New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 44 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Back in Black" rock band : ACDC
5. Tablelands : MESAS
10. Diner cuppa : JAVA
14. Yowl : WAIL
15. Hail : EXALT
16. Plowers : OXEN
17. Jacob's brother : ESAU
18. Pace : TEMPO
19. Proceeded : WENT
20. *Title fellow in a 1971 #1 McCartney hit : ALBERT
22. *Amorous alcoholic in "The Philadelphia Story" : WILLIE
24. Was a parasite : LEECHED
27. County north of Limerick : CLARE
31. P, to Plato : RHO
32. Egg : OVUM
36. ___ studies (modern college major) : WOMENS
38. Blood type syst. : ABO
40. Has ___ with : ANIN
42. 1960's TV hit ? whose last word completes the answers to the nine starred clues : THEMANFROMUNCLE
45. "Jungle Book" star, 1942 : SABU
46. Online chortle : LOL
47. "To a Waterfowl" poet : BRYANT
48. High-flier's org.? : NASA
50. Cabernet, e.g. : RED
52. Displays 1-Down : GAPES
53. 1941 Stanwyck/Fonda comedy, with "The" : LADYEVE
56. *Mr. Television : MILTIE
60. *One of TV's Addams family : FESTER
64. Locale of 1869's Golden Spike : UTAH
65. Polio vaccine developer : SABIN
68. Garden party? : ADAM
70. Big rig : SEMI
71. Incessantly : ONEND
72. 12-point type : PICA
73. Feds : TMEN
74. Some conifers : PINES
75. Brood (over) : STEW
1. Wonder : AWE
2. Hombre's home : CASA
3. Radio part : DIAL
4. Driver, e.g. : CLUB
5. About a yard, at Scotland Yard : METRE
6. Phillips ___ Academy : EXETER
7. *Figure in a star-spangled hat : SAM
8. High point of a European trip? : ALP
9. Vermont ski town : STOWE
10. It hangs under the chin : JOWL
11. Rink move : AXEL
12. Part of a boast of Caesar : VENI
13. Put (up) : ANTE
21. "Paride ed ___" (Gluck opera) : ELENA
23. Punch line to "What's the longest sentence in the English language?" : IDO
25. *"My Three Sons" housekeeper : CHARLEY
26. Vagabond : HOBO
27. 100-lb. units : CWTS
28. Actress Lindsay : LOHAN
29. Bio 101 subject : AMEBA
30. *Brer Rabbit taleteller : REMUS
33. *Chekhov title character : VANYA
34. Open, as a toothpaste tube : UNCAP
35. Christopher Robin's creator : MILNE
37. Weekend TV staple since '75 : SNL
39. White House fiscal grp. : OMB
41. Brings home : NETS
43. Major employer in Detroit : FORD
44. Yens : URGES
49. Boxer Laila : ALI
51. Practice lexicography : DEFINE
54. "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" writer : AESOP
55. Sells : VENDS
56. Essential : MUST
57. Any thing : ITEM
58. Inadequate : LAME
59. Dilute : THIN
61. Lights-out signal : TAPS
62. Blue-pencil : EDIT
63. Tour de France, e.g. : RACE
66. Young Darth Vader's nickname : ANI
67. *Old Texas rice grower of note : BEN
69. Big mouth : MAW

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