New York Times, Monday, October 4, 2010

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Frame job : SETUP
6. Taste : SAPOR
11. Somme summer : ETE
14. Love to pieces : ADORE
15. Clara Barton, e.g. : NURSE
16. Rank above maj. : COL
17. Michelle Obama and Laura Bush : FIRSTLADIES
19. Singer Yoko : ONO
20. Sicilian spewer : ETNA
21. On a grand scale : EPIC
22. Somersault : FLIP
23. Highway troopers : STATEPOLICE
26. Of greatest age : ELDEST
29. Poi source : TARO
30. The Beach Boys' "___ John B" : SLOOP
31. Drinker's next-day woe : HANGOVER
35. Submarine sandwich : HERO
36. Early synthesizers : MOOGS
38. Great review : RAVE
39. Eave : OVERHANG
41. Tendon : SINEW
42. Cubes in a casino : DICE
43. E-mail predecessor : LETTER
45. Oppressive regime : POLICESTATE
49. ___ Canal, waterway through Schenectady : ERIE
50. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
51. Lane of the Daily Planet : LOIS
55. Beachgoer's shade : TAN
56. Tenet of chivalry : LADIESFIRST
59. Had something : ATE
60. Assists at a heist : ABETS
61. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
62. Plural of "la" and "le" : LES
63. West Pointer : CADET
64. Unexpected win : UPSET
1. Opposite of "out" in baseball : SAFE
2. Tighten the writin'? : EDIT
3. Ripped : TORN
4. ___ Major : URSA
5. Hamster, for one : PET
6. Speak sharply to : SNAPAT
7. Bad news for a taxpayer : AUDIT
8. Sticker : PRICETAG
9. Sugar suffix : OSE
10. Hi-___ monitor : RES
11. Food-poisoning bacteria : ECOLI
12. Gin's partner : TONIC
13. Run off to a judge in Vegas, say : ELOPE
18. Allows : LETS
22. Put the pedal to the metal : FLOORIT
23. Mo. when fall starts : SEP
24. Lousy reviews : PANS
25. U.R.L. ending that's not "com" or "gov" : ORG
26. Mt. McKinley's is 20,320 ft. : ELEV
27. Oral history : LORE
28. Like a dire situation : DOORDIE
30. HBO rival : SHO
31. Animal in a sty : HOG
32. It shows which way the wind blows : VANE
33. At any time : EVER
34. FF's opposite : REW
36. Spray used on rioters : MACE
37. Completely biased : ONESIDED
40. Drunk's outburst : HIC
41. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
43. Least plausible, as an excuse : LAMEST
44. Hellenic H's : ETAS
45. Daisy part : PETAL
46. Pontificate : ORATE
47. Actors speak them : LINES
48. Hackneyed : TRITE
51. Daffy Duck has one : LISP
52. Table scraps : ORTS
53. "Now you're making sense" : ISEE
54. Proofreader's "reinstate" mark : STET
56. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
57. Atty.'s org. : ABA
58. Fire: Fr. : FEU

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