New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Author: Henry Quillen
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Quillen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQVX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Quillen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Coors product : ZIMA
5. N.Y.C. theater area : BWAY
9. Frank in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : ZAPPA
14. ___-Tass news agency : ITAR
15. Surrealist Magritte : RENE
16. Apple instant-messaging program : ICHAT
17. Lovers of fine fare : GOURMANDS
19. River flowing into and out of Lake Geneva : RHONE
20. Recital player : SOLOIST
21. Madden, and how : INCENSE
23. Keebler cracker brand : ZESTA
25. Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
26. Sci-fi sidekick, maybe : BOT
29. Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
30. Assumed name : ANONYM
34. "That feels great" : AHH
35. Honeybee genus : APIS
37. Bit of dental work : INLAY
38. Free pass, of sorts : BYE
39. Theme of this puzzle : ATOZTOA
41. One of eight Eng. kings : EDW
42. "___ regret it!" : YOULL
44. Famous Amos : TORI
45. Nutritionist's std. : RDA
46. Birthplace of composer Richard Strauss : MUNICH
48. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
50. "For example ..." : SAY
51. Highlands refusal : NAE
52. Madison Ave. trade : ADBIZ
54. Redlines : DELETES
58. Begins slowly : EASESIN
62. "Be ___ and ..." : ADEAR
63. Queen ___ Maria, mother of England's Charles II and James II : HENRIETTA
65. Stiller's comic partner : MEARA
66. Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
67. "___ as I can tell ..." : NEAR
68. Ball's comic partner : ARNAZ
69. Secluded area : GLEN
70. Animated film hit of 1998 : ANTZ
1. Goes this way before that : ZIGS
2. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
3. Rough up : MAUL
4. Ingrediente en paella : ARROZ
5. Military bigwig : BRASSHAT
6. Deteriorated : WENTTOPOT
7. What's more : AND
8. Sammy Davis Jr.'s "___ Can" : YESI
9. Cubic ___ (gem) : ZIRCONIA
10. Truman's last secretary of state : ACHESON
11. Unit of loudness : PHON
12. Producers' fears : PANS
13. Faultlessly, after "to" : ATEE
18. Architect Ludwig ___ van der Rohe : MIES
22. Three R's org. : NEA
24. Flagstaff's place : ARIZONA
26. Child in a 1980s custody case : BABYM
27. "What a kidder!" : OHYOU
28. N.Y.C. country club? : THEUN
31. Cubs, but not Bears, for short : NLERS
32. When said three times, "et cetera" : YADDA
33. Ol' Blue Eyes classic : MYWAY
36. Harsh quality : STRIDENCE
39. The Rock : ALCATRAZ
40. Getty or Rockefeller : OILBARON
43. Ancient Cretan writing system : LINEARA
47. Part of a bray : HEE
49. "Of course, señor!" : SISI
53. Ethan Frome's wife : ZEENA
54. Lady of Spain : DAMA
55. German river to the Fulda : EDER
56. Show preference : LEAN
57. Layered haircut : SHAG
59. 9-mm. gun of W.W. II : STEN
60. "Let's leave ___ that" : ITAT
61. Onetime "Concentration" host Jack : NARZ
64. Schubert's "The ___-King" : ERL

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