New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 2008

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Factory seconds: Abbr. : IRRS
5. Sights : AIMS
9. Support : BACK
13. "Cool!" : NEATO
15. Starting fare, often : SOUP
16. Shield border : ORLE
17. "Scram!" : BUZZOFF
18. Practice area, of a sort : PUTTINGGREEN
20. Get out of a bind? : UNLASH
22. Way to the top : SKILIFT
23. ___ Snider, frontman for rock's Twisted Sister : DEE
24. Once-in-a-lifetime traveler : HAJI
27. Figure usu. in hundreds or thousands of feet : ELEV
28. "Black rat" as opposed to "Rattus rattus" : COMMONNAME
30. Org. established by Nixon : EPA
33. Sorry sort : RUER
35. Loudness unit : SONE
36. Biblical patriarch whose name means "he will laugh" : ISAAC
37. "What a ___!" : CONCEPT
39. Catch : ENSNARE
41. Radical Hoffman : ABBIE
42. Low-grade?: Abbr. : ELEM
44. Hipsters : CATS
45. Abridged, for short: Abbr. : SYN
46. Northeast, on a map : UPPERRIGHT
48. Ditto : SAME
50. Delhi wrap : SARI
51. Here, in Toledo : ACA
54. Silk fabric for scarves : FOULARD
57. Onetime Missouri natives : OSAGES
59. Directories : ADDRESSBOOKS
62. Bygone women's magazine : MCCALLS
63. Sharp : KEEN
64. Humdinger : ONER
65. Parade honoree, familiarly : STPAT
66. Himmel und ___ (traditional German potato dish) : ERDE
67. Lawless role : XENA
68. Sun. deliveries : SERS
1. About to bloom : INBUD
2. Catch up with old classmates : REUNE
3. Half of a showy display? : RAZZLE
4. Covered walkway : STOA
5. Symbol of power, to the pharaohs : ASP
6. Cash substitute : IOU
7. Kennel club rejects : MUTTS
8. Railroad track workers : SPIKEMEN
9. Overwhelm : BOGGLE
10. Reaches : ARRIVESAT
11. Lee Van ___ (spaghetti western actor) : CLEEF
12. Cigarette brand that sponsored "The Dick Van Dyke Show" : KENT
14. Like some oil rigs : OFFSHORE
19. Egyptian lifeline : NILE
21. Eponym of a classic Minnesota-brewed beer : HAMM
25. Bump : JOSTLE
26. ___ time : INNO
28. Grammy winner Winans : CECE
29. Shortage of punch : ANEMIA
31. TV's Jack and kin : PAARS
32. Point of no return? : ACE
33. Robot in "Forbidden Planet" : ROBBY
34. Without protection : UNINSURED
36. ___ the finish : INAT
37. Job for Hercule Poirot : CAS
38. Spice holder : PEPPERBOX
40. Splits : SCHISMS
43. Misses the mark : ERRS
46. Amherst campus, briefly : UMASS
47. Miracle-___ : GRO
49. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
51. Visibly stunned : AGAPE
52. Last place : CELLAR
53. Seconds: Abbr. : ASSTS
54. Impostor : FAKE
55. Less conventional : ODDER
56. Blackmore heroine : DOONE
58. Stops on a sales rep's rte. : ACCTS
60. Knowledge : KEN
61. Mme., across the Pyrenees : SRA

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