New York Times, Monday, May 19, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. The pyramids, for pharaohs : TOMBS
6. "Hey ... over here!" : PSST
10. PBS newsman Lehrer : JIM
13. "The Cat and the Curmudgeon" author Cleveland ___ : AMORY
14. Inventor Elias : HOWE
15. Absolutely the best : AONE
16. Place not generating rent : VACANTAPARTMENT
19. Feeling tied up, as a stomach : INKNOTS
20. Rock band follower : GROUPIE
21. "The first ___, the angel did say ..." : NOEL
23. Worked at, as a trade : PLIED
24. Guarantees that mean nothing : EMPTYPROMISES
30. Point again, as a gun : REAIM
31. Crimped, as hair : WAVY
32. Hit CBS drama with two spinoffs : CSI
35. Formal entrance : GATE
36. Euphoric : GIDDY
38. Pretend to be, as at a Halloween party : GOAS
39. Without a prescription: Abbr. : OTC
40. Pal for Spot or Rover : FIDO
41. Increase : AMPUP
42. Win that brings little actual gain : HOLLOWVICTORY
46. Avis competitor : ALAMO
48. Post-it, e.g. : NOTE
49. Brandy cocktail : SIDECAR
52. Warms up again : REHEATS
57. Contents of guns used in training exercises : BLANKCARTRIDGES
59. Offerings to the poor : ALMS
60. Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
61. New York footballer : GIANT
62. Bad: Prefix : DYS
63. Baby boomers' kids, informally : GENX
64. Groups of buffalo : HERDS
1. Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
2. Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
3. Make fun of : MOCK
4. Kellogg's Raisin ___ : BRAN
5. Roget's listing : SYNONYM
6. "Star Trek" weapon : PHASER
7. Soak (up) : SOP
8. Booty : SWAG
9. Ariz., e.g., before 1912 : TERR
10. Portrayer of Frank Sinatra on "Saturday Night Live" : JOEPISCOPO
11. Concave belly button : INNIE
12. Rationed (out) : METED
15. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
17. Feature of many a sports car : TTOP
18. ___-turvy : TOPSY
22. Scuttlebutt : LOWDOWN
24. Therefore : ERGO
25. Vegetarians avoid it : MEAT
26. 1998 Robin Williams title role : PATCHADAMS
27. Common Father's Day gift : TIE
28. Off one's rocker : MAD
29. Climbing vine : IVY
33. Suffix with dino- : SAUR
34. 1960s Bill Cosby TV series : ISPY
36. Baseball great Hodges : GIL
37. Words before "You may kiss the bride" : IDO
38. London hrs. : GMT
40. Group watched by Little Bo Peep : FLOCK
41. A pair of deuces beats it : ACEHIGH
43. Black cats and broken mirrors, by tradition : OMENS
44. Whirlpool or tornado : VORTEX
45. Anatomical passage : ITER
46. Equally awful : ASBAD
47. Eli ___ and Company : LILLY
50. Slip ___ (blunder) : ACOG
51. Clean up leaves, e.g. : RAKE
53. Actress McClurg : EDIE
54. Food thickener : AGAR
55. Care for, with "to" : TEND
56. Fleet that was permanently retired in 2003 : SSTS
58. ___ Tin Tin : RIN

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