New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Send roses, perhaps : WOO
4. Polo name : MARCO
9. Pooh-pooh : SCOFF
14. "Atonement" author McEwan : IAN
15. Harvest bundle : SHEAF
16. Physics Nobelist Wolfgang : PAULI
17. Singles bar habitué? : FREQUENTFLIRTER
20. Twin in Genesis : ESAU
21. Geog. feature : MTS
22. Intimate wear, informally : UNDIES
23. The Reds, on a scoreboard : CIN
25. H : ETA
27. Lie down on the job? : REST
28. Do some barhopping? : PARTYASYOUGO
33. "Rockaria!" grp. : ELO
34. Bogart role : QUEEG
35. Daft : LOOPY
39. Stooped shoulders, e.g. : POSTURE
41. Quick peek : GLIMPSE
43. Unagi or tekka maki : SUSHI
44. Ryan with 5,714 strikeouts : NOLAN
46. Eerie ability : ESP
47. Dirndls? : ALPINESKIRTS
50. "Not if ___ help it!" : ICAN
53. Santa ___ winds : ANA
54. Internists' grp. : AMA
55. Lye, e.g. : ALKALI
57. Pugilists' org. : WBC
60. In the matter of : ASTO
63. "Wild and crazy guy" on the old "S.N.L."? : MARTINCHARACTER
66. Put up with : BROOK
67. Tear-out from a Playboy magazine : PINUP
68. Rail-splitter's tool : AXE
69. Pick up on : SENSE
70. Flabbergast : AMAZE
71. Football linemen, for short, caught in 17-, 28-, 47- and 63-Across? : RTS
1. The "Judy" of Punch and Judy : WIFE
2. Dinghy movers : OARS
3. This answer intersects it : ONEACROSS
4. East Lansing sch. : MSU
5. Call for attention : AHEM
6. Monopoly expense : RENT
7. Certain marble : CATSEYE
8. Not working : OFF
9. Washer or dryer action : SPIN
10. Hold'em venue : CARDROOM
11. Navel designation : OUTIE
12. Takes off : FLEES
13. "For starters ..." : FIRST
18. Cease : QUIT
19. Island shindig : LUAU
24. Vicks brand : NYQUIL
26. Two-position switch : TOGGLE
28. Fires (up) : PEPS
29. Baseball's Felipe or Moises : ALOU
30. Gold: Prefix : AUR
31. Tended to by the butler, say : SEENIN
32. "A Life for the Tsar" composer : GLINKA
36. Callas or Sills : OPERASTAR
37. Alternative to "Hey!" : PSST
38. Informal assents : YEPS
40. Death personified, in ancient Greece : THANATOS
42. Scale syllables : LAS
45. For the heck of it : ONAWHIM
48. Nuisance : PAIN
49. Non-PC purchase : IMAC
50. Feet in a meter : IAMBS
51. St. ___ of Assisi : CLARE
52. Goodyear's home : AKRON
56. Take a shine to : LIKE
58. Eric of "Munich" : BANA
59. Santa ___, University of California city : CRUZ
61. ___ message : TEXT
62. Sources of nickel, e.g. : ORES
64. Tax season V.I.P. : CPA
65. Zoo attraction : APE

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