New York Times, Monday, July 21, 2008

Author: Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor: Will Shortz
Gilbert H. Ludwig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. C.S.A. soldier : REB
4. Unconscious states : COMAS
9. Sounds of bells or laughter : PEALS
14. Grp. putting on shows for the troops : USO
15. Journalist ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
16. Whodunit award : EDGAR
17. Rev. ___ (Bible ver.) : STD
18. Like "Have a nice day" : BANAL
19. Denizens of 45-Down : TURKS
20. 1934 title role for Ginger Rogers : THEGAYDIVORCEE
23. 8 1/2" x 14" paper size : LEGAL
24. "Yes, madame" : OUI
25. With 56-Across, Saint of Hollywood : EVA
27. The Depression and the cold war, for two : ERAS
28. "This is only ___" : ATEST
31. Bank acct. guarantor : FDIC
32. "That's one small step for ___ ..." : AMAN
33. Candidate lists : SLATES
35. 1934 title role for Jeanette MacDonald : THEMERRYWIDOW
39. Emperor killed on the Ides of March : CAESAR
40. Fail to include : OMIT
41. "Darn," more formally : ALAS
42. Imam's faith : ISLAM
44. Bills and coins : CASH
48. Nonvegetarian sandwich, for short : BLT
49. Biol. or chem. : SCI
50. Slow, in music : LENTO
51. 1975 title role for Lynn Redgrave : THEHAPPYHOOKER
56. See 25-Across : MARIE
57. Base-clearing hit : HOMER
58. Urban address abbr. : APT
59. Uniquely : ALONE
60. "Sesame Street" grouch : OSCAR
61. Brazilian hot spot : RIO
62. Stinky stream : SEWER
63. Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
64. New England's Cape ___ : ANN
1. What leaves do in the wind : RUSTLE
2. Purim heroine : ESTHER
3. Barrio grocery : BODEGA
4. Plotters' plot : CABAL
5. Jazzy Anita : ODAY
6. Darn : MEND
7. Jai ___ : ALAI
8. Series of shots, as from warships : SALVOS
9. Lab's ___ dish : PETRI
10. The "E" of N.E.A.: Abbr. : EDUC
11. Accepted, as terms : AGREEDTO
12. Placid vacation vista : LAKEVIEW
13. Soon-to-be grads: Abbr. : SRS
21. Phase hotter than liquid : GAS
22. Defeat by a stroke? : OUTSWIM
26. Window units, briefly : ACS
28. Song that begins "My country, 'tis of thee" : AMERICA
29. Part of a cigarette rating : TAR
30. Sign up : ENROL
31. Furbys or yo-yos, once : FAD
32. Doc grp. : AMA
34. On fire : LIT
35. Sailor's yarn : TALLTALE
36. Charles de Gaulle : Paris :: ___ : London : HEATHROW
37. Twisty curve : ESS
38. Singer Sumac : YMA
39. What a hack drives : CAB
43. Drain furtively, maybe : SIPHON
44. Corp. biggie : CEO
45. Capital ESE of Istanbul : ANKARA
46. Enter : STEPIN
47. Dr. Seuss elephant : HORTON
49. Like pantyhose : SHEER
50. Peter of "M" : LORRE
52. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
53. Ask, as questions : POSE
54. Gym locale, for short : YMCA
55. Get better : HEAL
56. "No ___!" ("Stop!," in Spanish) : MAS

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