New York Times, Thursday, September 11, 2008

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: TEEN PUZZLEMAKER WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, have been contributed by puzzlemakers under the age of 20. Today's crossword is by Caleb Madison, 15, of New York City. He is a sophomore at Bard High School in Manhattan. This is his fourth puzzle for The Times.

When this puzzle is done, connect the circled letters in alphabetical order, and then back to the start, to reveal something seen on the 32-Down 4-Down.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Waxed : GREW
5. First name in erotica : ANAIS
10. They might be chocolate : LABS
14. ___ Flynn Boyle of "Twin Peaks" : LARA
15. Request at a laundry : NOSTARCH
16. Like some keys : EBON
17. Dye plant : ANIL
18. Popular women's fragrance : ESTEE
19. Together, in music : ADUE
20. Makes people offers they can't refuse? : RACKETEERS
22. Apportionment : DOLE
23. Set of values : ETHOS
24. View from Marseille : MER
25. Relatives, slangily : FAM
27. You might end up with a bum one : RAP
30. Actress Tyler : LIV
31. Child, for one : CHEF
34. Adler who outwitted Sherlock Holmes : IRENE
36. ___ impulse : ONAN
38. ___ + grenadine + maraschino cherry = Roy Rogers cocktail : COLA
39. Illumination of manuscripts, and others : LOSTARTS
40. Headline-making illness of 2002-03 : SARS
41. Dis : SLAM
42. Mushroom maker, for short : ATEST
43. Tony nominee for "Glengarry Glen Ross" : ALDA
44. Interrogator's discovery : LIE
45. Cultural org. : NEA
46. Retain : OWN
48. Rand who created Dagny Taggart : AYN
49. Striped quartz : AGATE
53. ___ pop, music genre since the 1980s : TWEE
55. Nocturnal bloodsucker : VAMPIREBAT
60. Tony Musante TV series : TOMA
61. Extracted chemical : EDUCT
62. Punishment unit : LASH
63. Frost : HOAR
64. Options during computer woes : RESTARTS
65. James of jazz : ETTA
66. Competitor of Ben & Jerry's : EDYS
67. "Thus ..." : ANDSO
68. Spotted : SEEN
1. Ruiner of many a photo : GLARE
2. Charged : RANAT
3. Filmmaker Von Stroheim : ERICH
4. Theme of this puzzle : WALKOFFAME
5. Without ___ (riskily) : ANET
6. It may be wrinkled : NOSE
7. Ancient Semitic fertility goddess : ASTARTE
8. Bakery employee : ICER
9. Elvis Presley's "___ Not You" : SHES
10. Detective's need : LEAD
11. Like some six-packs : ABDOMINAL
12. See 32-Down : BOULEVARD
13. Vile smile : SNEER
21. That, to Tomás : ESA
26. Home of "The Last Supper" : MILAN
27. Place for picnicking and dog-walking : RESTAREA
28. Hill dwellers : ANTS
29. ___ alla genovese (sauce) : PESTO
30. City where 32- and 12-Down is found : LOSANGELES
31. Also sends to, as an e-mail : CCS
32. With 12-Down, locale of the 4-Down : HOLLYWOOD
33. "Ishtar" director : ELAINEMAY
35. You might give a speech by this : ROTE
37. Ultrasecret org. : NSA
47. "That mad game the world so loves to play," to Jonathan Swift : WAR
48. ___ ready : ATTHE
50. Peter out : ABATE
51. It's often unaccounted for : TASTE
52. Allen in American history : ETHAN
54. All ___ : EARS
55. Lynn who sang "We'll Meet Again" : VERA
56. Port near the Red Sea : ADEN
57. Yellow squirt? : MUSTARD
58. Pie chart figs. : PCTS
59. "Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO

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