New York Times, Monday, June 28, 2010

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some British sports cars, briefly : JAGS
5. Contest specifications : RULES
10. Third piece of a three-piece suit : VEST
14. Baghdad's home : IRAQ
15. Separately : APART
16. x or y, on a graph : AXIS
17. In ___ of (replacing) : LIEU
18. Copy, for short : REPRO
19. Wang of fashion : VERA
20. Dreamy state : LALALAND
22. "Star Trek" weapon : PHASER
24. The Beatles' "Abbey ___" : ROAD
25. Schreiber who won a Tony for "Glengarry Glen Ross" : LIEV
26. Broadcast with little room for mistakes : LIVETV
29. Unshackle : LETLOOSE
33. Card that may be "in the hole" : ACE
34. Early morning hour : SIXAM
36. Exxon merged with it : MOBIL
37. Appear : SEEM
39. Provide with a blind date, say : SETUP
41. Anti-attacker spray : MACE
42. Politico Palin : SARAH
44. Aired again : RERAN
46. Stag party attendees : MEN
47. Clearly confused, e.g. : OXYMORON
49. ___ party (sleepover) : PAJAMA
51. Pinnacle : APEX
52. Green gem : JADE
53. Isn't an odd one out : FITSIN
56. Gilda Radner character on "S.N.L." : BABAWAWA
60. Side x side, for a 4-Down : AREA
61. Hacienda material : ADOBE
63. Fizzless, as a Coke : FLAT
64. Long skirt : MAXI
65. Lethal cousin of the cobra : MAMBA
66. $50 for Boardwalk, in Monopoly : RENT
67. Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
68. Put in prison : EMBAR
69. Pair with a plow : OXEN
1. Jack's partner in rhyme : JILL
2. Mozart's "Il mio tesoro," e.g. : ARIA
3. Celt or Highlander : GAEL
4. Equilateral quadrilateral : SQUARE
5. One in a million : RARAAVIS
6. Overturn : UPEND
7. "Columbo" org. : LAPD
8. Make a boo-boo : ERR
9. "Cut that out!" : STOPIT
10. "Hubba hubba!" : VAVAVOOM
11. They've gone their separate ways : EXES
12. Retired racehorse, maybe : SIRE
13. Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
21. Oodles : LOTS
23. Captain's place on a ship : HELM
25. Ring-tailed primate : LEMUR
26. Rodeo ring? : LASSO
27. Mountaineer's tool : ICEAX
28. Small American thrush : VEERY
29. Go past midnight, say : LATEN
30. First president not born in the continental U.S. : OBAMA
31. Words to an attack dog : SICEM
32. 2008 Olympics tennis champion Dementieva : ELENA
35. Copy, of a sort : XEROX
38. 1961 hit for the Shirelles : MAMASAID
40. Owner of the largest bed Goldilocks tried : PAPABEAR
43. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
45. Zilch : NADA
48. Put a new title on : RENAME
50. Curly ethnic hairstyle, colloquially : JEWFRO
52. "Star Wars" villain ___ the Hutt : JABBA
53. Renown : FAME
54. 401(k) cousins : IRAS
55. Communicate like many teens : TEXT
56. Fail miserably : BOMB
57. Trebek of "Jeopardy!" : ALEX
58. What moons do after full moons : WANE
59. Abbr. before a name on a memo : ATTN
62. Beaver's construction : DAM

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