New York Times, Friday, March 14, 2008

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Los Angeles's ___ Tower : USBANK
7. They're seen around some cakes : SOAPSUDS
15. Alaska's ___ Sound : NORTON
16. Mom's partner? : APPLEPIE
17. What a toaster may hold : CHAMPAGNEBOTTLE
19. Un article défini : LES
20. Modern greeting : ECARD
21. Plays intensely, in jazz slang : WAILS
22. It often follows something : ELSE
24. Doesn't toss : KEEPS
26. Fictional upper class : ELOI
27. One who doesn't chew the fat? : SPRAT
29. Find ___ for (match) : AMATE
31. TV's Spike, once : TNN
32. Bygone explosive : AMATOL
34. Dungeons & Dragons race : OGRES
36. "The White House," for "the presidency," e.g. : METONYM
38. Abba's style : EUROPOP
42. Rootless sort : NOMAD
44. Lombardia's capital : MILANO
45. Game with sticks : NIM
48. Got on : FARED
50. Dog-___ : EARED
51. It's mild and a bit nutty : EDAM
53. Racket string material : NYLON
55. Coll. elective program : ROTC
56. Serenade, as the moon : BAYAT
58. Noted fifth-century invaders : JUTES
60. Regrettable E.R. status : DOA
61. Refrain from eating pasta? : UHOHSPAGHETTIOS
64. Where to find Nancy : LORRAINE
65. Ready to receive visitors, say : DECENT
66. Held : ASSERTED
67. Beguiles : AMUSES
1. One known for finger-pointing : UNCLESAM
2. "It's the truth" : SOHELPME
3. M.I.T.'s class ring, familiarly : BRASSRAT
4. Long green box? : ATM
5. Informal demurral : NOPE
6. Touch : KNACK
7. Post-W.W. I conference site : SANREMO
8. Setting for some columns : OPEDPAGE
9. It's issued to several stations, briefly : APB
10. Caterpillar product : PLOW
11. Caterpillar hairs : SETAE
12. Raise, as a steering wheel : UPTILT
13. Long Branch Saloon visitor : DILLON
14. Escorts after greeting : SEESIN
18. Earth personified : GAEA
23. Bond girl player Shirley : EATON
25. Choose not to pick? : STRUM
28. ___ bricks : TONOF
30. Like some similarities : EERIE
33. Preacher Beecher : LYMAN
35. Like the Julian calendar : SOLAR
37. Small, round sponge cake topped with fruit and whipped cream : MARYJANE
39. Takeoffs : PARODIES
40. Direct : ONETOONE
41. They may be received by free subscriptions : PODCASTS
43. In up to one's neck : DELUGED
45. Interstellar matter : NEBULA
46. Some spuds : IDAHOS
47. LaGuardia and others : MAYORS
49. "How then ___ he now see?": John 9:19 : DOTH
52. Twins' name at the 1984 Olympics : MAHRE
54. "I ___ Lover" (1979 John Cougar hit) : NEEDA
57. Bygone crown : TSAR
59. Brain component : STEM
62. Gambler's place : PIT
63. Fort Worth sch. : TCU

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