New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Capital on the Arabian Peninsula : SANA
5. Drone, e.g. : BORE
9. Recommended reading for www newbies : FAQS
13. Religious leader in a turban : IMAM
14. "___ blame you" : IDONT
16. Lummox : LOUT
17. "Santa Baby" singer, 1953 : KITT
18. Lose one's amateur standing : GOPRO
19. Give ___ of approval : ANOD
20. 1972 Charles Grodin film, with "The" : HEARTBREAK
22. Drugs, informally : MEDS
23. Toil (away) : SLAVE
24. Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
26. 1984 Ralph Macchio film, with "The" : KARATE
29. Below : UNDER
33. Three sheets to the wind : LIT
36. General whose name is associated with chicken : TSO
37. San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
38. Dijon seasons : ETES
40. Canadian lout : HOSER
42. Dos cubed : OCHO
43. "Il Postino" poet : NERUDA
45. Public health agcy. : CDC
46. Word that's missing from 20-, 26-, 48- and 59-Across and 9- and 39-Down : KID
47. Protein acid : AMINO
48. Willie Mays's sobriquet : SAYHEY
51. "Agreed!" : DEAL
53. They all lead to Rome, in a saying : ROADS
56. TV viewer's vantage point : SOFA
59. 1965 Steve McQueen title role : CINCINNATI
63. Have too much of, briefly : ODON
64. Sainted ninth-century pope : LEOIV
65. Rio and Sedona : KIAS
66. Setting of many a Monet painting : PARC
67. 15 mg. of zinc, e.g. : USRDA
68. "Night" novelist Wiesel : ELIE
69. Henry who once headed the House Judiciary Committee : HYDE
70. Chinese weight : TAEL
71. Jane who loved Rochester : EYRE
1. Many a Punjabi : SIKH
2. French girlfriends : AMIES
3. ___ chart : NATAL
4. Train company with a portmanteau name : AMTRAK
5. Long-range German gun of W.W. I : BIGBERTHA
6. Stench : ODOR
7. Weapon in Clue : ROPE
8. Make sputtering mad : ENRAGE
9. 1984 Matt Dillon title role : FLAMINGO
10. Top status : AONE
11. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
12. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
15. Puff : TOKE
21. F.D.R. creation : TVA
25. Homer's outcome : RUN
27. Japan's largest active volcano : ASO
28. Opera about an opera singer : TOSCA
30. Kayo : DECK
31. K-12 : ELHI
32. Crucifix : ROOD
33. River of Irkutsk : LENA
34. Agenda addition : ITEM
35. Hatcher of "Desperate Housewives" : TERI
37. Malfoy, to Harry Potter : ARCHRIVAL
39. Nickname for Harry Longabaugh : SUNDANCE
41. Big name in ice cream : EDY
44. A deer, a female deer : DOE
48. Most cunning : SLIEST
49. Long, long time : EON
50. Munson, Maris or Mantle : YANKEE
52. Rights org. : ACLU
54. Like bread in the Lord's Prayer : DAILY
55. Way up, maybe : STAIR
56. Not yet a jr. : SOPH
57. Anita who was nicknamed the Jezebel of Jazz : ODAY
58. Crossing, of a sort : FORD
60. Charles of mysteries : NORA
61. Murderous suffix : CIDE
62. "Got it" : ISEE

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