New York Times, Friday, June 8, 2007

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1971 hit with the lyric "He danced for those at minstrel shows" : MRBOJANGLES
12. Big shot? Hardly! : BBS
15. Film in which Ford was president : AIRFORCEONE
16. 1998 Tony winner for Best Play : ART
17. Clowns : PLAYSAROUND
18. Agatha Christie's "___ M?" : NOR
19. Flower with a bulb : SEGO
20. Have insomnia : LIEAWAKE
22. Tough guys : RAMBOS
26. Group on Miles Davis's "Birth of the Cool," e.g. : NONET
27. Boxer's training equipment : SPEEDBAG
30. Playwright Connelly who won a Pulitzer for "The Green Pastures" : MARC
31. Torah's beginning? : TAV
32. Grammy winner Blige : MARYJ
34. Like arctic winters : HARSH
35. Least interesting : ARIDEST
37. Issue : EMANATE
39. Curved nail : TALON
40. Seen enough : HADIT
42. Launch of 1986 : MIR
43. Title boy in a 1964 Disney film : EMIL
44. McIntosh cousins : WINESAPS
46. Improves : HONES
48. Most of Mauritania : DESERT
49. Makes obsolete : OUTDATES
51. "The X-Files" fodder : UFOS
55. A, in Aix : UNE
56. Oscar winner between Tom Hanks and Geoffrey Rush : NICOLASCAGE
60. Victoria in London, e.g.: Abbr. : STN
61. Subject of "The Double Helix" : DNAMOLECULE
62. Id follower : EST
63. Protected areas : SAFETYZONES
1. Google heading : MAPS
2. Bring to a boil : RILE
3. Crow : BRAG
4. In the distant past : OFYORE
5. ___ A. Bank, menswear retailer : JOS
6. Constellation near Norma : ARA
7. Big ATM maker : NCR
8. Topic in oil exploration : GEOLOGY
9. Tiffany who made Tiffany lamps : LOUIS
10. Relative of -trix : ENNE
11. Body type : SEDAN
12. Girl group with the 1986 #1 hit "Venus" : BANANARAMA
13. "Buy now," e.g. : BROKERSTIP
14. Emergency equipment : STRETCHERS
21. Creation of Genesis 2:22 : WOMAN
23. Some pitchers : ADMEN
24. Stern School degs. : MBAS
25. Author of "The Sot-Weed Factor" : BARTH
27. Dome site : STATEHOUSE
28. Supreme rulers : PARAMOUNTS
29. Malice aforethought : EVILINTENT
33. Film knights : JEDIS
34. Misanthrope : HATER
36. Given (out) : DOLED
38. Gold digger's destination : MINE
41. Skater dude's exclamation : AWESOME
45. Wall treatment : STUCCO
47. Erstwhile Vegas hotel : SANDS
48. After-dinner request : DECAF
50. Brown with a blue pencil : TINA
52. Pan, for one : FAUN
53. Give a body check? : OGLE
54. Meets : SEES
57. Ultimate outcome : LOT
58. One of the Khans : ALY
59. "___ who?" : SEZ

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