New York Times, Monday, September 26, 2011

Author: David Gray
Editor: Will Shortz
David Gray
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GVWXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gray. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Little argument : SPAT
5. Result of a mosquito bite : ITCH
9. / : SLASH
14. Gas company famous for its toy trucks : HESS
15. Classic soda brand : NEHI
16. Acknowledge as true, as a crime : COPTO
17. Operatic solo : ARIA
18. Signal, as a cab : HAIL
19. Common mirage image : OASIS
20. Some McDonald's burgers : QUARTERPOUNDERS
23. Four-baggers: Abbr. : HRS
24. View : SEE
25. Look up to : ADMIRE
29. It might make you go "Achoo!" : FLU
31. January 1 for the Rose Bowl, e.g. : DATE
35. Good, in Guatemala : BUENO
36. Wild pig : BOAR
37. ___ exhaust : DUAL
38. Part of a 2005 Harry Potter title : HALFBLOODPRINCE
41. "That's ___ haven't heard" : ONEI
42. Paris airport : ORLY
43. Be a cast member of : ACTIN
44. Double-___ (oboe, e.g.) : REED
45. Bus. opposite : RES
46. Party south of the border : FIESTA
47. Years on end : EON
49. Partners for mas : PAS
50. 1987 Stanley Kubrick classic : FULLMETALJACKET
59. Lightning-fast Bolt : USAIN
60. Actor Morales : ESAI
61. ___ avis : RARA
62. Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
63. For fear that : LEST
64. French friends : AMIS
65. Heavy carts : DRAYS
66. Tibetan priest : LAMA
67. Word that can follow the start of 20-, 38- or 50-Across : BACK
1. N.B.A. nickname until 2011 : SHAQ
2. Llama land : PERU
3. It's north of the Indian Ocean : ASIA
4. Former Russian royal : TSAR
5. "Yoo-hoo" response : INHERE
6. They may stream down the cheeks : TEARS
7. Chocolate-___ : CHIP
8. Hawaiian port : HILO
9. English biscuit served with tea : SCONE
10. Items for gamblers who cheat : LOADEDDICE
11. Area that may have stained-glass windows : APSE
12. Use a teaspoon in tea, e.g. : STIR
13. "Bonanza" brother : HOSS
21. Pulsate painfully : THROB
22. Improperly seize : USURP
25. Despise : ABHOR
26. One of the Allman Brothers : DUANE
27. Brawl : MELEE
28. Cheating on a spouse : INFIDELITY
29. April 1 victims : FOOLS
30. ___ Gaga : LADY
32. Female relations : AUNTS
33. Not said explicitly : TACIT
34. 1941 chart-topper "Maria ___" : ELENA
36. Drill a hole : BORE
39. Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
40. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
46. Tex-Mex wrap : FAJITA
48. Old Dodges : OMNIS
49. Ecto- or proto- ending : PLASM
50. Elmer with a double-barreled shotgun : FUDD
51. Manipulator : USER
52. Actress Turner : LANA
53. Explain to : TELL
54. On an ocean voyage : ASEA
55. Creature that sidles : CRAB
56. ___ Sutra : KAMA
57. Attorney General Holder : ERIC
58. Work to do : TASK

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