New York Times, Monday, April 21, 2008

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Do some fall farmwork : REAP
5. Servings of corn : EARS
9. Windshield material : GLASS
14. Auto shaft : AXLE
15. Ladder rung : STEP
16. Actor Murphy of old westerns : AUDIE
17. Twelvemonth : YEAR
18. Symbol of a new start : CLEANSLATE
20. Low-growing tree found typically in rocky soil : SCRUBOAK
22. Joined by treaty : ALLIED
23. Tax org. : IRS
24. Actress Longoria : EVA
25. Byways: Abbr. : RDS
26. Dangerous cargo : HAZMAT
30. Does the butterfly, e.g. : SWIMS
32. Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
33. It indicates the seconds on a clock face : SWEEPHAND
37. Aussie jumpers : ROOS
38. Three squares, e.g. : MEALS
39. ___ Lackawanna (bygone railroad) : ERIE
40. Small whirlwind : DUSTDEVIL
42. Carpenter's tool : PLANE
43. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
44. Ransacked and robbed : RIFLED
45. Seer's gift, briefly : ESP
48. It's about 78% nitrogen : AIR
49. Butterfly catcher : NET
50. Hasty glance : APERCU
52. Stock transaction done at a loss for tax purposes : WASHSALE
57. Old radio part : VACUUMTUBE
59. "Stronger than dirt" sloganeer : AJAX
60. Commerce on the Web : ETAIL
61. Out of harbor : ASEA
62. Visitors to baby Jesus : MAGI
63. Drug-yielding shrub : SENNA
64. "Hey!" : PSST
65. Once, long ago : ERST
1. Sunbeams : RAYS
2. Prez or veep : EXEC
3. Banned spray on apple trees : ALAR
4. Lima's land : PERU
5. Debutante's date : ESCORT
6. Book of maps : ATLAS
7. Smell horrible : REEK
8. Fat farm : SPA
9. Old-fashioned light : GASLAMP
10. Pause : LULL
11. Red who fought oil well fires : ADAIR
12. Put in place : SITED
13. Does some spring farmwork : SEEDS
19. Forces at sea : NAVIES
21. Favoritism or discrimination : BIAS
24. Actor Tom of "The Girl Can't Help It" : EWELL
26. Difficult : HARD
27. Baseball's Felipe or Jesus : ALOU
28. Places with exotic animals : ZOOS
29. Legendary Washington hostess Perle ___ : MESTA
30. Lover : SWAIN
31. Bookcase part : SHELF
33. Cut apart : SEVER
34. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
35. Three's opposite on a clock face : NINE
36. Land owner's document : DEED
38. Steak order : MEDIUM
41. Bram Stoker novel : DRACULA
42. Central part : PITH
44. Usher again : RESEAT
45. Roof's edge : EAVES
46. Sudden outpouring : SPATE
47. Pie nut : PECAN
49. Local theaters, in slang : NABES
51. Go to rack and ___ : RUIN
52. Pantywaist : WUSS
53. Unchanged : SAME
54. Not quite closed : AJAR
55. Doesn't keep up : LAGS
56. Number on an Interstate sign : EXIT
58. Faucet : TAP

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