New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Place for a dictionary : SHELF
6. In pursuit of : AFTER
11. Asian holiday : TET
14. Skater-turned-actress Sonja : HENIE
15. Sculpted figure : TORSO
16. "Xanadu" band, to fans : ELO
17. Dickens lad : OLIVERTWIST
19. Align the cross hairs : AIM
20. Itinerary word : VIA
21. Motorcyclist's wear : HELMET
22. Rental ad abbr. : RMS
23. Takes out surgically : EXCISES
26. Red dye : EOSIN
28. Small equine : SHETLANDPONY
32. ___ nous : ENTRE
35. Thurman of "Gattaca" : UMA
36. W.W. I fighter plane : SPAD
37. MGM's lion : LEO
38. Activity exemplified in the '60s by the ends of 17-, 28-, 48- and 64-Across : DANCING
42. Summer, in Sèvres : ETE
43. Caesarean rebuke : ETTU
45. Last article in the Constitution : VII
46. Grant portrayer on TV : ASNER
48. Weightlifter's lift : CLEANANDJERK
52. Oscar winner Marisa : TOMEI
53. From one side only, in law : EXPARTE
57. AOL, e.g., for short : ISP
58. Norman of the Clinton and Bush cabinets : MINETA
62. Hole-making tool : AWL
63. Brandy label letters : VSO
64. Rum/vodka cocktail : BRASSMONKEY
67. Wriggly fish : EEL
68. Singer/actress Lenya : LOTTE
69. Lets loose : FREES
70. NNW's opposite : SSE
71. Showy display : ECLAT
72. Take a sip of : TASTE
1. Action on a crowded subway : SHOVE
2. Double ___ (DNA structure) : HELIX
3. Computer that debuted in 1946 : ENIAC
4. Actress Tyler : LIV
5. Attorney's charge : FEE
6. Swear to : ATTEST
7. Poultry : FOWL
8. Far from pudgy : TRIM
9. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
10. Went bad : ROTTED
11. Unwraps in a hurry : TEARSOPEN
12. Rule out : ELIMINATE
13. "The Tomorrow Show" host : TOMSNYDER
18. South Korea's first president Syngman ___ : RHEE
24. Mount Carmel's locale: Abbr. : ISR
25. Lawn mower's spot : SHED
27. Photo ___ (media events) : OPS
29. Readily comprehended : LUCID
30. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
31. Bert Bobbsey's twin sister : NAN
32. Nonrequired courses : ELECTIVES
33. Red ink entries : NETLOSSES
34. Indian carving : TOTEMPOLE
39. Frank Sinatra's wife before Mia : AVA
40. "Collages" novelist : NIN
41. "The World According to ___" : GARP
44. Oil-rich land: Abbr. : UAE
47. Jamaican music : SKA
49. Hardly clumsy : NIMBLE
50. Trendy travelers : JETSET
51. Proctored event : EXAM
54. Landscapers' tools : RAKES
55. Call from a nest : TWEET
56. "Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
59. ___-Z (zippy Camaro) : IROC
60. N.L.R.B. part: Abbr. : NATL
61. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
65. Frequently, to bards : OFT
66. New Deal inits. : NRA

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