New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 2008

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {KQVZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Having surmounted : ATOP
5. Semicircular room : APSE
9. Poor box contents : ALMS
13. Pleasure seeker : ROUE
14. Respectable : NICE
15. Obtain : REAP
16. Ad icon since 1914 : MORTONSALTGIRL
19. Acupressure technique : SHIATSU
20. Tree sacred to Druids : YEW
22. Regular at Kelsey's Bar, on TV : ARCHIE
25. Crow's nest? : TEEPEE
28. Rebel yell : WAHOO
29. One may hold the mayo : JAR
32. Mend : ATONE
33. "Hurry!" : ASAP
34. It could easily go up : FIRETRAP
36. Candied side dish : YAM
37. Oswald Cobblepot's nom de crime : PENGUIN
38. Boxer's hand : PAW
41. Prig : BLUENOSE
43. Backsplash component : TILE
44. "The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
46. Bach's "Partita No. 6 ___ Minor" : INE
47. Cézanne colleague : MONET
48. Recipient of a 1937 wooden Oscar : BERGEN
50. Contains : HOUSES
51. ___ Paradise, protagonist of "On the Road" : SAL
52. Impatient : ANXIOUS
56. What 16- and 37-Across and 11- and 24-Down were all known to do : CARRYUMBRELLAS
62. Antler feature : TINE
63. Roast setting : DAIS
64. Big ___ Conference : EAST
65. Reason to say "Now what do we do?" : SNAG
66. Being, to Brutus : ESSE
67. First batter to hit a home run against every Major League Baseball team : SOSA
1. Half a huge cost? : ARM
2. Unduly : TOO
3. Lord's Prayer start : OUR
4. Place to pick up a puppy : PETSHOP
5. Musical with the song "Easy Street" : ANNIE
6. Arno city : PISA
7. Ignore the lyrics? : SCAT
8. Sniggler's take : EELS
9. Bol. neighbor : ARG
10. Ring around the collar? : LEI
11. Caretaker for the Banks household : MARYPOPPINS
12. Ill will : SPLEEN
17. Allegheny + Monongahela : OHIO
18. Famous nine-year-old king : TUT
21. Itty-bitty : WEE
22. Vacationing : AWAY
23. Tabula description : RASA
24. Churchill predecessor : CHAMBERLAIN
26. Have coming : EARN
27. Fraternity chapter : ETA
29. Bottled spirit : JINNI
30. Element whose name roughly means "lazy" : ARGON
31. Do something else with : REUSE
34. Charge : FEE
35. Undo a lead : TIE
37. Untarnished : PURE
39. Out of harm's way : ALEE
40. Moistens : WETS
42. Half a huge cost? : LEG
43. Dishevels : TOUSLES
44. Literary monogram : GBS
45. Isn't stoic : REACTS
47. Grimace : MOUE
49. Passing obstruction? : NAY
50. Silver, for one : HORSE
53. Art class figure : NUDE
54. Opening day? : XMAS
55. Everglades denizen : IBIS
57. Genetics abbr. : RNA
58. ___ U.S. Pat. Off. : REG
59. Seven-faced doctor of film : LAO
60. Ninny : ASS
61. RR bldg. : STA

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