New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Author: Nancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Larry Shearer
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511/1/200711/11/20081
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1.61000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 182 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Shearer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Agile for one's age : SPRY
5. Athletic conference members: Abbr. : SCHS
9. Heyerdahl who wrote "Kon-Tiki" : THOR
13. Opposite of windward : ALEE
14. Sonneteer, e.g. : POET
15. Herman who wrote "The Caine Mutiny" : WOUK
16. Siren's sound : WAIL
17. Almost-sacrificed son in the Bible : ISAAC
19. Crazy about : INTO
20. ___ Alley : TINPAN
22. 1930s quints' name : DIONNE
24. Potemkin mutiny city : ODESSA
25. Crucifix inscription : INRI
26. Late singer Sumac : YMA
29. OP's forerunners : KLMN
31. Tennis player : NETMAN
33. Part of a ship's bow : HAWSE
37. Pop's ___ Pop : IGGY
39. Central computer : HOST
40. Old war story : ILIAD
41. Food stat : RDA
42. Sprang up : AROSE
43. Heaps : TONS
44. Fats Domino's "It's ___ Love" : YOUI
45. Sand formations : DUNES
46. "You said a mouthful!" : ANDHOW
48. European eruption site : ETNA
50. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
51. Sgts. and cpls. : NCOS
53. Shining : AGLEAM
58. Low-cost, in slang : CHEAPO
60. Company that introduced NutraSweet : SEARLE
61. Injure : MAIM
63. Gobsmacks : STUNS
65. Terrible ___ : TWOS
66. Choir voice : ALTO
67. The Everly Brothers' "Let ___ Me" : ITBE
68. Cars from Korea : KIAS
69. Places : LAYS
70. Blacken : CHAR
71. Artist Warhol : ANDY
1. Took care of : SAWTO
2. Highland pattern : PLAID
3. Wife of un roi : REINE
4. Kennel cries : YELPS
5. Backbone-related : SPINAL
6. Fortune 500 listings: Abbr. : COS
7. Going straight to Antarctica, say : HEADINGDUESOUTH
8. Result of an ink spill : STAIN
9. Romulus or Remus : TWIN
10. Bliss before the hard part begins : HONEYMOON
11. Tagged on a diamond : OUT
12. "Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
18. Unsophisticated, as humor : CORNY
21. Inquired : ASKED
23. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
27. Pool stroke : MASSE
28. Poker amounts : ANTES
30. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
32. Like some streets : THRU
33. Try to strike : HITAT
34. Unaccompanied : ALONE
35. Chicago, with "the" : WINDYCITY
36. "Miss Universe" holder : SASH
38. Walk or trot : GAIT
42. "Time is money," for one : ADAGE
44. Certain rec centers : YWCAS
47. Air Force ___ : ONE
49. Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
52. ___ nerve : OPTIC
54. ___ Gravas, role on "Taxi" : LATKA
55. Field Marshal Rommel : ERWIN
56. Heaps : ALOAD
57. Complicated, as a divorce : MESSY
59. Dr. providers : HMOS
61. Prefix with practice : MAL
62. Pie ___ mode : ALA
64. Org. for Raptors and Hawks : NBA

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