New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 2008

Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {BJQW} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Feature of an acacia tree : THORN
6. 1986 showbiz autobiography : ITINA
11. W.W. II hero, for short : DDE
14. Historical biography that won a 1935 Pulitzer : RELEE
15. With 16-Across, boxing result, often : DECIS
16. See 15-Across : ION
17. Certain feed : AUDIO
18. Slow : LEISURELY
20. Delphic quality : PRESCIENCE
22. Hawaii's annual ___ Bowl : HULA
23. With 24-Across, curious case in psychology : PERSON
24. See 23-Across : ALITY
26. Free : UNCAGE
28. Watch brand : OMEGA
32. Where Nixon went to law school : DUKE
35. Much of central Eur., once : HRE
36. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness : IDEALS
37. Married : ONE
38. With 39-Across, instant : SEC
39. See 38-Across : OND
40. Nod, say : CUE
41. Sped (by) : ZIPPED
43. G.R.E. takers, generally: Abbr. : SRS
44. Locale for four World Series : SHEA
45. The last 10% of 110% : EXTRA
46. Three-wheeled Indian taxi : TUKTUK
48. With 50-Across, grammatical infelicities : INFIN
50. See 48-Across : ITIVES
54. Quiet cough : AHEM
57. From southern Spain : ANDALUSIAN
59. Patent holder's income : ROYALTIES
61. Total : RUNTO
62. With 63-Across, go Dutch : THE
63. See 62-Across : CHECK
64. Comparatively considerate : NICER
65. Seed alternative : SOD
66. They're usually washed separately : DARKS
67. Medical flow enhancer : STENT
1. "The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
2. Soixante minutes : HEURE
3. "Wait till you're ___" (parent's reply) : OLDER
4. Bing Crosby's "White Christmas," again and again : REISSUE
5. Hawk, maybe : NEOCON
6. Lay off : IDLE
7. Pubescent, say : TEENAGE
8. Makeshift dagger : ICICLE
9. American-born Japanese : NISEI
10. The Sun Devils, for short : ASU
11. Diable battler : DIEU
12. Sweetie : DOLL
13. Irish singer with eight platinum U.S. albums : ENYA
19. Trample, for example : RHYME
21. Proceeded slowly : INCHED
25. Former E.P.A. chief Christine ___ Whitman : TODD
27. It's produced by a Tesla coil : ARC
29. Singly : EACH
30. Affix : GLUE
31. Where Melville's Billy Budd went : ASEA
32. Not be alert : DOZE
33. Operating system developed at Bell Labs : UNIX
34. Stayed fresh : KEPT
36. Impart gradually: Var. : INSTIL
38. Grammy-winning reggae artist ___ Paul : SEAN
39. TV planet : ORK
42. ___ facie : PRIMA
43. Tanner's locale : SUNDECK
44. Attire that often includes a hood : SKISUIT
46. More minute : TINIER
47. Flip-flops : UTURNS
49. Jazz's Earl Hines, familiarly : FATHA
51. Wrestling promoter McMahon : VINCE
52. Gone, in a way : EATEN
53. Bar belt : SNORT
54. Wiles : ARTS
55. Twinkie alternative : HOHO
56. Assessed visually : EYED
58. Poses posers : ASKS
60. Plasma alternative, briefly : LCD

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