New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Alternative to whole : SKIM
5. Hind's mate : STAG
9. Truman declaration of 9/2/45 : VJDAY
14. Crunchy munchie : TACO
15. Dose deliverer : HYPO
16. Nano and Shuffle : IPODS
17. Big name in golf shirts : IZOD
18. After-lunch snack : OREO
19. Majestic : REGAL
20. Sight at the Texas Capitol : LONESTARFLAG
23. 50-50 chance : TOSSUP
24. State of confusion : FOG
25. Big inits. in news : UPI
28. Word after speed or baby : BUMP
31. Political columnist Peggy : NOONAN
33. It's done in Maine waters : LOBSTERFISHING
37. One of the Three Rivers : OHIO
38. Marker, of sorts : IOU
39. Junction point : NODE
40. Athlete with four ESPY awards : LANCEARMSTRONG
45. With suspicion, old-style : ASKANT
46. Labor Dept. watchdog : OSHA
47. Fourth notes : FAS
48. Pal of Piglet : ROO
50. Boots : EVICTS
55. Arithmetic exercise ... or what literally occurs in 20-, 33- and 40-Across? : LONGDIVISION
58. Delicate ornament : BIJOU
61. Change of mortgage, informally : REFI
62. European wine region : ASTI
63. Dizzying hangings : OPART
64. Peace of mind : EASE
65. On the rocks : ICED
66. "Awesome!" : ZOWIE
67. Not very busy : SLOW
68. Feature of some arenas : DOME
1. Pink-legged wader : STILT
2. It can create quite a buzz : KAZOO
3. Larger-than-life figures : ICONS
4. Figures in statistics : MODES
5. Event with a 16-pound ball : SHOTPUT
6. Banks of TV talk : TYRA
7. Simon Says player : APER
8. Explode : GOOFF
9. Shrewish sorts : VIRAGOS
10. PC image format : JPEG
11. Goofy, e.g. : DOG
12. Decay-fighting org. : ADA
13. Couturier's monogram : YSL
21. Sits in (for) : SUBS
22. Anderson of "WKRP in Cincinnati" : LONI
25. Grant's side : UNION
26. Consumer products giant, briefly : PANDG
27. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
29. Prime minister after Eshkol : MEIR
30. Movie trailer, e.g. : PROMO
32. "It can't be!" : OHNO
33. Capital with the Potala Palace : LHASA
34. Porcine sounds : OINKS
35. Delray Beach neighbor, for short : BOCA
36. Act the mother hen : FUSS
37. Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
41. Not there yet : ENROUTE
42. Gobs and gobs : ATON
43. Morning TV staple since 1997 : THEVIEW
44. First name in raga : RAVI
49. Fiends of fantasy : OGRES
51. "To repeat ..." : ISAID
52. Pal of Pancho : CISCO
53. Clan carving : TOTEM
54. Said with a sneer : SNIDE
55. Loughlin of "90210" : LORI
56. Negotiation goal : DEAL
57. "In that case ..." : IFSO
58. Dickens moniker : BOZ
59. N.Y.S.E. event : IPO
60. Vise part : JAW

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