New York Times, Monday, March 23, 2009

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Point the finger at : BLAME
6. Impudent : PERT
10. Jail unit : CELL
14. Parts to play : ROLES
15. One putting finishing touches on a cake : ICER
16. Light greenish blue : AQUA
17. Worker for 15%, say : AGENT
18. "Meet Me at the ___" : COPA
19. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
20. Fix part of dinner with lettuce, carrots, peppers, etc. : TOSSASALAD
22. Large part of a waiter's income : TIPS
23. A.B.A. member: Abbr. : ATTY
24. Game company behind Sonic the Hedgehog : SEGA
26. Play a part : ACT
29. Go off like Mount St. Helens : ERUPT
31. Sailor's "Stop!" : AVAST
35. Writer Harte : BRET
37. Put ___ good word for : INA
38. Words cried before "No hands!" : LOOKMA
39. Activity with bubbles : BATH
40. Retail giant selling dog food, birdcages and such : PETCO
42. Knots : TIES
43. Islands west of Portugal : AZORES
45. ___-Magnon man : CRO
46. Coup d'___ : ETAT
47. Church council : SYNOD
48. Food Network stars : CHEFS
50. "___ you ready?" : ARE
51. Take a 39-Across : WASH
53. Boneheads : SAPS
55. ___ California : BAJA
58. Prepare to camp : PITCHATENT
63. Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
64. What "video" means literally : ISEE
65. Bit part : CAMEO
66. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
67. In tatters : TORN
68. Perrier competitor : EVIAN
69. Pesky flier : GNAT
70. Lighted sign over a door : EXIT
71. Bush's 2004 opponent : KERRY
1. Kid with frequent temper tantrums : BRAT
2. Golden arches, for McDonald's : LOGO
3. Pub draughts : ALES
4. High-I.Q. group : MENSA
5. Billionaire's home : ESTATE
6. Petty : PICAYUNE
7. Environmental sci. : ECOL
8. Meal : REPAST
9. Swap : TRADE
10. Participate on Election Day : CASTAVOTE
11. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
12. It's in your throat when you choke up : LUMP
13. Vientiane's land : LAOS
21. Bacon units : STRIPS
25. Fed. auditing agcy. : GAO
26. The P.L.O.'s Mahmoud ___ : ABBAS
27. Touched in the head : CRAZY
28. Wyoming's ___ Range : TETON
30. Where watermelons grow : PATCH
32. Japanese dog : AKITA
33. Mascara mess : SMEAR
34. Important sense for a gourmet : TASTE
36. Show childish anger : THROWAFIT
38. Sponge used in a 39-Across : LOOFAH
41. Moon shape : CRESCENT
44. Psychologist/writer LeShan : EDA
48. Longtime Comiskey Park team, informally : CHISOX
49. Sissy of "Carrie" : SPACEK
52. Ill will : SPITE
54. Prevent, with "off" : STAVE
55. Tennis's Bjorn : BORG
56. Astronaut Shepard or Bean : ALAN
57. Coffee, slangily : JAVA
59. Garr or Hatcher : TERI
60. Mideast bigwig : EMIR
61. Close : NEAR
62. Broadway honor : TONY

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