New York Times, Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Author: Billie Truitt
Editor: Will Shortz
Billie Truitt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Truitt. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Break ground, in a way : PLOW
5. Spill the beans : BLAB
9. Come to an end : CEASE
14. Boxcar hopper : HOBO
15. After the buzzer : LATE
16. "The usual," e.g. : ORDER
17. Active sort : DOER
18. Salem's state: Abbr. : OREG
19. Fare payer : RIDER
20. Antlered salon employee? : STYLINGMOOSE
23. Woodworker's groove : DADO
24. Actress Vardalos : NIA
25. Curly poker : MOE
28. Make darts, say : SEW
31. Lost bobcat? : MISSINGLYNX
34. Heebie-jeebies : UNEASE
36. Grab some Z's : TAKEANAP
37. Teed off : IRED
38. Train alternative : BUS
39. Vintner's valley : NAPA
40. One with a pitch : SALESMAN
43. Passé : OLDHAT
45. Wildebeest who doesn't spare the rod? : SPANKINGGNU
47. Future alums: Abbr. : SRS
48. Approx. takeoff hr. : ETD
49. Here, in Haiti : ICI
50. Broadway musical with the song "Will I?" : RENT
52. Unwelcome porcine party attendee? : CRASHINGBOAR
57. Crawfish's home : BAYOU
60. Tall story : TALE
61. Like some chatter : IDLE
62. Continental divide? : OCEAN
63. Building extensions : ELLS
64. Parks of Montgomery : ROSA
65. Cops' rounds : BEATS
66. European deer : ROES
67. Tiny amount : DROP
1. Profs' degs. : PHDS
2. Rioter's take : LOOT
3. Toe the line : OBEY
4. Word before class or war : WORLD
5. Mrs. Bumstead : BLONDIE
6. Slow movements, in music : LARGOS
7. "Up and ___!" : ATEM
8. Showy blooms : BEGONIAS
9. Prom accessory : CORSAGE
10. Toledo's lake : ERIE
11. Throw in : ADD
12. Comprehend : SEE
13. Slip up : ERR
21. Big name in pet foods : IAMS
22. Barnyard sound : OINK
25. Chatty avians : MYNAHS
26. Even (with) : ONAPAR
27. Nationals living abroad, informally : EXPATS
28. Genève's land : SUISSE
29. Wholly absorbed : ENRAPT
30. Li'l fellow : WEELAD
32. Attacked by a jellyfish : STUNG
33. Come to earth : LAND
35. Yemeni port : ADEN
38. Something to slide on : BANISTER
41. Vail trails : SKIRUNS
42. Easily split mineral : MICA
43. Unity : ONENESS
44. Pulmonary organ : LUNG
46. It's between the headlights : GRILLE
51. Rival of a 'Vette : TBIRD
52. Fur : COAT
53. Saintly sign : HALO
54. What wavy lines signify in the comics : ODOR
55. As well : ALSO
56. Gather in : REAP
57. Short do : BOB
58. 1 or 11, in twenty-one : ACE
59. Roll call vote : YEA

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