New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: When this puzzle is done, read the eight circled letters clockwise, starting with square #24, to identify this puzzle's theme.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crept (along) : INCHED
7. Word with Orange or Peach : BOWL
11. Car that was the subject of a 1964 top 10 hit : GTO
14. Sesame seed-based sauce : TAHINI
15. Eye area : UVEA
16. Put out : IRK
17. Passes : ENACTS
18. #2 : COLUMBIA
20. Mid 12th-century year : MCL
21. Hosp. areas : ICUS
23. Cantankerous : CRABBY
24. ___ Valley : SILICON
26. At the home of, to Henri : CHEZ
27. Hoist : ELEVATE
29. Infomercial host Gibbons : LEEZA
33. Co-star of Hanks in "Forrest Gump" : SINISE
35. Puts away : ICES
37. Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
38. Carry on : WAGE
39. Singer Studdard who won the second season of "American Idol" : RUBEN
41. Sunroof or moonroof alternative : TTOP
42. What rings reveal about a tree : AGE
43. Funeral fire : PYRE
44. "___ Be Stupid" (1985 Weird Al Yankovic album) : DARETO
46. Performer dubbed "The Great Dane" : BORGE
48. Like a next-door neighbor's lawn, or so it seems : GREENER
50. Just sitting around : IDLE
52. Tool : CATSPAW
55. W.W. II battle cry : BANZAI
58. Qxe5, e.g., in chess : MOVE
59. Way in Québec : RUE
60. #5 : ATLANTIS
62. Kind of kick : ONSIDE
64. Fish-fowl nexus : NOR
65. Old space-launched rocket : THOR
66. Still on the shelf : UNUSED
67. Envoy's bldg. : EMB
68. Gazpacho, e.g. : SOUP
69. Team with a big B on its helmets : RAVENS
1. Twosomes : ITEMS
2. Folk singer Griffith : NANCI
3. #3 : CHALLENGER
4. Hawaiian Punch alternative : HIC
5. Lures : ENTICES
6. #4 : DISCOVERY
7. Tampa Bay gridders, for short : BUCS
8. Lacto-___ vegetarian : OVO
9. Laura Bush's maiden name : WELCH
10. Symbol of victory : LAURELS
11. Andy with the #1 hit "Shadow Dancing" : GIBB
12. "Lou Grant" paper, with "the" : TRIB
13. Give a thumbs-up : OKAY
19. It may be hedged : MAZE
22. Mozart's "___ donna a quindici anni" : UNA
25. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
26. Grammy-winning Winans : CECE
28. Italian waterway : TIBER
30. #1 : ENTERPRISE
31. ___ suit : ZOOT
32. Mighty Dog rival : ALPO
33. Q-tip, e.g. : SWAB
34. "I am not what I am" speaker : IAGO
36. #6 : ENDEAVOUR
40. Exhort : URGE
41. Dos follower : TRES
43. Nitpicking types : PEDANTS
45. Dish alternative : ANTENNA
47. City with the Great Sphinx : GIZA
49. Prefix with hazard : ECO
51. Certain printing process, briefly : LITHO
53. "September 1, 1939" poet : AUDEN
54. Does some yardwork : WEEDS
55. Ruin : BANE
56. Orbit site : ATOM
57. Workers' rights agcy. : NLRB
58. Letters on a car sticker : MSRP
61. Letters from a debtor : IOU
63. Aspen or Tahoe : SUV

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