New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Author: Barry Boone
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QW} Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Boone. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Figure in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : FAUN
5. Kind of cuisine in which onions, bell peppers and celery are the "holy trinity" : CAJUN
10. Fake : SHAM
14. Hoodwink : DUPE
15. Jim Croce's "___ Name" : IGOTA
16. Tremendous : HUGE
17. Hughes poem with the line "They send me to eat in the kitchen" : ITOO
18. Introductory course, often : SALAD
19. Cy Young winner Hershiser : OREL
20. Kind of puzzle suggested by this crossword's theme : CONNECTTHEDOTS
23. Cleopatra used it as a beauty lotion : ALOE
24. King, in Portugal : REI
25. Carnivorous fish : SKATE
28. Terse letter opener : SIR
31. Sweater type : VNECK
35. Bonkers : INSANE
37. Way to find your way: Abbr. : GPS
39. French rejection : NON
40. End of a popular saying related to this puzzle's theme : NOPLACELIKEHOME
44. Former telecom giant : GTE
45. Big name in kitchen gadgets : OXO
46. One way to be caught : INALIE
47. Ed of "Roots" : ASNER
50. How some packages arrive : COD
52. Mice can be found around them : IMACS
53. Blue : SAD
55. "The Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
57. How to link the 12 letters in this puzzle with a single line to make a picture : ALPHABETICALLY
64. Drug ___ : CZAR
65. Quibble : CAVIL
66. "Mon ___!" : DIEU
67. German car : AUDI
68. Oreo filling : CREME
69. Author Dinesen : ISAK
70. Surveyor's map : PLAT
71. Baseball pioneer Doubleday : ABNER
72. Big lugs : OAFS
1. Bank protector, for short : FDIC
2. Camera setting : AUTO
3. Agreed ___ : UPON
4. Just after birth : NEONATAL
5. Internet equipment powerhouse : CISCO
6. Semiprecious stones : AGATES
7. Big bump : JOLT
8. Logan's locale : UTAH
9. Candidate trailing Bush and Gore : NADER
10. Sure thing : SHOOIN
11. Banged up : HURT
12. A long, long time : AGES
13. Florida senator Martinez : MEL
21. "Maria ___," 1941 #1 hit : ELENA
22. The "D" in R&D: Abbr. : DEV
25. "___ song of sixpence" : SINGA
26. Sheepshanks, e.g. : KNOTS
27. John Denver wrote two songs about this town : ASPEN
29. Abode north of the Arctic Circle : IGLOO
30. Univ. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
32. ___ Gay : ENOLA
33. Doer of stand-up : COMIC
34. Gardeners may work on them : KNEES
36. Prefix with tourism : ECO
38. What one might do in 27-Down : SKI
41. A+: Abbr. : EXC
42. 1940s computer : ENIAC
43. Equipment with a headset : HAMRADIO
48. Sparkle and wit : ESPRIT
49. College cheer : RAH
51. Sit behind bars : DOTIME
54. Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
56. Athlete who's not dashing? : MILER
57. Blue, south of the border : AZUL
58. Russian car : LADA
59. Unnice comment : BARB
60. Balanced : EVEN
61. Precursor of the Apple Macintosh : LISA
62. Dining table expander : LEAF
63. Cheap laughs : YUKS
64. Toy gun ammo : CAP

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