New York Times, Monday, June 9, 2008

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. 50 percent : HALF
5. Goya's "The Naked ___" : MAJA
9. Pet adoption org. : SPCA
13. Jai ___ : ALAI
14. Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
16. Where a horseshoe goes : HOOF
17. *Sightseer's guide : TOURISTMAP
19. Plus : ALSO
20. Passover meals : SEDERS
21. One of the U.S. Virgin Islands : STCROIX
23. Hooded jacket : PARKA
26. Variety : ILK
27. 1950, on a cornerstone : MCML
30. *Creation made with a bucket and shovel : SANDCASTLE
35. "Are you in ___?" : OROUT
37. Stinks to high heaven : REEKS
38. D.D.E.'s political rival : AES
39. Spanish wine beverage : SANGRIA
41. Has high hopes : ASPIRES
43. CPR provider : EMT
44. Shenanigan : ANTIC
46. Mall unit : STORE
47. *One who puts the pedal to the metal : SPEEDDEMON
50. River of Hades : STYX
51. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
52. ___ Gay (W.W. II bomber) : ENOLA
54. Quits yapping : SHUTSUP
58. British society magazine : TATLER
62. Arizona tribe : HOPI
63. *The worst player wins it : BOOBYPRIZE
66. Cupid : AMOR
67. Longtime Yankees skipper : TORRE
68. Big do : AFRO
69. Here today, ___ tomorrow : GONE
70. Saucy : PERT
71. "Split" soup ingredients : PEAS
1. They may be thrown into the ring : HATS
2. Skin soother : ALOE
3. Praise : LAUD
4. *Hose company hookup : FIREPLUG
5. Gentlemen: Abbr. : MESSRS
6. PC key : ALT
7. Beam in a bar? : JIM
8. Solvers' shouts : AHAS
9. Predatory types : SHARKS
10. Ralph Lauren label : POLO
11. Mozart's "___ Fan Tutte" : COSI
12. Crazy like ___ : AFOX
15. Slight improvements in business activity : UPTICKS
18. Songwriter Gershwin : IRA
22. Necklace fasteners : CLASPS
24. Sport in which belts are awarded : KARATE
25. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANE
27. Grandma ___, American folk artist : MOSES
28. Muscle malady : CRAMP
29. Three-card scam : MONTE
31. Church official : DEACON
32. Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
33. Suspicious : LEERY
34. Beloved of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
36. Swaps : TRADES
40. Iffy : INDOUBT
42. Warning cry ... or a hint to the beginnings of the answers to the five starred clues : ITSATRAP
45. "___ Mine" (Beatles song) : IME
48. Whole : ENTIRE
49. "Maybe later" : NOTYET
53. Once around the track : LAP
54. Retro cut : SHAG
55. ___ sapiens : HOMO
56. Second word in many a fairy tale : UPON
57. Inside info : POOP
59. Long, long sentence : LIFE
60. Cornell of Cornell University : EZRA
61. Vintage vehicles : REOS
64. Valuable rocks : ORE
65. "Man, it's cold!" : BRR

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