New York Times, Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Author: Billie Truitt
Editor: Will Shortz
Billie Truitt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Truitt. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Centrally located : FOCAL
6. Ambitious in scope : EPIC
10. Reaction to poison oak : RASH
14. Vacant, in a way : INANE
15. Black-tie affair : GALA
16. Red Muppet : ELMO
17. Tricky, unexpected questions : CURVEBALLS
19. Mid sixth-century year : DLII
20. It's a relief : ASPIRIN
21. Spies seek them : SECRETS
23. Experiment site : LAB
24. Vampire's undoing : DAYLIGHT
25. Pirate's storage : CHEST
28. Super deal : BUY
29. "Hurlyburly" Tony winner Judith : IVEY
30. Web address : URL
31. Summer Games org. : IOC
32. Letters on some churches : AME
33. What 17-, 24-, 48- and 57-Across are : THINGSTHATBREAK
40. Prefix with -asian : EUR
41. "Man's the ___, and Wealth the vine, / Stanch and strong the tendrils twine": Emerson : ELM
42. Place to refuel : PIT
43. Doctor of ___ (degree) : LAWS
45. Subj. for aliens : ESL
46. Winter Palace residents : TSARS
48. Stairway hazards, in some homes : KIDSTOYS
50. Meadow mother : EWE
51. Galena or anglesite : LEADORE
52. "Nice shot!" : GOODONE
56. Advantage : EDGE
57. View from the shore : OCEANWAVES
59. Reply to "That so?" : ITIS
60. Unfeeling : NUMB
61. Alamogordo trial : ATEST
62. Dinette spot : NOOK
63. Numbered work : OPUS
64. Meddlesome sort : YENTA
1. Pay stub abbr. : FICA
2. Cross to bear : ONUS
3. Grouse : CARP
4. 12-Down hardware : ANVILS
5. Ogle : LEERAT
6. New York cardinal : EGAN
7. Chum : PAL
8. "You bet!" : ILLSAY
9. "Mighty" one who struck out : CASEY
10. 1948 John Wayne western : REDRIVER
11. Make as a claim : ALLEGE
12. Place with a forge : SMITHY
13. Use a block and tackle on : HOIST
18. Splatter catcher : BIB
22. Gain altitude : CLIMB
24. Title for Camilla : DUCHESS
25. Drop from the team : CUT
26. Initials for Camilla : HRH
27. One of football's Manning brothers : ELI
28. Science fair creation, briefly : BOT
31. Acre's locale: Abbr. : ISR
32. Source of bread, for short : ATM
34. Bulletin-creating department : NEWSDESK
35. Hearty enjoyment : GUSTO
36. Every one : ALL
37. Org. monitoring 38-Down quality : EPA
38. See 37-Down : AIR
39. Measures of gold purity: Abbr. : KTS
43. Purposely misinformed : LIEDTO
44. Slowly, on a score : ADAGIO
45. Glass in a medicine cabinet : EYECUP
46. Involving give-and-take : TWOWAY
47. Unruffled : SEDATE
48. Calvin of fashion : KLEIN
49. Maine college town : ORONO
50. Long, long time : EON
52. Chatters : GABS
53. Rack holder : OVEN
54. Fit snugly : NEST
55. "Dónde ___ ...?" : ESTA
58. Australian runner : EMU

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