New York Times, Monday, October 6, 2008

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 9, Columns: 24, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Blood type, briefly : ONEG
5. "___ Miz" : LES
8. Source of all the tender words in this puzzle? : DOLLAR
14. "The Sopranos" airer : HBO
17. The "Z" of DMZ : ZONE
21. Slow-cooked entree : POTROAST
23. Oregon city : EUGENE
24. Body parts that may be pierced : EARLOBES
26. 8-Across issuer : THEUNITEDSTATESOFAMERICA
29. Neither's partner : NOR
30. Tear : RIP
31. German direction : OST
32. Flow back, as the tide : EBB
33. Retired flier : SST
35. Motto of 26-Across found on the 8-Across : INGODWETRUST
41. Mornings, briefly : AMS
44. Water of Oise : EAU
45. Emergency PC key : ESC
47. It led to a 1773 Boston "party" : TEAACT
48. "That hurts!" : YOW
51. "That feels so-o-o good!" : AAH
53. Symbol of 26-Across found on the 8-Across : GREATSEAL
57. Sage : WISE
58. Symbol of 26-Across found on the 8-Across : BALDEAGLE
61. What gave the Hulk his powers : GAMMARAYS
62. Stunt legend Knievel : EVEL
63. Fort Knox feature : STEELDOOR
64. Ryan of "Love Story" : ONEAL
65. Marked, as a box : XED
66. Holler : YELL
67. ___ Lingus : AER
68. Lorna of fiction : DOONE
1. Choose (to) : OPT
2. Yokohama drama : NOH
3. Somme summer : ETE
4. Lowly soldier : GRUNT
5. Dragon's ___ (early video game) : LAIR
6. Ballpark fig. : EST
7. Uncompromising : STERN
8. Tyrant : DESPOT
9. Opposite of safe : OUT
10. N.Y.C. landing site : LGA
11. Tennis umpire's cry : LET
12. "Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANE
13. Club Med, for one : RESORT
14. Weights : HEFTS
15. Word repeated before "black sheep" : BAA
16. "Coffee, Tea ___?" (1960s best seller) : ORME
17. "The Greek" of film : ZORBA
18. ___-Wan Kenobi : OBI
19. I.B.M. competitor : NEC
20. Spanish pronoun : ESA
22. "Bed-in" participant with Lennon : ONO
25. Beirut's land: Abbr. : LEB
27. Archaeological operation : DIG
28. The Buckeyes, for short : OSU
33. Clear kitchen wrap : SARAN
34. "Guys and Dolls" song : SUEME
35. Mountaineer's tool : ICEAX
36. ___ Decimal System : DEWEY
37. Forgo, as one's rights : WAIVE
38. Three-legged support : EASEL
39. Immune system lymphocyte : TCELL
40. "Tippecanoe and ___ too" : TYLER
42. Nearsighted "Mr." : MAGOO
43. Where dos are done : SALON
44. Breakfast brand for a toaster : EGGO
45. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
46. Lithuania or Estonia, once: Abbr. : SSR
49. Praiseful poem : ODE
50. Join with a blowtorch : WELD
52. Roll call response : HERE
54. Doc bloc : AMA
55. Affirmative at sea : AYE
56. Psychedelic drug : LSD
58. "Be Prepared" org. : BSA
59. Had a meal : ATE
60. "Without further ___ ..." : ADO

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