New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 143 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. Course of action : TACK
5. Big jerk : SPASM
10. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. White house : IGLOO
16. Suffix with govern : ANCE
17. Musial's 6 and Gibson's 45? : CARDINALNUMBERS
20. Continuously : ONEND
21. Grabs some shut-eye : SNOOZES
22. Bitter drug : ALOES
26. "Of course!" : DUH
27. Pregame practice in Cincinnati? : REDPEPPER
31. Sting operation : SETUP
35. Dockworkers' org. : ILA
36. Beach washer : TIDE
37. Go too far onstage : EMOTE
38. Leading the league : FIRST
41. W.C. : LAV
42. Ledger entry : DEBIT
43. Coffeehouse order : LATTE
44. Land O Lakes product : OLEO
46. Air Force hero : ACE
47. Earl in the court of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
48. AT&T Park standout? : GIANTSTAR
51. Music booster : AMP
53. Adak native : ALEUT
54. With "El," British victory site of 1942 : ALAMEIN
58. Wild : FERAL
62. Prospects for a New York pennant? : METEXPECTATIONS
66. Operatic prince : IGOR
67. Perrier alternative : EVIAN
68. Part of N.B. : NOTA
69. Puts on : DONS
70. Query before a big event : READY
71. Revue segment : SKIT
1. Snack in a shell : TACO
2. One of TV's "Two and a Half Men" : ALAN
3. Give a hoot : CARE
4. Snatch : KIDNAP
5. Sloth, for one : SIN
6. Eagle shooters' grp. : PGA
7. Every last bit : ALL
8. End of some company names : SONS
9. Pitcher's place : MOUND
10. Inspiration for "Rent" : LABOHEME
11. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
12. Plot component : ACRE
13. Post meal : MESS
18. Not playing : IDLE
19. Hunted rodents : MOUSED
23. Go (for) : OPT
24. Closing passage : EPILOG
25. City in central Missouri : SEDALIA
27. Long arm? : RIFLE
28. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
29. Indoor game much seen on English TV : DARTS
30. Let slip : REVEAL
32. Go ___ for (defend) : TOBAT
33. Erie Canal city : UTICA
34. Man of Principle? : PETER
39. Clambake fare : STEAMERS
40. Adjective for a 1-Down : TEXMEX
45. I might signify this : ONE
49. Clump of grass : TUFT
50. Rathskeller decorations : STEINS
52. Highland musician : PIPER
54. In the center of : AMID
55. Block brand : LEGO
56. Loads : ATON
57. Actress Campbell : NEVE
59. Corner piece : ROOK
60. Objecting to : ANTI
61. Exam for a would-be atty. : LSAT
63. Org. in "The Bourne Identity" : CIA
64. Tiny amount : TAD
65. To some extent : ANY

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