New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 79, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Lose one's amateur status : GOPRO
6. Prohibit : BAR
9. Mountain top? : SKICAP
15. Suss out : INFER
16. What may be under a mountaintop : ORE
17. Boehner's predecessor as House speaker : PELOSI
18. Being an online creep, in a way : FACEBOOKSTALKING
21. Tupperware piece : LID
22. Garage occupier : CAR
23. Like the rarer blood types, typically: Abbr. : NEG
24. Oscars category : BESTDOCUMENTARY
30. Port of Spain : CADIZ
31. Test taken by a sr. : GRE
32. Ratchet (up) : RAMP
33. Black cat running across one's path, say : OMEN
34. Psychedelic experience : TRIP
35. Violinist Perlman : ITZHAK
38. Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
39. Tito Puente specialty : THEMAMBO
41. Many a football play : RUN
42. Proceed quietly : TIPTOE
44. Lover of Psyche : EROS
45. Shakespearean manipulator : IAGO
46. ___ avis : RARA
47. Intl. commerce group : WTO
48. Miniature map, maybe : INSET
49. Square root of -1, e.g. : IMAGINARYNUMBER
53. Parisian pronoun : TOI
54. Asian title of respect : SRI
55. It's south of Eur. : AFR
56. Popular app ... or a hint to the starts of 18-, 24- and 49-Across : WORDSWITHFRIENDS
64. Melodic : ARIOSE
65. It's found near a temple : EAR
66. Gets close to : NEARS
67. Folk singer Pete : SEEGER
68. Density symbol, in physics : RHO
69. Trimming tool : EDGER
1. Internet picture file : GIF
2. "Leaving ___ Jet Plane" : ONA
3. Army one-striper: Abbr. : PFC
4. Lands, as a fish : REELSIN
5. Expedia rival : ORBITZ
6. "Bad call, ref!" : BOO
7. Ship that was double-booked? : ARK
8. Lifesavers, of a sort : RESCUEPARTY
9. Messy barbecue dish : SPARERIBS
10. Kenan's Nickelodeon pal : KEL
11. Sort : ILK
12. Be inventive with language : COINAPHRASE
13. Ed of "Up" : ASNER
14. Word with bank or back : PIGGY
19. "Hmm, that's unexpected" : ODD
20. Scotsman's cap : TAM
24. Disney deer : BAMBI
25. Minnesota city SW of Minneapolis so named for its fertile soil : EDENPRAIRIE
26. The giant in "Jack and the Beanstalk," e.g. : OGRE
27. Person whose books make a killing? : CRIMEWRITER
28. Grp. with peacekeeping forces : NATO
29. Celebrity gossip Web site : TMZ
30. San Francisco's ___ Tower : COIT
34. Nickname of basketball's Allen Iverson : THEANSWER
36. Boring tool : AUGER
37. Muscle problem : KNOT
39. "A Sorta Fairytale" singer Amos : TORI
40. Apollo 11 goal : MOON
43. Kids' game : TAG
45. Keep it in the family? : INBREED
48. "Don't worry about me" : IMFINE
49. Opening words of "A Tale of Two Cities" : ITWAS
50. Alan who wrote "V for Vendetta" : MOORE
51. Man's name that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : ARI
52. Old Mideast grp. : UAR
57. Labrador, e.g. : DOG
58. St. Paul-to-St. Louis dir. : SSE
59. "Told you so!" : HAH
60. Slangy hairdo : FRO
61. Constant faultfinder : NAG
62. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
63. Belarus, once: Abbr. : SSR

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