New York Times, Friday, May 12, 2006

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 7-Down, an ordering principle : IBEFOREE
9. Program holders : CDROMS
15. Comic born John Sanford : REDDFOXX
16. Boeing rival : AIRBUS
17. "For real!" : ITSAFACT
18. Least : MEREST
19. Sight from New York's Grand Central Parkway : SHEA
20. The whim-whams : NERVES
22. "Agreed" : YES
23. Besteads : HELPS
25. Going hand in hand : PAIRED
27. Area map : PLAT
29. California's ___ Observatory : PALOMAR
33. Oil, e.g. : LUBRICANT
37. ___ Van Duyn, 1991 Pulitzer-winning poet : MONA
38. Part of Hammurabi's code : ATOOTHFORATOOTH
41. First name in sportscasting : MARV
42. Yankee's home : THESTATES
43. Encase : SHEATHE
46. Valid conclusion? : ATOR
47. Picked up : LEARNT
49. Browning title character : PIPPA
53. Contribute (to) : ADD
56. Bivouac : ENCAMP
58. Annoy no end : GALL
59. Military wear : BERETS
61. Be sleepy : NEEDANAP
63. Saw : CLICHE
64. Gloss : ANNOTATE
65. II : SEQUEL
66. Caribbean paradise : STTHOMAS
1. Like the River Erne : IRISH
2. "You ___ judge" : BETHE
3. "The ___ is here to stay" (ill-considered corporate pronouncement of 1957) : EDSEL
4. Need for drugs? : FDAAPPROVAL
5. With 9-Down, like some interviews : OFF
6. Reddish-brown : ROAN
7. See 1-Across : EXCEPTAFTERC
8. Spare : EXTRA
9. See 5-Down : CAMERA
10. Service station sign : DIESEL
11. The basics, in a way : RRR
12. Follow : OBEY
13. Cogitate : MUSE
14. Former boomers : SSTS
21. Special privileges : VIPTREATMENT
24. Cut : SLIT
26. Japanese "thanks" : DOMOARIGATO
28. Comment of frustration : ACH
30. Not worth discussing : MOOT
31. You might get a hand for it : ANTE
32. Athletic support : RAHS
33. Thrashes : LAMS
34. Kings Peak locale : UTAH
35. Drag : BORE
36. Drama often with masks : NOH
39. Prince Edward I. clock setting : AST
40. Sporty car addition : TTOP
44. Get set to bite : TEETHE
45. Fairy tale brother : HANSEL
48. Spoilers, at times : NANAS
50. ___ Games : PANAM
51. South American silver : PLATA
52. Mont Blanc and others : ALPES
53. The basics : ABCS
54. Strike out : DELE
55. Popular 1940's radio quiz show : DRIQ
57. Shut (up) : PENT
60. French shield : ECU
62. "I am such a dummy!" : DOH

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