New York Times, Monday, July 19, 2010

Author: David Blake
Editor: Will Shortz
David Blake
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GKQW} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Blake. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Aids for treasure hunters : MAPS
5. Babble on : PRATE
10. "Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
14. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
15. Environmentalist in a Dr. Seuss story : LORAX
16. Muscat's country : OMAN
17. "Yes, go on" : TELLMEMORE
19. William ___, Hopalong Cassidy player : BOYD
20. Spotted cat : OCELOT
21. Supers oversee them: Abbr. : APTS
23. Dove's sound : COO
24. 1969 Stevie Wonder hit : MYCHERIEAMOUR
27. Harvard color : CRIMSON
29. T on a test : TRUE
30. Wedding dress material : LACE
31. Sony rival : RCA
33. Famed '50s flop : EDSEL
37. Eggs in labs : OVA
38. Former host of TV's "Last Comic Standing" : JAYMOHR
41. The way, in philosophy : TAO
42. "You'll love the way we fly" airline : DELTA
44. Con's opposite : PRO
45. Suffix with Oktober : FEST
46. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
49. Salad greens : ENDIVES
51. Big name in paint : BENJAMINMOORE
55. Meadow : LEA
56. Dark shade of blue : NAVY
57. Go over again with a blue pencil : REEDIT
60. Eye part : IRIS
62. Location in a Donizetti opera : LAMMERMOOR
64. Scrabble piece : TILE
65. Actress Graff : ILENE
66. Florence's river : ARNO
67. Lemon peel : ZEST
68. These: Sp. : ESTOS
69. Without ice, as a drink : NEAT
1. "Take ___ your leader" : METO
2. Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
3. Tending to cause an argument : POLEMICAL
4. Words before "And here I thought ..." : SILLYME
5. Great deal : PLETHORA
6. CD-___ : ROM
7. Clamoring : AROAR
8. La Brea attraction : TARPIT
9. University attended by J. K. Rowling : EXETER
10. ___ for apples : BOB
11. BP partner : AMOCO
12. Louisiana waterway : BAYOU
13. Compound conjunction : ANDOR
18. Comfy footwear, for short : MOCS
22. Like some Kraut : SAUER
25. Suffix with depend : ENCY
26. Club ___ : MED
27. Dummkopf : CLOD
28. Four-star review : RAVE
32. Electric guitar need : AMP
34. Longshoreman : STEVEDORE
35. Simplicity : EASE
36. Auction groups : LOTS
38. Where Mount Fuji is : JAPAN
39. Utah city : OREM
40. Toast recipients : HONOREES
43. ___ Mahal : TAJ
45. What many a young boy wants to grow up to be : FIREMAN
47. Charlotte ___, capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands : AMALIE
48. Coke and Pepsi, e.g. : RIVALS
50. No idle person : DOER
51. Fast-moving attack : BLITZ
52. Hair-raising : EERIE
53. Tough as ___ : NAILS
54. Citi Field player, for short : NYMET
58. New Rochelle campus : IONA
59. Horse's gait : TROT
61. Card game based on matching groups of three : SET
63. Letters after L : MNO

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