New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Author: Ken Bessette
Editor: Will Shortz
Ken Bessette
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Bessette. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Kansas City university formerly known as College of Saint Teresa : AVILA
6. Prefix with conference : TELE
10. Stds. important to the health-conscious : RDAS
14. Gore who wrote "Lincoln" and "1876" : VIDAL
15. Eddie's character in "Beverly Hills Cop" : AXEL
16. Commercial prefix with méxico : AERO
17. Retired general? : ARESTINGOFFICER
20. Surgeon's order : STAT
21. Speaker's place : DAIS
22. Antlered animal : ELK
23. Part of the mailing address to Oral Roberts University : TULSAOK
25. Field for Dem Bums : EBBETS
28. Was loud : BLARED
31. Poetic work by Tennyson : IDYL
32. Old cracker brand : HIHO
35. University wall covering : IVY
36. Stringy : ROPY
37. Late nobleman? : ACOUNTPASTDUE
41. Grades 1-6: Abbr. : ELEM
42. That: Sp. : ESO
43. "The Thin Man" terrier : ASTA
44. Glass-encased item in "Beauty and the Beast" : ROSE
45. Seattle team, for short : SONICS
48. Residue locale : ASHPIT
50. Set one's sights : TAKEAIM
55. Unit a little longer than an arm's length : ELL
56. Chest muscles, for short : PECS
58. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
59. Carillon call? : APEALTOTHECROWD
63. Groening who created "The Simpsons" : MATT
64. Together, in music : ADUE
65. Egyptian peninsula : SINAI
66. Sit (for) : POSE
67. Greek letters that look like pitchforks : PSIS
68. Seven-year stretch : TEENS
1. "Stop!" at sea : AVAST
2. Objets d'art : VIRTU
3. Unimprovable : IDEAL
4. Cobblers' forms : LASTS
5. Optional hwy. route : ALT
6. 1970s Japanese P.M. Kakuei ___ : TANAKA
7. W.W. II vet, e.g. : EXGI
8. A majority of August births : LEOS
9. Tolkien creature : ELF
10. Horse-racing devotees, slangily : RAILBIRDS
11. Dressed to the nines : DECKEDOUT
12. "___ you happy now?" : ARE
13. Sisters' org. : SOR
18. Hero to many : IDOL
19. Library Lovers' Mo. : FEB
24. "___ Ben Adhem" (Leigh Hunt poem) : ABOU
25. Big name in ice cream : EDYS
26. Impatient sort : TYPEA
27. Done with a wink : SLY
29. Wisconsin town where the Republican Party was born : RIPON
30. "Little" Stowe character : EVA
32. Signs of goodness : HALOS
33. Giant glaciers : ICESHEETS
34. Catcher's location : HOMEPLATE
38. Comfy spot : NEST
39. General on Chinese menus : TSO
40. Hoeing the garden, e.g. : TASK
41. Chronology segment : ERA
46. Urges : ITCHES
47. Word in many Perry Mason titles : CASE
49. "___ say!" : ILL
51. Fear-inspiring : EERIE
52. How hermits like to be : ALONE
53. Des Moinesian or Davenporter : IOWAN
54. Modest dresses : MIDIS
56. Opium poppies have them : PODS
57. Decorative sewing kit : ETUI
59. Hi-fi component : AMP
60. Kung ___ chicken : PAO
61. Access, as a resource : TAP
62. 23-Across winter setting: Abbr. : CST

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