New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
5. Assigned stars to : RATED
10. Thriving time : BOOM
14. Jewish ritual : BRIS
15. Visibly stunned : AGAPE
16. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
17. Ornery sort : CUSS
18. Cutoffs fabric : DENIM
19. Yemeni port : ADEN
20. Striptease business? : SHOWINGCONCERN
23. Drive-thru convenience, perhaps : ATM
24. Having lunch, say : OUT
25. "___ to say this, but ..." : IHATE
26. Some auto deals : LEASES
28. Stereotypical sandwich board diner : JOES
31. Young 'un : LAD
32. Younger brother, say : PEST
33. Knight's attendant : VARLET
35. Wrestling business? : HOLDINGFIRM
39. Former "Dateline NBC" co-host Jane : PAULEY
40. Beanery sign : EATS
43. Cockpit abbr. : ALT
46. Carefully arranged : NEAT
47. Portugal's place : IBERIA
49. The March King : SOUSA
51. ___-Caps (Nestlé candy) : SNO
52. Row C abbr., maybe : IND
53. Comb business? : PARTINGCOMPANY
58. Volcano known to locals as Mongibello : ETNA
59. Dweller along the Arabian Sea : OMANI
60. "Darn!" : RATS
62. Goatee site : CHIN
63. Mullally of "Will & Grace" : MEGAN
64. ZZ Top, e.g. : TRIO
65. Look after : TEND
66. Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
67. Thanksgiving side dish : YAMS
1. "Dancing With the Stars" airer : ABC
2. One on a board : TRUSTEE
3. Jumble : MISHMASH
4. ___ buco : OSSO
5. Figure that's squared in a common formula : RADIUS
6. Go-between : AGENT
7. Zesty flavor : TANG
8. Cast-of-thousands film : EPIC
9. Floor model : DEMO
10. Place for an umbrella : BEACH
11. Tough time : ORDEAL
12. Mafia code of silence : OMERTA
13. Unlike drone aircraft : MANNED
21. Reason to cry "Alas!" : WOE
22. Some Japanese-Americans : NISEI
23. Jungfrau or Eiger : ALP
27. Metro map feature : STOP
28. A singing Jackson : JANET
29. Bacchanalian revelry : ORGY
30. Polar drudge : ELF
33. TV handyman Bob : VILA
34. Kind of diagram : TREE
36. The Pineapple Island : LANAI
37. Expected in : DUE
38. Sauce for some seafood : MARINARA
41. Cratchit boy : TINYTIM
42. Bummed out : SAD
43. Appearance : ASPECT
44. Not be able to stomach : LOATHE
45. Submit, as homework : TURNIN
47. Under consideration : INMIND
48. Dizzy Gillespie's genre : BOP
50. Witness's place : STAND
51. School locator? : SONAR
54. Pierre, François, etc. : NOMS
55. Hood fighters : GMEN
56. Parakeet keeper : CAGE
57. Pseudo-cultured : ARTY
61. Brillo alternative : SOS

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