New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
5. Banjo sound : TWANG
10. Video recorders, briefly : CAMS
14. Anticipatory cry : OHOH
15. Tend to, as plants : WATER
16. "So true!" : AMEN
17. Disk-shaped sea creature : SANDDOLLAR
19. Bit of dialogue : LINE
20. Oral hesitations : ERS
21. Bruins' sch. : UCLA
22. High-I.Q. crew : MENSA
23. Actress Carrere : TIA
24. Shift blame to another : PASSTHEBUCK
27. More posh : TONIER
29. Approx. takeoff hour : ETD
30. Bashful : SHY
31. Routing abbr. : ATTN
32. Immeasurably vast : COSMIC
35. Chowder ingredient : SOFTSHELLCLAM
40. Tater Tots brand : OREIDA
41. Santa ___ (hot California winds) : ANAS
43. Exclamation in Berlin : ACH
46. Leatherworker's tool : AWL
47. Current unit : AMPERE
49. Hit that just clears the infield : BLOOPSINGLE
53. Short smoke? : CIG
54. Turkish money : LIRAS
55. Jean who wrote "The Clan of the Cave Bear" : AUEL
56. Hydroelectric project : DAM
57. "He loves," in Latin : AMAT
58. Auto-racing designation : FORMULAONE
61. "Scrubs" actor Braff : ZACH
62. Not abridged : UNCUT
63. Baseball great Musial : STAN
64. Ones who've been through divorce court : EXES
65. Horseshoers' tools : RASPS
66. Pain in the neck : PEST
1. Stone discovery site : ROSETTA
2. "Ben-Hur" racers : CHARIOTS
3. Global agricultural company : MONSANTO
4. Advanced deg. : PHD
5. Kind of garage : TWOCAR
6. Masons' creations : WALLS
7. Muscular Charles : ATLAS
8. Union with 3+ million members, in brief : NEA
9. Junkyard dog's greeting : GRR
10. Novelist Carr : CALEB
11. Pretty good grade : AMINUS
12. Stand-up guy : MENSCH
13. Deceitful : SNEAKY
18. Hornswoggle : DUPE
22. Battlefield doc : MEDIC
25. Rival of Edison : TESLA
26. WWW code : HTML
28. "For more ___ ..." : INFO
32. Hot dog topper : CHILI
33. U.K. lexicon : OED
34. Sound of thunder : CLAP
36. Golf hazards : TRAPS
37. Wields a needle : SEWS
38. Short reminiscence : ANECDOTE
39. ___ Trench (deepest point on Earth's surface) : MARIANAS
42. Orange part, e.g. : SEGMENT
43. In flames : ABLAZE
44. Part of a book where you're unlikely to stop : CLIMAX
45. Poet who originated the phrase "harmony in discord" : HORACE
47. Indigenous Alaskans : ALEUTS
48. Pell-___ : MELL
50. Courtroom rituals : OATHS
51. Feds who make busts : NARCS
52. Ruin, informally : GUMUP
58. Stole material : FUR
59. "Not ___ bet!" : ONA
60. African slitherer : ASP

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