New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Author: Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Pete Muller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sci-fi's "Doctor ___" : WHO
4. PG or R : RATING
10. From the start : ANEW
14. Suffers from : HAS
15. "The Tempest" king : ALONSO
16. "Later" : CIAO
17. Like many planetary orbits : ELLIPTICAL
19. Clarinet type : ALTO
20. Ebony, e.g. : WOOD
21. Like : ALA
22. Ranch visitor : DUDE
24. Uneaten part of an apple : CORE
26. Long March participants : MAOISTS
29. Airer of Congressional proceedings : CSPAN
32. Bout stopper, for short : TKO
34. Far from wimpy : MACHO
35. Question posed by a 1987 children's best seller : WHERESWALDO
38. Fighter for Jeff Davis : REB
39. Western pal : PARD
40. Sample : TASTE
41. Open widely : GAPE
42. Old spy org. : OSS
43. This puzzle's answer to 35-Across (spelled out four times) : INTHECORNER
45. Pub serving : STOUT
47. A, in Austria : EIN
48. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
49. Indian oven : TANDOOR
51. It turns the tide : MOON
53. Commotions : ADOS
54. Equinox mo. : SEP
55. Bargain : DEAL
59. Bargain event : SALE
61. Building seen on a nickel : MONTICELLO
64. Moselle tributary : SAAR
65. French satellite launcher : ARIANE
66. West of "My Little Chickadee" : MAE
67. Gum globs : WADS
68. City with a view of Vesuvius : NAPLES
69. Do zigzags, maybe : SEW
1. "That was close!" : WHEW
2. Symbol of sanctity : HALO
3. Nobel Institute city : OSLO
4. Grammy category : RAP
5. Rite site : ALTAR
6. Light perfume : TOILETWATER
7. Pizarro foe : INCA
8. Code-cracking org. : NSA
9. Israel's Meir : GOLDA
10. Maine's ___ National Park : ACADIA
11. 1990s-2000s sitcom shrink : NILESCRANE
12. Absorb, as a loss : EAT
13. Wine and dine : WOO
18. It may be swiped : IDCARD
23. Man, in 68-Across : UOMO
25. Canadian "loonie" denomination : ONE
26. Material used in casting : MOLTENMETAL
27. It's "mightier," in a saying : THEPEN
28. Gets over drunkenness, with "up" : SOBERS
29. Breakfast cereal pioneer : CWPOST
30. Cascades peak : SHASTA
31. Purchase of one who's looking for love : PERSONALAD
33. Whole-grain cereal brand : KASHI
36. RR stop : STN
37. Boxing Day mo. : DEC
41. Starbucks size : GRANDE
43. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
44. Bear, in Bolivia : OSO
46. Jersey parts? : UDDERS
50. Ottoman Turk leader : OSMAN
52. Speak one's mind : OPINE
54. Salon sound : SNIP
56. "Slippery" trees : ELMS
57. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
58. MGM mogul Marcus : LOEW
59. Phila.-to-Miami dir. : SSW
60. Tow-providing org. : AAA
62. "... man ___ mouse?" : ORA
63. These, in Tours : CES

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