New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 2008

Author: Jim Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJV} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Unicorns and griffins : BEASTS
7. U.S. Army award: Abbr. : DSC
10. Part of une pièce de théâtre : ACTE
14. Ex-Dodger manager Walter : ALSTON
15. What SSTs crossed: Abbr. : ATL
16. Word in a French party invitation : CHEZ
17. Club founder and president in an 1836 Dickens novel : MRPICKWICK
18. Field goal attempter, once : DROPKICKER
20. Oregon Trail fort : BOISE
21. Sass : MOUTH
22. Spanish pronoun : ESA
23. Author Rand : AYN
24. Box score no. : RBI
26. Cause of a sore spot : THORN
28. Perceived to be : SEENAS
30. City on the Arkansas : TULSA
33. Tiniest bit at the bottom of a coffee cup : LASTDROP
36. Handle : MONICKER
37. Deal preceder : ANTE
38. "That's repulsive!" ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : GROSS
40. Cry at a doctor's office : NEXT
41. 5th Avenue alternative : SNICKERS
43. Grapefruit units : SEGMENTS
45. According to ___ : HOYLE
46. Free ___ (1850s abolitionist) : STATER
47. Sir Thomas who introduced the sonnet to England : WYATT
49. Intel org. : NSA
50. Big inits. in trucks : GMC
53. Century, e.g. : BUICK
55. Waist removal regimens? : DIETS
57. Plaything for a kitty : SPOOL
59. Crispy appetizer : BREADSTICK
61. Easy winner in bridge : QUICKTRICK
62. "I'm game if you're game!" : LETS
63. What: It. : CHE
64. Brown and simmer : BRAISE
65. Meth. : SYST
66. In great demand : HOT
67. Gun dog : SETTER
1. 1959 pop hit, after "La" : BAMBA
2. The Jetson boy : ELROY
3. Take out for ___ : ASPIN
4. Boonies : STICKS
5. Stood tall : TOWERED
6. ___ and snee : SNICK
7. Pedestal part : DADO
8. Parade walks : STRUTS
9. Draper's offering : CLOTH
10. When repeated, antiaircraft fire : ACK
11. Hysterical hen of fable : CHICKENLICKEN
12. Tourist shop display : TEES
13. Cornell of university fame : EZRA
19. Start to finish? : PHOTO
21. College student's declaration : MINOR
25. Arctic castoffs : BERGS
27. Hall floor cover : RUNNER
28. Unbending : STEELY
29. Deaf as ___ : APOST
31. Noon service, to ecclesiastics : SEXT
32. Beaux-___ : ARTS
33. You may get an extended one at a salon : LASH
34. Cornerstone word : ANNO
35. Awkward situations, informally : STICKYWICKETS
36. Ones graded E-8 in the Army : MSGTS
39. Opinionated Hannity and others : SEANS
42. Check the figures, possibly : READD
44. Dram or gram : MEASURE
46. Chest: Prefix : STETHO
48. Former CBS chief Laurence : TISCH
50. "Understood!" : GOTIT
51. ___ code : MORSE
52. Quiz show gizmo : CLICKER
53. Oil qty. : BBLS
54. 1934 Chemistry Nobelist Harold : UREY
56. Amusement park purchase : TICKET
58. Eat without enthusiasm : PICKAT
60. N.Y.C. hrs. + 1 : AST
61. N.F.L. hurlers : QBS

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