New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 2013

Author: James Tuttle
Editor: Will Shortz
James Tuttle
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tuttle. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: Five theme answers have a FALLING OUT.
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lingo suffix : ESE
4. City down the river from Florence : PISA
8. "Seriously!" : ISWEAR
14. Accepted defeat : CONCEDED
16. Explain in detail : SPELLOUT
17. A and others : ARTICLES
18. Horse-drawn vehicle : LANDAU
19. Begin a journey : STRIKEOUT
20. Took care of business : SAWTOIT
21. Shed item : HOE
22. Lines first used on a pack of Wrigley's gum: Abbr. : UPC
24. Word before "happiness," "majesty" and "fame" at the start of a Shelley poem : NOR
25. Discovers : FERRETSOUT
29. They're taken in hammocks : NAPS
32. Ref. with more than 2 1/2 million quotations : OED
33. It's for the birds : SUET
36. Decline : DIP
37. Like many first-time voters : TEENAGE
41. Dante's "The Divine Comedy," e.g. : TRILOGY
43. Return addressee? : IRS
44. Badlands sight : MESA
46. Teachers' union: Abbr. : NEA
47. Del ___ (fast-food chain) : TACO
49. Supermarket option : PAPERBAG
53. Consist of : ARE
55. Hoopster Ming : YAO
56. "___ won't!" : NOI
58. Faces : ASPECTS
61. Where something's always brewing? : TEAROOM
65. Relax : CHILLOUT
66. Quarrel ... or a feature of five answers in this puzzle : FALLINGOUT
67. World capital that's a setting for three Bond films : NASSAU
68. "See!" : ITOLDYOU
69. Doc Brown in the "Back to the Future" films : EMMETT
70. Frosted Flakes mascot : TONY
71. Clever comment : MOT
1. PayPal funds, e.g. : ECASH
2. Kinda : SORTOF
3. Access card, say : ENTREE
4. Modest kiss : PECK
5. Lay off : IDLE
6. Escort to the door : SEEOUT
7. Some plugs : ADS
8. Santo Domingo is on one : ISLA
9. Give rise to : SPAWN
10. Continued : WENTON
11. Conquistador's quest : ELDORADO
12. Jai ___ : ALAI
13. Lopsided win : ROUT
15. Early second-century year : CII
20. Kit Carson, professionally : SCOUT
23. Ltr. addenda : PSS
26. Former White House nickname : RON
27. Enlarge a hole in : REAM
28. Lip : EDGE
30. Big eater : PIG
31. Plant, maybe : SPY
34. Marine eagle : ERNE
35. Rank : TIER
37. "___-Willow" (song from "The Mikado") : TIT
38. Unsuccessful '70s-'80s cause : ERA
39. Much film watching, e.g. : ESCAPISM
40. Awards show named for a TV network : ESPYS
42. Chem class may have one : LAB
45. Little battery : AAA
48. "Otherwise ..." : ORELSE
50. Food named six times in a children's number rhyme : POTATO
51. Assumed name : ANONYM
52. Kind of eyes : GOOGOO
54. Brilliance : ECLAT
57. Words from one who'd rather not call? : IMOUT
58. Case that may be treated with cream : ACNE
59. Phony : SHAM
60. Promote : TOUT
62. North Carolina university : ELON
63. Join (with) : ALLY
64. Cleanse (of) : RID
66. Toned : FIT

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