New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Author: Steven Ginzburg
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Ginzburg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ginzburg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Humble home : SHED
5. Software rerelease, e.g. : UPDATE
11. Plane with a machmeter: Abbr. : SST
14. Protagonist : HERO
15. Meteor in a meteor shower : LEONID
16. Spray-paint, maybe : MAR
17. Fly off the handle : RANT
18. Common computer feature : CDROMDRIVE
20. Chemical compound suffix : IDE
21. Hatcher of "Desperate Housewives" : TERI
22. Bulldog : YALIE
23. German auto debut of 1974 : VWSCIROCCO
27. Departed : WENT
28. Big name in stationery : EATON
29. Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" : EVA
31. Long, long ___ : AGO
32. City near Saint-Exupéry International Airport : LYON
33. Frankie with the 1959 #1 hit "Why" : AVALON
36. It's more than a pinch: Abbr. : TSP
37. First person to win a Smarties Prize, for children's books, three years in a row : JKROWLING
40. "___ the season ..." : TIS
43. Ohio city named for a mathematician : EUCLID
44. Lends a hand : AIDS
48. 1969 "bed-in" participant : ONO
49. Hoops org. : NBA
50. "Eat!" : DIGIN
51. Does in : OFFS
53. Universal recipient type : ABPOSITIVE
57. Some game endings : MATES
59. Govt. org. : AGCY
60. Neckline shape : VEE
61. Cause of some burns : UVEXPOSURE
64. Munich mister : HERR
65. Sting : CON
66. Cropped up : ARISEN
67. Melpomene, e.g. : MUSE
68. Units in a coll. curriculum : HRS
69. Least prominent : MEREST
70. Hightailed it : SPED
1. Turn from a grape into a raisin, e.g. : SHRIVEL
2. Progress : HEADWAY
3. Automaker Maserati : ERNESTO
4. One eye in ;-) : DOT
5. Peptic disorder : ULCER
6. Los Angeles's San ___ Bay : PEDRO
7. Kind of column : DORIC
8. "It's ___-brainer" : ANO
9. Curry of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" : TIM
10. Drainage indicator : EDDY
11. Show friendliness : SMILEAT
12. Cash cache : SAVINGS
13. "Rock-a-bye, baby" spot : TREETOP
19. Undeveloped : RAW
21. Shack roof material : TIN
24. If, and or but: Abbr. : CONJ
25. They're part of the string section : CELLI
26. Egg-shaped : OVOID
30. "Raggedy" one : ANN
33. Dutch-speaking part of the West Indies : ARUBA
34. Words, informally : VOCAB
35. Spiked punch? : AWL
38. Novelist Kesey : KEN
39. Manner of going : GAIT
40. An overdose of : TOOMUCH
41. Pro : INFAVOR
42. Starts to melt : SOFTENS
45. "You win" : IGIVEUP
46. Varied : DIVERSE
47. Showed contempt : SNEERED
50. Like many a home improvement project, for short : DIY
52. Driver's license datum : SEX
54. Remote control button : PAUSE
55. Fairy tale baddies : OGRES
56. Bloodhound's guide : SCENT
58. It may be caught in a filter : SPAM
62. Ida. neighbor : ORE
63. Round Table honorific : SIR
64. ___ Pinafore : HMS

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