New York Times, Monday, August 18, 2008

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Univ. military program : ROTC
5. Samsung and Sony products : TVS
8. In unison : ASONE
13. Type that leans: Abbr. : ITAL
14. Hurry : HIE
15. High point of a story : CLIMAX
16. *1981 film starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner : BODYHEAT
18. If all goes exactly according to plan : ATBEST
19. Peter Pan lost his : SHADOW
20. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
22. Fed. auditing agency : GAO
23. List ender: Abbr. : ETAL
25. *Hoopster's complete miss : AIRBALL
27. A/C meas. : BTU
30. Night before a holiday : EVE
31. Encl. with a manuscript : SASE
32. *Z, alphabetically : LASTLETTER
35. "Livin' La ___ Loca" : VIDA
39. Former Montreal team : EXPOS
40. Sea, to Debussy : MER
41. Like Robin Hood's men : MERRY
42. Trace of smoke : WISP
43. *Painted highway divider : CENTERLINE
45. Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
47. Collection of scenes : ACT
48. Call for help : SOS
49. *Touchdown site : ENDZONE
52. Sticky stuff : GOOP
54. Here-there link : NOR
55. Eye part : UVEA
57. Setting for many a fairy tale : CASTLE
61. Title girl in a 1983 Kool & the Gang hit : JOANNA
63. Jerry Garcia fan ... or what each part of the answers to the starred clues can take : DEADHEAD
65. Sedated, perhaps : ONMEDS
66. Follower of Mar. : APR
67. Adolescent outbreak : ACNE
68. Poet William Butler ___ : YEATS
69. Moms : MAS
70. "Say ___" (pourer's request) : WHEN
1. Barbecue dish : RIBS
2. From a different perspective, in chat room lingo : OTOH
3. "Look what I did!" : TADA
4. Outlaw partner of Bonnie : CLYDE
5. Motion made by fans in a stadium : THEWAVE
6. By way of : VIA
7. ___ good example : SETA
8. Hitching posts? : ALTARS
9. Bro or sis : SIB
10. The end, to Euripides : OMEGA
11. Vocally twangy : NASAL
12. Shower with praise : EXTOL
15. Expensive topping served with a tiny spoon : CAVIAR
17. Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
21. Team game with infrared-sensitive targets : LASERTAG
24. "I'll try to think of something ..." : LETMESEE
26. Cut at an angle : BEVEL
27. Missed, as a chance : BLEW
28. Ride that's hailed : TAXI
29. Mail carrier's grp. : USPS
33. November birthstone : TOPAZ
34. Countdown start : TEN
36. Bearded flower : IRIS
37. Early 007 foe : DRNO
38. Affirmative votes : AYES
41. "The Wind in the Willows" amphibian : MRTOAD
43. Sail material : CANVAS
44. High-m.p.g. vehicles : ECOCARS
46. Hershey's bar with coconut : MOUNDS
49. Take pleasure in : ENJOY
50. Nary a soul : NOONE
51. Euripides' genre : DRAMA
53. "Shucks!" : PSHAW
56. Funnyman Sandler : ADAM
58. Engineers' school, briefly : TECH
59. Lois of the Daily Planet : LANE
60. Place of bliss : EDEN
62. Take-home pay : NET
64. Org. monitoring industrial wastes : EPA

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