New York Times, Monday, June 2, 2008

Author: Barry Boone
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry Boone
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Boone. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Calves' meat : VEAL
5. Group of eight : OCTAD
10. Evil organization in "Get Smart" : KAOS
14. Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
15. Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
16. Shrek, for one : OGRE
17. Knots : TIES
18. Keep an ___ (watch) : EYEON
19. "Man, oh, man!" : JEEZ
20. Church bell ringer : SEXTON
22. Heater or repeater : FIREARM
24. Japanese maker of watches and calculators : CASIO
26. Request : ASK
27. Weight of diamonds : CARAT
30. Runs a cloth across furniture, say : DUSTS
32. Happy ___ clam : ASA
35. Event with ukulele entertainment : LUAU
36. Revolutionary pattern of the moon : EARTHORBIT
38. The "A" of A&E : ARTS
39. Sex researcher Hite : SHERE
40. Seep : OOZE
41. Non-oil painting method : WATERCOLOR
43. Fashion's ___ Saint Laurent : YVES
44. Stealthy : SLY
45. Soothed or smoothed : EASED
46. Treaty of ___-Litovsk, 1918 : BREST
47. Guy's partner : GAL
48. "Ditto!" : METOO
50. TV Guide info : AIRDATE
53. Shabby : RAGTAG
57. Olympic sport from Japan : JUDO
58. Lone Ranger's companion : TONTO
60. Countess's husband : EARL
61. Upon : ATOP
62. Available from a keg : ONTAP
63. The Beatles' "Lovely ___" : RITA
64. Beauty mark : MOLE
65. View again : RESEE
66. Iditarod vehicle : SLED
1. Winery containers : VATS
2. Toledo's lake : ERIE
3. "I'll take Potpourri for $200, ___" : ALEX
4. The Civil War, for the Confederacy : LOSTCAUSE
5. Portents : OMENS
6. 1970s Dodgers All-Star Ron : CEY
7. What the starts of 22-, 36-, 41- and 50-Across comprise : THEFOURELEMENTS
8. Yours: Fr. : ATOI
9. Predecessor of Katie Couric : DANRATHER
10. Telly Savalas role : KOJAK
11. Golden ___ (senior) : AGER
12. City near Provo : OREM
13. "Oh yeah? ___ who?" : SEZ
21. Grain in Cheerios : OAT
23. Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
25. Some potatoes : IDAHOS
27. Talons : CLAWS
28. Hearing-related : AURAL
29. Dilapidated : RATTY
31. Walked with a purpose : STRODE
32. Upon : ABOVE
33. Assesses, as a situation, with "up" : SIZES
34. "This is only ___" : ATEST
36. Lazy person's stairs? : ESCALATOR
37. Trigger man? : ROYROGERS
42. Deciphered : READ
46. It can be constricting : BOA
47. Search with the hands : GROPE
49. Figure of speech : TROPE
50. Jaguar or Mustang : AUTO
51. Golden deity, say : IDOL
52. Clock chime, e.g. : TONE
54. What a donkey gets at a children's party : TAIL
55. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
56. Trash bag brand : GLAD
57. Musical free-for-all : JAM
59. ___ kwon do : TAE

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