New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Author: Adam Fromm
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Fromm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fromm. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Ishtar" or "Heaven's Gate," famously : BOMB
5. Etna product : LAVA
9. 1/60 of a fluid dram : MINIM
14. Sequel to Melville's "Typee" : OMOO
15. Workers in the field : OXEN
16. Sheepish : OVINE
17. Paint none too delicately : DAUB
18. Lawrence of the North Dakota Hall of Fame : WELK
19. Don'ts : NONOS
20. Bring to a boil : ENRAGE
22. Dance craze of the mid-'90s : MACARENA
24. Appetizer, entree or dessert? : DINNERPARTLY
26. Reuben server : DELI
27. "Just ___ thought!" : ASI
28. Boot part : TOE
31. Role in "Young Frankenstein" : IGOR
34. Poorly : ILL
36. Disdain : SCORN
38. Bonbon and how it should be divvied up? : SUGARPLUMFAIRLY
42. "Horsefeathers!" : MYEYE
43. Top figure on a clock : XII
44. Painter of "The Naked 56-Down" : GOYA
45. Edinburgh-to-London dir. : SSE
46. La-la lead-in : TRA
49. Riding the waves : ASEA
51. Doubting apostle? Not by a long shot! : THOMASHARDLY
56. Horseless carriage : MOTORCAR
59. Two-track : STEREO
60. Without a chaperon : ALONE
61. A round number ends in it : ZERO
63. "West Side Story" fellow : TONY
64. Popular block game requiring nimble fingers : JENGA
65. Caesar's almost-last words : ETTU
66. ___ list : TODO
67. Syrian president Bashar al-___ : ASSAD
68. Profound : DEEP
69. Building additions : ELLS
1. Portended : BODED
2. Muscat resident : OMANI
3. Wear black, perhaps : MOURN
4. Old spoofing duo : BOBANDRAY
5. Pouter's protuberance : LOWERLIP
6. Pink-slip : AXE
7. The nerdier of the "Scooby-Doo" girls : VELMA
8. Capital south of the Black Sea : ANKARA
9. La Gioconda, familiarly : MONALISA
10. White key, informally : IVORY
11. Fine diving score : NINE
12. Home ___ : INON
13. Flat-topped land feature : MESA
21. Word of wonder : GEE
23. Price abbr. : CTS
25. Wet blanket : PILL
28. Picador's opponent : TORO
29. Traveler's alternative to De Gaulle : ORLY
30. 2001 Oscar nominee for Best Original Song, "May It Be" : ENYA
31. Faiths, say : ISMS
32. Fellas : GUYS
33. S-curve : OGEE
35. Fiat ___ (common university motto) : LUX
37. Winston or Salem : CIGARETTE
39. Fix, as film on a reel : RETHREAD
40. War stat : MIAS
41. Bouillabaisse : FISHSOUP
47. Big bird of myth : ROC
48. Gobsmacked : AMAZED
50. Absorb, as a cost : EAT
51. Archipelago known as the Friendly Islands : TONGA
52. Craggy ridge : ARETE
53. What hungry wolves do : DROOL
54. Tennis's Ivan : LENDL
55. Toys that have their ups and downs : YOYOS
56. See 44-Across : MAJA
57. Cheers for picadores : OLES
58. Oodles and oodles : TONS
62. Hwy. : RTE

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