New York Times, Monday, February 18, 2008

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bounce to the surface : BOBUP
6. Botch : FLUB
10. Sports equipment : GEAR
14. Belittle : ABASE
15. Least bit : IOTA
16. Present opener? : OMNI
17. Free health and dental care, and then some : LIBERALBENEFITS
20. List of test answers : KEY
21. Aviates : FLIES
22. Limerick or sonnet : VERSE
23. Luke's twin sister in "Star Wars" : LEIA
24. Price ___ pound : PER
25. Math symbol for extraction of a root : RADICALSIGN
30. Pilot's stat. : ALT
33. Warnings : ALERTS
34. Entree in a bowl with beef or lamb, say : MEATSTEW
36. Pelvic bones : ILIA
37. Boat propeller : OAR
38. Clark's crush on "Smallville" : LANA
39. "Hey, come back a bit" : NOTSOFAR
42. Enter en masse : POURIN
44. Where pigs wallow : STY
45. In limbo : LEFTHANGING
47. Wood-shaping tool : ADZ
48. Nays' opposites : AYES
49. Flair : STYLE
52. Peppermint ___ of "Peanuts" : PATTY
54. Sombrero, e.g. : HAT
57. Eyeglass option for different distances : PROGRESSIVELENS
60. Early state in the presidential campaign : IOWA
61. Reclined : LAIN
62. Major artery : AORTA
63. The Big Board: Abbr. : NYSE
64. Doe's mate : STAG
65. Winona of "Girl, Interrupted" : RYDER
1. Pitcher's faux pitch : BALK
2. New York theater award : OBIE
3. One often needing a change : BABY
4. Take advantage of : USE
5. "Couldn't be better!" : PERFECT
6. Pertaining to a son or daughter : FILIAL
7. Ear or leaf part : LOBE
8. Four Corners-area Indians : UTES
9. Prohibition : BAN
10. Errand runner : GOFER
11. Dubai dignitary : EMIR
12. Six-legged scurriers : ANTS
13. Move skyward : RISE
18. Fake identity : ALIAS
19. Occurrence : EVENT
23. Bygone Italian coins : LIRAS
24. Tour grp.? : PGA
25. Monsoon occurrences : RAINS
26. Apportion : ALLOT
27. God or goddess : DEITY
28. Brainy : SMART
29. Suffix with bombard : IER
30. Trailblazing video game maker : ATARI
31. His tomb is in Red Square : LENIN
32. Banjo sound : TWANG
35. Hits hard : SLUGS
37. Lummox : OAF
40. Like 16 vis-à-vis 15, agewise : OLDER
41. Turk's topper : FEZ
42. Home viewing for a price : PAYTV
43. Subscription period, often : ONEYEAR
46. Loathing : HATING
47. Aquatic plant life : ALGAE
49. Pirouette : SPIN
50. "Iliad" setting : TROY
51. Cries after being burned : YOWS
52. H.S. junior's exam : PSAT
53. Where most of Russia is : ASIA
54. Group of buffalo : HERD
55. Prefix with chamber : ANTE
56. Ruler before 31-Down : TSAR
58. Ernie of the 24-Down : ELS
59. Silver screen star Myrna : LOY

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