. Devour eagerly : EATUP
39. Woman's sleeveless undergarment, informally : CAMI
40. Actress Russo : RENE
43. Type who wears tight-fitting jeans and thick-rimmed glasses, maybe : HIPSTER
45. Cold war capital : BONN
47. One of two of Henry VIII's six : ANNE
49. Not idle : INUSE
51. Form tight curls in : CRIMP
52. "Horrible" Viking, in the comics : HAGAR
53. Downy duck : EIDER
54. Sudden outpouring : SPATE
55. Woes : ILLS
56. Mob gone wild : RIOT
57. "Assuming that's true ..." : IFSO
61. Ironically humorous : WRY
62. Payer of many dr. bills : HMO
63. Helpful hint : TIP

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