New York Times, Monday, September 6, 2010

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Limerick or sonnet : POEM
5. "Shut yo' mouth!" : HUSH
9. Sales talk : SPIEL
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. Solo for Pavarotti : ARIA
16. Commie : PINKO
17. Use of a corporate jet, say : PERK
18. Pepper grinder : MILL
19. Heavenly harp player : ANGEL
20. Green Berets : SPECIALFORCES
23. Pest attracted to light : MOTH
24. Volcanic spew : ASH
25. Words before serious, ready or listening : AREYOU
28. Fill all the way : SATE
30. The Peacock Network : NBC
33. Frenzied state : FEVERPITCH
35. Mrs. Dithers in "Blondie" : CORA
36. Brings up : REARS
37. "Everybody Hurts" band : REM
38. Revolutionary War hero John Paul ___ : JONES
39. Las Vegas figures : ODDS
40. Out-of-studio TV broadcast : LIVEREMOTE
42. Opposite of NNW : SSE
43. First, second, third or home : BASE
44. Nuclear experiments, for short : ATESTS
45. ___ Lanka : SRI
46. ___ monster : GILA
47. Popular date time ... or a phrase that can precede the starts of 20-, 33- and 40-Across : SATURDAYNIGHT
53. Chinese province where Mao was born : HUNAN
54. Spain's longest river : EBRO
55. Hoity-toity manners : AIRS
57. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
58. Jesus of the 1960s Giants : ALOU
59. It's just a thought : IDEA
60. "Project Runway" host Klum : HEIDI
61. Take a breather : REST
62. Requirement : NEED
1. Soft food for babies : PAP
2. Cheers at a fútbol match : OLES
3. Dodge City lawman Wyatt : EARP
4. Portrayer of Austin Powers, "international man of mystery" : MIKEMYERS
5. Chew the scenery : HAMITUP
6. Dickens's ___ Heep : URIAH
7. Spot for a pot : SILL
8. Two quarters : HALF
9. Few and far between : SPARSE
10. Tiny bit of salt : PINCH
11. William who wrote "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" : INGE
12. Manages, with "out" : EKES
13. Twitter titter : LOL
21. Operator of the largest brewery facility in the world : COORS
22. "Ye gods!," for one : OATH
25. Hairstyles of Sly and the Family Stone : AFROS
26. Swamp plants : REEDS
27. Escape, as arrest : EVADE
28. Jobs in Silicon Valley : STEVE
29. Pinnacle : ACME
30. Forbidden acts : NONOS
31. QB Favre : BRETT
32. Assignments for Sam Spade : CASES
34. Colored part of the eye : IRIS
35. "Say what?" : COMEAGAIN
38. Martial arts champion-turned-film star : JETLI
40. Lion's home : LAIR
41. Certain game cancellation : RAINOUT
43. Pacific sultanate : BRUNEI
45. Unflashy : STAID
46. Pita sandwiches : GYROS
47. "My pleasure!" : SURE
48. Prefix with knock : ANTI
49. "___ Abby" : DEAR
50. Up to the task : ABLE
51. Enroll in a witness protection program, say : HIDE
52. Apple or maple : TREE
53. "When pigs fly!" : HAH
56. Down in the dumps : SAD

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