New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Author: Lucy Gardner Anderson
Editor: Will Shortz
Lucy Gardner Anderson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Rolling Stones drummer Charlie : WATTS
6. Netting : MESH
10. One of the S's in U.S.S. : SHIP
14. ___ water (facing trouble) : INHOT
15. Pollster Roper : ELMO
16. Sizable sandwich : HERO
17. Nancy Drew author Carolyn : KEENE
18. Y's guys? : ELIS
19. Epps of TV's "House" : OMAR
20. With 59-Across, highway that goes through the 15 places indicated in this puzzle, in order, north to south : INTERSTATE
22. Ice Capades venue : RINK
23. Kind of deck for a fortuneteller : TAROT
24. Asset in answering the question "Does this dress make me look fat?" : TACT
26. Bruce or Kravitz : LENNY
29. Traditional Christmas sentiment : PEACE
33. Needing directions : LOST
37. Con's opposite : PRO
38. "Dueling ___" : BANJOS
39. Declare openly : AVOW
40. Longtime "S.N.L." announcer Don : PARDO
42. Lawman Wyatt : EARP
43. Do lexicographical work : DEFINE
45. Phoenix cager : SUN
46. Strong cart : DRAY
47. Harsh Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
48. Online health info site : WEBMD
50. Cole Porter's "Well, Did You ___?" : EVAH
52. College town near Bangor : ORONO
56. Final Four org. : NCAA
59. See 20-Across : NINETYFIVE
63. Mideast missile : SCUD
64. ___-Tass news agency : ITAR
65. In the year ___ Lord ... : OFOUR
66. Movie lioness : ELSA
67. Nintendo rival : SEGA
68. "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," e.g. : FABLE
69. Half of an E.P.A. rating : CITY
70. Before, once : ERST
71. Skedaddles : FLEES
1. User-edited online reference : WIKI
2. Concerning : ANENT
3. Letter before iota : THETA
4. Copier additive : TONER
5. Unsaturated alcohol : STEROL
6. Convene : MEET
7. Jazz's Fitzgerald : ELLA
8. Old Walter Berndt comic strip about a teen : SMITTY
9. Old Testament prophet : HOSEA
10. Abridged : SHORTENED
11. Hot-rod engine, briefly : HEMI
12. Tehran's land : IRAN
13. Much-criticized Congressional spending : PORK
21. Treeless plain : STEPPE
25. Expert with I.R.S. returns : CPA
27. Gun lobby inits. : NRA
28. Like Loki or Thor : NORSE
30. Slightly open : AJAR
31. Mrs. Dithers in "Blondie" : CORA
32. Catch sight of : ESPY
33. Cheryl of TV's "Charlie's Angels" : LADD
34. On the high side, as a guess : OVER
35. Couch : SOFA
36. Every 12 hours : TWICEADAY
38. Bit of wit : BONMOT
41. Make a knight : DUB
44. Follower of Oct. : NOV
48. Like sheets after bleaching : WHITER
49. Use a towel : DRYOFF
51. Biscotti flavoring : ANISE
53. Butcher's byproducts : OFFAL
54. Weeper of myth : NIOBE
55. Small egg : OVULE
56. Minute part of a min. : NSEC
57. 251, in old Rome : CCLI
58. Neighbor of Switz. : AUST
60. Carps, carps, carps : NAGS
61. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
62. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES

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