New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Author: Lee Glickstein
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Glickstein. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Bankruptcy causes : DEBTS
6. Part of "snafu" : ALL
9. Invite for : ASKTO
14. ___ ease : ILLAT
15. Water temperature tester : TOE
16. Ending with farm or home : STEAD
17. Make tracks : SKEDADDLE
19. "Survivor" team : TRIBE
20. Mead study locale : SAMOA
21. Chips that one might "muncha buncha" : FRITOS
22. Hotel offerings: Abbr. : RMS
24. Sources of ready cash : PAWNBROKERS
27. Cassidy portrayer of TV and film : BOYD
29. ___ a one : NARY
30. "Born Free" feline : ELSA
31. Words of willingness : IWOULD
34. Defaulter's loss : REPO
36. Members of this can be found in the centers of 17-, 24-, 51- and 60-Across : NUCLEARFAMILY
41. Flash drive filler : DATA
42. ___ lion, beast slain by Hercules in his first labor : NEMEAN
44. Dept. of Labor branch : OSHA
48. Movie theater candy : DOTS
50. Directional lead-in : OMNI
51. Turkey insert : THERMOMETER
55. Authorizes : OKS
56. T. Boone Pickens, for one : OILMAN
57. With full force : AMAIN
59. I, historically : ONEAD
60. Got by (on) : SUBSISTED
64. McEnroe rival : LENDL
65. Bud : PAL
66. Calls for : NEEDS
67. Pundit's piece : ESSAY
68. Knock out : AWE
69. It helps raise dough : YEAST
1. Talk trash about : DIS
2. Lodge member : ELK
3. "Gesundheit!" : BLESSYOU
4. "Look what I did!" : TADA
5. Notary's item : STAMP
6. Time to crow : ATDAWN
7. "That's funny!," in an e-mail : LOL
8. Antietam leader : LEE
9. Nolan Ryan, for years : ASTRO
10. Its symbol is X : STRIKE
11. Harvey of "The Piano" : KEITEL
12. Marchers' drums : TABORS
13. Black Sea port : ODESSA
18. Beyond paramedic aid, in brief : DOA
21. Short order cook's utensil : FRYPAN
22. One of four in a grand slam: Abbr. : RBI
23. Cut close : MOWN
25. Add a soundtrack to, perhaps : NARRATE
26. Concise, in Cannes : BREF
28. Vietnam's Le ___ Tho : DUC
32. Foreign law deg. : LLD
33. Absolutely accurate : DEADON
35. Cockney's abode : OME
37. Bit to split : ATOM
38. Chat room shorthand : IMO
39. Sore throat soother : LEMONTEA
40. Pull suddenly : YANK
43. "___ for Noose" (Sue Grafton book) : NIS
44. Best Actor nominee for "Venus," 2006 : OTOOLE
45. Has star power : SHINES
46. Mt. St. ___ : HELENS
47. Loser of 1588 : ARMADA
49. Unlikely to lose it : STABLE
52. One way to be in love : MADLY
53. Ambulance letters : EMS
54. Befitting of umbrellas : RAINY
58. "Understood" : ISEE
60. Rest spot : SPA
61. Motor City grp. : UAW
62. Masthead figs. : EDS
63. Period after springing forward: Abbr. : DST

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