New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 2008

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lively group? : ARTS
5. Volkswagen route : BAHN
9. Party to a Highland fling? : LASS
13. Spoils : LOOT
14. "Dies ___" : IRAE
15. Founded: Abbr. : ESTAB
17. *Five-time Wimbledon winner : BJORNBORG
19. Carnival booth : STALL
20. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
21. Copy : APE
22. Start court proceedings? : SERVE
23. Reggae relative : SKA
24. *"Numb3rs" star : ROBMORROW
26. Stumpers : POSERS
29. Card game whose name is called out during play : UNO
30. Fire proof? : ASH
31. "Son of" story : SEQUEL
35. Prefix with -logue or -gram : IDEO
39. Block : CLOG
41. "The Last Supper," e.g. : MURAL
42. College quarters : DORM
43. Winston Churchill, e.g. : TORY
44. Be deceitful : PALTER
46. Phoenix-to-Flagstaff dir. : NNE
47. Howard in shorts : MOE
49. Append : TACKON
51. *Harpers Ferry raider : JOHNBROWN
57. 252-gallon unit : TUN
58. Stretches : AREAS
59. Cry while pointing a finger : AHA
60. Part of a portfolio : STOCK
63. Parsonage : MANSE
64. *"Newhart" actor : TOMPOSTON
66. Skirt features : SLITS
67. Part of E.M.T.: Abbr. : EMER
68. Classic spy plane : UTWO
69. Catfish Row denizen : BESS
70. Fix up : REDO
71. Cheater's sound during a test : PSST
1. Priests' garb : ALBS
2. Red, as a Spanish wine : ROJA
3. *Famed restaurateur : TOOTSSHOR
4. Perfect pitch : STRIKE
5. Overalls part : BIB
6. Bellowing : AROAR
7. Silent film star : HARPO
8. Region of Israel: Var. : NEGEB
9. Textbook division : LESSON
10. Vesta, Pallas or Hygiea : ASTEROID
11. "The ___ Report" (1998 reading) : STARR
12. Cannon salute : SALVO
16. Gusted : BLEW
18. Converges on : NEARS
25. Haircut that's short on the top and sides and long in back : MULLET
26. War ender : PACT
27. Orly : Paris :: Gardermoen : ___ : OSLO
28. "___ paratus" (motto of the U.S. Coast Guard) : SEMPER
32. In the capacity of : QUA
33. WWW address : URL
34. Take sides? : EAT
36. *Co-star of "The Andy Griffith Show" : DONKNOTTS
37. Rubik of cube fame : ERNO
38. Sign ... or a description of the answers to the six starred clues? : OMEN
40. Athletes on horses : GYMNASTS
45. Role for Dustin Hoffman : RATSO
48. Preoccupy : OBSESS
50. Misbehaves : CUTSUP
51. Sweet spreads : JAMS
52. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
53. "Sun Valley Serenade" star, 1941 : HENIE
54. One of an old drive-in double feature, maybe : OATER
55. Exclamation of feigned innocence : WHOME
56. Yclept : NAMED
61. Female whales : COWS
62. Speed unit : KNOT
65. Practiced : PRO

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