New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Author: Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dealer in hot goods : FENCE
6. Siestas : NAPS
10. "No need to wake me!" : IMUP
14. Huge, poetically : ENORM
15. Tons : ALOT
16. Destination of many 1960s-'70s airplane hijackings : CUBA
17. "Ooh-la-la!" : ZOWIE
18. "___ funny!" : VERY
19. Genghis ___ : KHAN
20. Title for a South American mensch? : MRNICEGUYANA
23. "Hair" extra : HIPPIE
26. Bro's sibling : SIS
27. "Gone With the Wind" studio : MGM
28. Flight board abbr. : ARR
29. Perfectly : TOAT
32. Tiredness : ANEMIA
34. Result of heating a certain fruit too long? : SMOKINGBANANA
37. Tempo : PACE
38. Bunny's move : HOP
39. "Gotcha" : IDIG
42. Informal headwear that can't be shared? : ONEMANBANDANA
47. House speaker Nancy : PELOSI
49. Biblical figure whose name means "hairy" in Hebrew : ESAU
50. Easily smashable tennis shot : LOB
51. German "Oh!" : ACH
52. ID on I.R.S. forms : SSN
54. Sinks : BASINS
56. Secretive singer Baez? : JOANOFARCANA
60. Plot division : ACRE
61. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
62. Transparent : CLEAR
66. What a Katze catches : MAUS
67. No longer wild : TAME
68. Skirt : EVADE
69. Rifles and such : ARMS
70. Meat-and-potatoes dish : STEW
71. Program for getting clean, briefly : DETOX
1. Aladdin's hat : FEZ
2. Musician Brian : ENO
3. When repeated, a phrase of reproof : NOW
4. Make wavy : CRIMP
5. Some academic retirees : EMERITI
6. Peaceful race in "Avatar" : NAVI
7. Waugh who wrote "Island in the Sun" : ALEC
8. A facial may open them : PORES
9. Hellish : STYGIAN
10. Gross : ICKY
11. Self-proclaimed "astronaut of boxing" : MUHAMMADALI
12. Congo tributary : UBANGI
13. Southernmost country in Central America : PANAMA
21. Really bright, as colors : NEON
22. John McCain's alma mater: Abbr. : USNA
23. Door fastener : HASP
24. "My Friend ___" of 1950s TV : IRMA
25. "A Whiter Shade of Pale" group : PROCOLHARUM
30. Ottoman V.I.P. : AGHA
31. Cut above the flank : TBONE
33. Sir Geraint's faithful wife : ENID
35. Casino game with a caller : KENO
36. Police dept. alerts : APBS
40. Get ___ the ground floor : INON
41. Runs off at the mouth : GABS
43. Old U.S. gas brand : ESSO
44. Final movie of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, with "The" : MISFITS
45. Rhyme scheme for Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" : AABA
46. Carefully worded : NUANCED
47. Word before bottom or party : PAJAMA
48. Prius, e.g. : ECOCAR
53. Harass : NAGAT
55. Wound soother : SALVE
57. "The Untouchables" character : NESS
58. "I, Claudius" setting : ROME
59. Sport with shells : CREW
63. "___, Pray, Love" (2006 Elizabeth Gilbert best seller) : EAT
64. Hubbub : ADO
65. Tyrannosaurus ___ : REX

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