New York Times, Friday, December 26, 2008

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {GY} This is puzzle # 128 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where to get a good view of a hit and run : BOXSEAT
8. Comic book series that spawned films in 1994 and 2005 : THEMASK
15. Gives last rites to, e.g. : ANOINTS
16. Lightly and quickly, in music : VOLANTE
17. Dr. Ruth, e.g. : SEXPERT
18. Prepare to ship : CRATEUP
19. Member of la familia extensa : TIO
20. Pop superstar's informal name since 1997 : SIRPAUL
22. Wyo. is on it in the summer : MDT
23. "Listen Like Thieves" band : INXS
25. They may be greased : PALMS
26. Chapter 13? : XIII
27. Missouri relatives : OTOES
29. One of the Baltimore Ravens' mascots : POE
30. Strips on a table : BACON
31. At the head of the line : NEXTUP
33. It's unreal : DREAM
35. Had a 33-Across, say : SNOOZED
37. Song standard with the lyric "Can't you see I'm no good without you?" : ALLOFME
41. Conform : FITIN
43. End of a middle watch : FOURAM
44. Rona who wrote "Mazes and Monsters" : JAFFE
47. Far out : RAD
49. Best : ONEUP
50. A leading manufacturer of cars : OTIS
51. Reference book abbr. : ETSEQ
53. Sinew: Prefix : TENO
54. Funeral home item : URN
55. New Jersey shopping mecca : PARAMUS
57. Be windy : JAW
58. Got hitched : SAIDIDO
60. Food similar to a bannock : OATCAKE
62. Uranus's largest moon : TITANIA
63. Alternative to a tanning booth : BRONZER
64. Responded contemptuously : SNORTED
65. Round parts, perhaps : STANZAS
1. Strong defenses : BASTIONS
2. Pretty poor chances : ONEINTEN
3. Love letters? : XOXOXOXO
4. Nurse : SIP
5. Hydrocarbon endings : ENES
6. Just off the bottom, nautically : ATRIP
7. Sandal variety : TSTRAP
8. An anchor often faces it : TVCAMERA
9. Falcon-headed god : HORUS
10. Company whose slogan is "Home away from home" : ELAL
11. Purchase at a home store : MAT
12. Weak : ANEMIC
13. Small pad : STUDIO
14. Didn't strike : KEPTIN
21. Move slowly : PLOD
24. Counterbalances : SETOFFS
26. An unknown quantity : XAMOUNT
28. Wong of book and film : SUZIE
30. "The Jungle Book" bear : BALOO
32. Kind of rock : PET
34. Mischievous tyke : ELF
36. Way out in the country : DIRTROAD
38. Bop alternative : FREEJAZZ
39. Literally, "white mountain" : MAUNAKEA
40. Delegates : EMPOWERS
42. Pioneer's org. : NASA
44. Old tournament events : JOUSTS
45. Title transport in a 1941 song : ATRAIN
46. Done, slangily : FINITO
48. Retires from the R.A.F. : DEMOBS
51. Title lady in a 1933 song : EADIE
52. Two 55-Downs : QUART
55. Half a 52-Down : PINT
56. Ancient walkway : STOA
59. Women's org. with the motto "God, home and country" : DAR
61. "House Call" airer : CNN

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