New York Times, Monday, April 18, 2005

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
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1. Vice President Spiro : AGNEW
6. Many miles away : AFAR
10. The "T" of S.A.T. : TEST
14. Colonial newscaster : CRIER
15. In ___ straits : DIRE
16. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
17. Suffer a serious blow : TAKEITONTHECHIN
20. 180° from NNW : SSE
21. Words repeated in "___ or not ___" : TOBE
22. Noble's home : ESTATE
23. Withered : SERE
24. Bit of butter : PAT
25. Old film comic Sparks : NED
26. Boxer Sonny : LISTON
29. Uncovers : BARES
31. Thomas Paine's "The ___ Reason" : AGEOF
32. Dampens : WETS
33. "What Child Is ___?" : THIS
37. Out, so to speak : DOWNFORTHECOUNT
40. Sea eagle : ERNE
41. President's prerogative : VETO
42. Boxing venue : ARENA
43. Noisy fight : SCENE
45. Fancy, as clothes : DRESSY
46. Number before "Liftoff!" : ONE
49. 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, etc.: Abbr. : HRS
50. Products of Hammond : MAPS
51. Sore : TENDER
53. Roof overhang : EAVE
54. Sault ___ Marie : STE
57. Give up : THROWINTHETOWEL
60. God of love : EROS
61. Shower affection (on) : DOTE
62. ___ and Novak (old news partnership) : EVANS
63. Mysterious letter : RUNE
64. Always : EVER
65. "Divine Comedy" writer : DANTE
1. ___ of the Apostles : ACTS
2. Mardi ___ : GRAS
3. New Balance competitor : NIKE
4. Wide shoe spec : EEE
5. Cancellation of a debt : WRITEOFF
6. Hacienda material : ADOBE
7. With 8-Down, museum material : FINE
8. See 7-Down : ART
9. Practice a part : REHEARSE
10. Savoir-faire : TACT
11. Revolutionary War hero ___ Allen : ETHAN
12. Strike, in the Bible : SMITE
13. Quieted, with "down" : TONED
18. Shredded : TORN
19. Villa d'___ : ESTE
23. Jagger's group, informally, with "the" : STONES
24. Medical prefix with logical : PATHO
26. Put on board : LADE
27. Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
28. Mended : SEWN
29. Singer Midler : BETTE
30. Mall units : STORES
32. Small songbirds : WRENS
34. Shades : HUES
35. Lodges : INNS
36. "Don't leave!" : STAY
38. Nullify, as a 41-Across : OVERRIDE
39. Covered, as a floor : CARPETED
44. Masticate : CHEW
45. Host Letterman : DAVE
46. Water-loving animal : OTTER
47. India's first P.M. : NEHRU
48. Company in a 2002 scandal : ENRON
50. Bill formerly of "Politically Incorrect" : MAHER
52. Amount of medicine : DOSE
53. Suffix with major : ETTE
54. Bird on a lake : SWAN
55. Campsite sight : TENT
56. Additional : ELSE
58. Oct. follower : NOV
59. Lab eggs : OVA

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