New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.88 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
5. Personification of desire : EROS
9. Some Spanish Surrealist paintings : MIROS
14. Like some traffic, for short : THRU
15. Delete : XOUT
16. Call off, as in an emergency : ABORT
17. Not an orig. : IMIT
18. Field unit : ACRE
19. Perilous : RISKY
20. "She's Like the Wind" singer, 1988 : PATRICKSWAYZE
23. Understanding : ENTENTE
24. C's in shop class? : CLAMPS
27. Something detested : ANATHEMA
30. Ginger ___ : ALE
31. ___ and Span : SPIC
34. Square : EVEN
35. Soul singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
36. Aster : MICHAELMASDAISY
41. Raiser of Tarzan : APE
42. Half-oz. : TBSP
43. Part of the Dept. of Homeland Security since 2003 : FEMA
44. Agent, for short : REP
45. Tabby : HOUSECAT
49. Hadrian's predecessor : TRAJAN
51. Musical based on a T. H. White novel : CAMELOT
55. Like some days of summer, in song : LAZYHAZYCRAZY
58. She said "Don't get mad, get everything!" : IVANA
60. Attention getter : AHEM
61. Any minute now : ANON
62. To say in Spanish? : DECIR
63. La Città Eterna : ROMA
64. Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
65. Spirited mount : STEED
66. Cannon of "Heaven Can Wait" : DYAN
67. Property attachment : LIEN
1. Michael of R.E.M. : STIPE
2. "Jeez!" : OHMAN
3. Travis who sang "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" : TRITT
4. Public relations effort : OUTREACH
5. Bettor's option : EXACTA
6. Rise rapidly : ROCKET
7. Willa Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
8. Hasenpfeffer, for one : STEW
9. Its motto is "Manly deeds, womanly words" : MARYLAND
10. Resort island near Majorca : IBIZA
11. Longtime "Hollywood Squares" regular : ROSEMARIE
12. TV planet : ORK
13. What a mess! : STY
21. Wayfarer's refuge : INN
22. High spots : ACMES
25. Cellular biology material : PLASM
26. "Bye" : SEEYA
28. Rope fibers : HEMPS
29. Mendes or Longoria : EVA
31. Stylish : SMART
32. Tootler : PIPER
33. Winter carnival structure : ICEPALACE
37. On the line : ATHAZARD
38. Sister magazine of Jet : EBONY
39. Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
40. Despite expectations : AFTERALL
46. Dermatologist's case : ECZEMA
47. Caribbean's ___ Islands : CAYMAN
48. Film lover's cable choice : AMC
50. Title girl with a gun in a 1989 Aerosmith hit : JANIE
52. Veranda : LANAI
53. A high flier may fly in it : OZONE
54. English drama critic Kenneth : TYNAN
56. Obdurate : HARD
57. Sailor hailer : AHOY
58. Employee cards and such, briefly : IDS
59. Dog doc : VET

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