New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 2008

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 161 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. *Beginning : DAWN
5. Year of Pope Sabinian's death : DCVI
9. Barges : SCOWS
14. Program of variety acts : OLIO
15. Former heavyweight champ Maskaev : OLEG
16. Eats at a bar : TAPAS
17. Major money maker : MINT
18. *"Rats!" : DARN
19. "___ we all?" : ARENT
20. "If this ___ any help ..." : ISOF
21. ___ jure (by the law itself) : IPSO
22. *Makeshift hangar : BARN
23. Don'ts : NONOS
25. Home of novelist Mario Vargas Llosa : PERU
27. Peter who wrote "Underboss" : MAAS
29. Going postal : INARAGE
31. Sight from Lake Victoria : ENTEBBE
33. *___ center : BURN
35. Dead : FALLEN
36. Classic Broadway show tune, or a hint to the word ladder revealed by the answers to the eight starred clues : SUNRISESUNSET
40. Taylor of "The Nanny" and others : RENEES
41. *Right face, e.g. : TURN
42. Apple picker? : MACUSER
44. Shimmer : GLISTEN
49. Some particulates : SOOT
50. Showed disloyalty : SANG
52. Lobster claw : CHELA
53. *Relative of an Azerbaijani : TURK
55. Calls to 57-Across : GEES
57. They've got a lot of pull : OXEN
58. Not discounted, say : ATPAR
59. *Narwhal feature : TUSK
60. Nearest major airport to Bush's Crawford ranch : WACO
61. Attorney with the autobiography "My Life on Trial" : BELLI
62. Culturally showy : ARTY
63. This, to Jorge : ESTO
64. Leaves in a salad : CRESS
65. Porter ___, former C.I.A. director : GOSS
66. *End : DUSK
1. Mater ___ (Mary, in Latin prayers) : DOMINI
2. "Familiar Spirits" author Lurie : ALISON
3. Angelina's "Girl, Interrupted" co-star : WINONA
4. Against : NOTFOR
5. Film producer ___ Al-Fayed : DODI
6. Bell parts : CLAPPERS
7. The "16" in "3:16" : VERSE
8. Cold-shoulder : IGNORE
9. Stick with a toothpick : STAB
10. Portion of a trick-or-treater's haul : CARAMELS
11. Fit for use : OPERABLE
12. Follow-up to "Oh, yeah?" : WANNABET
13. J.F.K. visitor, once : SST
24. British arms : SABRES
26. Roll out : UNFURL
28. Clinton or Obama: Abbr. : SEN
30. Pretexts : GUISES
32. Kind of acid found in oak : TANNIC
34. After discounts : NET
36. Heaviest member of the weasel family : SEAOTTER
37. Separate : UNCOUPLE
38. Swiss nationals, historically : NEUTRALS
39. Throws out : SUGGESTS
40. Apt. compartments : RMS
43. Not homogeneous : RAGTAG
45. Mapped out : SHOWED
46. Austin school, informally : TEXASU
47. Chooses (to) : ELECTS
48. Title subject of a 1922 documentary in the National Film Registry : NANOOK
51. Intro to science? : NEURO
54. "Charlie's Angels" role : KRIS
56. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
58. "Dirty Sexy Money" airer : ABC

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