New York Times, Friday, June 20, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flurries : BURSTS
7. How you might meet someone : HALFWAY
14. Head of an alley? : ONEPIN
15. 1.0 : DAVERAGE
16. Not forsaking : TRUETO
17. Without warning : UNAWARES
18. Sticking point : TINE
19. Old-time comic Ed : WYNN
21. Gravlax ingredient : DILL
22. Kind of column : OPED
23. A National Cartoonists Society award is named for him : SEGAR
25. Short cut? : LOIN
27. City on the Trans-Canada Highway : MEDICINEHAT
30. Nashville-based awards org. : CMA
31. So much, on a score : TANTO
32. Carter's second secretary of state : MUSKIE
34. Like dirty rice : CAJUN
37. Farm unit? : ANT
39. Championship cricket matches : TESTS
40. Left unceremoniously? : ELOPED
42. Two-time gold medal skier of the 1998 Olympics : MAIER
44. Using devices : SLY
45. 1990 Grammy winner for her album "Days of Open Hand" : SUZANNEVEGA
50. Crew team? : TARS
52. State bordering Lower Saxony : HESSE
53. Film role for Russell in 1993 and Costner in 1994 : EARP
54. One might be in a cast : LIMB
56. Course for the dead? : STYX
57. Exciting experience, in slang : TRIP
58. Chair : MODERATE
60. Like : AKINTO
62. Comic's creation : ONELINER
63. Their tails do not wag : COMETS
64. Where Covent Garden is : WESTEND
65. Craft often utilizing rubber bands : TIEDYE
1. Bench warmer : BOTTOM
2. Still in development : UNRIPE
3. Came back together : REUNED
4. "I haven't got all day!" : SPEEDITUP
5. Part of an even exchange : TIT
6. Traps, perhaps : SNOWSIN
7. Title role in a 1986 Woody Allen film : HANNAH
8. Loser to Audrey for the 1953 Best Actress Oscar : AVA
9. Far from family-friendly : LEWD
10. Hardly hardy : FRAIL
11. A 15-Down might have control over them : WARLOCKS
12. Provision for holding certain jobs : AGELIMIT
13. Word next to a check box : YES
15. Underground movement leader? : DUNGEONMASTER
20. Dirt spreader : YENTA
24. Butt : RAM
26. Gretna Green rebuffs : NAES
28. Miami team, informally : CANES
29. Classless one? : TUTEE
33. Be in the can : SERVETIME
34. "___ fini!" : CEST
35. Helplessly? : ALLALONE
36. Teens' escapades : JOYRIDES
38. Member of the aster family : TANSY
41. "Ya think?!" : DUH
43. Ballpark : INEXACT
46. Made more exciting : ZESTED
47. Like some runs : EARNED
48. Strongly realistic : GRITTY
49. Put side by side : APPOSE
51. Get the lead out? : SMELT
55. It might be baked for an appetizer : BRIE
58. Overwhelm, with "down" : MOW
59. "King Kong" role : ANN
61. Carp variety : KOI

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