New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Author: Michael Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Michael Torch notes: After taking some time off from construction to tend to some family matters, this was my first venture back in to the fray. This ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Been a while since we've seen a vowel progression, and I liked this one. Neat that there are five words that 1.) start with an S ... more
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Buddy of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : EBSEN
6. Small combo : TRIO
10. Music and dance, for two : ARTS
14. Witchy sort : CRONE
15. Foam on a beer : HEAD
16. Spring event : THAW
17. Locale of the Île de la Cité : RIVERSEINE
19. Rug rat : TYKE
20. Prefix with brow : UNI
21. "___ Yankees" : DAMN
22. Pointed : AIMED
23. "Well, I'll be!" : GEE
25. Highway investigation site : CRASHSCENE
28. Goal of exercise : FITNESS
30. It's a laugh : HAHA
31. Had home cooking : ATEIN
32. 30 minutes, in the N.F.L. : HALF
33. Classic car inits. : REO
36. Request from one seeking help from above : LORDGIVEMEASIGN
40. Santa ___ winds : ANA
41. 90-degree angle iron : LBAR
42. Riches : LUCRE
43. Street one block over from Second, maybe : MAIN
44. Castor bean, for one : OILSEED
46. Like clothing customized from raw fabric : CUTANDSEWN
50. Show age, in a way : SAG
51. Steer clear of : AVOID
52. Lotion additive : ALOE
54. 2016 Olympics city : RIO
56. Little pup : RUNT
57. Phrase over a movie poster : COMINGSOON
60. "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi," e.g. : PLEA
61. Wows : AWES
62. Invalidate : ANNUL
63. Draped dress : SARI
64. Work well together : MESH
65. Clamorous : NOISY
1. Shade of many a lampshade : ECRU
2. Them's fighting words : BRINGITON
3. Like the name "Leningrad" : SOVIETERA
4. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
5. One scoring 100% on Sporcle quizzes, say : NERD
6. One's wife, informally : THEMRS
7. Madrid's ___ Sofia Museum : REINA
8. Hotelier Schrager who co-founded Studio 54 : IAN
9. Dedicated poem : ODE
10. Prison riot town : ATTICA
11. Hot to trot, e.g. : RHYME
12. Spoken for : TAKEN
13. Alfred Nobel, for one : SWEDE
18. Beneficial baseball outs, for short : SACS
22. Post-eruption phenomenon : ASHFALL
24. Oklahoma city : ENID
26. Hoax : SHAM
27. Sound in body : HALE
28. F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
29. Winner (and host) of the 1966 FIFA World Cup : ENGLAND
32. Pronoun for a ship : HER
33. Grocery item known as "The San Francisco Treat" : RICEARONI
34. Flagrant : EGREGIOUS
35. Linear, for short : ONED
37. Footnote abbr. : IBID
38. Movers' trucks : VANS
39. Figure (out) : SUSS
43. Cocktail often served with a pineapple garnish : MAITAI
44. Wise-looking : OWLISH
45. Wise to : INON
46. Complains : CARPS
47. Throat dangler : UVULA
48. Contents of an HP cartridge : TONER
49. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
53. Former New York archbishop : EGAN
55. Title word before "You," "U" or "Yesterday" in hit songs : ONLY
57. Engine part : CAM
58. "You ___ me one" : OWE
59. ___-cone : SNO

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