New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Telly watcher : BRIT
5. Companion of Snow White : DWARF
10. Cry out loud : BAWL
14. PC pop-up : MENU
15. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
16. One of Pittsburgh's three rivers : OHIO
17. Ice cream holder : WAFFLECONE
19. Pull hard : YANK
20. Whacked, in the Bible : SMOTE
21. Monk's hood : COWL
23. "You can't mean me!?" : MOI
24. Lion in "The Lion King" : SIMBA
27. Classic clown : BOZO
29. "Then what happened?" : AND
32. Diagram of nutritional needs : FOODPYRAMID
36. Responses to bad calls : BOOS
38. Cousin of a bassoon : OBOE
39. Actress Emma Roberts, to Julia Roberts : NIECE
40. Many pizza slices, geometrically : OCTANTS
42. Hear about : LEARNOF
44. Large in scale : MACRO
45. Ashe Stadium org. : USTA
47. Volcano in Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : ETNA
48. Community of Web journals : BLOGOSPHERE
51. Old J.F.K. lander : SST
52. Chow ___ : MEIN
53. End of an iffy statement : ORNOT
55. Ring hit : JAB
57. Theater mogul Marcus : LOEW
59. Bother persistently : NAGAT
63. The works : ATOZ
65. Six-colored puzzle : RUBIKSCUBE
68. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
69. Actress Christensen of "Traffic" : ERIKA
70. Isle of poetry : ERIN
71. Weak : LAME
72. Baker's 13 : DOZEN
73. Sounds of disapproval : TUTS
1. Upscale autos : BMWS
2. Photocopier tray capacity, maybe : REAM
3. Google users seek it : INFO
4. Massachusetts university : TUFTS
5. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
6. W.W. II-era female in uniform : WAC
7. Guacamole base : AVOCADO
8. Gambling mecca : RENO
9. Passed quickly : FLEWBY
10. Part of EGBDF : BOY
11. Occasions to cry "Eureka!" : AHAMOMENTS
12. "Brown bagger" : WINO
13. Mischievous Norse god : LOKI
18. Explorer Ericson : LEIF
22. ___ Doone cookies : LORNA
25. ___ court (law school exercise) : MOOT
26. Rises suddenly, as a buoy : BOBSUP
28. Where Ali dethroned Foreman : ZAIRE
29. Focus of the Manhattan Project, briefly : ABOMB
30. For dieters : NOCAL
31. Short-lived economic expansion of the late 1990s : DOTCOMBOOM
33. Snowball hurler : PELTER
34. Desktop images : ICONS
35. Trim, as meat : DEFAT
37. Looie's underling : SARGE
41. Cause of a blown engine, maybe : NOOIL
43. Get through hard work : EARN
46. Movies, TV, Broadway, etc. : SHOWBIZ
49. Sawed logs, so to speak : SNORED
50. How long it takes canyons to form : EONS
54. "Be silent," in music : TACET
55. One corner on a Monopoly board : JAIL
56. Lead-in to a congratulatory cry : ATTA
58. 100 cents : EURO
60. Wise one : GURU
61. Kind of : ABIT
62. Sawbucks : TENS
64. Playwright Akins : ZOE
66. Former White House moniker : IKE
67. Bob Dole's state: Abbr. : KAN

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