New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Author: David Kwong and Emily Halpern
Editor: Will Shortz
David Kwong
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kwong. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Halpern. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Casablanca" star, informally : BOGIE
6. Rio automaker : KIA
9. Legendary cowboy ___ Bill : PECOS
14. Brings in : EARNS
15. Dijon denial : NON
16. Bejeweled topper : TIARA
17. Mediocre F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? : THEDECENTGATSBY
20. Whopping : HUGE
21. Gibbons of TV talk : LEEZA
22. Gas company that sells toy trucks : HESS
23. "Evil Woman" band, for short : ELO
25. Daisy ___, who went to Marryin' Sam : MAE
27. Mediocre place to scuba? : GOODBARRIERREEF
36. It merged with the WB to form the CW : UPN
37. Yarn buy : SKEIN
38. Atoll makeup : CORAL
39. Bow-wielding god : EROS
41. Quick-witted : SHARP
43. "Lovely" Beatles girl : RITA
44. Sony competitor : SANYO
46. Cold war-era blast, in headlines : ATEST
48. Mean mutt : CUR
49. Mediocre Steve McQueen film? : THENOTBADESCAPE
52. Unlock, to a bard : OPE
53. Kiev's land: Abbr. : UKR
54. Like a trim lawn : MOWN
57. Unyielding : RIGID
61. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
65. Mediocre Jerry Lee Lewis hit? : OKAYBALLSOFFIRE
68. In the ___ of life : PRIME
69. Barbie's beau : KEN
70. Novelist Calvino : ITALO
71. Zesty dip : SALSA
72. Match part : SET
73. Hose material : NYLON
1. "Little Women" woman : BETH
2. Honolulu's home : OAHU
3. Kinnear of "Little Miss Sunshine" : GREG
4. "For sure!" : INDEED
5. Suffix with journal : ESE
6. See 29-Down : KNEE
7. Actress Skye : IONE
8. 1998 animated film with a queen : ANTZ
9. Group that usu. meets at a school : PTA
10. "Take your pick" : EITHEROR
11. Scope out, pre-heist : CASE
12. Planets or stars : ORBS
13. Comes out with : SAYS
18. Items of apparel for Dracula : CLOAKS
19. Willing to go along : GAME
24. Barbell abbr. : LBS
26. ___ welder : ARC
27. Spare room user : GUEST
28. First name in book clubs : OPRAH
29. With 6-Down, ready to propose : ONONE
30. Place to get clean : REHAB
31. Cowpoke's rope : RIATA
32. How mistakes are often marked : INRED
33. "All My Children" vixen : ERICA
34. Thoroughly enjoy : EATUP
35. S O S signal : FLARE
40. Roget's listings : SYNONYMS
42. False start? : PSEUDO
45. Alley ___ : OOP
47. Terse reproof : TSK
50. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
51. Cunningly evil : CRAFTY
54. Unruly dos : MOPS
55. Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
56. Banshee's sound : WAIL
58. Types : ILKS
59. High spirits : GLEE
60. George Harrison's "___ It a Pity" : ISNT
62. Omani money : RIAL
63. Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
64. Trotsky of Russia : LEON
66. Arthur of "Maude" : BEA
67. One of a snorkeler's pair : FIN

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