New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Author: Paul Hunsberger
Editor: Will Shortz
Paul Hunsberger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hunsberger. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ Canaria Island : GRAN
5. Low man in the choir : BASS
9. Too sentimental : SAPPY
14. Frosty coating : RIME
15. Tetra- doubled : OCTA
16. Smoked or salted : CURED
17. Hipster's "Understood!" : IDIG
18. Mekong River land : LAOS
19. Brainstormer's output : IDEAS
20. Larva-to-adult transition : METAMORPHOSIS
23. Idle repairman's employer, in ads : MAYTAG
24. Egg pouches : SACS
25. "___ pig's eye!" : INA
28. ___, zwei, drei ... : EINS
30. Sports show-off : HOTDOG
32. Dawn goddess : EOS
35. Be monogamous, among animals : MATEFORLIFE
38. Mont Blanc, e.g., to locals : ALPE
40. Windows program suffix : EXE
41. Either "Fargo" co-director : COEN
42. Leader on the field : TEAMCAPTAIN
47. Solidify, like Jell-O : SET
48. Main lines : AORTAS
49. Ways to go: Abbr. : RTES
51. Sound of rebuke : TSK
52. Composer Bartók : BELA
55. Use Google, e.g. : SEARCH
59. Spam or sausage ... or a hint to the starts of 20-, 35- and 42-Across : PROCESSEDMEAT
62. Manuscript sheet : FOLIO
64. Big Ten or Big 12 org. : NCAA
65. Glass piece : PANE
66. Ill-mannered sorts : LOUTS
67. Underworld V.I.P.'s : DONS
68. Kerfuffles : ADOS
69. "Golly!" : OHGEE
70. Stick around : STAY
71. Refusenik's refusal : NYET
1. Brothers' name in children's literature : GRIMM
2. "___ Crooked Trail" (Audie Murphy western) : RIDEA
3. Peaceful relations : AMITY
4. Cancel : NEGATE
5. Italian city after which a deli offering is named : BOLOGNA
6. "___ in every garage" : ACAR
7. Subway map points : STOPS
8. Skater Cohen : SASHA
9. Clip out, as a coupon : SCISSOR
10. BMW competitor : AUDI
11. Spanish fortresses : PRESIDIOS
12. Pod item : PEA
13. Rushing stats: Abbr. : YDS
21. Incapacitate : MAIM
22. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
26. Checking account come-on : NOFEE
27. Worker in real estate, e.g. : AGENT
29. Assembly instructions part : STEP
31. Pampering, for short : TLC
32. Really bother : EATAT
33. Nondairy spreads : OLEOS
34. Ignition system device : SPARKPLUG
36. Phone no. add-on : EXT
37. Cause of quaking : FEAR
39. Defib operator : EMT
43. Freight train's "office" : CABOOSE
44. "Wait just ___!" : ASEC
45. "Like taking candy from a baby!" : ITSEASY
46. It may be urgent : NEED
50. Yangtze River boat : SAMPAN
53. A library does it : LENDS
54. Fancy neckwear : ASCOT
56. "___ or not..." : READY
57. Vacation rental craft : CANOE
58. Mushroom cloud maker, for short : HTEST
60. Bar mitzvah or bris : RITE
61. Yemen's capital : SANA
62. Sitcom diner waitress : FLO
63. Response from the awed : OOH

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