New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Author: David Pringle
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQYZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. MacDowell of "Groundhog Day" : ANDIE
6. #41 or #43 : BUSH
10. These may be coddled : EGGS
14. Nickel and dime : COINS
15. Home to most Turks : ASIA
16. Maul or awl : TOOL
17. Providential : HEAVENSENT
19. Mr. Peanut prop : CANE
20. Vogue competitor : ELLE
21. Not 'neath : OER
22. Walked like a tosspot : REELED
24. Disco ___ of "The Simpsons" : STU
26. Conclude one's argument : REST
27. Nary a penny : NOTONEREDCENT
33. Gymgoer's pride : BOD
34. Portfolio contents : ASSETS
35. Carrot or radish : ROOT
37. Ending with bed or farm : STEAD
39. Mai ___ : TAI
40. Cass and Michelle, in '60s pop : MAMAS
41. Does something : ACTS
42. Like cows, to Hindus : SACRED
44. Hieroglyphics serpent : ASP
45. In close pursuit : HOTONTHESCENT
48. Double reed : OBOE
49. One of two in "boxcars" : SIX
50. Never-before-seen : ALLNEW
53. Be in hock : OWE
55. Follow closely : TAIL
59. Pope from 440 to 461 : LEOI
60. Adds up ... like this puzzle's theme? : MAKESSENSE
63. "We try harder" company : AVIS
64. Up to the task : ABLE
65. Bracelet site : ANKLE
66. Thought before blowing out the candles : WISH
67. Tide type : NEAP
68. Significant ___ : OTHER
1. Ibuprofen target : ACHE
2. Coward of the theater : NOEL
3. "Don't touch that ___!" : DIAL
4. Play the market : INVEST
5. Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
6. When stolen, it stays in place : BASE
7. Tech caller : USER
8. Covet thy neighbor's wife, say : SIN
9. Dislikes, plus : HATREDS
10. "Yadda, yadda, yadda" : ETCETERA
11. Slap shot success : GOAL
12. Auctioneer's last word : GONE
13. Iditarod entry : SLED
18. Some are proper : NOUNS
23. Upper-left key : ESC
25. Wart cause, in folklore : TOAD
26. Hit the hay : RETIRE
27. Gunslinger's mark : NOTCH
28. "___ a Nightingale" : ODETO
29. Everything that's left : ESTATE
30. Get to : REACH
31. "___ is an island" : NOMAN
32. Done for, slangily : TOAST
33. Org. with dens : BSA
36. Cough medicine amt. : TSP
38. Really wow : ASTONISH
40. Early 17th-century year : MDCI
42. One with a carrot nose, maybe : SNOWMAN
43. Tricky turns : ESSES
46. U.K. honour : OBE
47. Full range : EXTENT
50. What "there oughta be" : ALAW
51. Strauss of jeans : LEVI
52. Cohort of Clark : LOIS
53. State with a panhandle: Abbr. : OKLA
54. Show grief : WEEP
56. Hieroglyphics cross : ANKH
57. Archipelago unit : ISLE
58. Sly glance : LEER
61. "Honest" prez : ABE
62. ___ Paulo : SAO

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