New York Times, Monday, November 17, 2008

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {HJQVX} This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Animal foot : PAW
4. Swiss peaks : ALPS
8. Smaller than small, in dress sizes : PETITE
14. Slugger's stat : RBI
15. Neil Armstrong made a giant one for mankind : LEAP
16. "8 Mile" rapper : EMINEM
17. Takes too much, briefly : ODS
18. One-named singer of "Smooth Operator" : SADE
19. Gem measures : CARATS
20. Demand legal restitution after injury : SUEFORDAMAGES
23. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
24. Pentax competitor : NIKON
25. Subtle auction bid indicator : NOD
28. Forum wrap : TOGA
30. Oui's opposite : NON
31. KitchenAid alternative : AMANA
33. Seek compassionate treatment : BEGFORMERCY
36. Big talker : GASBAG
40. Lots and lots : OODLES
41. What drought victims might do : PRAYFORRAIN
45. Ration out : ALLOT
46. Aquarium wriggler : EEL
47. Intent look : GAZE
51. "Rescue me!" : SOS
52. Shenanigan : ANTIC
54. Remain unsettled : PEND
56. Take unnecessary risks : ASKFORTROUBLE
60. Test of one's mettle : ORDEAL
62. Perched on : ATOP
63. Tractor-trailer : RIG
64. Place to begin to connect the dots : POINTA
65. Coagulate : CLOT
66. Free ___ bird : ASA
67. Seven-person band : SEPTET
68. Bills you might break 20s into : TENS
69. They generally run east-west in Manhattan: Abbr. : STS
1. Plain writing : PROSE
2. Kidnap : ABDUCT
3. Not fooled by : WISETO
4. In addition : ALSO
5. Get the hang of : LEARN
6. Expense account no-no : PADDING
7. Talk about : SPEAKOF
8. Ice cream nut : PECAN
9. Online periodical, for short : EMAG
10. Almost any part of the Michelin Man : TIRE
11. All tangled up : INASNARL
12. Asian New Year : TET
13. Bad ___ (German spa) : EMS
21. London forecast : FOG
22. Like the earliest Beatles recordings : MONO
26. Way back when : ONCE
27. Calendar components : DAYS
29. Rearward, at sea : ABAFT
31. In the midst of : AMONG
32. Kind of school : MED
34. Sense of self-importance : EGO
35. Le ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : ROI
36. Transcript figs. : GPAS
37. Guthrie who sang "Alice's Restaurant" : ARLO
38. Tortilla chip topper : SALSADIP
39. Caveat on a party invitation: Abbr. : BYO
42. Western gambling mecca : RENO
43. Take back, as a statement : RETRACT
44. Not too much : ALITTLE
48. "The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
49. Football referees, informally : ZEBRAS
50. Sign up to serve : ENLIST
52. Note a half step up from G : AFLAT
53. Sing like Bing : CROON
55. Artist known for dance scenes : DEGAS
57. Transmitted : SENT
58. The shrew in "The Taming of the Shrew" : KATE
59. Chooses : OPTS
60. Photo ___ (P.R. events) : OPS
61. ___ v. Wade : ROE

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