New York Times, Monday, September 15, 2008

Author: Sharon E. Petersen
Editor: Will Shortz
Sharon E. Petersen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Petersen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "I needed it by yesterday!" : ASAP
5. Slightly : ATAD
9. Cat sounds : PURRS
14. Daffy : LOCO
15. Exploding star : NOVA
16. TV opera "___ and the Night Visitors" : AMAHL
17. Completely nude : BUCKNAKED
19. Pago Pago's home : SAMOA
20. Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
21. Pass, as legislation : ENACT
23. Larry King's channel : CNN
24. J. R. of "Dallas" : EWING
26. It makes good scents : SACHET
28. Fearsome snakes : COBRAS
31. Prophet of I and II Kings : ELISHA
33. "The Simpsons" shopkeeper : APU
34. Be harshly bright : GLARE
36. Persia, today : IRAN
39. "Les Misérables" fugitive : VALJEAN
41. Feeling all excited : ATINGLE
44. Fashion magazine founded in France : ELLE
45. Big name in office equipment : EPSON
47. Cauliflower ___ : EAR
48. Treating unkindly : MEANTO
51. Name that one logs on with : USERID
53. Alternative to a paper clip : STAPLE
55. Cities with wharves : PORTS
57. Rocky peak : TOR
58. Dog strap : LEASH
60. Sell via the Internet : ETAIL
64. Catawampus : ASKEW
66. All-male gathering : STAGPARTY
68. Birds flying in a V formation : GEESE
69. Scarlett O'Hara's plantation : TARA
70. Poe story, e.g. : TALE
71. Bother persistently : EATAT
72. Greek war god : ARES
73. 90 degree pipe joints : ELLS
1. "Dark Angel" star Jessica : ALBA
2. Making the mouth pucker, say : SOUR
3. The "A" of I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
4. More dawdling : POKIER
5. Literary olio : ANA
6. Turnstile coin : TOKEN
7. Eye-for-an-eye seeker : AVENGER
8. Anti-art movement : DADA
9. Angel hair and penne : PASTAS
10. Thurman of "Kill Bill" : UMA
11. Bygone Dodge S.U.V. : RAMCHARGER
12. Alps-to-Arles river : RHONE
13. Bias : SLANT
18. Like music in a candle shop, maybe : NEWAGE
22. CBS forensic series : CSI
25. Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
27. Goatee's place : CHIN
28. Bats' place : CAVE
29. Down Under gemstone : OPAL
30. "Buy buy buy" time on Wall Street : BULLMARKET
32. Meadows : LEAS
35. Working without ___ : ANET
37. Jai ___ : ALAI
38. Guy with his nose always stuck in a book : NERD
40. Humvee forerunner : JEEP
42. Military stint : TOUR
43. Marching synchronously : INSTEP
46. Elton John or Britney Spears : POPSTAR
49. Completely wrong : ALLWET
50. Maiden name preceder : NEE
52. Lord and lady's home : ESTATE
53. Thespian's platform : STAGE
54. Where sailors go : TOSEA
56. Chicago air hub : OHARE
59. "The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
61. Kazakhstan's ___ Sea : ARAL
62. "___ do" ("That's fine") : ITLL
63. Caustic solutions : LYES
65. That, in Chihuahua : ESA
67. Regular, plus or super : GAS

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