New York Times, Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Author: Harriet Clifton
Editor: Will Shortz
Harriet Clifton
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Clifton. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Admirer of Beauty, with "the" : BEAST
6. Sing like Ella Fitzgerald : SCAT
10. Genesis victim : ABEL
14. Longtime G.E. chief with the best seller "Jack: Straight From the Gut" : WELCH
15. Mrs. Dithers in "Blondie" : CORA
16. 1950s-'70s Yugoslav leader : TITO
17. Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
18. Place for a roast : OVEN
19. Not duped by : ONTO
20. "Huh?" : YOUREBREAKINGUP
23. And others of the same sort: Abbr. : ETC
24. Circle section : ARC
25. Comment after 20-Across : CANYOUHEARMENOW
34. Not just once : AGAIN
35. Word from the crib : DADA
36. Etiquette maven Vanderbilt : AMY
37. Restrain, with "up" : COOP
38. Andrea Bocelli deliveries : ARIAS
40. Sicilian spewer : ETNA
41. Male gobbler : TOM
42. Say "one club," say : OPEN
43. Like something communicated with a wink and a nod : TACIT
44. Comment after 25-Across : IDIDNTCATCHTHAT
48. MSN rival : AOL
49. Lode load : ORE
50. Comment after 44-Across : ILLTRYREDIALING
59. ___ Inn : DAYS
60. Wild cat : PUMA
61. Rodeo contestant : ROPER
62. Neutral shade : ECRU
63. The "U" in 21-Down : UNIT
64. Puccini opera : TOSCA
65. In the public eye : SEEN
66. Head of France? : TETE
67. Like a cigar bar : SMOKY
1. N.Y.C. theater district, for short : BWAY
2. One of the Saarinens of Finland : EERO
3. Baseball's Moises : ALOU
4. "The Lion King" villain : SCAR
5. Bases loaded : THREEON
6. Burn with an iron : SCORCH
7. Place to moor a boat : COVE
8. See 58-Down : AREA
9. Big mugs : TANKARDS
10. "A.S.A.P.!" : ATONCE
11. Cherry variety : BING
12. Caesarean rebuke : ETTU
13. Chicago district, with "the" : LOOP
21. Abbr. on an appliance sticker : BTU
22. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
25. Desert flora : CACTI
26. "Ha! That's ___ one!" : AGOOD
27. One of the Judds : NAOMI
28. Litter cry : YIP
29. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
30. Fine bond rating : AAA
31. "But of course!" : NATCH
32. ___ vincit amor : OMNIA
33. Jane of "Father Knows Best" : WYATT
38. Well said : APTLYPUT
39. Tape deck button : REC
40. Have a bite : EAT
42. ___ about (roughly) : ONOR
43. Opera, ballet and so on : THEARTS
45. Bygone Japanese car name : DATSUN
46. Until now : TODATE
47. Dernier ___ : CRI
50. When 12-Down was uttered : IDES
51. Valentine decoration : LACE
52. Stringed instrument of old : LYRE
53. Letter in a mysterious inscription : RUNE
54. Throw off : EMIT
55. Appear ominously : LOOM
56. ___ facto : IPSO
57. Chicken part that's good for soup : NECK
58. With 8-Down, source of an ethical dilemma : GRAY

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