New York Times, Friday, June 6, 2008

Author: Ashish Vengsarkar
Editor: Will Shortz
Ashish Vengsarkar
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQVWXZ} Spans: 7 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Vengsarkar. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. R.B.I. or E.R.A., e.g. : ABBR
5. Return addressee? : IRS
8. Zeroes : RESETS
14. Boston specialty : CREAMPIE
16. Saint whose name means "good" : AGATHA
17. Mean crossword clue writer's challenge to solvers? : TRYGOOGLINGTHIS
19. Meal source : OAT
20. Something about Mary? : HALO
21. People who aren't positive? : NOS
22. Gets passed down, perhaps : RUNSINTHEFAMILY
27. Potential pass target : END
28. Flight data recorder?: Abbr. : FAA
29. Fortune 500 company whose toll-free number ends with 23522 : AFLAC
30. Major work in grad sch. : DISS
32. Commuting choices: Abbr. : RRS
34. Molly of early stage and screen : PICON
37. Movie line spoken by Renée Zellweger after "Just shut up" : YOUHADMEATHELLO
41. "Scandalized Masks" painter, 1883 : ENSOR
42. Wall St. deal : LBO
43. What you might wind up with : REEL
44. They often cross : PATHS
47. Considered groovy : DUG
49. Land in the Thames : AIT
50. Sunrise, say : DAILYOCCURRENCE
54. Cover-letter letters : ENC
55. 1970s tennis star Ramirez : RAUL
56. Nitwit : ASS
57. Event starting on 08/08/08 at 08:08:08 p.m. : BEIJINGOLYMPICS
63. Inspire : AROUSE
64. Contingency funds : MADMONEY
65. Specially trained soldier : RANGER
66. Replies of comprehension : OHS
67. Psalm starter : OGOD
1. What a scene is seen in : ACT
2. Cold evidence? : BRR
3. Unimpeachable : BEYONDSUSPICION
4. Eastern music : RAGAS
5. Wall St. deal : IPO
6. Very desirous person's sacrifice? : RIGHTARM
7. Psalm ender : SELAH
8. Split : RANOFF
9. Graded item : EGG
10. Posed : SAT
11. Heinous war crime : ETHNICCLEANSING
12. Compound added to natural gas to give it an odor : THIOL
13. Flip : SASSY
15. Interior designer's creation : MOTIF
18. Parts of gastrointestinal tracts : ILEA
22. Turn red, maybe : REDYE
23. Word with card or catalog : UNION
24. Olden ointment : NARD
25. Fictional river of verse : ALPH
26. Three-time skiing world champion Hermann : MAIER
31. Spit, e.g. : SHOAL
33. Chlorure de sodium : SEL
35. ___ acid : OLEIC
36. Best Actor nominee of 1991 and 1998 : NOLTE
38. Like Manhattan's East Village : ARTY
39. Fahd's successor in Saudi Arabia : ABDULLAH
40. Duty for a docent : TOUR
45. Oscar-winning "Titanic" score composer James : HORNER
46. Heroin, slangily : SCAG
48. Texas senator succeeded by Cornyn : GRAMM
50. Keep out : DEBAR
51. End of ___ : ANERA
52. 1980s-'90s New York governor : CUOMO
53. Neighbor of Helsinki : ESPOO
58. Kind of band : JUG
59. British verb ending : ISE
60. Field divs. : YDS
61. One driving a bus.? : CEO
62. "Charley's Aunt" star Chaplin : SYD

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