New York Times, Monday, July 6, 2009

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Fruit often cut into balls : MELON
6. ___ Disney Pictures : WALT
10. Actress Thompson of "Howards End" : EMMA
14. Give off, as charm : EXUDE
15. Song for a diva : ARIA
16. The North and the South, in the Civil War : FOES
17. Company-paid medical and dental coverage, college tuition, etc. : LIBERALBENEFITS
20. Controversial substance in baseball news : STEROID
21. Reduce to mush : PUREE
22. "___ look like a mind reader?" : DOI
24. Most like Solomon : WISEST
25. Upholstered piece : SETTEE
30. Dorothy, to Em : NIECE
32. Not so congenial : ICIER
33. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
34. Tanning lotion abbr. : SPF
37. A sot he's not : MODERATEDRINKER
41. Tissue layer : PLY
42. "This will ___ further!" : GONO
43. Artful deception : GUILE
44. Factory : PLANT
46. Pattern on a pinto horse : MOTTLE
47. Angora goat's fleece : MOHAIR
50. ___ Lanka : SRI
52. Ward off : AVERT
53. Ireland's hue : EMERALD
59. Bit of attire for a business interview, maybe : CONSERVATIVETIE
63. Bowlful accompanying teriyaki : RICE
64. A slave to opera? : AIDA
65. Superior to : ABOVE
66. Pindaric pieces : ODES
67. Hosiery spoiler : SNAG
68. Identified : NAMED
1. Diner on "Alice" : MELS
2. Emergency door sign : EXIT
3. Garage job, for short : LUBE
4. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
5. Wolfe of whodunits : NERO
6. Hard-to-find guy in children's books : WALDO
7. Wall St. whiz : ARB
8. Tell a whopper : LIE
9. Get some sun : TAN
10. Pour forth : EFFUSE
11. Wavy pattern on fabric : MOIRE
12. Apportions, with "out" : METES
13. Liability's opposite : ASSET
18. Capitol Hill helper : AIDE
19. Cast-of-thousands movie : EPIC
23. Hits the tab key, say : INDENTS
24. Grow tiresome : WEAR
25. Nincompoop : SIMP
26. Environmental sci. : ECOL
27. Neat : TIDY
28. ___ time (golf course slot) : TEE
29. Blow it : ERR
31. ___-European languages : INDO
33. School attended by princes : ETON
34. Burlesque bit : SKIT
35. ___-mell : PELL
36. Gratis : FREE
38. Petri dish gel : AGAR
39. "Here ___ again" : IGO
40. Macadamia, for one : NUT
44. Breaks down grammatically : PARSES
45. Lo-fat : LITE
46. Actress Rogers who was once married to Tom Cruise : MIMI
47. PC shortcut : MACRO
48. Egg-shaped : OVOID
49. "It follows that ..." : HENCE
51. Put a new price on : RETAG
54. Politico Bayh : EVAN
55. McEntire of country music : REBA
56. Molecule building block : ATOM
57. Not prerecorded : LIVE
58. Monopoly card : DEED
60. ___ Tafari (Haile Selassie) : RAS
61. Beaujolais or Chablis : VIN
62. Critic ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA

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