New York Times, Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Author: Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Pete Muller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 81, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Specialty : NICHE
6. 1970s sitcom that included Carlton the Doorman : RHODA
11. "___ you one" : IOWE
15. "___ Majesty's Secret Service" : ONHER
16. Hatch in the Senate : ORRIN
17. Country music pioneer Ernest : TUBB
18. Boarding place? : SLOPE
19. Test group? : MENSA
20. Attempt : STAB
21. Short trip : HOP
22. Civil War inits. : CSA
24. Some footnotes, for short : OPCITS
26. Person on your bad side? : EVILTWIN
29. Cannoli ingredient : RICOTTA
32. Contradict : DENY
33. Flower of the buttercup family : ANEMONE
35. Gmail alternative : AOL
36. Passeport info : NOM
38. "Mazel ___!" : TOV
39. Green gem source : BERYL
41. Some surprises ... and what you'll find in the shaded areas of this puzzle : JACKINTHEBOXES
45. Israel's Dayan : MOSHE
46. ___ Miss : OLE
47. Superscript number in math: Abbr. : EXP
48. More than -er : EST
49. Woman in Sartre's "No Exit" : ESTELLE
52. Number two: Abbr. : ASST
56. Doughnuts are fried in it : DEEPFAT
58. Short piano piece : SONATINA
60. Shoe brand named for an antelope : REEBOK
62. Former N.B.A. star Unseld : WES
63. Hip-hop's ___-A-Fella Records : ROC
64. It's better than ace-high : PAIR
66. Tchaikovsky's black swan : ODILE
68. Madison Sq. Garden player : KNICK
70. Woodworking tool : RASP
71. Branch gripper : TALON
72. Regular's request, with "the" : USUAL
73. Goes on and on : YAKS
74. Religious assembly : SYNOD
75. Word-processing command : PASTE
1. Took the cake, perhaps : NOSHED
2. Smitten : INLOVE
3. "Fantaisie" composer : CHOPIN
4. In the know, old-style : HEP
5. Standing : ERECT
6. 1915 Literature Nobelist ___ Rolland : ROMAIN
7. Realm ended by Napoleon: Abbr. : HRE
8. "Yes ___?" : ORNO
9. Confute : DISPROVE
10. Tylenol competitor : ANACIN
11. "___ die for" : ITSTO
12. Defeat in a don't-blink contest : OUTSTARE
13. Tate and Bowe were once champions of it: Abbr. : WBA
14. Decline : EBB
23. Person often pictured with crossed legs : SWAMI
25. Where trays may be stacked : ICEBOX
27. "Dune" director David : LYNCH
28. Irritate : NETTLE
30. Santa's sleighful : TOYS
31. "Is that ___?" : ALL
34. Bris parties : MOHELS
37. Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
40. American in Paris, perhaps : EXPAT
41. Singer Feliciano : JOSE
42. What a record may have : ASTERISK
43. "Another time, perhaps" : NOTTODAY
44. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
45. Kind of school : MED
50. Cousins of clogs : SABOTS
51. Subwoofer's zone : LOWEND
53. Bright spot in Canis Major : SIRIUS
54. Back-country winter transport : SNOCAT
55. Take on : TACKLE
57. They did it : PERPS
59. Invite to one's penthouse, say : ASKUP
61. Oven : KILN
64. Meddle : PRY
65. Org. with a sign at many motels : AAA
67. Head of Buckingham Palace? : LOO
69. Secretive org. : NSA

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