New York Times, Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Author: Daniel Kantor
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Kantor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kantor. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Snookered : HAD
4. Discourse topic : THEMA
9. Raced the Super G, say : SKIED
14. Butterfly ___ (sash) : OBI
15. Underwater wave generator : SONAR
16. Vegas request : HITME
17. 21 in two cards : BLACKJACK
19. Williams of "Happy Days" : ANSON
20. "The Lion King" queen : NALA
21. Andean tuber : OCA
22. Sapphic works : ODES
23. Circular seal : ORING
25. Happy hour offering, maybe : TWOFORONE
29. Drinking sprees : BENDERS
31. Ex-G.I.'s grp. : VFW
32. "Hurrah!" : YAY
33. Dander : IRE
34. Fruits de ___ (seafood) : MER
35. Use a ewer : POUR
36. C.E.O. protector : GOLDENPARACHUTE
41. ___ fixe : IDEE
42. Ranch moniker : TEX
43. Ranch call : MOO
44. Annual Scripps event : BEE
45. Drum site : EAR
46. Gymnast's helper : SPOTTER
50. Huge amount, slangily : BAJILLION
53. Runway asset : POISE
54. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
55. ___ Kovic, role for Tom Cruise : RON
57. Machu Picchu dweller : INCA
58. Like melted caramel : GOOEY
60. What 17-, 25-, 36- or 50-Across is : AGOODDEAL
62. Citified : URBAN
63. Initiates, in a cruel way : HAZES
64. Quick to learn : APT
65. Brit's blade : SABRE
66. Fishhook attachment : SNELL
67. Carlos or Felipe : REY
1. Pal around (with) : HOBNOB
2. Loud, like trumpets : ABLARE
3. Try to reach a talk show, say : DIALIN
4. Sound uttered while shaking the head : TSK
5. "28 Flavors" chain, for short : HOJO
6. Puts into effect : ENACTS
7. Brilliantly colored bird : MACAW
8. Neighbor of Mo. : ARK
9. Follow secretly : SHADOW
10. Seven-time N.L. home run champ : KINER
11. Dress shop compliment : ITSSOYOU
12. Funny Philips : EMO
13. Iniquity site? : DEN
18. 1956 Bernstein operetta : CANDIDE
22. Means of exit : OFFRAMP
24. "Primal Fear" star, 1996 : GERE
26. Recovered from : OVER
27. Suffix with aqua : NAUT
28. Brontë heroine : EYRE
30. Bowling shoes, often : RENTALS
34. Mel Gibson's "mad" role : MAX
35. Airport security request : PHOTOID
36. Bee Gees' surname : GIBB
37. Concert halls : ODEA
38. Willy Loman player on Broadway : LEEJCOBB
39. Gilpin of "Frasier" : PERI
40. Place to brood : COOP
45. Comic Boosler : ELAYNE
46. Catch some Z's : SNOOZE
47. Musical inability : TINEAR
48. Go over the wall, maybe : ESCAPE
49. Donald Trump's field : REALTY
51. Rumormonger's start : IHEAR
52. Item with pedals : ORGAN
56. December air : NOEL
58. Gloomy guy? : GUS
59. "... ___ mouse?" : ORA
60. Starts of sneezes : AHS
61. Fast www link : DSL

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