New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Author: Eugene W. Sard
Editor: Will Shortz
Eugene W. Sard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where to tie the knot : ALTAR
6. "Bearded" bloom : IRIS
10. Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
14. Exotic jelly flavor : GUAVA
15. "___ a deal!" : SUCH
16. Boston suburb : LYNN
17. Is pessimistic : EXPECTSTHEWORST
20. Waterborne youth group member : SEASCOUT
21. "I agree completely" : SOTRUE
22. Follows orders : OBEYS
24. Ballpark worker : USHER
25. Stuffed mouse, maybe : CATTOY
29. Diving bird : AUK
31. Intergalactic traveler : ALIEN
32. ___ shui : FENG
34. Hellenic H's : ETAS
38. Is optimistic : HOPESFORTHEBEST
41. Eliot of the Untouchables : NESS
42. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
43. Hobby knife brand : XACTO
44. Bearded grazer : GNU
45. Springing bounce in tall grasses, as by an animal, to view the surroundings : SPYHOP
46. Garbage : WASTE
50. A dwarf planet, now : PLUTO
53. Makes use of : AVAILS
55. Binging : ONASPREE
60. Is apathetic : COULDNTCARELESS
62. March plaything : KITE
63. "Hurry!" : ASAP
64. Frolics : ROMPS
65. Sapphic verses : ODES
66. Attack, as with eggs : PELT
67. Attack with rocks : STONE
1. Dark ___ : AGES
2. Elegance : LUXE
3. Bite-size appetizer : TAPA
4. Forum greetings : AVES
5. Masked scavengers : RACCOONS
6. One Time? : ISSUE
7. Like a bad dirt road : RUTTY
8. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
9. Tom Jones's "___ a Lady" : SHES
10. Job openings : SLOTS
11. Gift of the Magi : MYRRH
12. Come after : ENSUE
13. Key in : ENTER
18. Shakespeare's Sir ___ Belch : TOBY
19. Captain Queeg's creator : WOUK
23. Year-end temp : SANTA
25. "Love and Marriage" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
26. Natural emollient : ALOE
27. A lot of a car valet's income : TIPS
28. Buttonless shirts, informally : TEES
30. "Disgusting!" : UGH
32. Get all steamy : FOGUP
33. Flub : ERR
34. 24/7 auction site : EBAY
35. PC whiz : TECH
36. Regarding : ASTO
37. Halt : STOP
39. "Go, team!" screamer : FAN
40. Whistle-blowers : EXPOSERS
44. Neuter, as a horse : GELD
45. Walk of Fame embedment : STAR
46. Screwy : WACKO
47. Steer clear of : AVOID
48. Cook in a wok, maybe : SAUTE
49. Scrabble pieces : TILES
51. Opposite of express : LOCAL
52. Not suitable : UNAPT
54. Start of a play to the quarterback : SNAP
56. Storyline : PLOT
57. San ___, Italy : REMO
58. Nascar airer : ESPN
59. In ___ (actually) : ESSE
61. China's Lao-___ : TSE

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