New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 2010

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1956 film that earned an Oscar nomination for 11-year-old Patty McCormack : THEBADSEED
11. Bond girl opposite Lazenby : RIGG
15. Victorian conveyance : VELOCIPEDE
16. Lofty beginning? : ACRO
17. Campaign setting for Moshe Dayan : SUEZCRISIS
18. Grant consideration : NEED
19. Follower of directions : ERN
20. What a lei person might pick? : UKE
21. Sneeze triggers : TICKLES
23. Trees in the mint family : TEAKS
25. Player of Clouseau's superior : LOM
27. Yoga posture : ASANA
28. A catnap may not provide it : REMSLEEP
31. "McMillan & Wife" network : NBC
32. Protagonist bound for Mordor : FRODO
34. Basis of many positive IDs : DNA
35. The Warta's outlet : ODER
36. It often messes tresses : RAIN
37. "Candid Camera" co-host Jo Ann : PFLUG
39. Ancient humor : BILE
40. Situation a teen wants cleared up? : ACNE
41. "__ maior, minor cessat" : UBI
42. Boot : EJECT
44. Eldest of an Alcott quartet : MEG
45. Strongly protesting : UPINARMS
47. Whitewater navigator? : STARR
49. Post-Manhattan Project org. : AEC
50. Hardly wholesome : SEAMY
54. Boho-chic accessory : HOBOBAG
56. "___ plaintive anthem fades": Keats : THY
58. Try one's suit on? : WOO
59. Film critic Gleiberman : OWEN
60. One often picked up after a split : REBOUNDGUY
63. Become inseparable : MELD
64. Person not credited for a save? : UNSUNGHERO
65. East End greeting : ELLO
66. High point of 1980 news : MTSTHELENS
1. Hospital room fixture : TVSET
2. 3,600 secondes : HEURE
3. Classmate of Felicity on "Felicity" : ELENA
4. Name attached to some 1836 "Sketches" : BOZ
5. Like defendants : ACCUSED
6. Dagger : DIRK
7. What barkers bark : SPIELS
8. Some wiring whizzes: Abbr. : EES
9. Paste container? : EDITMENU
10. First name in '50s comedy : DESI
11. They're often closed in an emergency : RANKS
12. Like the Great Geysir : ICELANDIC
13. What may encircle a rising chopper? : GREENBELT
14. Churchyard, quaintly : GODSACRE
22. Budgeting concern : CAP
24. Coin with the monogram of King Harald V : KRONE
26. Traditional : OLDLINE
29. Handle final details of : MOPUP
30. Itching : EAGER
32. First-class flight amenity : FACETOWEL
33. Trigger familiarity : RINGABELL
35. Struggling with middle management? : OBESE
36. Emphasizes with vehemence : RAMSHOME
38. One on a big case : FBIAGENT
43. Playwright who co-founded the Abbey Theatre : JMSYNGE
45. L.A.-based music magazine : URB
46. Misbehave : ACTOUT
48. Many a Beethoven work : RONDO
51. "That's a shame" : AWGEE
52. Emulate Electra : MOURN
53. Shows great instability : YOYOS
55. Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. : ARUM
57. "What the ...?" : HUNH
61. Some four-year degs. : BSS
62. FedEx rival : DHL

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