New York Times, Friday, March 28, 2008

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKV} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pick up : ACQUIRE
8. Not as consequential : SMALLER
15. What seeds may be found in : TOURNEY
16. A mouse may help you get there : WEBSITE
17. Sprint competitor : TMOBILE
18. Setting for TV's "Matlock" : ATLANTA
19. Layer that scratches : HEN
20. Stadium snack : SOFTPRETZEL
22. She, overseas : ESSA
24. Time to burn? : SUMMER
25. Winter Olympics equipment : SLEDS
27. ___ Highway, old auto route from New York City to San Francisco : LEE
28. Overwhelms, with "down" : MOWS
32. ___ Pacific Airways : CATHAY
34. Drag during the day? : NEEDANAP
37. Petroleum gases : ETHENES
39. Legalese adverb : THERETO
40. Part of some complexes : NEUROSIS
42. Person lifting : SWIPER
43. "Symphony in Black" artist : ERTE
44. Strike marks : XES
46. Comics canine : SNERT
47. Symbol of limpness : WETRAG
50. Symbols of authority : ORBS
51. Where to order a cheesesteak "wit" or "witout" : SOUTHPHILLY
56. Bully : COW
57. Six bells, nautically : THREEPM
58. Reprimand lead-in : SEEHERE
60. Patron saint of Palermo : ROSALIA
61. Aid in picking things up : ANTENNA
62. Make a point of : SHARPEN
63. Brandy holder : SNIFTER
1. Where it's happening : ATTHESCENE
2. Follows : COMESLATER
3. W.W. II shelter : QUONSETHUT
4. City area, briefly : URB
5. "Last one ___ ..." : INIS
6. Job-related moves, for short : RELOS
7. Spectacle : EYEFUL
8. Cousin of a flea market : SWAPMEET
9. Reading rhythm : METRE
10. Less error-prone : ABLER
11. Its scores range from 120 to 180: Abbr. : LSAT
12. Capital of Upper Austria : LINZ
13. Major conclusion? : ETTE
14. Coin on the Spanish Main : REAL
21. Ringleaders' nemeses : TMEN
23. Be glued (to) : ADHERE
26. Not loco : SANO
28. His #13 was retired in 2000 by the Miami Dolphins : MARINO
29. How much of genius is inspiration, according to Edison : ONEPERCENT
30. Like typhoid bacteria, often : WATERBORNE
31. Gym shoes, e.g. : SPORTSWEAR
33. Referendum choice : YES
35. Lukewarm reviews : EHS
36. Mountain ___ (Pepsi products) : DEWS
38. Best substitute on the court : SIXTHMAN
41. Bandar ___ Begawan, capital of Brunei : SERI
45. Some dips : SALSAS
47. Whippersnapper : WHELP
48. "Silas Marner" girl : EPPIE
49. One of the Mercury Seven : GLENN
51. Orch. section : STRS
52. Eager cry : OHOH
53. Major start? : URSA
54. Tendon trouble : TEAR
55. Subject of Nepalese legend : YETI
59. Mag founder of 1953 : HEF

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