New York Times, Monday, September 22, 2008

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Wild-eyed and crazy : MANIC
6. Mutual of ___ (insurance giant) : OMAHA
11. With 66-Across, where this puzzle's circled things can all be found : THE
14. ___ Gay (W.W. II bomber) : ENOLA
15. Religious doctrine : CANON
16. Bucharest's home: Abbr. : ROM
17. Sacred song : MOTET
18. Shoves (in) : CRAMS
19. ___ pro nobis (pray for us: Lat.) : ORA
20. "Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA
21. Proceed effortlessly : CRUISEALONG
24. African desert : SAHARA
26. Respect that one deserves, in slang : PROPS
27. Mount on which Noah landed : ARARAT
29. Fly into the wild blue yonder : SOAR
30. Insurrectionist : REBEL
31. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
33. Subj. that includes monetary policy : ECON
37. Conger, for one : EEL
38. Tire irons loosen them : LUGNUTS
41. Actress Gardner : AVA
42. Guinness who played Obi-Wan Kenobi : ALEC
44. Song sung around Christmas : NOEL
45. April, May and June, e.g. : NAMES
47. Russia/China border river : AMUR
49. Hidden from view : COVERT
50. ___-ski : APRES
52. Masonry tool : TROWEL
54. 1972 hit for the Spinners : ILLBEAROUND
56. Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
59. Teachers' grp. : NEA
60. Steak variety : TBONE
61. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
63. Suffix with north or south : ERN
64. Related to an arm bone : ULNAR
65. Defer (to) : YIELD
66. See 11-Across : ZOO
67. Rings, as a church bell : PEALS
68. Tender spots : SORES
1. Office note : MEMO
2. Soon, poetically : ANON
3. Less competent : NOTASABLE
4. ___ de France : ILE
5. Multipurpose : CATCHALL
6. Go down, so to speak : OCCUR
7. "I just met a girl named ___" ("West Side Story" lyric) : MARIA
8. Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
9. The Titanic's was Southampton : HOMEPORT
10. Michael ___, Cochise player in 1950s TV : ANSARA
11. Scouting group : TROOP
12. Centers of steering wheels : HORNS
13. Online pub. : EMAG
22. Lab maze runner : RAT
23. Oral history : LORE
25. "You ___ So Beautiful" : ARE
27. Sector : AREA
28. Film unit : REEL
29. James Brown's genre : SOUL
31. Hunchbacked assistant of horror films : IGOR
32. Opposite SSW : NNE
34. Ensued : CAMELATER
35. Through with : OVER
36. Political cartoonist Thomas : NAST
39. Having no practical application : UNUSABLE
40. Winter "no school" times : SNOWDAYS
43. Low-___ diet : CARB
46. N.Y.C.'s Madison ___ : AVE
48. Join (with) : MEETUP
49. Scam : CON
50. Old Olds : ALERO
51. Texas city just north of Dallas : PLANO
52. Having melody and harmony : TONAL
53. Contrite ones : RUERS
54. Mother of Don Juan : INEZ
55. Jaffe who wrote "Five Women" : RONA
57. Stir (up) : RILE
58. Cincinnati team : REDS
62. ___ Grande : RIO

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