New York Times, Monday, March 11, 2013

Author: Robert Fisher
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Fisher
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fisher. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Noggin : HEAD
5. Sturdy walking stick : STAFF
10. Bug : GERM
14. Folklore villain : OGRE
15. Part of the eye : PUPIL
16. Rest ___ (roadside stop) : AREA
17. Prankish activity : TOMFOOLERY
19. Not quite all : MOST
20. No-tell motel get-togethers : TRYSTS
21. Attic accumulation : DUST
22. Before, in verse : ERE
23. Double-whammy economic condition : STAGFLATION
28. Lose : MISLAY
30. The "A" of Chester A. Arthur : ALAN
31. Sought-after rock : ORE
32. ___ no good : UPTO
33. Did some figuring : RECKONED
35. Without a stitch on : BUCKNAKED
39. Again : ONCEMORE
42. Farm unit : ACRE
46. Hi-___ graphics : RES
47. Came down on a branch, say : ALIT
48. Men's grooming scent : BAYRUM
50. Impromptu, wide-ranging conversation : BULLSESSION
53. Stomach muscles, informally : ABS
54. Oolong and Earl Grey : TEAS
55. "Ain't gonna happen" : NODICE
57. Church seats : PEWS
58. Shoddy and unsturdy : RAMSHACKLE
62. Part of the eye : IRIS
63. "___ a Nightingale" : ODETO
64. Slithery fish : EELS
65. Bygone U.S. gas brand : ESSO
66. "Untrue!" : NOTSO
67. "Dang!" : DRAT
1. On a streak : HOT
2. Display of self-importance : EGOTRIP
3. What two theatergoers may share : ARMREST
4. Boldly resist : DEFY
5. Hit-or-miss : SPOTTY
6. Oklahoma oil city : TULSA
7. Go ___ (flip out) : APE
8. Tree with needles : FIR
9. Go by plane : FLY
10. Full range : GAMUT
11. Wearing away of soil : EROSION
12. Put back in good condition : RESTORE
13. Wrestling surface : MAT
18. Greek peak : OSSA
21. "___ schön" ("Thank you very much": Ger.) : DANKE
22. Relative of an ostrich : EMU
24. Red gems : GARNETS
25. One nipping Nipper, maybe : FLEA
26. Be short of : LACK
27. Flanders of "The Simpsons" : NED
29. Brain section : LOBE
34. Jazz chanteuse Anita : ODAY
36. Amherst school, informally : UMASS
37. ___ slaw : COLE
38. ___ Kringle : KRIS
39. Big ball in space : ORB
40. Spays, e.g. : NEUTERS
41. "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" writer : CSLEWIS
43. "Polly want a ___?" : CRACKER
44. German measles : RUBELLA
45. Letters on an ambulance : EMS
48. "Gee, that's really too bad" : BOOHOO
49. Forever ___ day : ANDA
51. Catch, as a calf at a rodeo : LASSO
52. Research facilities: Abbr. : INSTS
56. Treated, as a sprained ankle : ICED
57. ___ à la mode : PIE
58. Song syllable repeated after "Da Doo" : RON
59. Big fuss : ADO
60. Encountered : MET
61. D.C. winter hrs. : EST

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