New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWX} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. NPR host ___ Conan : NEAL
5. Prevents, in legalspeak : ESTOPS
11. Dental device : DAM
14. Chamber music piece : TRIO
15. Blubber : BOOHOO
16. When to get to the airport to pick someone up: Abbr. : ETA
17. À la a free-for-all : HOLDSBARRED
19. It's definite : THE
20. Western lily : SEGO
21. Granny, for one : KNOT
22. ___ Rio, Tex. : DEL
23. Become bored by : TIREOF
25. Really easy decision : BRAINER
28. Bum : GOODNIK
30. Mimieux of "Where the Boys Are" : YVETTE
31. "Newhart" setting : INN
32. World Series prize : RING
35. Double curves : OGEES
36. Slogan popularized in the 1980s ... and a hint to 17-, 25-, 28-, 48-, 51- and 60-Across : JUSTSAYNO
39. Fabled "snowmen" : YETIS
42. Call at home : SAFE
43. Unruly do : MOP
46. Hunky sort : ADONIS
48. Restricted airspace : FLYZONE
51. Pitcher's coup : HITGAME
53. Good horseshoe toss : LEANER
54. Eastern "path" : TAO
55. BB's and shells : AMMO
58. "Whoso diggeth ___ shall fall therein": Proverbs : APIT
59. Museum hanging : OIL
60. Mediocre : GREATSHAKES
63. Mag. info : VOL
64. Suffragist Bloomer : AMELIA
65. Hatcher of film : TERI
66. Whatever amount : ANY
67. Hal David output : LYRICS
68. ___ race : ARMS
1. To the ___ power : NTH
2. Wind and rain cause it : EROSION
3. Wing part : AILERON
4. Stuck : LODGED
5. Fall back : EBB
6. Overcharge : SOAK
7. Of two minds : TORN
8. "The Dick Van Dyke Show" catchphrase : OHROB
9. "The bill and coo of sex" per Elbert Hubbard : POETRY
10. Lawn base : SOD
11. Warming, of sorts : DETENTE
12. Wheaties box adorner : ATHLETE
13. Singer Ella ___ Morse : MAE
18. Shortly : SOON
22. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
23. ___ Friday's : TGI
24. Holiday trees : FIRS
26. "___ calling!" : AVON
27. Hi-___ monitor : RES
29. Little foxes : KITS
33. Code-cracking org. : NSA
34. Large fishing hook : GAFF
36. Self-professed ultrapatriot : JINGO
37. Old Voice of America org. : USIA
38. "Gimme a C ...!," e.g. : YELL
39. Derisive word : YAH
40. Bibliophile's concern : EDITION
41. 100 percent : TOTALLY
43. Handle : MONIKER
44. Like Carter's presidency : ONETERM
45. ___ diem : PER
47. Excessively flattering : SMARMY
49. Repeated word in "She Loves You" : YEAH
50. 1952 Brando role : ZAPATA
52. Mideast V.I.P. : EMEER
56. Saharan land : MALI
57. Ear-related : OTIC
59. Things in tubes : OVA
60. Hoedown partner : GAL
61. Airline to Oslo : SAS
62. Family nickname : SIS

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