New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 2008

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 911 pest, e.g. : CRANKCALLER
12. V.P. between Wallace and Barkley : HST
15. D. H. Lawrence novel made into a 1969 film : WOMENINLOVE
16. Time for Tours tourists? : ETE
17. Many a first course : TOSSEDSALAD
18. Dull finish? : ARD
19. Hit with a heavy blow : SMOTE
20. Had sum problems : MISADDED
22. 30-day winter month : SHEBAT
25. Flip : SASSY
26. 1999 Clorox acquisition : STP
29. "A penny saved is a penny earned," e.g. : OLDSAW
31. Fed. accident investigator : NTSB
32. Makes a big hit : TRIPLES
34. Home of the Museum of International Folk Art : SANTAFE
36. Quinn who played Annie in film : AILEEN
37. Land at a Spanish airport? : TIERRA
38. Be down, apparently : LOOKSAD
40. Clown : FUNSTER
41. Idaho motto starter : ESTO
42. Least likely to crack : SANEST
44. Parisian possessive : SES
45. Ones with shovellike forefeet : MOLES
47. What a virtuous woman is worth more than, according to Proverbs 31:10 : RUBIES
49. Aromatic herbal quaff : ANISETEA
51. ___ Dove (the constellation Columba) : NOAHS
55. Follow closely (along) : TAG
56. Restaurant parties, often : DINNERDATES
59. Archaic ending : ETH
60. Fruit with a pit, to a Brit : AVOCADOPEAR
61. Got into the swing, say : SAT
62. Clandestine classroom communicators : NOTEPASSERS
1. 100-lb. units : CWTS
2. Study, e.g. : ROOM
3. Childish retort : AMSO
4. Flight destinations : NESTS
5. Desk features : KNEEHOLES
6. Enemy of the Moors, with "the" : CID
7. True, at times: Abbr. : ANS
8. Cud chewers : LLAMAS
9. Alluring adolescents : LOLITAS
10. NASA spacewalks : EVAS
11. "Yet do thy cheeks look ___ Titan's face": Shak. : REDAS
12. Track edges : HEADSTARTS
13. Unpressured : STRESSFREE
14. Comforters on kids' beds : TEDDYBEARS
21. "The Count of Monte Cristo" hero : DANTES
23. "Uncle Vanya" wife and others : ELENAS
24. What directors sit on: Abbr. : BDS
26. Play halters : STALEMATES
27. Any one of Handel's Op. 2 pieces : TRIOSONATA
28. Longtime flame? : PILOTLIGHT
30. Mashed potato alternative : WATUSI
33. Sri Lanka exports : PEKOES
35. They're hooked up to some TV's : NINTENDOS
39. Be more than reluctant to : DARENOT
40. American Heart Mo. : FEB
43. Shade : NUANCE
46. French city that shares its name with a car : SEDAN
48. Bars that gradually get smaller : SOAPS
50. It can stop the show : TIVO
52. Exactly, after "to" : ATEE
53. Catch, in a way : HEAR
54. Bygone grp. of 15 : SSRS
57. "To Helen" writer's inits. : EAP
58. Salt std., e.g. : RDA

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