New York Times, Saturday, September 18, 2010

Author: Natan Last, Brown University '12
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 45, e.g. : DISC
5. Founding member of Public Enemy known for wearing large clocks around his neck : FLAVORFLAV
15. "___ at Duke's Place" (1965 jazz album) : ELLA
16. 2007 satirical best seller subtitled "And So Can You!" : IAMAMERICA
17. ___ de Caña (Nicaraguan rum) : FLOR
18. First British group since the Beatles to have two albums in the U.S. top 10 at the same time : SPICEGIRLS
19. "That's a great price!" : SWEETDEAL
21. Strained : TAUT
22. ___ sauce (sugary purée) : MELBA
23. Run for it : SEAT
25. Bygone medical ventilator : IRONLUNG
28. Hikes : TRAMPS
32. Perfectly : PAT
33. Bldgs. with community courts : YMCAS
35. Building support : STRUT
36. Area worth the most bonus troops in the game Risk : ASIA
38. Literary captain who says "It's better to sail with a moody good captain than a laughing bad one" : PELEG
40. About : ASTO
41. Solid : STOUT
43. More solid : SANER
45. Defunct ministry initials : PTL
46. Hatted bell ringers : SANTAS
48. "Relaciones Espirituales" writer : STTERESA
50. Fish also called a Jerusalem haddock : OPAH
52. Site of a noted ancient league : IONIA
53. Caustic soda, symbolically : NAOH
56. One may cause your dinner to be spoiled : LATELUNCH
59. Out of it : INLALALAND
61. Wet bar, maybe : SOAP
63. 2009 Lady Gaga hit : BADROMANCE
64. Oread in love with her own voice : ECHO
65. One of an evil fairy tale duo : STEPSISTER
66. Three-player game : SKAT
1. "Fo' sho" : DEF
2. Distresses : ILLS
3. What some plays are shown in : SLOWMOTION
4. List quickly? : CAREEN
5. Alternative to a shake : FISTBUMP
6. Bachelor party entertainment : LAPDANCES
7. Date in France? : AMIE
8. Spanish cows : VACAS
9. Breakfast dish : OMELET
10. Pump abbr. : REG
11. 9-Down variety : FRITTATA
12. Money in the banca, once : LIRA
13. Org. since 1920 with many staff lawyers : ACLU
14. Sweeping : VAST
20. "For Better or for Worse" matriarch : ELLY
24. "___ sine scientia nihil est" (Latin motto) : ARS
25. "Not for me" : IPASS
26. Certain Afrocentrist : RASTA
27. Bashes : GALAS
29. Board game grande dame : MRSPEACOCK
30. Attempts to sink : PUTTS
31. Lady Liberty garb : STOLA
34. Topic in artificial intelligence : SENTIENCE
37. Variety of zither : AUTOHARP
39. Age : GETOLDER
42. Minor hit : TAP
44. Brand in contact lens care : RENU
47. Makings of a hero? : SALAMI
49. Some salon jobs : RINSES
51. Papa Bear of Chicago football : HALAS
53. Bills : NIBS
54. Gut course?: Abbr. : ANAT
55. Adjective for a coach house inn, maybe : OLDE
57. "___ pis!" ("Too bad!," in France) : TANT
58. Nelson's catchphrase on "The Simpsons" : HAHA
60. ___ Banos, Calif. : LOS
62. Where the chips fall where they may? : POT

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