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New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Author: Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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1.564253
Joe Krozel
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1.47054

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. Summer drinks : ADES
5. ___ the aisle (bipartisanly) : ACROSS
11. Like William Howard Taft : FAT
14. Actress Polo who played a presidential candidate's wife on "The West Wing" : TERI
15. Wilderness home : LEANTO
16. Ginger ___ : ALE
17. Early November occasion in the U.S. : ELECTIONDAY
19. Zero : NIL
20. Singer Mann : AIMEE
21. The Blue Jays, on scoreboards : TOR
22. Ribicoff and Lincoln, familiarly : ABES
23. Dropped a size : SLIMMED
26. Forestall : PREVENT
28. Corrode : EAT
29. Actor Rob who played a presidential aide on "The West Wing" : LOWE
31. Italian battery pioneer : VOLTA
32. It went up in the 1960s : HEMLINE
35. Inaugural ball holder : VICTOR
36. What many Americans will do on 17-Across (as hinted at by highlighting all the V's in this puzzle's answer) : CASTAVOTE
38. Where the "Mona Lisa" hangs : LOUVRE
41. Leaves early, as an office : VACATES
44. Cause for celebration: Abbr. : ANNIV
45. ___ cava : VENA
46. Japanese moolah : YEN
48. Deprive, as through a loss : BEREAVE
50. "View of Toledo" painter : ELGRECO
53. I.R.S. workers : CPAS
54. Jr.'s Jr. : III
56. "Holding Out for ___" (1984 Bonnie Tyler hit) : AHERO
57. Cereal bit : OAT
58. Sights at polling places : BALLOTBOXES
61. 35 is the minimum one to be U.S. president : AGE
62. New York lake : ONEIDA
63. 7/4/1776, for one : DATE
64. Sen. Kennedy : TED
65. Most likely to raise eyebrows : ODDEST
66. Iowa college town : AMES
1. Relaxed : ATEASE
2. Samson's undoer : DELILAH
3. Religious recluse : EREMITE
4. "Attack, Rex!" : SICEM
5. ___ Baba : ALI
6. Co. captain? : CEO
7. Tirade : RANT
8. High, in a way : ONDOPE
9. Beatles drummer : STARR
10. Nondairy milk source : SOY
11. Water pump turner : FANBELT
12. Not recognizable by : ALIENTO
13. Kennedy-era launch : TELSTAR
18. President pro ___ : TEM
22. Long-legged shorebird : AVOCET
24. Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
25. "___ Stop" (Bill Clinton theme song) : DONT
27. Mrs. Perón : EVITA
30. Zigzag : WEAVE
33. Musicians John and Christine : MCVIES
34. Baby buggy? : LARVA
35. Outspoken : VOCAL
37. Barn topper : VANE
38. Researcher's wear : LABCOAT
39. Short, as an article : ONEPAGE
40. Not yet having gone before an M.P.A.A. board : UNRATED
42. It involves reading letters out loud : EYEEXAM
43. Hide : SECRETE
45. Hidden : VEILED
47. Hangmen's needs : NOOSES
49. Article of food : VIAND
51. Gossip : GAB
52. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : RHODA
55. "Would ___?" : ILIE
58. Bad sound at a campaign rally : BOO
59. Takes too much, briefly : ODS
60. "Mom" in a heart, maybe, for short : TAT

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