New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 2008

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Basis of fries : SPUDS
6. A good breakfast, but a bad supper, according to Francis Bacon : HOPE
10. Dumpsite pollutants, for short : PCBS
14. ___ once : ALLAT
15. Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
16. Bloody, so to speak : RARE
17. Ton of : LOTTA
18. Federally guaranteed security : GINNIEMAE
20. See 49-Down : STRETCHONESNECK
22. Showy shrubs : AZALEAS
23. Certain prayer starter : OUR
24. Special ties : INS
25. Diamond setting : BALLPARK
30. Arabian Peninsula port : ADEN
33. Trickled (through) : SEEPED
35. "___ Cried" (1962 top 10 hit) : SHE
36. See 49-Down : NOVELISTSTEPHEN
39. Afore : ERE
40. It's often played before playing : ANTHEM
41. Replies on the Enterprise : AYES
42. Cary Grant played a male one in 1949 : WARBRIDE
44. Tin ___ : EAR
46. "Donald's Cousin ___" (1939 Disney cartoon) : GUS
47. Back : FINANCE
51. See 49-Down : LARGEWADINGBIRD
56. Private chats : ONEONONES
57. Northeast airport : LOGAN
58. God, to Godard : DIEU
59. Lead-in to meter : VOLT
60. Spain's Princess ___ : ELENA
61. Lives no more : ISNT
62. Unlikely valentine swappers : EXES
63. Skates on thin ice, e.g. : DARES
1. Chip topper : SALSA
2. Faint, in slang : PLOTZ
3. Commercial prefix with suede : ULTRA
4. Start of many a story : DATELINE
5. ___ Island, N.Y. : STATEN
6. Weather map numbers : HIGHS
7. Assortment : OLIO
8. Ivy League choice : PENN
9. Marine eagle : ERNE
10. Engagement agreement : PRENUP
11. Hard to take? : CAMERASHY
12. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
13. Dig for : SEEK
19. Wagner princess : ISOLDE
21. Designer for Jackie Kennedy : CASSINI
25. "This must ___ place" : BETHE
26. Place for prayer : APSE
27. What "knock knock" may mean : LETMEIN
28. Korea's Syngman ___ : RHEE
29. Understands : KENS
30. From the top : ANEW
31. Celebrated Sigmund Freud patient : DORA
32. Oscar-winning song from "A Star Is Born" : EVERGREEN
34. Abbr. accompanying a college name : ESTD
37. Perfect-game pitcher Don : LARSEN
38. Graph of the equation y = ax2 + bx + c : PARABOLA
43. Leave in a hurry, slangily : BUGOUT
45. Maneuvered : ANGLED
47. Dukes : FISTS
48. Land that's more than 90% desert : NIGER
49. Word defined by 20-, 36- and 51-Across : CRANE
50. Best and Ferber : EDNAS
51. City near Sacramento : LODI
52. Black cuckoos : ANIS
53. Emulated Arachne : WOVE
54. Strong as ___ : ANOX
55. Strike out : DELE

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