New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Author: Bruce Adams
Editor: Will Shortz
Bruce Adams
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Adams. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Disney pup : SCAMP
6. Peaty places : BOGS
10. Money in Pretoria : RAND
14. Neighbors of radii : ULNAE
15. Caen's river : ORNE
16. Suffix with buck : AROO
17. Pre-wedding rituals : BACHELORPARTIES
20. Speaks ill of : SMEARS
21. Hard-to-find object, perhaps : NEEDLE
22. Vintage : YEAR
24. Took off on : APED
25. Parents' retirement place? : MASTERBEDROOM
30. Actors Hale Sr. and Jr. : ALANS
32. Puts on : GAINS
33. Refrain syllable : TRA
34. Totally smitten : GAGA
35. Musical John : ELTON
36. Timid creature : DEER
37. Bush or Kerry, collegiately : ELI
38. Do a double-take : REACT
39. "A Girl Reading" painter : COROT
40. Classic Omar Sharif role : DOCTORZHIVAGO
43. Village Voice award : OBIE
44. Punny Bennett : CERF
45. "Let's go!" : COMEON
48. Paddock sounds : NEIGHS
52. Apt title for this puzzle : AMATTEROFDEGREE
56. Hummus holder : PITA
57. Soft seat : SOFA
58. Ostrich cousins : RHEAS
59. Alone, in a way : STAG
60. Asian nation suffix : STAN
61. It may be set in Paris : STYLE
1. Two-handed lunch orders : SUBS
2. Silent sort : CLAM
3. Utter conclusion? : ANCE
4. School of Buddhism : MAHAYANA
5. Lady of rank : PEERESS
6. "No fair!" : BOO
7. Boston rink legend : ORR
8. Econ. yardstick : GNP
9. "Mystic River" co-star, 2003 : SEANPENN
10. Not for tender eyes : RATEDR
11. Like the Negev : ARID
12. Seasonal song : NOEL
13. Two caplets, maybe : DOSE
18. Aspiring J.D.'s exam : LSAT
19. Orchestra section : REEDS
23. Coat anew : REGLAZE
24. Lacking life : ABIOTIC
25. Tricks : MAGIC
26. Toothed bar : RATCH
27. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
28. Snack with a cream center : OREO
29. Place to trade : MART
30. Getting on in life : AGED
31. Composer Édouard : LALO
35. Quality of a ghost town : EERINESS
36. Ace versus ace : DOGFIGHT
38. Bomb defuser, maybe : ROBOT
39. Education, law, etc. : CAREERS
41. Morgue ID : TOETAG
42. Peddle : VEND
45. Limits : CAPS
46. Forget, maybe : OMIT
47. ___ Hari : MATA
49. Writer from Zanesville : GREY
50. Make sound : HEAL
51. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
53. Go to seed : ROT
54. "Son ___ gun!" : OFA
55. Booster : FAN

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