New York Times, Friday, January 25, 2008

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FWXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. War-torn Baghdad suburb : SADRCITY
9. 23-Across and others : BEIGES
15. One and only : TRUELOVE
16. Weather Channel topic : ELNINO
17. Fleet runner of myth : ATALANTA
18. Key that doesn't include 58-Across : EMAJOR
19. Up to : TIL
20. Ape : MIRROR
22. Habit : ROTE
23. Shade shade : ECRU
25. Biblical miracle setting : CANA
26. Powerful piece : QUEEN
27. Boarding spot : SLOPE
29. Call from home : YEROUT
31. 1936 N.L. leader in slugging percentage : MELOTT
33. Brooklynese pronoun : DESE
34. Pilot's place : SKY
37. Part of Manhattan's Alphabet City : AVENUEC
39. "Be honest" : DONTLIE
41. Onetime Serbian capital : NIS
42. Show some spunk : DARE
44. Drops in a theater : SCRIMS
45. Japanese model sold from 1970 to 2006 : CELICA
47. Meccan pilgrim : HADJI
48. Some speakers : SONYS
51. Abbr. before a date : ESTD
53. Underhand? : PEON
54. Zip : TEAR
55. Spotter's confirmation : ISEEIT
57. Polit. label : IND
58. It's almost a B, scorewise : ASHARP
60. Pilot's place : GASRANGE
62. Apple application : ITUNES
63. Fancy haberdashery item : ASCOTTIE
64. No longer in : DEMODE
65. Judge of films : REINHOLD
1. Henry Clay or William Jennings Bryan : STATESMAN
2. It forbids religious tests for political office : ARTICLEVI
3. Versatile actors may play them : DUALROLES
4. Person found in a tree: Abbr. : REL
5. Buck : CLAM
6. Corinthian alternative : IONIC
7. It might hold a couch potato's potato : TVTRAY
8. Really hoped to get, with "for" : YEARNED
9. It can be drafted : BEER
10. ___ bark beetle : ELM
11. Stuck : INARUT
12. 11 1/2" soldier : GIJOE
13. Online memo : ENOTE
14. Archaeologist David who found the lost Roman city of Kourion : SOREN
21. Made some waves? : OARED
24. Word in some British place names : UPON
26. Put out : QUENCH
28. School exercises : ETUDES
30. Zoo de Madrid beasts : OSOS
32. Shade of blue : TEAL
34. Enter gently : SLIDEINTO
35. Head of state known to his people as "Dear Leader" : KIMJONGIL
36. "Of course" : YESINDEED
38. Exclamations : CRIES
40. Piehole : TRAP
43. Swee' Pea's creator : ECSEGAR
45. Edmond Rostand hero : CYRANO
46. Calm : ATEASE
48. Composed : STAID
49. Dirección sailed by Columbus : OESTE
50. British poet Tate : NAHUM
52. Track-and-field equipment : DISCI
55. ___ dixit : IPSE
56. 1982 film title role for Bruce Boxleitner : TRON
59. Traffic stopper : RED
61. School dept. : ATH

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