New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 2011

Author: Kurt Mueller
Editor: Will Shortz
Kurt Mueller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mueller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Visibly scared out of one's wits : PALEASAGHOST
9. "You're ___ trouble!" : INBIG
14. Alternative to a home meal : EATINGOUT
15. "___ Fall in Love" (1961 hit by the Lettermen) : WHENI
16. Got comfortable with : ADAPTEDTO
17. 1957-91 king of Norway : OLAFV
18. Food-stamping org. : USDA
19. Opposite of flushed : WAN
21. Dundee denial : NAE
22. Classic 1921 play set partly in a factory : RUR
25. Atlanta-based cable channel : TNT
26. In ___ (undisturbed) : SITU
27. Helps for autobiographers : GHOSTWRITERS
31. Make available : FREEUP
33. Spooky sound : OOO
34. For two : ADEUX
36. Up : ATBAT
37. Befuddle : FOG
38. Having spirit? : HAUNTED
40. Olympic entrant: Abbr. : ATH
41. "A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
43. Cut back : PARED
44. Contest in which the rules must be followed to the letter? : BEE
45. 1990 title role for Gérard Depardieu : CYRANO
47. Fictional character who says "I wear the chain I forged in life" : MARLEYSGHOST
49. Caesar's "these" : HAEC
50. Tuna type : AHI
52. On the other hand : YET
53. Ritual garment : ALB
54. X-File subj. : UFO
55. One of the Castros : RAUL
59. Cubbies, e.g. : NLERS
61. Tibetan terrier : LHASAAPSO
66. Altoids alternative : CERTS
67. "Most certainly!" : YESINDEED
68. Stage direction : ENTER
69. 1984 film whose soundtrack had a #1 hit with the same title : GHOSTBUSTERS
1. Brake parts : PADS
2. Slightly : ATAD
3. Italy's ___ Islands : LIPARI
4. Certain M.D. : ENT
5. Senesce : AGE
6. Lay turf on : SOD
7. Self: Prefix : AUT
8. Result of a boom and bust, maybe : GHOSTTOWN
9. Lucky lottery player's cry : IWON
10. Senator's org. : NHL
11. Toy collectible of the late '90s : BEANIEBABY
12. Enamors : INFATUATES
13. Cash in one's chips : GIVEUPTHEGHOST
14. Glace, after thawing : EAU
20. Fed. bureau : ATF
23. Jazz fan, probably : UTAHAN
24. The scarlet letter : REDA
25. Something of earth-shaking concern? : TSUNAMI
26. Part of a band's performance : SET
27. Tiny possibility : GHOSTOFACHANCE
28. Who wrote "It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens" : WOODYALLEN
29. "Life Itself: A Memoir" autobiographer, 2011 : ROGEREBERT
30. Start another tour : REUP
32. Make by interlacing : RADDLE
35. Additional, in ads : XTRA
39. Mysterious: Var. : EERY
42. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
46. Buffoon : OAF
48. Major discount brokerage : ETRADE
51. Trinity member : HOLYGHOST
54. Cold war inits. : USSR
56. Copycat : APER
57. Plays for a fool : USES
58. City near Ben-Gurion Airport : LOD
60. Artery: Abbr. : RTE
62. New Test. book : HEB
63. The Sun Devils, for short : ASU
64. Auntie, to Dad : SIS
65. Word with black, red or white : ANT

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