New York Times, Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Author: Patrick John Duggan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick John Duggan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Duggan. NYT links: Across Lite

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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 Patrick John Duggan, 19, of Arlington, Va. He is a second-year student at Boston University. This is his second puzzle for The Times.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Filter's target : SPAM
5. Not much : ABIT
9. Answers a party invitation : RSVPS
14. Big Apple neighborhood : SOHO
15. Stuff of legend : LORE
16. Rankled : ATEAT
17. Anybody ... and the missing clues for 30-, 48- and 63-Across : TOMDICKANDHARRY
20. "Cut me some slack!" : SHEESH
21. On the ___ vive : QUI
22. Assign an NC-17, say : RATE
23. Singer Lisa with the 1994 #1 hit "Stay" : LOEB
25. Monopoly payment : RENT
27. Sans ice : NEAT
30. ??? : MALETURKEY
35. Ctrl+___+Del : ALT
36. Firebug : PYRO
37. 1980s TV's "Remington ___" : STEELE
38. Tequila source : AGAVE
40. N.B.A. Hall-of-Fame nickname : DRJ
42. Ball of yarn : SKEIN
43. Ring figures? : CARATS
45. Its HQ is in Brussels : NATO
47. Trawler's equipment : NET
48. ??? : PRIVATEEYE
50. Order in a bear market : SELL
51. Slugger Moises : ALOU
52. Domesticated ox in India : ZEBU
54. Wally's little bro : BEAV
57. Org. with an e-file option : IRS
59. "Don't bother" : NONEED
63. ??? : ANNOYCONSTANTLY
66. Teen, maybe : MINOR
67. Daddy-o : POPS
68. Relaxation : EASE
69. ___ apple : ADAMS
70. Online auction site : EBAY
71. MapQuest suggestions: Abbr. : RTES
1. Jet-setters' jets, once : SSTS
2. Hundred Acre Wood denizen : POOH
3. "Oy vey" : AHME
4. Old car that was famously available in black, black ... or black : MODELT
5. Middle Ages pseudoscience : ALCHEMY
6. ___ choy : BOK
7. 2008 campaign issue : IRAQ
8. Fire insurance? : TENURE
9. "Go, team!" : RAH
10. 1960s TV series with numerous spinoffs : STARTREK
11. Designer Wang : VERA
12. Role : PART
13. Ocular woe : STYE
18. Equal: Prefix : ISO
19. Loses on purpose : DIETS
24. Shakespeare, e.g. : BARD
26. Bananas : NUTSO
27. Org. co-founded by W. E. B. Du Bois : NAACP
28. Composer heard at graduations : ELGAR
29. ColecoVision rival : ATARI
31. Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
32. Carolyn who wrote Nancy Drew mysteries : KEENE
33. Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
34. Barbra Streisand title role : YENTL
36. Blossom element : PETAL
39. "Sex-x-xy!" : VAVAVOOM
41. Rap star who co-owns the New Jersey Nets : JAYZ
44. One who bites the bullet : STOIC
46. Wee : TEENTSY
49. Area in a grand tour : EUROPE
50. Person in a solarium : SUNNER
53. ___ constrictor : BOA
54. The Crimson Tide, to fans : BAMA
55. City along the Chisholm Trail : ENID
56. "___ Karenina" : ANNA
58. Name-dropping sort : SNOB
60. Coup d'___ : ETAT
61. End of an ultimatum : ELSE
62. Goes platinum? : DYES
64. Mos. and mos. : YRS
65. Escape from the rat race : SPA

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