New York Times, Monday, August 9, 2010

Author: David Poole
Editor: Will Shortz
David Poole
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Poole. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Something to scratch : ITCH
5. "Hannah Montana" star Miley : CYRUS
10. Height: Prefix : ACRO
14. Roman tyrant : NERO
15. Small egg : OVULE
16. ___ the line (obeyed) : TOED
17. Applaud : CLAP
18. Taxi's ticker : METER
19. Any volume of the Oxford English Dictionary : TOME
20. Accept an inevitable hardship : BITETHEBULLET
23. Source of after-hours $$$ : ATM
25. Giants great Mel : OTT
26. Clarinet, oboe and saxophone : REEDS
27. Ham it up : CHEWTHESCENERY
32. Swap : TRADE
33. Sardine containers : TINS
34. Boozehounds : SOTS
35. Poet Pound and others : EZRAS
37. Emcee's spot : DAIS
41. Succulent houseplant : ALOE
42. Comedy, sci-fi or romance : GENRE
43. Fall for a flimflam : SWALLOWTHEBAIT
48. Site of many Chicago touchdowns : OHARE
49. The other woman : HER
50. Suffix like -like : ISH
51. Understand what's happening : DIGESTTHENEWS
56. "How could ___?" : INOT
57. Film vault collection : REELS
58. Burden : ONUS
61. ___ Reader (alternative magazine) : UTNE
62. Davy Crockett died defending it, with "the" : ALAMO
63. Fully red, as a raspberry : RIPE
64. Peat source : MOSS
65. Alternative to a convertible : SEDAN
66. Furrow, as the brow : KNIT
1. Abbr. at the end of a company's name : INC
2. ___ Aviv : TEL
3. Stuffed sole stuffing : CRABMEAT
4. Indian doll maker : HOPI
5. "The Iceman ___" : COMETH
6. Actress Mimieux of "The Time Machine" : YVETTE
7. Babe with a bat : RUTH
8. Beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
9. Many a Bosnian : SERB
10. Churchill's predecessor and successor : ATTLEE
11. Hoosegow : COOLER
12. Cure : REMEDY
13. Clifford ___, "Awake and Sing!" dramatist : ODETS
21. Carry : TOTE
22. Vases : URNS
23. Is a cast member : ACTS
24. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
28. Vocabulary: Abbr. : WDS
29. Toss (about) : STREW
30. "Alias" org. : CIA
31. Warrant officer's superior: Abbr. : ENS
35. Building wing : ELL
36. Dr. Seuss' "If I Ran the ___" : ZOO
37. Society girl, for short : DEB
38. "Delta of Venus" author : ANAISNIN
39. What the white of an eye surrounds : IRIS
40. Actor Rogen of "Knocked Up" : SETH
41. Pub quaffs : ALES
42. Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
43. Japanese for "the way of the gods" : SHINTO
44. Conestogas, e.g. : WAGONS
45. Craggy mountain ridges : ARETES
46. "___ & Louise," 1991 film : THELMA
47. Jim who created Kermit the Frog : HENSON
48. Hatred : ODIUM
52. Chorus syllables : TRAS
53. The "T" in TV : TELE
54. President : HEAD
55. Cry made while cracking a whip, maybe : WORK
59. Wire service inits. : UPI
60. "Quiet on the ___!" : SET

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