New York Times, Thursday, December 1, 2011

Author: Elizabeth A. Long
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth A. Long
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QY} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Long. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Table staple, of sorts : BLACKJACK
7. You might find one at a sawmill : LUMBERJACK
14. Times going onto a secure site : LOGINS
15. Delivery expediters : BARCODES
16. Open : UNSTOP
17. Chronicler of events : ANNALIST
18. Bad spells? : ERRATA
20. Gentle decline? : NOSIR
21. One of a Jewish biblical trio : SHADRACH
24. Party mixer : SODA
25. Actor Penn of the Harold and Kumar movies : KAL
26. Show instability : TEETER
30. Untested : NEW
31. Make no bones about : ADMIT
34. Grandparent, often : DOTER
36. With 39-Across, apt title for this puzzle : JACKIN
39. See 36-Across : THEBOX
42. Flimflammed : HOSED
44. Terra ___ : FIRMA
46. Big inits. in bowling : AMF
49. Diversion with 81 squares : SUDOKU
52. Some meditation : ZEN
53. Coffin cover : PALL
55. Bounce back and forth quickly : PINGPONG
58. Before surgery, briefly : PREOP
60. "Meet the Fockers" co-star : DENIRO
61. Blankets : LIESOVER
63. More unctuous : OILIER
67. Bistros : EATERIES
68. Part of a meter : NEEDLE
69. One in a corner : JACKHORNER
70. Figure often mentioned by meteorologists : JACKFROST
1. Ray preceder : BLU
2. Chaney or Chaney Jr. : LON
3. Dept. of Justice chiefs : AGS
4. Pointed to : CITED
5. Soup brand : KNORR
6. Eschewer of fat : JACKSPRAT
7. 1971 Bond girl ___ Wood : LANA
8. Certain porcelain piece : URN
9. Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
10. Some ties : BOLOS
11. Leading record label of the early 1900s : EDISON
12. Domicile : RESIDE
13. Stick pulled from a pile : JACKSTRAW
15. Got clean : BATHED
19. Bandage trademark : ACE
21. Some Caribbean music : SKA
22. Pilgrimage near year's end : HADJ
23. ___ mater : ALMA
27. Playground user : TOT
28. Addis Ababa is its capital: Abbr. : ETH
29. Coral formation : REEF
32. I, in Innsbruck : ICH
33. Too many hits might result in them, for short : TKOS
35. One hit might result in it, for short : RBI
37. Sch. in Pocatello : ISU
38. 1998 film "Waking ___ Devine" : NED
40. Type of pasta : ORZO
41. Marvel characters : XMEN
43. Druggies : DOPERS
45. Director Lee : ANG
46. Brandy made from cider : APPLEJACK
47. Singer Carey : MARIAH
48. Run for : FLEETO
50. Blood : KIN
51. British standard : UNIONJACK
54. Schlemiel : LOSER
56. "Good ___!" : GRIEF
57. Person propelling a punt : POLER
59. Nonlibrary reading : PORN
60. Harts and hinds : DEER
62. Go (for) : VIE
64. Court affirmation : IDO
65. Loop loopers : ELS
66. Abbr. after many a military title : RET

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