New York Times, Monday, February 25, 2008

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Boston orchestra : POPS
5. Seaboard : COAST
10. 30 minutes, in the N.F.L. : HALF
14. Once more : ANEW
15. God of the Koran : ALLAH
16. Mixed bag : OLIO
17. X-rated dance : STRIPTEASE
19. Miniature plateau : MESA
20. Top secret? : TOUPEE
21. "Thar ___ blows!" : SHE
22. Something to cram for : EXAM
23. Banjo picker Scruggs : EARL
25. Org. that publishes American Hunter : NRA
27. Some Caribbean music : SKA
30. Beach find : SANDDOLLAR
36. Referred to : CITED
39. ___ Speedwagon (1970s-'80s band) : REO
40. Rotgut : BOOZE
41. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
42. Fabergé collectible : EGG
43. Acquire, as a debt : INCUR
44. ___ badge, boy scout's award : MERIT
45. Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
46. ___ jacket, 1960s fashion : NEHRU
47. Initial power source : PRIMEMOVER
50. One of a D.C. 100 : SEN
51. 401(k) alternative, for short : IRA
52. Oodles : GOBS
55. Object of the actions suggested by the starts of 17-, 30-, 47- and 66-Across : WOOD
58. "You've ___ Mail" : GOT
61. Lose all one's money in gambling : TAPOUT
65. Thomas Edison's middle name : ALVA
66. Pinto : PAINTHORSE
68. Plane assignment : SEAT
69. Ryan of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : IRENE
70. Julia Roberts's role in "Ocean's Eleven" : TESS
71. Golfer's target : HOLE
72. Krupp Works city : ESSEN
73. Alphabetize, e.g. : SORT
1. It might be checkered : PAST
2. Not fooled by : ONTO
3. Llama country : PERU
4. Slide, as a credit card through a reader : SWIPE
5. Supplies, as food for a party : CATERS
6. Cheer for El Cordobés : OLE
7. "Ah, me!" : ALAS
8. Part of a girl scout's uniform : SASH
9. Finis : THEEND
10. 1990 Macaulay Culkin film : HOMEALONE
11. The "A" in A-Rod : ALEX
12. Kudrow of "Friends" : LISA
13. Cappuccino head : FOAM
18. ___ brain (nitwit) : PEA
24. "Streets of ___" (classic cowboy song) : LAREDO
26. Bird that comes "bob, bob, bobbin'" : ROBIN
27. Little rascal : SCAMP
28. Ben Franklin, famously, in an electrical storm : KITER
29. Arcade game maker : ATARI
31. Israeli desert : NEGEV
32. Sharp turn on a golf course : DOGLEG
33. Sources of Scottish streams : LOCHS
34. Sky-blue : AZURE
35. Twice-seen TV show : RERUN
37. Competitor of "The 5th Wheel," in reality TV : ELIMIDATE
38. Scare off : DETER
48. Chatterbox : MAGPIE
49. Spoiled : ROTTEN
53. Scrooge's cry : BAH
54. Dalmatian markings : SPOTS
55. Launder : WASH
56. Margarine : OLEO
57. White House office shape : OVAL
59. Crew's control? : OARS
60. Deadlocks : TIES
62. Cookie with a creme center : OREO
63. Stalingrad's land, for short : USSR
64. The "T" of S.A.T. : TEST
67. U-turn from SSW : NNE

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