New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 2008

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Diamond datum : RBI
4. Annual fashion award : COTY
8. Syrian city of 2.5+ million : ALEPPO
14. Long interval : EON
15. Long (for) : ACHE
16. More 26-Across : TINIER
17. Three short, three long, three short : SOS
18. University of Paris, familiarly : THESORBONNE
20. Curved molding : OGEE
22. Fit for warehousing : STORABLE
23. Like some potatoes : RICED
25. Popped up : AROSE
26. Lilliputian : WEE
29. Selects, as a racehorse, maybe : BETSON
31. Spend the night : ROOST
33. Everyday speech : PROSE
37. ___-Rooter : ROTO
38. Classic 1911 children's novel ... with a hint to this puzzle's theme : THESECRETGARDEN
44. Hesitate : BALK
45. ___ metabolism : BASAL
46. Best players : ATEAM
48. Washed-out look : PALLOR
53. Essex competitor : REO
54. Spot checkers? : ADMEN
59. River near 18-Across : SEINE
60. Short-range club : NINEIRON
63. Nos. for crowds : ESTS
64. What you can find in the grid after completing this puzzle, looking up, down, left, right and diagonally, word search-style : ADOZENROSES
67. Bleachers sound : BOO
68. Dumpling stuffed with cheese : PIROGI
69. Capital of Valais : SION
70. "___ Town" : OUR
71. Carpentry and the like : TRADES
72. Designer/architect Goldfinger : ERNO
73. Oils, say : ART
1. Soak up again, as liquid : RESORB
2. Dance energetically : BOOGIE
3. Antenna holder, maybe : INSECT
4. See 66-Down : CAT
5. Phil who sang "I Ain't Marching Anymore" : OCHS
6. Sorority letter : THETA
7. "___ no?" : YESOR
8. Gillette shavers : ATRAS
9. Women's ___ : LIBBER
10. Certain alkene : ENOL
11. Good floor material : PINEWOOD
12. What you might be doing this puzzle in : PEN
13. Tram contents : ORE
19. Río de ___, former Spanish territory in Africa : ORO
21. Some Caltech grads, for short : EES
24. Skinny : DOPE
27. Tivoli's Villa d'___ : ESTE
28. "The chief nurse of England's statesmen" : ETON
30. Creation of the Energy Reorg. Act of 1974 : NRC
32. Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
34. Ball : ORB
35. Hydrospace : SEA
36. Doctor Who and others, briefly : ETS
38. One way to get to the top : TBAR
39. "Too great a burden to bear": Martin Luther King Jr. : HATE
40. Stage actress Duse : ELEONORA
41. Forerunner of rocksteady : SKA
42. Hiatus : GAP
43. "___ the day!" (Shakespearean interjection) : ALAS
47. Horse-training school : MANEGE
49. Dixie hero : LEE
50. Capital of República Portuguesa : LISBOA
51. Going from concert to concert : ONTOUR
52. Vacation destination : RESORT
55. Comic Leary : DENIS
56. Peace, in Russian : MIR
57. Unevenly notched, as a leaf : EROSE
58. Respectful reply : NOSIR
61. Big shirt maker : IZOD
62. Light material? : NEON
64. Quick to pick up : APT
65. Scorsese, e.g.: Abbr. : DIR
66. With 4-Down, tracked vehicle : SNO

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