New York Times, Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Scrabble average: 1.99 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Veracruz's capital : JALAPA
7. Its motto is "Semper paratus": Abbr. : USCG
11. Bonobo, for one : APE
14. You can count on it : ABACUS
15. Kelly of "Live With Regis and Kelly" : RIPA
16. Word with band or sand : BOX
17. Command to a French composer at an intersection? : BIZETSIGNAL
19. Conciliatory gift : SOP
20. Pen : STY
21. Tickle response : TEHEE
22. Uccello who painted "The Battle of San Romano" : PAOLO
24. Don Corleone : VITO
25. Loading locale : WHARF
27. City south of Luxor : ASWAN
30. Command to a Hungarian composer at the piano? : PLAYLISZT
34. Activities : DOINGS
36. Jacques Cousteau's middle name : YVES
37. "Tippecanoe and Tyler ___" : TOO
38. Move like mud : OOZE
39. Sophia of "Marriage Italian-Style" : LOREN
41. Fringe benefit : PERK
42. Sch. supporter : PTA
43. Author who famously ended a short story with the line "Romance at short notice was her specialty" : SAKI
44. Cell on a slide : AMOEBA
46. Command to a German composer on a baseball diamond? : THROWBACH
49. Lessen, as fears : ALLAY
50. Jay Gatsby's love : DAISY
51. Mayberry boy : OPIE
53. Leaf holders : BOOKS
55. Czar of Russia between Feodors : BORIS
57. Initials at sea : HMS
60. Snap, Crackle or Pop : ELF
61. Command to an Austrian composer on a scavenger hunt? : HAYDNGOSEEK
64. Freudian concept : EGO
65. Adm. Zumwalt, chief of naval operations during the Vietnam War : ELMO
66. Word before a sentence : GUILTY
67. Guerra's opposite : PAZ
68. Does, e.g. : DEER
69. "Woo-hoo!" : YIPPEE
1. Injures with a pencil, say : JABS
2. Somewhat : ABIT
3. Unlike a go-getter : LAZY
4. Point of no return? : ACE
5. Green skill : PUTTING
6. Plus : ASSET
7. What an addict fights : URGE
8. Symbol of simple harmonic motion : SINEWAVE
9. Tax pro, for short : CPA
10. Bachelorette party attendees : GALPALS
11. Hard core? : ABSOFSTEEL
12. Game involving banks : POOL
13. Fair : EXPO
18. Denny's competitor : IHOP
23. Talent agent ___ Emanuel : ARI
24. Roof topper : VANE
26. Relative of an aardwolf : HYENA
27. Make one's own : ADOPT
28. Truth, archaically : SOOTH
29. 1939 title role for Frank Morgan : WIZARDOFOZ
31. Like much poetry : LYRIC
32. 1964 title role for Anthony Quinn : ZORBA
33. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
35. Hearty helpings of meat loaf, say : SLABS
40. "Go ahead" : OKAYBYME
41. It may be + or - : POLE
43. Moved, as a horse's tail : SWISHED
45. "But of course!," in Marseille : MAISOUI
47. Symbol of strength : OAK
48. Device making a 53-Down : HORN
52. "Little" digit : PIGGY
53. Sound made by a 48-Down : BEEP
54. Kurylenko of "Quantum of Solace" : OLGA
56. Febreeze target : ODOR
57. Succor : HELP
58. Parcel (out) : METE
59. ___ terrier : SKYE
62. Hearty quaff : ALE
63. Take in slowly : SIP

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