New York Times, Monday, March 24, 2014

Author: Tom Pepper
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Pepper. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Tom Pepper notes: A year ago, I was reading something that made mention of George Carlin's Seven Dirty Words banned from the airwaves. I'd heard his ... more
Will Shortz notes: This week's Monday-Thursday puzzles were used for the Akron Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Here are some notes from the organizer, ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Fun start to the week, DIRTY WORDS starting three snappy phrases. FILTHY RICH, GREASY SPOONS, STAINED GLASS — great selection ... more
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Across Down
1. What winds do : BLOW
5. French goodbye : ADIEU
10. Troubles : WOES
14. Exercise in which you might sit cross-legged : YOGA
15. Birds' homes : NESTS
16. Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
17. Not just well-off : FILTHYRICH
19. Like Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
20. "Am not!" comeback : ARETOO
21. Where many digital files are now stored : THECLOUD
23. "Curse you, ___ Baron!" : RED
24. Film director Lee : ANG
26. "Excellent, dude!" : RAD
27. Low-class diners : GREASYSPOONS
33. Surrendered : CEDED
36. Oktoberfest beverage holder : STEIN
37. Kilmer of "The Doors" : VAL
38. Word after eye or makeup : EXAM
39. Give the cold shoulder : SPURN
40. ___ Le Pew of cartoons : PEPE
41. On fire : LIT
42. Belgian treaty city : GHENT
43. Pimply : ACNED
44. Window material in many cathedrals : STAINEDGLASS
47. Pop singer Carly ___ Jepsen : RAE
48. Suffix with east : ERN
49. When repeated, a ballroom dance : CHA
52. Kind of soup : SPLITPEA
57. Male or female : GENDER
59. Some savings plans, in brief : IRAS
60. Curses ... or the starts of 17-, 27- and 44-Across? : DIRTYWORDS
62. Alternative to a man-to-man defense : ZONE
63. Tatum of "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
64. Apple's apple, e.g. : LOGO
65. Lambs' mothers : EWES
66. "Beau ___" : GESTE
67. Sign for the superstitious : OMEN
1. Overwhelmingly : BYFAR
2. France's longest river : LOIRE
3. Girl-watched or boy-watched : OGLED
4. Light bulb measure : WATT
5. "Do I have a volunteer?" : ANYONE
6. German "the" : DER
7. "What time ___?" : ISIT
8. Write permanently : ETCH
9. Welcomes at the door, say : USHERSIN
10. "O.K., I'm on it!" : WILLDO
11. Margarine : OLEO
12. Older son of Isaac : ESAU
13. Hourglass filler : SAND
18. Be a pack rat : HOARD
22. Quaker's ___ Crunch : CAPN
25. Said "Oh ... my ... God!," e.g. : GASPED
27. Jewel : GEM
28. Attacked by bees : STUNG
29. Dr. Seuss' turtle : YERTLE
30. Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
31. Scruff of the neck : NAPE
32. Iditarod vehicle : SLED
33. Disney Store collectibles : CELS
34. Way out : EXIT
35. Facts and figures : DATA
39. Border collie, for one : SHEEPDOG
40. Mac alternatives : PCS
42. Pesky insect : GNAT
43. Good ___ (completely reconditioned) : ASNEW
45. Purple spring bloomers : IRISES
46. Diamond-shaped stocking design : ARGYLE
49. Electronic storage medium : CDROM
50. Word before "fund" or "one's bets" : HEDGE
51. Burning issue? : ARSON
52. Regular or large : SIZE
53. Nose of a ship : PROW
54. Lois of the Daily Planet : LANE
55. Mozart's "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
56. Olympian war god : ARES
58. ___ contendere (court plea) : NOLO
61. Body art, in slang : TAT

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