New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 2007

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FKVY} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vegetable oil, e.g. : ESTER
6. College major, briefly : ECON
10. Fog : DAZE
14. Up : AHEAD
15. "Got it" : AHSO
16. It's often marked with a number : EXIT
17. Knee problem : GRASSSTAIN
19. Very small serving : BITE
20. "... ___ faith turn to despair": Romeo : LEST
21. Capital, usually : METROPOLIS
23. Leon who won both a Pulitzer and a National Book Award in 1963 : EDEL
24. Smith, e.g. : ARTISAN
25. Symbols of freshness : DAISIES
27. Rogers Hornsby's nickname, with "the" : RAJAH
31. Senior ctr.? : SCH
33. Garage alternative : SHED
34. Before analysis, after "a" : PRIORI
35. Hangers-on : TOADIES
37. Select groups : QUORUMS
38. Other drivers (never you, of course) : IDIOTS
39. Following group : CULT
40. Character lineup : RST
41. It's been put on before : RERUN
42. Ammunition carrier on wheels : CAISSON
44. Windfall : BONANZA
46. Target of a rabbit punch : NAPE
49. Like Y, e.g. : NEXTTOLAST
52. ___ francese : ALLA
53. Crown : ACME
54. Soft, high-fiber dish : MASHEDPEAS
56. Red-bellied trout : CHAR
57. Topic lead-in : ASTO
58. Beehive division : CASTE
59. Firm fear : LOSS
60. "Saint Joan" playwright : SHAW
61. Fisherman's basket : CREEL
1. Maker of a historic touchdown : EAGLE
2. Iota : SHRED
3. Feature of many a big do : TEASEDHAIR
4. Neighbor of Monterey Park, briefly : EASTLA
5. Atlas info: Abbr. : RDS
6. Filling stations? : EATERIES
7. Had a causerie : CHATTED
8. The sacred bull Apis was his embodiment : OSIRIS
9. They're proscribed : NONOS
10. Jaunty : DEBONAIR
11. Botanist's angle : AXIL
12. Fusilli alternative : ZITI
13. Form of the French "to be" : ETES
18. #1 best sellers : SMASHES
22. Apes : PARROTS
26. "Right?" : ISITNOT
28. Some clichéd writing : JOURNALESE
29. Some matériel : ARMS
30. H.S. subject : HIST
31. Do something emotionally to : STIR
32. Word preceding various colors : CODE
34. Beat : PULSATE
36. They have nagging questions : DOUBTERS
37. It has valuable questions : QUIZSHOW
39. Game derived from 500 rummy : CANASTA
42. Light carriage with a folding top : CALASH
43. Even : ONAPAR
45. Mexican uncle? : NOMAS
47. Part of the earth's outer layer : PLATE
48. Oil holder : EASEL
49. Halite, chemically : NACL
50. Be reminiscent of : ECHO
51. Present occasion, informally : XMAS
55. Multiple of LXX : DCC

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