New York Times, Monday, September 24, 2012

Author: John Dunn
Editor: Will Shortz
John Dunn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Dunn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Vegas attraction : CASINO
7. Catch a glimpse of : ESPY
11. Prefix with dermal : EPI
14. Stadiums : ARENAS
15. Old home for Mr. Met : SHEA
16. Actor Beatty : NED
17. Gather momentum : PICKUPSTEAM
19. "Spring ahead" hours: Abbr. : DST
20. Parked on a bench : SAT
21. Meager fare for Oliver Twist : GRUEL
22. Greek "I" : IOTA
23. Mel Tormé's nickname : THEVELVETFOG
26. System of government : POLITY
29. Ventnor and Baltic, in Monopoly: Abbr. : AVES
30. Soon, to a poet : ANON
31. Pageant headwear : TIARA
34. Scottish headwear : TAM
37. Rolling Stones hit whose title follows the words "Hey you" : GETOFFOFMYCLOUD
41. ___ de cologne : EAU
42. "___ my case!" : IREST
43. They may need refining : ORES
44. Root beer or ginger ale : SODA
46. Diamond-shaped pattern : ARGYLE
48. "Hurry up!" : STEPONTHEGAS
53. Radiator output : HEAT
54. Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
55. "___ it something I said?" : WAS
58. CPR specialist : EMT
59. What airplanes leave in the sky ... or what 17-, 23-, 37- and 48-Across have? : VAPORTRAILS
62. Gorilla : APE
63. Schoolmarmish : PRIM
64. Certain wasp : HORNET
65. "___ Your Eyes Only" : FOR
66. Tennis's Novak Djokovic, by birth : SERB
67. Old saws : ADAGES
1. Baseball headwear : CAPS
2. Operatic selection : ARIA
3. Religious faction : SECT
4. Toner, e.g. : INK
5. Nothing : NAUGHT
6. Fish hawk : OSPREY
7. Cosmetics maker Lauder : ESTEE
8. Taco exterior : SHELL
9. Pod item : PEA
10. Thanksgiving vegetable : YAM
11. "Nothing more to say" : ENDOFSTORY
12. Sauce with crushed garlic and basil : PESTO
13. Item on a dog collar or suitcase : IDTAG
18. Chevrolet Equinox, e.g. : SUV
22. Suffix with meteor : ITE
23. Ex-Yankee All-Star Martinez : TINO
24. Fluctuate : VARY
25. Emergency exodus operation, briefly : EVAC
26. One of 15,490 in the first edition of the O.E.D. : PAGE
27. Most eligible to be drafted : ONEA
28. Daydreamer encountered by Odysseus : LOTUSEATER
31. Stubbed digit : TOE
32. Conditions : IFS
33. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
35. "The Clan of the Cave Bear" author Jean : AUEL
36. Retailer's inventory: Abbr. : MDSE
38. Pal of Rex or Rover : FIDO
39. Tarkenton of three Super Bowls : FRAN
40. Lincoln ___ (building toy) : LOGS
45. Choose to participate, with "in" : OPT
46. Christie who wrote "Ten Little Indians" : AGATHA
47. Muzzle-loading tool : RAMROD
48. Bundle of wheat : SHEAF
49. Speed kept by a metronome : TEMPO
50. Rhinoceros relative : TAPIR
51. Test ban subject, briefly : HBOMB
52. Suffix with ballad : EER
55. Flier's flapper : WING
56. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
57. Retired fliers : SSTS
59. No. 2s : VPS
60. "___ you serious?" : ARE
61. Coach Parseghian : ARA

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