New York Times, Friday, October 1, 2010

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QUVW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 142 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Monte Leone, for one : ALP
4. Secy., e.g. : ASST
8. Henry Fielding title heroine : AMELIA
14. Hebrew leader who rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem : NEHEMIAH
16. 40-Across activity : BOXING
17. Troublemaker : AGITATOR
18. Big home run hitter, in slang : BOPPER
19. Director Riefenstahl : LENI
20. Likeness : IMAGE
22. "___ heard" : SOI
24. White, in a way : ANGLO
26. Sp. misses : SRTAS
30. "House" actor : EPPS
32. Statesman of old Athens : SOLON
34. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
35. British diaper : NAPPY
37. Pony or alligator : DANCE
39. Funny Philips : EMO
40. Memorable 10/1/75 event : ALIFRAZIERFIGHT
43. Tobacco holder : TIN
44. Like some anteaters : SPINY
45. Brewer Bernhard : STROH
46. Humdinger : ONER
48. Bugger of Bugs : ELMER
50. Take out : DELE
51. Change, as a watch : RESET
53. Kind of printer : LASER
55. Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
56. Giant : TITAN
58. History : PAST
60. Bed piece? : PAJAMA
63. Nickname for racer Dale Earnhardt Sr., so called because of his stubbornness : IRONHEAD
67. With 62-Down, 40-Across loser's nickname : SMOKIN
68. Generosity : LARGESSE
69. Does 85, say : SPEEDS
70. "___ up!" (game cry) : ANTE
71. 40-Across ending, for short : TKO
1. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANA
2. Advantage, with "up" : LEG
3. Where the 40-Across was held : PHILIPPINES
4. Big appliance maker : AMANA
5. March alternatives : SITINS
6. Brazil's ___ José Bay : SAO
7. 40-Across, familiarly : THRILLAINMANILA
8. Pop group whose first Top 40 album was, appropriately, "Arrival" : ABBA
9. Musical equipment popularized in the 1960s : MOOGS
10. Pro : EXPERT
11. The Louisville ___ (40-Across winner's nickname) : LIP
12. Carol ending? : INE
13. Cabinet dept. : AGR
15. Time spent on la Côte d'Azur : ETE
21. Silvery fish : MOONEYES
22. Cicero or Publius : SENATOR
23. Iridescent : OPALINE
25. 164-foot-tall movie star : GODZILLA
27. 40-Across winner's nickname : THEGREATEST
28. Tee shirt opening : ARMHOLE
29. Balm : SOOTHER
31. Block letters? : SPF
33. A.T.M. maker : NCR
36. Decade parts: Abbr. : YRS
38. Flunking grades : EFS
41. Big lug : APE
42. "___ be my pleasure" : ITD
47. Second shot : RETAKE
49. Bang or boom : REPORT
52. Meek : TIMID
54. The Rockies, e.g. : RANGE
57. Gets some color : TANS
59. "___ Walks in Beauty" (Byron poem) : SHE
60. Letter endings: Abbr. : PSS
61. Speaker's place : AMP
62. See 67-Across : JOE
64. Published : RAN
65. Expect (of) : ASK
66. "In excelsis ___" : DEO

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