New York Times, Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Author: Michael Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cornfield sounds : CAWS
5. Scarf material : WOOL
9. Any member of the genus Homo : BIPED
14. "___ happens ..." : ASIT
15. Black : INKY
16. In ___ (not yet born) : UTERO
17. Prevalent : RIFE
18. Having two or three kids in a family, nowadays : NORM
19. What to "Come see the softer side of," in a slogan : SEARS
20. Two charts? : PAIRAGRAPHS
23. ___ v. Wade : ROE
24. Nav. rank : ENS
25. Severely affected : HITHARD
27. Dr. Seuss title : HOPONPOP
32. Gloom's partner : DOOM
33. Shipment to a smeltery : ORE
34. Audited a class, say : SATIN
36. Winter highway department needs : PLOWS
39. See 43-Across : CARB
41. Like some stock : NOPAR
43. With 39-Across, kind of engine : DUAL
44. Massage : KNEAD
46. Retro photo tone : SEPIA
48. New Orleans-to-Detroit dir. : NNE
49. Some airport data: Abbr. : ARRS
51. Drained : DEPLETED
53. Danced at Rio's Carnival, maybe : SAMBAED
56. Homer Simpson's Indian friend : APU
57. Mideast grp. : PLO
58. Edit? : PAREAPHRASE
64. Sharp : ACUTE
66. Recipe step starter : ADDA
67. Approve : OKAY
68. Implement for an apple : CORER
69. Israel's Golda : MEIR
70. "Lonesome" tree : PINE
71. Lets (up) : EASES
72. Basic subj. for a surgeon : ANAT
73. Goals : ENDS
1. Fault-find : CARP
2. Large part of a world atlas : ASIA
3. Coffee shop convenience for a laptop : WIFI
4. Not mono : STEREO
5. Bird spec : WINGSPAN
6. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
7. Gumbo staple : OKRA
8. ___ node : LYMPH
9. Point on a line? : BUSSTOP
10. Suffix with suburban : ITE
11. A bushel of Boscs? : PEARAMOUNT
12. Boo-boo : ERROR
13. Gave medicine : DOSED
21. Raggedy ___ (dolls) : ANNS
22. Concealed : HID
26. Full or half nelson : HOLD
27. What a debtor might be in : HOCK
28. Algerian port : ORAN
29. French father's affairs? : PEREAMOURS
30. Western tribe : OTOS
31. Spoke (up) : PIPED
35. Back of the neck : NAPE
37. Ebb : WANE
38. Toboggan, e.g. : SLED
40. Cutting remark : BARB
42. Shred : RIPAPART
45. Fabric dealers, to Brits : DRAPERS
47. Coleridge's sacred river : ALPH
50. Large quantity : SEA
52. One side of "the pond" : EUROPE
53. Gap : SPACE
54. Foil-making giant : ALCOA
55. Comedy alternative : DRAMA
59. Fall place : EDEN
60. 1998 Sarah McLachlan song : ADIA
61. Related : AKIN
62. Hourglass fill : SAND
63. Prominent features of a "Cats" poster : EYES
65. Plumbing fitting : TEE

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