New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Author: Daniel Kantor
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Kantor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kantor. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Herb in stuffing : SAGE
5. Academy newcomer : PLEBE
10. Shelter array : COTS
14. Where firings occur : KILN
15. Colorado skiing town : ASPEN
16. ___ Man, comics hero : IRON
17. Prankster's denial : IDIDNTDOIT
19. Big shot : NAME
20. No-no : TABOO
21. Dernier ___ (latest thing) : CRI
22. Met or Card : NLER
23. Doctor's assurance : WONTHURTABIT
27. 1990s war site : BOSNIA
29. Sled pullers : TEAM
30. ___ healthy pace : ATA
31. Bygone muscle car : GTO
33. Grid great Grier : ROSEY
37. Gift recipient's declaration : JUSTWHATIWANTED
42. "The Maltese Falcon" actress : ASTOR
43. Org. with an "edu" address : SCH
44. "___ gratia artis" : ARS
45. They're worth 1.0 : DEES
48. Greets respectfully : BOWSTO
51. Debtor's avowal : ITSINTHEMAIL
55. Place for a house : TREE
56. Shapiro of NPR : ARI
57. Fabricated : FALSE
61. Enterprise Klingon : WORF
62. What 17-, 23-, 37- and 51-Across may demonstrate? : LIEABILITY
65. LaSalle or DeSoto : AUTO
66. One way to solve a crossword : ININK
67. Siouan speaker : OTOE
68. Big shot : STAR
69. Almost an eternity : AEONS
70. Litter cries : MEWS
1. Improv bit : SKIT
2. Opera set along the Nile : AIDA
3. Smooth-talking : GLIB
4. Provides funds for : ENDOWS
5. Too 3-Down : PAT
6. One may trip on it : LSD
7. Part of a period, geologically : EPOCH
8. Mediterranean capital : BEIRUT
9. Unbroken : ENTIRE
10. Gum flavor : CINNAMON
11. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
12. "My Cousin Vinny" Oscar winner : TOMEI
13. Hägar's dog : SNERT
18. Shootout time, perhaps : NOON
24. Close by : NIGH
25. "Later" : TATA
26. Olympian Lipinski : TARA
27. A/C measures : BTUS
28. Brewery fixture : OAST
30. Steely Dan album of 1977 : AJA
32. N.B.A. nail-biters : OTS
34. E.R. cry : STAT
35. Architect Saarinen : EERO
36. R.B.'s pickups : YDS
38. Super-scrumptious : TODIEFOR
39. Birdhouse bird : WREN
40. Sub's weapon, perhaps : ICBM
41. Steed stopper : WHOA
46. List ender : ETALIA
47. Holy place : SHRINE
49. Internet cafe offering : WIFI
50. Alpine event : SLALOM
51. "___ an accident!" : ITWAS
52. Brook catch : TROUT
53. Sealy competitor : SERTA
54. Children's refrain : EIEIO
58. Lo-cal : LITE
59. Pack away : STOW
60. They can be crossed : EYES
63. Writer Beattie : ANN
64. Restaurants competing with Mickey D's : BKS

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