New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 181 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smidgens : DABS
5. Corp. recruits : MBAS
9. Bill of fashion : BLASS
14. Home of Zion National Park : UTAH
15. The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
16. In town : LOCAL
17. Antique, antiquely : OLDE
18. Formal frock : GOWN
19. Extreme : ULTRA
20. Rose : AMERICANBEAUTY
23. Bill from the govt. : TNOTE
24. Angler's accessory : CREEL
25. Lionel Richie's "You ___" : ARE
26. A/C meas. : BTU
27. Nebraska native : OTO
29. Sang like a bird : TRILLED
31. Tends tots : SITS
33. PC key : ALT
35. Base cops : MPS
36. Rose : CHARLIEHUSTLE
41. Co. in a 2001 merger with Time Warner : AOL
42. Charisse of "Silk Stockings" : CYD
43. Fill fully : SATE
45. Waiters' aides : BUSBOYS
49. Moping : SAD
51. U.S.M.C. barracks boss : NCO
52. Case worker: Abbr. : ATT
53. "Go ahead, ask" : SHOOT
55. Host a roast, say : EMCEE
57. Rose : TOOKTOONESFEET
60. Suggest : OPINE
61. Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
62. Designer for Jackie : OLEG
64. More agreeable : NICER
65. Precipitation that can leave dents : HAIL
66. Abraded : WORE
67. Enclosures with MSS. : SASES
68. Mideast carrier : ELAL
69. Runs, hits or errors : STAT
1. Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
2. Monopoly avenue : ATLANTIC
3. Put down : BADMOUTH
4. Cover of night? : SHEET
5. Travelers to Bethlehem : MAGI
6. Some spears : BROCCOLI
7. Peace Nobelist Sadat : ANWAR
8. One begins "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" : SONNET
9. Symptom of hypothermia : BLUELIPS
10. 1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
11. Honest-to-goodness : ACTUAL
12. "Nausea" author : SARTRE
13. Cracked up at a comedy club : SLAYED
21. Former automaker that manufactured trucks in W.W. II : REO
22. Its capital is Hamilton : BERMUDA
23. SuperStation inits. : TBS
28. Hunter's cry : TALLYHO
30. D-Day carriers: Abbr. : LSTS
32. Volvo rival : SAAB
34. Sleuth, informally : TEC
37. Natural alarms : ROOSTERS
38. What 1938's "The War of the Worlds" broadcast set off : HYSTERIA
39. Most trusted knight of King Arthur : LANCELOT
40. Yadda yadda yadda : ETCETERA
44. Help wanted abbr. : EOE
45. They're relayed in relays : BATONS
46. Heaven on earth : UTOPIA
47. Unmovable ones : STOICS
48. Give relief : SOOTHE
50. ___ Leppard : DEF
54. Jermaine ___, six-time N.B.A. All-Star : ONEAL
56. "I want in" or "I want out" indicators, maybe : MEOWS
58. Common arthritis site : KNEE
59. Window part : SILL
63. Comprehend : GET

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