New York Times, Friday, May 25, 2007

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actor with an L.A.P.D. auditorium named after him : JACKWEBB
9. Sell for : BRING
14. Words that often follow sweet offers? : IMONADIET
16. One not mingling much : LONER
17. Flunkies : HIRELINGS
18. Vienna State Opera music director starting in 2002 : OZAWA
19. It can have its charms : ANKLET
20. "Born from jets" sloganeer : SAAB
22. One's native land : SOD
23. Fights : DUELS
24. Key letters : CTRL
25. Simple : MERE
26. Erstwhile grp. of 15 : SSRS
27. Bowl booster : RAH
28. Part of convention planning : AGENDA
30. Hurt : AILED
32. Relief providers : OASES
33. Subject of a financial report : FISCALQUARTER
37. Kind of port : MODEM
38. Snide challenge : SUEME
39. Guitarists, slangily : AXEMEN
41. Shrink : EBB
42. Prayer opener : LORD
46. Starbucks option : CHAI
47. Skill level option : EASY
49. Hamlet in 1969 headlines : MYLAI
50. Part of AIM : AOL
51. Look down : POUT
52. Source of sulfuric acid : PYRITE
53. World's second-highest capital : QUITO
55. Feline gift : NINELIVES
57. Open, in a way : UNZIP
58. Way of turning : TOONESIDE
59. They're perfect : EDENS
60. Jazz greats, e.g. : NBASTARS
1. Crusades : JIHADS
2. It's less than perfect : AMINUS
3. Lulu : CORKER
4. Sounds ominously : KNELLS
5. Its flag has a large red dragon : WALES
6. Mark up : EDIT
7. Wood holder : BIN
8. Commits a logical fallacy : BEGSTHEQUESTION
9. Mass : BLOB
10. "Shoe" waitress : ROZ
11. Not fully : INASENSE
12. Government reorganization : NEWORDER
13. Good eggs : GRADEAS
15. Plot target of the Decembrists : TSAR
21. Like : ALA
24. Secretaries often hold them : CALLS
25. Chuck, say : MEAT
27. Relative of a fjord : RIA
29. 2006 Oscar winner for his first film : GORE
30. Height : ACME
31. Expected before : DUEBY
33. One followed on horseback : FOXHOUND
34. Put on a pedestal : IDEALIZE
35. Interstate sight : SEMI
36. Pres. appointee : AMB
37. Monkey with cheek pouches : MACAQUE
40. Marxist leader? : NEO
42. Many a minstrel : LYRIST
43. Title pig of Ian Falconer kids' books : OLIVIA
44. Like "The Godfather" : RATEDR
45. Double daggers, in printing : DIESES
48. Volunteer baby sitter, sometimes : AUNT
49. "Black Velvet" singer Alannah ___ : MYLES
51. Daddy-o : POPS
52. Tony who was the 2003 A.L. Manager of the Year : PENA
54. Kind of soldier : TIN
56. Cribbage jack : NOB

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