New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 2008

Author: Sheldon Benardo
Editor: Will Shortz
Sheldon Benardo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {MQ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Poor dating prospects : CADS
5. Central Africa's Lake ___ : CHAD
9. Place for a motto : CREST
14. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
15. Bloody, so to speak : RARE
16. Early British automaker Henry : ROYCE
17. Hot strip? : GAZA
18. Washington has some big ones : EGOS
19. Mountaineering equipment : ICEAX
20. Historical 1976 miniseries : EYECLAUDIUS
23. C7H5N3O6 : TNT
24. Toy at the beach : KITE
25. Close, old-style : ANIGH
27. Record holder : SLEEVE
30. Refrigerator part : CRISPER
32. Big name in Gotham City : WAYNE
33. "Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
34. California's ___ Music Festival, since 1947 : OJAI
36. Goon : APE
37. Juliet, e.g., in Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" : SOPRANO
40. Chapel Hill sch. : UNC
41. Only player to be part of three World Cup-winning teams : PELE
43. Poland's second-largest city : LODZ
44. Tear : SPREE
46. Obeys : LISTENS
48. Didn't raise : STAYED
49. ___ light: Var. : KLEIG
50. Lay person? : POET
51. Reverence : AWE
53. Punny hint to answering 20-Across, 11-Down and 29-Down : ANEYEFORANI
58. Sends : SHIPS
60. Object of ridicule : BUTT
61. After-lunch bite : OREO
62. Black tea : PEKOE
63. Stick on a dish : OLEO
64. Scraggy : LEAN
65. It may be rounded up in a roundup : STEER
66. European capital : BERN
67. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
1. Part of a pound : CAGE
2. Out : AWAY
3. Siesta : DOZE
4. Abate : SLACKEN
5. Hatch : CREATE
6. Global legal venue, with "The" : HAGUE
7. Yankee nickname starting in 2004 : AROD
8. 1940s-'50s film/TV star with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame : DESIARNAZ
9. Cause for using a hot line : CRISIS
10. Sinbad's avian attacker : ROC
11. Classic 1947 detective novel : EYETHEJURY
12. Process, in a way, as documents : SCAN
13. Transcript : TEXT
21. Biographies : LIVES
22. ___ Station : UNION
26. Delivery notation: Abbr. : GPO
27. Give and take : SWAP
28. It's sometimes grabbed : LAPEL
29. Bygone political slogan : EYELIKEIKE
30. '06 Series winner : CARDS
31. Eastern royal : RANEE
33. Title TV character in Bikini Bottom : SPONGEBOB
35. Put away : ICED
38. Liquid fat : OLEIN
39. Prefix with sclerosis : OSTEO
42. Night school class, for short : ESL
45. Soldiers' jobs : PATROLS
47. Come-on : TEASER
48. Not punishing sufficiently : SOFTON
50. One of the "Brady Bunch" kids : PETER
51. Cold-blooded killers : ASPS
52. Stimulate : WHET
54. Holiday season : YULE
55. Quarter : AREA
56. "Hud" Oscar winner : NEAL
57. Ones with charges : IONS
59. Writer who wrote "I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity" : POE

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