New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ashen : PALE
5. Decorative molding : OGEE
9. Yellow shade : AMBER
14. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
15. "Look both ways before crossing," e.g. : RULE
16. Lax : LOOSE
17. In front of a hydrant, say : PARKEDILLEGALLY
20. Notice for late ticket-buyers, maybe : SRO
21. "Waking ___ Devine" (1998 film) : NED
22. Ignited : LIT
23. "Uh-oh" : IMINTROUBLE
27. Cool, to a cat : HEP
30. They might be near I.C.U.'s : ORS
31. Hair removal product : NAIR
32. Tic-tac-toe loser : OXO
33. Atlanta university : EMORY
36. Fran of "The Nanny" : DRESCHER
38. School lady : MARM
39. Things hidden in 17-. 23-, 49- and 57-Across : HERBS
41. Pawn : HOCK
42. Loch Ness monster, e.g. : CREATURE
44. Dictatorial : BOSSY
45. Umberto who wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
46. 1998 song by the Goo Goo Dolls that was #1 for 18 weeks : IRIS
47. Part of m.p.g. : PER
48. Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
49. Publicists : PRESSAGENTS
54. Nafta signatory : USA
55. Opposite of post- : PRE
56. Only Super Bowl won by the New York Jets : III
57. Business sessions that drag : LENGTHYMEETINGS
63. Seed-to-be : OVULE
64. Israel's Abba : EBAN
65. French seas : MERS
66. Mythological reveler : SATYR
67. Hair line : PART
68. Zebras, to lions : PREY
1. "Taste that beats the others cold" sloganeer, once : PEPSI
2. Morning waker-upper : ALARM
3. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
4. "Horrors!" : EEK
5. Directives : ORDERS
6. Father ___ Sarducci, longtime "S.N.L." character : GUIDO
7. Pipe joint : ELL
8. Epitome of slipperiness : EEL
9. Home of the Casbah : ALGIERS
10. Castle defense : MOAT
11. Ex-hoopster Manute ___ : BOL
12. Course for a recent émigré: Abbr. : ESL
13. King in un palacio : REY
18. Contestant's mail-in : ENTRY
19. The Oscars of magazine publishing : ELLIES
24. ___ Jean (Marilyn Monroe, affectionately) : NORMA
25. Disrobe : UNDRESS
26. Zinger : BARB
27. Ding Dongs competitor : HOHOS
28. Board members, for short : EXECS
29. Looney Tunes pig : PORKY
33. Maker of introductions : EMCEE
34. ___ Polo : MARCO
35. Snacks dipped in milk : OREOS
37. Dusting or taking out the garbage : CHORE
39. "Yippee!" : HURRAH
40. Lake ___, outlet of the Maumee River : ERIE
43. Racetrack tout : TIPSTER
44. Father : BEGET
47. Father, e.g. : PARENT
50. Stab : SPEAR
51. Forty-___ : NINER
52. Un gato grande : TIGRE
53. Girlish boy : SISSY
54. Hard on the eyes : UGLY
57. ___ Lobos : LOS
58. TV's Longoria : EVA
59. Kook : NUT
60. Opposite of "naw" : YEP
61. Wall St. hire : MBA
62. Little troublemaker : IMP

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