New York Times, Monday, April 23, 2007

Author: David Pringle
Editor: Will Shortz
David Pringle
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BJQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like some 1930s design, informally : DECO
5. Mafia biggie : CAPO
9. Light from a lightning bug, e.g. : GLOW
13. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
15. Worm's place on a fishing line : HOOK
16. Make over : REDO
17. 3" x 5" aids for speakers : INDEXCARDS
19. Out of control : AMOK
20. Take to court : SUE
21. Formerly, old-style : ERST
22. Sky-blue : AZURE
23. Corporate office staffers : MIDDLEMANAGERS
27. WNW's opposite : ESE
28. Elevator company : OTIS
29. Shut loudly : SLAM
32. Des Moines native : IOWAN
34. ET's craft : UFO
37. Identify exactly ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : PUTONESFINGERON
41. Lumberjacking tool : AXE
42. Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
43. It might be slapped after a good joke : KNEE
44. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
45. New Year's ___ : EVE
47. Fonzie's girl on "Happy Days" : PINKYTUSCADERO
54. Surrenders : CEDES
55. Leo's symbol : LION
56. Ph.D., e.g.: Abbr. : DEG
57. End-___ (ultimate buyer) : USER
58. Head of a cabal : RINGLEADER
61. Doe's mate : STAG
62. Tehran's land : IRAN
63. Add liquor to, as punch : SPIKE
64. Roly-___ : POLY
65. Mishmash : MESS
66. "___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
1. Basic religious belief : DEISM
2. Boredom : ENNUI
3. In secret language : CODED
4. Encouragement for a matador : OLE
5. Deep gap : CHASM
6. Main artery : AORTA
7. Pea holder : POD
8. 10-4's : OKS
9. Barely injures in passing : GRAZES
10. Cousin of a monkey : LEMUR
11. Stinks : ODORS
12. Regained consciousness : WOKE
14. Figure skating jumps : AXELS
18. Indian of the northern Plains : CREE
22. Getting on in years : AGING
24. Record sent to a record producer : DEMO
25. Hopeless, as a situation : NOWIN
26. ___ all-time high : ATAN
29. Site of mineral waters : SPA
30. Illumination unit : LUX
31. Dined : ATE
32. Bit of land in the sea : ISLET
33. Birds ___ feather : OFA
34. Vase : URN
35. Enemy : FOE
36. Last number in a countdown : ONE
38. Drug agents: Var. : NARKS
39. ___ May of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
40. Scraped (out) : EKED
44. Cabinet department since 1977 : ENERGY
45. E.P.A. subj. : ECOL
46. Barn toppers : VANES
47. Sauce in un ristorante : PESTO
48. Perfect : IDEAL
49. Arm bones : ULNAS
50. Omens : SIGNS
51. Murphy who's heard in "Shrek" : EDDIE
52. Stinks : REEKS
53. Meanies : OGRES
54. Edge : CUSP
58. Edge : RIM
59. Wrath : IRE
60. Fitting : APT

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