New York Times, Monday, April 11, 2011

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 14, Words: 73, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQWZ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Single serving of butter : PAT
4. Seriously hurt : MAIM
8. "Star Trek" villain : KHAN
12. Cigarette's end : ASH
13. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
14. Gooey stuff : SLIME
15. "Batman" villain : THEJOKER
17. Volcanic rock material : MAGMA
18. ___ sapiens : HOMO
19. "Superman" villain : LEXLUTHOR
21. Siberian plain : STEPPE
23. Yadda, yadda, yadda: Abbr. : ETC
24. ___-mo : SLO
25. Fall behind : LAG
27. Command post on a ship : HELM
31. Ruin, as the end of a movie : SPOIL
33. Action to a newborn baby's bottom : SLAP
35. 12, on a sundial : XII
36. "The Silence of the Lambs" villain : HANNIBALLECTER
39. Easter ___ : EGG
40. Germany's ___ von Bismarck : OTTO
41. Dissect grammatically : PARSE
42. Piece of office furniture : DESK
44. Approximate no. : EST
45. Thurman of Hollywood : UMA
46. John Denver's "Thank God ___ Country Boy" : IMA
48. Says "D-O-G" or "C-A-T," e.g. : SPELLS
51. Harry Potter villain : VOLDEMORT
56. Half a train track : RAIL
57. Apple tablet computers : IPADS
58. Sherlock Holmes villain : MORIARTY
60. French fathers : PERES
61. Roulette action : SPIN
62. "Well, whaddaya know!" : GEE
63. "The Lion King" villain : SCAR
64. Held on to : KEPT
65. Goof : ERR
1. Trails : PATHS
2. "Give it ___!" ("Try!") : ASHOT
3. "I'll Be There for You" for "Friends," and others : THEMESONGS
4. "O Sole ___" : MIO
5. Important joint for a field goal kicker : ANKLE
6. Frozen drink brand : ICEE
7. Karl with a manifesto : MARX
8. Social gathering with coffee : KLATCH
9. ___ and mighty : HIGH
10. Shells and bullets : AMMO
11. Close to : NEAR
14. Porn : SMUT
16. Janis with the 1971 #1 hit "Me and Bobby McGee" : JOPLIN
20. 8 1/2" x 14" paper size : LEGAL
22. Salk vaccine target : POLIO
25. Exams for aspiring attorneys: Abbr. : LSATS
26. Apportion : ALLOT
28. Jumbo : EXTRALARGE
29. "That's all false, and you know it!" : LIES
30. Bog : MIRE
31. Get out of, as clothing : SHED
32. Summon via a P.A. system, e.g. : PAGE
34. Invigorate : PEPUP
37. Second-string players : BTEAM
38. Nikon product : CAMERA
43. One joshing around : KIDDER
47. Pigsty : MESS
48. Get out of clothing : STRIP
49. Soda bottle unit : LITER
50. More crafty : SLYER
51. Bigwigs : VIPS
52. Intl. oil group : OPEC
53. "___ Croft: Tomb Raider" : LARA
54. Siberian city : OMSK
55. Lariat material : ROPE
59. QB's mistake: Abbr. : INT

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