New York Times, Friday, November 16, 2007

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JVWZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Back-and-forth : QANDA
6. One at the helm : STEERSMAN
15. "___ directed" : USEAS
16. Product identifier : TRADENAME
17. Apple storage devices : IPODS
18. It maintains a proper attitude : AUTOPILOT
19. "Western Star" poet : BENET
20. Mount ___, sacred Chinese site : TAI
21. Sunder : PART
22. Source of support : BRA
23. Fragrant : SCENTED
27. Bbl. fraction : GAL
28. ___ rock (radio format) : LITE
30. Bills are in it: Abbr. : AFC
31. Deal-killing words : NOSALE
33. Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
34. Venue of many Richard Petty wins : DAYTONA
36. First-class handouts? : SYLLABI
38. Herd-thinning menace : RUSTLER
42. Semirural, say : EXURBAN
44. Time magazine Person of the Year, 2005 : BONO
45. One working on a board : IRONER
48. Party in Pretoria: Abbr. : ANC
49. Poses in a studio? : YOGA
50. Photographer Goldin : NAN
51. Town on the Long Island Rail Road : SYOSSET
54. Sprout : KID
55. Channel blocker : SILT
57. Letters before a street name : AKA
58. "I'll give you ___ ..." : AHINT
60. Colloquial : IDIOMATIC
63. Newswoman Poussaint : RENEE
64. Logic's counterpart : SENTIMENT
65. Rich spreads : PATES
66. Trunk accumulation : TREERINGS
67. Common dog name : SPORT
1. Nitpicking : QUIBBLES
2. Harshness : ASPERITY
3. Relating to babes : NEONATAL
4. ___ City, seat of Pasco County, Fla. : DADE
5. Right hands: Abbr. : ASSTS
6. 1945 film musical with the song "It Might As Well Be Spring" : STATEFAIR
7. Cutting out? : TRUANCY
8. Suffer a loss, slangily : EATIT
9. Shogunate capital : EDO
10. Mouthpiece : REP
11. Scissor : SNIP
12. Costa del Sol port : MALAGA
13. Unprincipled : AMORAL
14. Green stinger : NETTLE
24. Creme Egg maker : CADBURY
25. Proclaim : ENOUNCE
26. Underbosses' bosses : DONS
29. 1990s sitcom : ELLEN
32. Didn't get involved : SATBY
35. Does, as business : TRANSACTS
37. Choppers : AXES
39. Probe : LOOKINTO
40. Bring about with some effort : ENGINEER
41. Cavalier evaluation? : ROADTEST
43. On the sundeck : BASKING
45. Not yield : INSIST
46. Corporate shark : RAIDER
47. Seeing the sites : ONLINE
52. Like muesli : OATEN
53. Diamond protectors : TARPS
56. Lug : TOTE
59. Jalopy : HEAP
61. It was deorbited in 2001 : MIR
62. "Bel-___" (Maupassant novel) : AMI

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