New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Author: Tracy Gray
Editor: Will Shortz
Tracy Gray
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VX} Scrabble average: 2.03 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gray. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Prefix with bucks : MEGA
5. iPhone user's purchase : APP
8. Wings it : ADLIBS
14. Came to rest : ALIT
15. Pot-au-___ (French stew) : FEU
16. Sign near roadwork, maybe : DETOUR
17. Flashy display : RAZZMATAZZ
19. "Water that moves you" sloganeer : JACUZZI
20. Org. in "Burn After Reading" : CIA
21. Brand with an iconic cowboy : MARLBORO
23. Where pastrami may be put : ONRYE
25. Golf's ___ Pak : SERI
26. Toss high up : LOFT
30. Passover meals : SEDERS
32. Dutch-based financial giant : ING
34. Test for Ph.D. wannabes : GRE
35. Having a razor injury, say : NICKED
38. Like Rod Serling tales : EERIE
40. Asleep ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : CATCHINGSOMEZZ
43. La ___ (San Diego area) : JOLLA
44. Patron of sailors : STELMO
45. Nile slitherer : ASP
46. Matchsticks game : NIM
48. Marks up or down, perhaps : RETAGS
52. Rock trio known for its bearded members : ZZTOP
54. "This just in ..." fare : NEWS
57. Earth, in sci-fi : TERRA
58. Copycat : IMITATOR
61. Element with the shortest name : TIN
62. Tested, as on "The $64,000 Question" : QUIZZED
65. 1892 Kipling poem : FUZZYWUZZY
67. "Key Largo" actress : BACALL
68. Prefix with dermis : EPI
69. He sang about Alice's restaurant : ARLO
70. Iced rum cocktail that's stirred with a stick : SWIZZLE
71. Mr. ___ (old whodunit game) : REE
72. Orbison and Bean : ROYS
1. Imelda, the shoe lover : MARCOS
2. "Seinfeld" gal : ELAINE
3. Giblets component : GIZZARD
4. 7-Eleven convenience : ATM
5. Shaving lotion brand : AFTA
6. Compote fruits : PEARS
7. You're doing one : PUZZLE
8. Juxtapose : ADJOIN
9. Snookums : DEAR
10. Maj.'s superior : LTCOL
11. Paper in a poker pot : IOU
12. Caffeine-induced state, slangily : BUZZ
13. Eastern honorific : SRI
18. Like apple pie, in a saying : AMERICAN
22. Game with a dummy : BRIDGE
24. 1983 Streisand title role : YENTL
27. Big brute : OGRE
28. Bad hair day problem : FRIZZ
29. Kicker's aid : TEE
31. Coll., e.g. : SCH
33. Euclid's subject : GEOMETRY
36. Destiny : KISMET
37. Otoscope user, for short : ENT
39. Gush on stage : EMOTE
40. Part of COLA : COST
41. Bowser's bowlful : ALPO
42. Camera type, briefly : SLR
43. Newport festival music : JAZZ
47. Out of gear : INIDLE
49. Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
50. Yellowstone sighting : GRIZZLY
51. Some plasma TVs : SANYOS
53. Zest : PIZZAZZ
55. Nilla cookie : WAFER
56. Dimwit : STUPE
59. "Momma" cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
60. Harriet's mate : OZZIE
62. Eli and Peyton Manning, for two: Abbr. : QBS
63. Motor City labor org. : UAW
64. Here, to Henri : ICI
66. Collect-all-the-cards game : WAR

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