New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 2008

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {F} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ledger no. : ACCT
5. Painter Fouquet : JEAN
9. Dance of African origin : SAMBA
14. Suspensions : MORATORIA
16. Aquafina alternative : EVIAN
17. Antarctic environmental concern : OZONEHOLE
18. It might be jewel-encrusted : TIARA
19. Family in 1980s news : REAGANS
20. Falafel seasoners : SESAMES
22. It's hit with a pinky : ENTERKEY
24. Be a part of, as a film : ACTIN
25. Nixon adviser Nofziger : LYN
26. Blessing : APPROVAL
29. Like some vino : SECO
32. Nixon creation of 1970: Abbr. : OSHA
34. "The Cosby Show" actress Alexander : ERIKA
35. Rudy's coach in the 1993 football film "Rudy" : ARA
36. Preferred seating, for many : EXITROW
38. Top suit? : CEO
39. Decongestant brand : SINEX
41. Mogul : CZAR
42. Oenological category : REDS
43. Source of some big waves : SEAQUAKE
45. John ___ : DOE
47. Stop up, in a way : CAULK
48. Gulf states : EMIRATES
53. Kept charging shots, say : RANATAB
55. Back together, for now : ONAGAIN
56. "The Red Tent" author Diamant : ANITA
57. Indie rock band whose name is Spanish for "I have it" : YOLATENGO
59. Finger : RATON
60. Bump in the road? : REARENDER
61. Not nodding : ALERT
62. Lake craft : DORY
63. Spare in a boot : TYRE
1. Venetian balladeer's topic : AMORE
2. Gull : COZEN
3. Dalmatian, e.g. : CROAT
4. Citrus tree : TANGELO
5. 16th-century founder of Scottish Presbyterianism : JOHNKNOX
6. Jagged-edged : EROSE
7. Bother : AIL
8. Caledonian contradictions : NAES
9. Bit of securing hardware : SETSCREW
10. One whose idea may be taking off : AVIATOR
11. 1980s TV show or 2006 film : MIAMIVICE
12. In the raw : BARENAKED
13. Santa ___ (meteorological phenomena) : ANAS
15. Pathetic : TEARY
21. "Israfel" writer's monogram : EAP
23. Classic game with 13 categories : YAHTZEE
27. Professional helper, for short : PARA
28. Part of French Indochina until 1949 : LAOS
29. Freshness : SASS
30. Work on it began in Rome in 1817 : ERIECANAL
31. Hebrew or Phoenician : CANAANITE
33. Really warped : SICK
36. More than happy : EXULTANT
37. Stock : ORDINARY
40. It's just north of Nauru : EQUATOR
42. Assaying aid : REAGENT
44. Booking letters : AKA
46. Make an impressive delivery : ORATE
49. Meat grinder : MOLAR
50. Commodore competitor : TANDY
51. Peak southeast of Bern : EIGER
52. Boredom indicator : SNORE
53. Hard to find in Latin? : RARA
54. Longtime West Virginia senator : BYRD
58. War on Poverty agcy. : OEO

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