New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Author: Alex Vratsanos
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Vratsanos
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Vratsanos. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Singer Lou : RAWLS
6. Latin 101 word : AMAT
10. Mystery writer John Dickson ___ : CARR
14. Bubbling over : ABOIL
15. ___ Ness : LOCH
16. Double curve : OGEE
17. Competition for 3-year-olds : DERBY
18. Together, musically : ADUE
19. "The Lion King" lioness : NALA
20. Breastbones : STERNUMS
22. Resin in varnish : MASTIC
24. Prefix with -batics : AERO
25. Supplicate : BESEECH
26. City in Ukraine or Texas : ODESSA
29. Gourmand : EATER
30. Roy G. ___ : BIV
31. Haughty response : SNORT
33. Something that makes stops on the ocean? : AVAST
37. Frozen drink brand : ICEE
39. Mythical hunter : ORION
41. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
42. Medicinal plant : SENNA
44. ___ throat : STREP
46. Rock genre : EMO
47. Pear variety : ANJOU
49. "The Hitler Diaries" and others : HOAXES
51. Subgroup : FACTION
54. Gator's cousin : CROC
55. Strong spate : ONRUSH
56. Like many eighth graders : FOURTEEN
60. White House policy honcho : CZAR
61. Out : AWAY
63. Grammy winner Ronstadt : LINDA
64. Sanyo competitor : AIWA
65. Staff member? : NOTE
66. To have, to Henri : AVOIR
67. Veg out : LOLL
68. Poetic adverb : NEER
69. O. Henry Award winner for "Livvie Is Back" : WELTY
1. Units of a dangerous dosage : RADS
2. Aid's partner : ABET
3. Sported : WORE
4. Some fall babies : LIBRAS
5. Craft : SLYNESS
6. 1836 battle site : ALAMO
7. Certain '60s teens : MODS
8. Prefix with puncture : ACU
9. Venue where Toscanini conducted : THEMET
10. Be green, in a way : CONSERVE
11. Marble material : AGATE
12. Archaeologist's find : RELIC
13. Get through to : REACH
21. Heavens: Prefix : URANO
23. Where Billy Budd went in "Billy Budd" : ASEA
25. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
26. Some wraps : OBIS
27. Backgammon needs : DICE
28. Like certain odds, paradoxically : EVEN
29. Verdi aria : ERITU
32. Director Welles : ORSON
34. Quizmaster Trebek : ALEX
35. A portion of : SOME
36. Madre's brothers : TIOS
38. F flat equivalent : ENATURAL
40. Jacket style : NEHRU
43. Spanish liqueur : ANIS
45. Old welfare measure : POORLAW
48. Composer Strauss : JOHANN
50. Not retired : ACTIVE
51. Kind of point : FOCAL
52. 1944 battle site : ANZIO
53. Rush hour speed : CRAWL
54. More coquettish : COYER
56. It may be tempted : FATE
57. Carbon compound : ENOL
58. Do some paper work : EDIT
59. ___ a soul : NARY
62. Trial : WOE

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