New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Indian music : RAGA
5. 12-time Pro Bowl pick Junior ___ : SEAU
9. N.F.L. game divs. : QTRS
13. Close to closed : AJAR
14. In debt : OWING
15. Europe/Asia boundary river : URAL
16. Step 1: Highlight this answer : HAPPYBIRTHDAYTO
19. Strainer : SIEVE
20. Sailor's "Stop!" : AVAST
21. Wharf workers' org. : ILA
24. Little Rock-to-Birmingham dir. : ESE
25. Demolish : RAZE
27. Step 2: With 43- and 55-Across, do this in the grid (scrambled or not) ... it works for almost anyone! : CIRCLELETTERSTO
33. How Santa dresses, mostly : INRED
34. Saturday worshipers : JEWS
35. Electrical law maker : OHM
36. Diamond of note : NEIL
37. Build ___ (settle down) : ANEST
39. Canadian native : CREE
40. Fellow, in British slang : GUV
41. Co. figure : EXEC
42. Belfry sound : KNELL
43. See 27-Across : SPELLOUTTHENAME
47. With 48-Across, "... and that ___!" : AINT
48. See 47-Across : HAY
49. End of a machine gun sound : TAT
50. "Star Wars" title : DARTH
53. The heart in "I Love New York" signs, e.g. : REBUS
55. See 27-Across : OFYOURRECIPIENT
61. Big name in supercomputers : CRAY
62. Set one's sights on : AIMAT
63. Sleep symbols : ZEES
64. Prime coffee-growing area in Hawaii : KONA
65. Ferris wheel site : FAIR
66. North Sea feeder : ELBE
1. Good cheer? : RAH
2. Steely Dan's best-selling album : AJA
3. Feature of Alfred E. Neuman's smile : GAP
4. Some Dada prints : ARPS
5. Feature of many an office chair : SWIVEL
6. Green land : EIRE
7. Figure on a hill : ANT
8. Cry before or after sticking out the tongue : UGH
9. Eighth note : QUAVER
10. "___ Little Tenderness" (1960s hit) : TRYA
11. "Darn it all!" : RATS
12. Part of a schedule : SLOT
14. Overly large : OBESE
17. End-of-ramp directive : YIELD
18. Stuns : DAZES
21. Bakers' coats : ICINGS
22. A suspect might appear in one : LINEUP
23. Make it : ARRIVE
25. Sts. and rds. : RTES
26. Periodic table no. : ATWT
28. Framable frame : CEL
29. Bounce : EJECT
30. Irritated with : SOREAT
31. Louise's cinematic partner : THELMA
32. Western ___ : OMELET
37. Nerve appendage : AXON
38. Like "das" in Ger. : NEUT
39. King's employer : CNN
41. Root who won the 1912 Nobel Peace Prize : ELIHU
42. Excite : KEYUP
44. One of the Jacksons : LATOYA
45. 1977 James Brolin thriller with the tagline "What EVIL drives ..." : THECAR
46. Usually black garb : HABIT
50. Where to tie one on? : DOCK
51. Rounded hairdo : AFRO
52. Meg of "You've Got Mail" : RYAN
53. Do followers : REMI
54. Tag info : SIZE
56. Part of Britain's mil. : RAF
57. Estuary : RIA
58. Reef dweller : EEL
59. Grain Belt state: Abbr. : NEB
60. "The Waste Land" poet's monogram : TSE

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