New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Author: Eshan Mitra, Brown University '12
Editor: Will Shortz
Eshan Mitra
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Mitra. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: BROWN CROSSWORD WEEK — Every crossword this week has been created by a member of the Puzzling Association of Brown University.
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Across Down
1. Standing : ERECT
6. Features of Sophocles plays : ODES
10. Peeve, with "off" : TICK
14. Rolls for dinner : SUSHI
15. Major constellation? : URSA
16. Something an undercover agent might wear : WIRE
17. In consecutive order : SEQUENTIAL
19. Knowing, as a secret : INON
20. Big news on the sports page : TRADE
21. Bean on the screen : ORSON
22. Cracker brand : RITZ
25. Just barely legit : BORDERLINE
28. Gets used (to) : ADAPTS
30. Consideration for when to arrive at the airport: Abbr. : ETD
31. But: Lat. : SED
32. It's read from right to left : TORAH
33. Senseless : INANE
35. Give it a go : TRY
36. What a slow person may need : HEADSTART
39. Nada : ZIP
42. Word written on the Saudi flag : ALLAH
43. "Dig in!" : EATUP
47. Summer cooler : ADE
48. Place for a ring : TOE
49. Astronomer Halley : EDMOND
50. Slip-up : MINORERROR
54. Sound accompanying a cloud of smoke : POOF
55. It's flashed by an officer : BADGE
56. Musical set in Buenos Aires : EVITA
58. Epps of "House" : OMAR
59. Fragile articles ... or a hint to the things named by the circled letters : BREAKABLES
64. Cloud ___ : NINE
65. Endure : LAST
66. Arafat's birthplace : CAIRO
67. Stats for a QB : INTS
68. You, to a Quaker : THEE
69. Went "tap tap tap" on a keyboard : TYPED
1. What makes a pin spin? : ESS
2. Regret : RUE
3. Abbr. after a lawyer's name : ESQ
4. Cheekiness : CHUTZPAH
5. Auditorium balcony, e.g. : TIER
6. One-up : OUTDO
7. More arid : DRIER
8. That, to Tomás : ESA
9. "I've got a mule, her name is ___" : SAL
10. Pirouette : TWIRL
11. "No, you go, really" : IINSIST
12. Bing Crosby, e.g. : CROONER
13. Anthony of the Supreme Court : KENNEDY
18. Busts : NABS
21. Chose from a menu : ORDERED
22. It's smelled when something's fishy : RAT
23. Response to "Who wants ice cream?!" : IDO
24. Driveway surface : TAR
26. ___ by chocolate (calorie-heavy dessert) : DEATH
27. Explosive Sicilian? : ETNA
29. "Masterpiece ___" : THEATRE
33. Less active : IDLER
34. Source of intelligence: Abbr. : NSA
37. Sunburn soother : ALOE
38. Team that has a tankful of rays in the back of its ballpark : TAMPABAY
39. It's driven over the ice between periods : ZAMBONI
40. The "king" in "The Last King of Scotland" : IDIAMIN
41. Locket, often : PENDANT
44. Excessively : TOO
45. Game featuring 108 cards : UNO
46. Alternative to a print version: Abbr. : PDF
49. Christine's lover in "The Phantom of the Opera" : ERIK
51. Shrek and Fiona, in "Shrek" : OGRES
52. Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
53. Egg-shaped : OVATE
57. Ambassador's asset : TACT
59. Alternative to a Philly cheesesteak : BLT
60. Cheerleader's cheer : RAH
61. Cup's edge : LIP
62. Before, in verse : ERE
63. Garden shop offering : SOD

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