New York Times, Friday, April 18, 2008

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Films are shown in them : NABES
6. "This is how it's really done ..." : STEPASIDE
15. Come to : EQUAL
16. Tried to buy : PUTABIDON
17. It's all for the Italians : TUTTO
18. Improving : ONTHEMEND
19. Map line: Abbr. : LAT
20. Jazz singer Carmen : MCRAE
22. You can see right through it : PANE
23. Become balanced : EVENOUT
25. Note taker? : TELLER
27. Its closing duet is "O terra, addio" : AIDA
28. "About Last Night ..." co-star, 1986 : ROBLOWE
31. Pay a visit to : STOPAT
33. Angel's garb : ROBE
34. Domino with one spot : ACE
37. Lac contents : EAU
38. Florida island : SANIBEL
40. Curse : POX
41. Position : SET
42. Common noun suffix : TION
43. Blunder : SLIPUP
45. "Please? Please? Please?" : WILLYOU
47. Rival rival : ALPO
48. What big eyes they have : OGLERS
51. Exam takers now, exam givers later : PREMEDS
53. Café ___ : NOIR
54. Weekly World News newsmaker : ALIEN
56. Identify, informally : PEG
57. Site of Mackinac Island : LAKEHURON
60. Grammy-winning Baker : ANITA
62. Begins to attack : OPENSFIRE
63. Best by far : CREAM
64. Retired : WENTTOBED
65. Sampling : TASTE
1. Certain rental arrangements : NETLEASES
2. Spirits : AQUAVITAE
3. Quit meddling : BUTTEDOUT
4. Put away one's groceries : EAT
5. Films can be shown in it : SLOMO
6. Pal : SPORTO
7. Main ingredient in tekka maki : TUNA
8. Suffix with super : ETTE
9. Cry of disgust : PAH
10. Former Japanese P.M. Shinzo ___ : ABE
11. "That's easy" : SIMPLE
12. Best : IDEAL
13. "Holy Sonnets" poet : DONNE
14. Rear-___ : ENDER
21. Docks : CURTAILS
24. Be off one's guard : NAP
25. "Indeed!" : TOBESURE
26. "The Seven Year Itch" co-star : EWELL
29. Ocean blue : BRINY
30. High return : LOB
32. Moving : ASTIR
34. Americana symbols : APPLEPIES
35. Takeover : COUPDETAT
36. Bygone Montreal event : EXPOSGAME
39. Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
44. "___ Woman" (1972 #1 song) : IAM
45. "You ___ kidding!" : WERENT
46. Theorized : OPINED
48. Simmering : ONLOW
49. Freak out : GOAPE
50. Compare : LIKEN
52. Pass : ENACT
54. Bust ___ (laugh hard) : ARIB
55. It's handed down : LORE
58. Barkley was his V.P. : HST
59. One might be involved in a hoax : UFO
61. Colt's fans? : NRA

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