New York Times, Monday, December 13, 2010

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Boeing 747s, e.g. : JETS
5. Out of bed for the day : RISEN
10. Rand McNally product : MAP
13. Resting on : ATOP
14. Part of the eye : RETINA
15. In bed all day, maybe : ILL
16. Profits : NETEARNINGS
18. Hornets' and Nuggets' org. : NBA
19. Industrial city of Germany : ESSEN
20. Winter precipitation : SLEET
22. Gulf war missiles : SCUDS
25. Town dump, e.g. : WASTEAREA
28. Othello's supposed rival for Desdemona's affection : CASSIO
30. "Beep beep" maker : HORN
31. Commotion : ADO
32. Teacher, after exams : GRADER
35. "Quickly!," on an order : ASAP
39. The, grammatically : DEFINITEARTICLE
42. Musial of the Cardinals : STAN
43. Egyptian god of the underworld : OSIRIS
44. Last in a sequence: Abbr. : ULT
45. ___ of Man : ISLE
47. Actress Reynolds of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" : DEBBIE
49. Dodge City lawman : WYATTEARP
54. The "T" in TWA : TRANS
55. German Hermann : HESSE
56. Use the pink end of a pencil : ERASE
58. Antlered animal : ELK
59. Emmy-winning nature series narrated by David Attenborough : PLANETEARTH
65. Ginger ___ : ALE
66. Grapefruit-like fruit : POMELO
67. ___ as shootin' : SURE
68. Wrecker's job : TOW
69. Kick out of school : EXPEL
70. Shed thing hidden in 16-, 25-, 39-, 49- and 59-Across : TEAR
1. Feb. preceder : JAN
2. Summer in France : ETE
3. Tyke : TOT
4. Goes 80, say : SPEEDS
5. Extend a subscription : RENEW
6. Turner's 1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
7. ___ City (Las Vegas) : SIN
8. London's locale: Abbr. : ENG
9. Former Egyptian leader with a lake named after him : NASSER
10. Many a West Virginia worker : MINER
11. "The Zoo Story" playwright Edward : ALBEE
12. Oro y ___ (Montana's motto) : PLATA
14. B&O and Short Line: Abbr. : RRS
17. Give, as homework : ASSIGN
21. Island west of Maui : LANAI
22. A lot : SCADS
23. Citadel student : CADET
24. Stars and Stripes land, for short : USOFA
26. Remove wool from : SHEAR
27. Hot : TORRID
29. Baltimore baseballer : ORIOLE
33. Bewildered : ATSEA
34. "Agnus ___" : DEI
36. Swim with the fishes, say : SCUBA
37. Bold poker bet : ALLIN
38. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
40. The J. and K. in J. K. Rowling: Abbr. : INITS
41. African fly pest : TSETSE
46. Vast treeless plain : STEPPE
48. Suckling site : BREAST
49. Bread choice that's not white or rye : WHEAT
50. Mello ___ (soft drink) : YELLO
51. Off-kilter : ASKEW
52. Actress Zellweger : RENEE
53. Suave or VO5 competitor : PRELL
57. From ___ Z : ATO
60. Bagel topper : LOX
61. What a guitar may be hooked up to : AMP
62. Regret : RUE
63. Gay singing syllable : TRA
64. Billy Joel's "Tell ___ About It" : HER

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