New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 2008

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Neck attachments : CAPOS
6. Nuts and bolts : ABCS
10. Per : APOP
14. Take over : USURP
15. School house : FRAT
16. Longtime NBC host : LENO
17. Free, in France : LIBRE
18. Meter reading : FARE
19. Cultural interests : ARTS
20. Michael of "Monty Python" : PALIN
21. They really get steamed : ESPRESSOS
23. Red River area : INDOCHINA
25. Reveal, in verse : OPE
26. Film buff's channel : AMC
28. Plopped down : SAT
29. Spider-Man creator Lee : STAN
31. Change : REDO
33. Morning show co-host : RIPA
36. Red Sea's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
39. "Later" : ADIOS
41. Some hosp. cases : ODS
42. Dutch beauty : TULIP
43. "Hungaria" composer : LISZT
44. Graham of rock : NASH
46. Pitchers may hold them : ADES
47. Round end : PEEN
49. Put out : IRK
51. W. Eur. country that does not belong to NATO : IRE
52. Wheaton of "Stand By Me" : WIL
54. What a solid yellow line may indicate : NOPASSING
58. "Be right there!" : INAMOMENT
60. Light shade : BEIGE
63. "Paint the Sky With Stars: The Best of ___" (1997 album) : ENYA
64. Met highlight : ARIA
65. Western : OATER
66. Zodiac symbol : LION
67. Part of AARP: Abbr. : ASSN
68. "It Don't Come Easy" was his first solo hit : STARR
69. Thumb one's nose at : DEFY
70. Bump into : MEET
71. Logical flaws : HOLES
1. "I Spy" co-star : CULP
2. Spanner of 11 time zones : ASIA
3. With 6-Down, 34-Down : PUBLICDISPLAYOF
4. Hatch, in politics : ORRIN
5. Lays out : SPENDS
6. See 3-Down : AFFECTION
7. Lacking restraint : BRASH
8. Parts of arms : CARPI
9. Junk ends : STERNS
10. "Sad to say ..." : ALAS
11. With 35-Down, 34-Down : PERSONALDIGITAL
12. Leading : ONTOP
13. Chasers in a saloon, perhaps : POSSE
22. Trouble no end : EATAT
24. Galley mover : OAR
26. Uzbek sea name : ARAL
27. Lead-in to care : MEDI
30. Pastel hue : AQUA
32. Move like ketchup : OOZE
34. Handheld computer, or holding hands : PDA
35. See 11-Down : ASSISTANT
37. Place for a body to repose : BIER
38. Place for some icons : APSE
40. Transcript preparer : STENO
45. Four-baggers: Abbr. : HRS
48. Polite turndown : NOMAAM
50. Unwelcome end, with "the" : KIBOSH
52. Bring to bear : WIELD
53. Concave lint trap? : INNIE
55. By itself : PERSE
56. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
57. "Peachy!" : NEATO
59. Lots of : MANY
61. "Shall We Dance?" star, 2004 : GERE
62. Slips : ERRS

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