New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 2007

Author: Tyler Hinman
Editor: Will Shortz
Tyler Hinman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 75, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Y} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Moon and Starr, for short : QBS
4. Where Home Depot was founded : ATLANTA
11. The Jaguars, on scoreboards : JAX
14. Sharjah's locale: Abbr. : UAE
15. Tinseltown doings : SHOWBIZ
16. TV title character voiced by Paul Fusco : ALF
17. Mess up : ERR
18. Where to see a crown : PAGEANT
19. The Engineers of coll. athletics : RPI
20. With 22-Across, actor with a black belt in aikido : STEVEN
22. See 20-Across : SEAGAL
24. Office expense : TONER
25. Cigarette detritus : ASH
28. "I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song" singer, 1974 : CROCE
29. Card game with no cards below seven : SKAT
30. Force along : IMPEL
32. Some in Spain : UNAS
33. Item sought in the spring : EASTEREGG
36. President with a bridge in Montreal named after him : CHARLESDEGAULLE
42. Consumer's enticement : REBATE
43. More smarmy : OILIER
44. Protein building block, for short : AMINO
45. Snap : PIC
48. Don't do it : TABOO
49. Univ. with an annual mystery hunt since 1980 : MIT
50. Champion figure skater Cohen : SASHA
52. Some dashes : ENS
53. He said "Great art picks up where nature ends" : MARCCHAGALL
58. Be disqualified, in the 8-Down : FOULOUT
60. Comparable : SIMILAR
63. Wall in : ENCLOSE
64. Bring up : ELEVATE
65. "Who Let the Dogs Out" group : BAHAMEN
66. Like some friendships : RENEWED
1. Knights' journeys : QUESTS
2. Hungarian composer who wrote "The Miraculous Mandarin" : BARTOK
3. Star near Venus? : SERENA
4. ___ usual : ASPER
5. Word with greater or rather : THAN
6. A captain might keep one : LOG
7. Blow away : AWE
8. Rockets' and Suns' org. : NBA
9. Spam holders : TINS
10. Tenochtitl√°n dweller : AZTEC
11. Computerese, e.g. : JARGON
12. Wool source : ALPACA
13. 1998 film thriller based on a TV series, with "The" : XFILES
21. Longtime : VETERAN
23. Salad bar offering : ARUGULA
25. Qtys. : AMTS
26. Blew (through) : SPED
27. "Take this!" : HERE
30. "Gotcha" : ISEE
31. Toy name preceding "land" : LEGO
34. High, in Honduras : ALTO
35. Jog, say : GAIT
36. Stuff : CRAM
37. Kind of engine : HEMI
38. Too-too : ABITMUCH
39. Protection against smearing : LIBELLAW
40. Rock singer Russell : LEON
41. Psyche's love : EROS
45. Washington and Oregon are in it : PACTEN
46. Suffix with hell and bull : ISH
47. Beer, often : CHASER
50. Italian apologies : SCUSE
51. Unlike klutzes : AGILE
54. ___ breve (musical direction) : ALLA
55. Space : ROOM
56. "That's what I'm talking about!" : AMEN
57. Like some wires : LIVE
58. Winter mo. : FEB
59. ___ whim : ONA
61. Downed : ATE
62. Like second-place ribbons : RED

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