New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Choice of colors : PALETTE
8. Charlotte hoopsters : BOBCATS
15. Extreme pains : AGONIES
16. Native New Yorkers : ONEIDAS
17. Fraternity parties : KEGGERS
18. Ankle-to-waist wear : LEGGING
19. Harpist's progression : ARPEGGIO
21. F.B.I. worker: Abbr. : AGT
22. Pancho and the Cisco Kid, e.g. : AMIGOS
25. Prepare, in a way, as beans : REFRY
27. Like some treated lawns : LIMED
28. Launch of 2/20/86 : MIR
29. Some deer : ROES
32. Sugar suffix : OSE
33. 1960s-'80s Red Sox great, informally : YAZ
34. Locale of seven C. S. Lewis novels : NARNIA
36. With 38- and 40-Across, grocery purchase ... or what can be found in some other Across answers in this puzzle : HALF
38. See 36-Across : DOZEN
40. See 36-Across : EGGS
41. Milk snakes : ADDERS
43. Moo : LOW
44. Global financial org. : IMF
45. Facts : DATA
46. No. before or after a colon : MIN
47. Yemen's capital : SANAA
49. "You're ___ One, Mr. Grinch" : AMEAN
51. Coolest, in rap slang : ILLEST
52. Kwik-E-Mart owner on "The Simpsons" : APU
55. 1957 Buddy Holly hit : PEGGYSUE
57. Extreme poverty : BEGGARY
59. "Eat your ___!" (mom's order) : VEGGIES
63. Tropical woe : MALARIA
64. Fighting words : ENGARDE
65. Move quickly (over) : SKITTER
66. Save : STOREUP
1. Nuclear power since 1998: Abbr. : PAK
2. Turn gray, say : AGE
3. Captain's charge : LOG
4. Captivate : ENGAGE
5. Steering system component : TIEROD
6. Univ. of Maryland athletes : TERPS
7. Latin infinitive : ESSE
8. "The Wizard of Oz" scarecrow portrayer : BOLGER
9. "___ by land ..." : ONEIF
10. Irish exclamation : BEGORRA
11. It might be bummed, for short : CIG
12. "___, I do believe I failed you" (opening of a 1998 hit) : ADIA
13. Aftertaste, e.g. : TANG
14. Army NCO : SSGT
20. Turning gray : GRIZZLING
22. You might get it coming and going : ALOHA
23. Say 2 + 3 = 6, e.g. : MISADD
24. Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
26. Days of ___ : YORE
28. Red leader : MAO
30. Driver : ENGINE
31. Summation signs : SIGMAS
33. Gridiron stats: Abbr. : YDS
34. Point just past 11 on a clock: Abbr. : NNW
35. Comparable to a pig : ASFAT
37. Greek salad ingredient : FETA
39. Long time : EON
42. Castle fortification : RAMPART
46. Hungarian : MAGYAR
47. Nancy's pal, in the comics : SLUGGO
48. Sour brew : ALEGAR
50. Spooky : EERIE
51. "___ a Letter to My Love" (Simone Signoret film) : ISENT
52. Some mil. defenses : ABMS
53. Like some airline travel periods : PEAK
54. Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
56. Actor Montand : YVES
58. Gangbanger's gun : GAT
60. Dander : IRE
61. Follower of "harvard." : EDU
62. Back-to-school mo. : SEP

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