New York Times, Friday, June 27, 2008

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Luau lighting : TIKITORCH
10. Do the dishes? : CATER
15. Singer who plays herself in "D.C. Cab" : IRENECARA
16. "Any fool can make ___, and every fool will mind it": Thoreau : ARULE
17. "Tone it down!" : DONTSHOUT
18. Conglomerate parts : FIRMS
19. Carbon compound : ENOL
20. Gernreich who invented the monokini : RUDI
21. Conviction : TENET
22. Legendary abductee : HELEN
23. "Per Ardua ad ___" (Royal Air Force motto) : ASTRA
24. Some are minor : SCALES
28. Love : HON
30. Six-time Rose Bowl winner: Abbr. : OSU
31. Future star : COMER
32. Bellies up to : NEARS
34. Schedule maker: Abbr. : MGR
35. Bankrupt : RUIN
36. With 46-Across, program pitched by Queen Latifah : JENNY
37. Activity near a 1-Across : HULA
38. Workup locales: Abbr. : ERS
39. Wasn't gentle with : PAWED
40. Crew leader : BOSUN
41. Archaic verb ending : ETH
42. Schedule maker: Abbr. : IRS
43. It may be found in one's chest : SACHET
44. Lofty : NOBLE
46. See 36-Across : CRAIG
49. Less specious : TRUER
50. Mechanical : ROTE
51. Nailed : ACED
55. Son of Gloucester in "King Lear" : EDGAR
56. Norman Rockwell specialty : AMERICANA
58. Repetition mark, in music : SEGNO
59. Stops being funny, say : WEARSTHIN
60. Billet-doux suggestion : TRYST
61. San Bernardino suburb : LOMALINDA
1. Trend : TIDE
2. Unyielding : IRON
3. Drawing game : KENO
4. Not just at home: Abbr. : INTL
5. Your, in Tours : TES
6. Canyon tones : OCHRES
7. "The Phantom of the Opera" suitor : RAOUL
8. Neanderthal : CRUDE
9. With respectful humility : HATINHAND
10. Loungewear : CAFTANS
11. Spring arrival : ARIES
12. Get all sentimental : TURNTOMUSH
13. Big sticker? : ELMERSGLUE
14. Where to act on a gut feeling? : RESTAURANT
22. "___ Cardboard Lover" (Norma Shearer film) : HER
24. What a potential player must pass : SCREENTEST
25. Summons, e.g. : COURTORDER
26. Sight in Lancaster County, Pa. : AMISHBUGGY
27. Footballer Ford : LEN
29. "Le Comte ___" (Rossini opera) : ORY
32. Ticker with headlines : NEWSCRAWL
33. Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
36. Be discordant : JAR
37. Post ___ : HOC
39. Pining pantomime persona : PIERROT
40. Give up on, in slang : BAG
43. Radio code word after 47-Down : SIERRA
45. Is cockeyed : LEANS
47. Radio code word before 43-Down : ROMEO
48. Squad stars : ATEAM
51. When Maggie calls herself "a cat on a hot tin roof" : ACTI
52. "Let It Snow" lyricist : CAHN
53. Cherokee Strip city : ENID
54. Francis ___, signer of the Articles of Confederation : DANA
57. Montreal, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL

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