New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Author: Michael Langwald
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Langwald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Langwald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Came down (on) : ALIT
5. Word processing command : SAVE
9. Off the wall : DAFFY
14. Word before luck or cluck : DUMB
15. Cut, maybe : EDIT
16. Studio sign : ONAIR
17. To boot : ALSO
18. Ill-considered : RASH
19. Targets of some busts : GANGS
20. Breakfast specialty of a rock singer? : GLENNFREYSEGGS
23. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
24. King of the stage : LEAR
25. Spanks hard : SWATS
29. Constant complainers : CRANKS
33. Relaxing place : SPA
36. Carry away, in a way : ELATE
38. Zebra feature : MANE
39. Lunch specialty of an Emmy-winning actor? : PETERBOYLESSTEW
43. Informed about : UPON
44. Popular online magazine : SLATE
45. Part of M.Y.O.B. : OWN
46. Topple : DEPOSE
49. Pass : ENACT
51. Clinton cabinet member satirized by Will Ferrell : RENO
53. Arkansas River city : TULSA
57. Dinner specialty of an R&B singer? : SAMCOOKESSTEAK
62. Spectrum part : COLOR
63. Busy place : HIVE
64. Docent's offering : TOUR
65. Bicker : ARGUE
66. Basin go-with : EWER
67. A law ___ itself : UNTO
68. Brute : BEAST
69. Foreboding trouble : DIRE
70. Freshman, most likely : TEEN
1. Bit of wisdom : ADAGE
2. Downtimes : LULLS
3. "No more, thanks" : IMSET
4. Butchers' offerings : TBONES
5. Toiler of yore : SERF
6. Purim's month : ADAR
7. Workbench attachment : VISE
8. ___ alcohol : ETHYL
9. Makeshift bookmark : DOGEAR
10. Angered and enraged, e.g. : ANAGRAMS
11. Dracula feature : FANG
12. Big Turkish export : FIGS
13. Mos. and mos. : YRS
21. More recent : NEWER
22. Wall St. watchdog : SEC
26. Priestly garment : ALB
27. Pueblo dweller : TAOS
28. Topic for Vogue : STYLE
30. Mil. alliance since 1949 : NATO
31. Had down : KNEW
32. Tailor-made : SEWN
33. Tater : SPUD
34. Le Pew of cartoons : PEPE
35. Perched on : ATOP
37. Pizazz : ELAN
40. More than big : ENORMOUS
41. LAX posting : ETA
42. Religious offshoots : SECTS
47. It may be under your hat : SECRET
48. Brian of ambient music : ENO
50. Sound of rebuke : TUTTUT
52. Expressed amazement : OOHED
54. Director Sergio : LEONE
55. Brown, perhaps : SAUTE
56. Rubber hub : AKRON
57. Teed off : SORE
58. Bit of aquarium growth : ALGA
59. Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
60. "Did you ___?!" : EVER
61. Lacking moisture : SERE
62. Certain red wine, informally : CAB

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