New York Times, Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Author: Gail Grabowski
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Workplace stds. enforcer : OSHA
5. Something a cat doesn't like : BATH
9. Place to live : ABODE
14. Mimicry expert : APER
15. "Peek-___!" : ABOO
16. Lox holder : BAGEL
17. Kindergarten tune, with "The" : FARMERINTHEDELL
20. Soda shop freebie : STRAW
21. Procter & Gamble best seller : TIDE
22. Some motel prohibitions : PETS
23. Narc's org. : DEA
25. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
27. Entrance to a botanical display : GARDENGATEWAY
33. Rap sheet letters : AKA
35. Hindu title of respect : SRI
36. Standby passenger's salvation : NOSHOW
37. Neighbors of Croats : SERBS
40. Firefighter's tool : AXE
42. "Bye Bye Bye" boy band : NSYNC
43. Declares void : ANNULS
45. W.W. II arena : ETO
47. "Do ___ favor" : MEA
48. Gift that almost killed Snow White : POISONEDAPPLE
52. Low grades : DEES
53. Simple shirt : TEE
54. Burn treatment : ALOE
57. U.S. 1 and others: Abbr. : RTES
60. Tease : RAGON
64. What the ends of 17-, 27- and 48-Across each represent : COMPUTERCOMPANY
67. Some lounge combos : TRIOS
68. "Goodness gracious!" : EGAD
69. Curved trajectories : ARCS
70. Sporty Chevy, for short : VETTE
71. Unruly crowds : MOBS
72. Alder or elder : TREE
1. Bunglers : OAFS
2. Petty dispute : SPAT
3. Frau's partner : HERR
4. Military flotilla : ARMADA
5. Mixologist's workplace : BAR
6. Somewhat : ABIT
7. Actress Collette : TONI
8. "Oh, goody!" : HOTDOG
9. Civil War nickname : ABE
10. Unwanted publicity : BADPRESS
11. Curved molding : OGEE
12. Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
13. Right-angle joints : ELLS
18. Ornamental jug : EWER
19. Charles Atlas, for one : HEMAN
24. Words from sponsors : ADS
26. Oodles : ATON
27. Bouquet ___ (herb bundle) : GARNI
28. Time worth remembering : ERA
29. Didn't allow : NIXED
30. "What did I do to deserve this?" : WHYME
31. Super-duper : AONE
32. Org. that once used the slogan "In Service for the Girls of the World" : YWCA
33. "Without delay" : ASAP
34. Numbers game : KENO
38. Stop for a motor coach : BUSDEPOT
39. Plumlike fruit : SLOE
41. Plane's landing stat : ETA
44. Hägar the Horrible's hound : SNERT
46. Say no, with "out" : OPT
49. Think the world of : ESTEEM
50. Durable do : PERM
51. Eagerly accept : LEAPAT
54. When Hamlet dies : ACTV
55. It's handed down from generation to generation : LORE
56. Forget to include : OMIT
58. As a result : ERGO
59. Sign of healing : SCAB
61. Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
62. Enough, for some : ONCE
63. Big Board letters : NYSE
65. Fair ___ (copyright issue) : USE
66. Some E.R. cases : ODS

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