New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Author: Gary Whitehead
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary J. Whitehead
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ and cheese (lunch dish) : MAC
4. Parasite's need : HOST
8. Too sentimental : SAPPY
13. Sporty Camaro : IROC
15. Cheese town : EDAM
16. I.R.S. option : EFILE
17. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
18. It's handed down : LORE
19. 1974 pardon recipient : NIXON
20. Desktop publisher's need : LASERPRINTER
23. Regards highly : ESTEEMS
24. Wild cat : OCELOT
28. Baseball rarity : TIE
29. Hawkeye's home : IOWA
31. Acapulco gold : ORO
32. Company with a spokesduck : AFLAC
35. It may be upped : ANTE
36. Fifth qtrs., so to speak : OTS
37. Commuter's woe : RUSHHOURTRAFFIC
41. Turkish V.I.P. : AGA
42. Logical start? : IDEO
43. Fountain spot, maybe : PLAZA
44. Except : BUT
45. Did a glissade : SLID
46. Tasman ___ : SEA
47. Bagel choice : SESAME
49. Like Duchamp's "Mona Lisa" : GOATEED
53. Def Leppard, for one : HARDROCKBAND
56. Deceptive talker : JIVER
59. Fair-hiring org. : EEOC
60. "At Last" singer James : ETTA
61. Really bothered : ATEAT
62. Tracking ability : NOSE
63. Fishing boat : DORY
64. Chocolatier's gear : MOLDS
65. River of Flanders : YSER
66. Super ___ (game system) : NES
1. ___ Bornes (card game) : MILLE
2. Precincts : AREAS
3. Take it easy : COAST
4. "S O S!" : HELPME
5. Signs of decay : ODORS
6. Bollywood costume : SARI
7. Some feds : TMEN
8. Tutor of Nero : SENECA
9. Full of ardor : AFIRE
10. Flicks : PIX
11. Mahmoud Abbas's org. : PLO
12. Nikkei currency : YEN
14. Spotted speedster : CHEETAH
21. Clinton's first secretary of labor : REICH
22. Word with fire or water : TOWER
25. Bath sponge : LOOFA
26. Baseball's Big Papi : ORTIZ
27. "Vissi d'arte" opera : TOSCA
29. Way to indicate mistakes : INRED
30. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
32. Most Al Jazeera viewers : ARABS
33. Bach offering : FUGUE
34. Aspiring attys.' exams : LSATS
35. Q7 maker : AUDI
38. Crude carrier : OILER
39. More or less vertical, at sea : APEAK
40. Tow truck type : FLATBED
45. Common sense : SMARTS
46. Game with a team of 11 : SOCCER
48. On the horizon : AHEAD
49. The Cratchits' Christmas dinner : GOOSE
50. Stationery brand : EATON
51. ___ nous : ENTRE
52. Critical times : DDAYS
54. Turn down : DENY
55. Model T contemporaries : REOS
56. What 20-, 37- and 53-Across may do : JAM
57. "Am ___ believe ...?" : ITO
58. M.p.h., e.g. : VEL

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