New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 2008

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bum : HEINIE
7. Florist's container : CACHEPOT
15. Burning : ARDENT
16. Former senator with the memoir "Power, Pasta and Politics" : ALDAMATO
17. Carrier of fatty acids : GOODCHOLESTEROL
19. Part of a deg. : MIN
20. Fix, as sails : RERIG
21. Cartoon cat with an exclamation mark in his name : EEK
22. Play makers? : ACTS
24. Health claim on a food label : LOFAT
26. 2004 N.B.A. All-Star Michael : REDD
29. Western deal since 1994: Abbr. : NAFTA
31. Kind of support : MORAL
33. Kia model : RIO
34. ___ Island, discovery of Sunday, April 5, 1722 : EASTER
36. Rake : LECHER
38. Common restaurant offering that was Julia Child's last meal : FRENCHONIONSOUP
41. Silent's opposite : TALKIE
42. Undisturbed : INSITU
43. Teeny "tiny" : LIL
44. Singer of sewing machine fame : ISAAC
46. Like "m" or "n," to linguists : NASAL
49. It's barely noticeable : BLIP
51. Knighted English composer : ELGAR
53. Auctioned property, maybe : REPO
54. Crucial : KEY
56. Oil, e.g. : LIPID
58. Brawl : ROW
59. Name associated with spirits : EBENEZERSCROOGE
63. Anodyne : PAINPILL
64. Ace, say : HURLER
65. Cirque du Soleil troupe, e.g. : ARTISTES
66. "Ratatouille" rat and namesakes : EMILES
1. 1970s-'80s prime-time soap star : HAGMAN
2. Symphony inspired by Napoleon : EROICA
3. Unenthusiastic response to an offer : IDONTFEELLIKEIT
4. Songwriter Washington : NED
5. Elevation: Abbr. : INCR
6. One of the Barrymores : ETHEL
7. 1965 hit parodied by the Beatles' "Back in the U.S.S.R." : CALIFORNIAGIRLS
8. Sour condiment : ALEGAR
9. Spinning circles? : CDS
10. Not like : HATE
11. Arab commander : EMEER
12. Bakery item folded in half : PARKERHOUSEROLL
13. Plains native : OTO
14. "My mama done ___ me" : TOL
18. Start of a cry by Juliet : OROMEO
23. Exhibited signs of spoilage : STANK
25. Brass guardian of Crete, in myth : TALOS
27. Word in many French family mottoes : DIEU
28. Hamlet : DORP
30. Computer acronym : ASCII
32. "What Is to Be Done?" writer : LENIN
35. "___ Dreams," 1986 #1 hit : THESE
37. Cool red giant : CSTAR
38. Work unit abbr. : FTLB
39. Bitterly complain : RAIL
40. With emphasis, as text : INCAPS
45. Mutated gene : ALLELE
47. Peak : APOGEE
48. Brings down : LOWERS
50. Old Finnish coin : PENNI
52. Like un millionnaire : RICHE
55. Slangy assents : YEPS
57. Oil holder : DRUM
59. Abbr. in car ads : EPA
60. Setting of many jokes : BAR
61. Accutane target, slangily : ZIT
62. "... ___ will die" : ORI

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