New York Times, Monday, August 4, 2008

Author: Oliver Hill
Editor: Will Shortz
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Christmas drink : NOG
4. Little bit, as of color : DAB
7. ___ de plume : NOM
10. T.L.C. giver : MOM
13. 1945 battle site with a flag-raising : IWOJIMA
15. Like waves on a shore : EROSIVE
17. One offering kudos : HONORER
18. Mountain climbers' tools : ICEAXES
19. Books for jotting down appointments : WEEKLYPLANNERS
21. Lendee's note : IOU
22. Pretentious : ARTY
23. Hospital imaging devices : CATSCANNERS
31. Author Wharton : EDITH
32. Not rot : KEEP
33. Hip-hop greetings : YOS
36. Cruise around the Web : NETSURF
39. Award won by Roger Clemens seven times : CYYOUNG
41. General on Chinese menus : TSO
42. Word before ring or swing : MOOD
44. Miniature hooter : OWLET
45. Burping and slurping in public : POORMANNERS
48. Moments, in brief : SECS
52. ___ Lingus : AER
53. Places for antiwar slogans : PROTESTBANNERS
61. Case for an otologist : EARACHE
62. Say "Sure, why not?" : GOALONG
64. Invites to a movie, say : ASKSOUT
65. Ralph who wrote "Invisible Man" : ELLISON
66. Florida island : KEY
67. Opposite of SSW : NNE
68. Nutritional stat. : RDA
69. ___ Dhabi, Persian Gulf port : ABU
1. Biomedical research org. : NIH
2. "Man, that hurts!" : OWOW
3. All used up : GONE
4. Dagger : DIRK
5. Earhart who was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic : AMELIA
6. Subatomic particle made of three quarks : BARYON
7. Young of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young : NEIL
8. Killer whale : ORCA
9. Big name in faucets : MOEN
10. The 7-Up in a 7 and 7 : MIXER
11. Conspicuous : OVERT
12. Like dorm rooms, often : MESSY
14. Quarterback Namath : JOE
16. Yemen's capital : SANA
20. The Sex Pistols' genre : PUNK
23. ¢ : CENT
24. Juice drinks : ADES
25. Marshal ___, Yugoslavian hero : TITO
26. Ave. crossers : STS
27. ___ change : CHUMP
28. The Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
29. Playa del ___, Calif. : REY
30. Watch through binoculars, say : SPYON
33. Christmas : YULE
34. Lollapalooza : ONER
35. Bilko and Pepper: Abbr. : SGTS
37. A. A. Milne baby : ROO
38. Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
40. Have the rights to : OWN
43. Lacking color : DRAB
46. Scanty : MEAGER
47. Gov. Schwarzenegger : ARNOLD
48. Command to Fido : SPEAK
49. Wipe out : ERASE
50. Like the taste of some bad wine : CORKY
51. Subway stops: Abbr. : STAS
54. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
55. Ostracize : SHUN
56. French bean? : TETE
57. "The Lion King" daughter : NALA
58. Priest who raised Samuel : ELI
59. Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
60. One looking down on the "little people" : SNOB
63. Wildebeest : GNU

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