New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Author: Ed Sessa
Editor: Will Shortz
Edward Sessa
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like the air in a cigar bar : SMOKY
6. In heaps : PILED
11. Medallioned vehicle : CAB
14. Soup server's implement : LADLE
15. Dins from dens : ROARS
16. Ill temper : IRE
17. Davy Jones's locker : OCEANBOTTOM
19. Hoops org. : NBA
20. Irksome type : PEST
21. Look forward to : AWAIT
22. Foot problem, perhaps : ODOR
23. Motel extra : COT
25. Playful puppies, at times : NIPPERS
27. S'more ingredient : GRAHAMCRACKER
32. Frisk, with "down" : PAT
33. "Gone With the Wind" plantation : TARA
34. Loonlike bird : GREBE
37. VW or BMW : AUTO
39. "Hold the rocks," at a bar : NOICE
42. ___ mater : ALMA
43. "All ___ is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry": G. K. Chesterton : SLANG
45. Shaker contents : SALT
47. Pop music's ___ Lobos : LOS
48. Site of London's Great Exhibition of 1851 : CRYSTALPALACE
52. Yucky, in baby talk : ICKYPOO
54. Cap-and-crown org.? : ADA
55. Shore washer : TIDE
56. Rich soil deposit : LOESS
59. Repairs some tears : SEWS
63. Big fuss : ADO
64. Veneration of a cult image : IDOLWORSHIP
66. Turkey piece : LEG
67. ___ Street, Perry Mason's secretary : DELLA
68. Name associated with the starts of 17-, 27-, 48- and 64-Across : BILLY
69. Sterile hosp. areas : ORS
70. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
71. Food for birds : SEEDS
1. Barely edible fare : SLOP
2. Knight's club : MACE
3. Keatsian works : ODES
4. Coffee ___ (social gathering) : KLATCH
5. Cash in Kyoto : YEN
6. Ship's front : PROW
7. Least bit : IOTA
8. Monterrey miss, e.g. : LATINA
9. Rated X : EROTIC
10. Mil. award : DSM
11. Rags-to-riches heroine : CINDERELLA
12. Shady area : ARBOR
13. Grizzlies, e.g. : BEARS
18. Dynamic Duo member : BATMAN
22. Setting for a Marx Brothers farce : OPERA
24. Cheerios grain : OAT
26. UPS delivery: Abbr. : PKG
27. Transcript nos. : GPAS
28. Brother of Fidel : RAUL
29. Responders to "Sic 'em!" : ATTACKDOGS
30. ___-Magnon : CRO
31. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
35. Coll. football star, e.g. : BMOC
36. Life of Riley : EASE
38. One way to eat ham : ONRYE
40. Low-___ (for dieters) : CAL
41. City across the Rio Grande from Ciudad Juárez : ELPASO
44. Cheat, in 43-Across : GYP
46. Little bit : TAD
49. Electrician's alloy : SOLDER
50. Ineligible for kiddie prices, say : TOOOLD
51. Old TV canine : LASSIE
52. Author Calvino : ITALO
53. Fall drink : CIDER
57. Magazine title that's a pronoun : ELLE
58. Trumpeting bird : SWAN
60. "Pride and Prejudice" actress Jennifer : EHLE
61. Like jokers, sometimes : WILD
62. 1974 Gould/Sutherland spoof : SPYS
64. Mrs. McKinley : IDA
65. N.F.L. ball carriers : RBS

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