New York Times, Monday, October 31, 2011

Author: Jeff Chen
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeff Chen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. "Now!," in a memo : ASAP
5. Prefix with morphosis : META
9. Knight's protection : ARMOR
14. Colorado skiing mecca : VAIL
15. Man from Oman, e.g. : ARAB
16. Jeweler's magnifying tool : LOUPE
17. Simultaneously : ALLATONCE
19. Beatnik's "Gotcha" : IMHIP
20. "Damn!," e.g. : CURSE
21. Minnesota's capital : STPAUL
22. Like many itchy mutts : FLEABITTEN
26. Oscar : film :: ___ : TV : EMMY
27. "Get ___ here!" ("Scram!") : OUTTA
28. Get guns again : REARM
30. Yellow, as a banana : RIPE
31. Art of "The Honeymooners" : CARNEY
34. Star pitcher : ACE
37. Likely reaction to fried ants : UGH
38. Creature who might disagree with the saying at the ends of 17-, 22-, 48- and 56-Across : VAMPIRE
39. Opposite of mult. : DIV
40. "O Sole ___" : MIO
41. Perjury and piracy, for two : CRIMES
42. Vena ___ (passage to the heart) : CAVA
43. Author Ephron and others : NORAS
45. Not liquid or gaseous : SOLID
46. Honey makers : BEES
48. Be deliberative : THINKTWICE
52. Moral standards : ETHICS
54. Bar mitzvah scroll : TORAH
55. "Now!," in Nicaragua : AHORA
56. Not wanting to be shot? : CAMERASHY
60. Send, as payment : REMIT
61. Paradigm of happiness : CLAM
62. Final Four org. : NCAA
63. Gown : DRESS
64. ___ Ranger : LONE
65. Airhead : DITZ
1. Actress Gardner : AVA
2. "I've got a mule, and her name is ___" : SAL
3. Be under the weather : AIL
4. Throw a bone to : PLACATE
5. Indigenous New Zealanders : MAORI
6. Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
7. "Be silent," musically : TACET
8. Honest ___ (presidential moniker) : ABE
9. Came down to earth : ALIT
10. TV's "___ Room" : ROMPER
11. "It's hard to be humble when you're as great as I am" speaker : MUHAMMADALI
12. Drug from poppies : OPIUM
13. Answer : REPLY
18. Oom-pah-pah instrument : TUBA
21. Derisive looks : SNEERS
22. Discussion site : FORUM
23. One of the Mario Brothers : LUIGI
24. Classic 1982 movie line spoken with an outstretched finger : ETPHONEHOME
25. Bert's pal on "Sesame Street" : ERNIE
29. Affirmative vote : AYE
31. Gem units : CARATS
32. Like the witness in "Witness" : AMISH
33. Meas. of engine speed : RPM
35. Honda model with a palindromic name : CIVIC
36. Circumvent : EVADE
38. Passé TV hookup : VCR
42. Ranch worker : COWHAND
44. Egyptian god of the underworld : OSIRIS
45. Proxima Centauri, for one : STAR
46. Feature of Dumbledore or Merlin : BEARD
47. Old-time anesthetic : ETHER
49. Author Calvino : ITALO
50. "___ is an island ..." : NOMAN
51. Krispy ___ doughnuts : KREME
53. Meowers : CATS
56. 250, in old Rome : CCL
57. Chem., for one : SCI
58. Fedora or fez : HAT
59. Big name in Bosox history : YAZ

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