New York Times, Friday, February 22, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
569/4/20064/20/20125
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442272566
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1.66434
David Quarfoot
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416/18/200412/4/20147
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101021720
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1.61203

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Nothnagel. This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Awfully accurate? : SADBUTTRUE
11. California wine center : LODI
15. Salade niçoise ingredients : GREENBEANS
16. "The company for women" sloganeer : AVON
17. Providers of exceptional service? : TENNISACES
18. Neural network : RETE
19. With 50-Across, surmount : MOVE
20. Turn out to be : PROVE
21. Presidential middle name : KNOX
22. Queen in a long-running comic strip : ALETA
24. "What's ___?" : DOING
26. Pal : MAC
27. Disconcert : JAR
28. Strip alternative : TBONE
30. Change from two to one : UNITE
32. They might indicate hunger : MEOWS
33. "Centuries" : CNOTES
34. Where to find pop art? : SODACAN
37. Turns up : LOCATES
38. Start of some how-to titles : THEART
39. One who brings bad luck : JONAH
40. Childish comeback : ARESO
41. Some are manicured : LAWNS
42. NATO member: Abbr. : NOR
45. Boulogne-sur-___, France : MER
46. Response of feigned innocence : WHOME
48. Lose successfully : EVADE
50. See 19-Across : PAST
52. Parry : AVERT
54. Holder of many tracks : IPOD
55. ___-Mints (Rolaids rival) : ALKA
56. Singer of the 1967 hit "California Nights" : LESLEYGORE
58. Incomplete picture? : CLIP
59. Subject of the 2004 book "Dancing Revelations" : ALVINAILEY
60. Jarrow's river : TYNE
61. Outdoor toy that attaches to a garden hose : SLIPNSLIDE
1. Mil. V.I.P. : SGTMAJ
2. Eye component : AREOLA
3. Where I-25 and I-70 meet : DENVER
4. Poet who won a Pulitzer for "The Dust Which Is God" : BENET
5. Prefix with directional : UNI
6. Shortening in the kitchen? : TBSP
7. Level : TEARDOWN
8. Kinkajou's kin: Var. : RACOONS
9. 1883 Maupassant novel : UNEVIE
10. Dine, in Düsseldorf : ESSEN
11. Caper : LARK
12. Bit of kitchen wear : OVENMITT
13. Execute exactly : DOTOATEE
14. Over, with "of" : INEXCESS
23. Suffered a blow to one's pride : ATECROW
25. Magazine holder : GUNCASE
29. Creation of 31-Down : BOAT
31. See 29-Down : NOAH
32. "Underboss" author Peter : MAAS
33. Smythe of hockey : CONN
34. Cause of colonial unrest : STAMPACT
35. "You don't say!" : OHREALLY
36. Hide in the woods : DEERSKIN
37. It's out for a pout : LOWERLIP
39. Ruler of Scotland, 1567-1625 : JAMESVI
41. Hanks's "Apollo 13" role : LOVELL
42. "That's Amore" setting : NAPOLI
43. Scented : ODORED
44. Photo flaw : REDEYE
47. Papa Bear of the N.F.L. : HALAS
49. Watch : VIGIL
51. What some people get caught on : TAPE
53. Home of Davy Crockett: Abbr. : TENN
57. Title syllables in a 1961 Lee Dorsey hit : YAS

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