New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 2008

Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Sweet!" : OHBOY
6. "Dial ___ Murder" : MFOR
10. Mini, e.g. : IPOD
14. Inherently : PERSE
15. Europe's third-largest island : EIRE
16. Rover's watcher : NASA
17. Rover's reward : TREAT
18. Self-absorbed individual : NARCISSUS
20. Start of an Einstein quote that holds true when solving clever crosswords : IMAGINATIONIS
22. Doesn't fall short : MAKESIT
23. Chicken choice : NUGGETS
26. R.S.V.P., e.g.: Abbr. : ANS
27. R.S.V.P. facilitator: Abbr. : SAE
29. Thought about Paris? : PENSEE
30. Gas usage units : THERMS
33. North Dakota Fighting ___ : SIOUX
34. Middle of the quote : MOREIMPORTANT
37. Guardian spirits : GENII
38. Type A problem : STRESS
39. Most ready : RIPEST
41. Far Eastern capital : YEN
42. Scented, medicinal plant : RUE
45. Originator of the phrase "Pandora's box" : ERASMUS
47. Something often read from : LECTERN
50. End of the quote : THANKNOWLEDGE
52. Unpleasant rules to be under : TYRANNIES
54. Check box choice : OTHER
55. Antony's love : AMOR
56. Trix alternative? : ENNE
57. Treat unjustly : WRONG
58. Unable to part? : BALD
59. Scene of W.W. I fighting : YSER
60. Smart : NATTY
1. Bests : OPTIMA
2. "Hello, Dolly!" composer : HERMAN
3. Pool openings : BREAKS
4. County in Kansas, Missouri or Oklahoma : OSAGE
5. Some unsubstantiated sightings : YETIS
6. Knights, e.g. : MENATARMS
7. Order : FIAT
8. Hatch in Washington : ORRIN
9. Get back : RECOUP
10. Parts of many military uniforms : INSIGNIAS
11. Relays : PASSESON
12. Pac-10's Beavers: Abbr. : OSU
13. Zeitung article : DAS
19. Gets down : INGESTS
21. Some W.W. II internees : NISEI
24. Ger. : TEUT
25. Questionnaire info : SEX
28. Drain : EMPTY
30. Strains : TRIESHARD
31. Big honor for a college athlete : HEISMAN
32. One might refuse to shake hands : SORELOSER
34. Head of state who resigned in 1974 : MEIR
35. Making the rounds : ONPATROL
36. Esquire's plea? : RENEW
37. M.A. hopeful's hurdle : GRE
40. Writer of "A Man Must Fight," 1932 : TUNNEY
42. Burning : REDHOT
43. Burning : URGENT
44. It can be conserved : ENERGY
46. Some kitchen waste : SKINS
48. Performer with a big mouth? : CLOWN
49. Fourfront? : TETRA
51. Bogot√° baby : NENE
52. Indexing aid : TAB
53. Singer who appeared with Charlton in "Secret of the Incas" : YMA

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