New York Times, Monday, November 22, 2010

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

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Across Down
1. Wrestling surfaces : MATS
5. Small plateaus : MESAS
10. Gets on in years : AGES
14. Pioneering razor with a pivoting head : ATRA
15. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed : ALERT
16. Tedious way to learn : ROTE
17. Actor Penn with two 23-Across : SEAN
18. Big name in Scotch : DEWAR
19. Bart Simpson's brainy sister : LISA
20. Meal money in Manitoba? : CANADIANBACON
23. Academy Awards : OSCARS
24. Show that launched Eddie Murphy and Chevy Chase, for short : SNL
25. Gangster's gun : GAT
28. Golf peg : TEE
29. Quick bite : NOSH
32. Persistent, irritating critic : GADFLY
34. Meal money in California? : MONTEREYJACK
36. Unconscious state : COMA
39. Cenozoic or Mesozoic : ERA
40. Scots Gaelic : ERSE
41. Meal money in Tuscany? : ITALIANBREAD
46. Comic's asset : TIMING
47. Feudal worker : SERF
48. Tanning lotion letters : SPF
51. Spanish "that" : ESA
52. Actor Cage, familiarly : NIC
54. Daytona 500 acronym : NASCAR
56. Meal money in Massachusetts? : BOSTONLETTUCE
60. Was sorry about : RUED
62. The Ram : ARIES
63. Benevolent and Protective Order group : ELKS
64. Not much : ATAD
65. Boardinghouse window sign : TOLET
66. Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
67. Not his : HERS
68. New Mexico county whose seat is Alamogordo : OTERO
69. Actress Sedgwick of "The Closer" : KYRA
1. Georgia's bulldog or Princeton's tiger : MASCOT
2. "Relax, soldier!" : ATEASE
3. Hypnotized state : TRANCE
4. Yemen's capital : SANAA
5. President after Jefferson : MADISON
6. Home of Zeno : ELEA
7. Stitched : SEWN
8. Most Yemenis : ARABS
9. Eerie : STRANGE
10. Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
11. On the path to great success : GOINGFAR
12. U.F.O.'s crew : ETS
13. Word repeated in the lyric "From ___ to shining ___" : SEA
21. Villain in the title of a James Bond book : DRNO
22. Ali, before he was Ali : CLAY
26. Part of baseball's postseason: Abbr. : ALCS
27. Rug rat : TYKE
30. British W.W. II gun : STEN
31. Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme : HERBS
33. Played records at a party, say : DJED
34. Where Timbuktu is : MALI
35. Opposite of well done : RARE
36. Quote from, as a legal case : CITE
37. Elevator pioneer Elisha : OTIS
38. Who owned the too-soft bed that Goldilocks tried : MAMABEAR
42. Quaint roadside stops : INNS
43. Energetically, in music : AGITATO
44. Che Guevara's given name : ERNESTO
45. "... to buy ___ pig" : AFAT
48. Mulder's partner on "The X-Files" : SCULLY
49. Green Bay athlete : PACKER
50. Sprite alternative : FRESCA
53. French painter of "Le Pont de Mantes" : COROT
55. The "turf" part of "surf and turf" : STEAK
57. 2:1 or 3:1 : ODDS
58. River near the Great Pyramids : NILE
59. Wanton look : LEER
60. "Go, team!" : RAH
61. Sport-___ (vehicle) : UTE

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