New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Author: Ray Fontenot
Editor: Will Shortz
Ray Fontenot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Fontenot. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Just for guys : STAG
5. Rice dish : PILAF
10. Colleague of Clark at the Daily Planet : LOIS
14. Oscar winner Kedrova : LILA
15. Amorphous critter : AMEBA
16. Ultimatum's end : ELSE
17. State firmly : AVER
18. Musical genre for Destiny's Child : RANDB
19. Concert halls of old : ODEA
20. TV game show that places spouses at risk? : YOUBETYOURWIFE
23. "Crocodile Rock" singer John : ELTON
24. Fresh talk : LIP
25. Chemical in Drano : LYE
27. Belittle, slangily : DIS
28. Toe the line : OBEY
32. Chocolate trees : CACAOS
34. Red Bordeaux : CLARET
36. Outback avians : EMUS
37. TV game show that quizzes oenophiles? : WHATSMYWINE
40. Morales of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : ESAI
42. Lease signer : TENANT
43. Winter topper : SKICAP
46. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
47. Hood's pistol : GAT
50. Do-over at Wimbledon : LET
51. Pint-size : WEE
53. Reads closely, with "over" : PORES
55. TV game show that eliminates coy contestants? : THEWEAKESTWINK
60. Super server : ACER
61. ___ to (in on) : PRIVY
62. Nair competitor : NEET
63. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
64. First name in TV talk : ELLEN
65. Gabor and Longoria Parker : EVAS
66. Colon, in an emoticon : EYES
67. Not the sharpest pencil in the box : DENSE
68. Place for a blotter : DESK
1. Left rolling in the aisles, as an audience : SLAYED
2. Copenhagen's ___ Gardens : TIVOLI
3. Native Alaskans : ALEUTS
4. Reclusive Greta : GARBO
5. A comb makes one : PART
6. "If ___ suggest ..." : IMAY
7. Last name in TV talk : LENO
8. Co-panelist of Cowell : ABDUL
9. It's sold by the yard : FABRIC
10. Sainted fifth-century pope : LEOI
11. Former inamorato or inamorata : OLDFLAME
12. "Peekaboo" follower : ISEEYOU
13. Neptune's realm : SEA
21. ___ Gay (W.W. II bomber) : ENOLA
22. New Deal org. : WPA
26. Pothook shape : ESS
29. Lawman Masterson : BAT
30. Once, once : ERST
31. Aden's land : YEMEN
33. Coin whose front was last redesigned in 1909 : CENT
34. In vogue : CHIC
35. Newcastle's river : TYNE
37. "Don't move — I'll go for help" : WAITHERE
38. Hardly ruddy : WAN
39. All thumbs : INEPT
40. Night school subj. : ESL
41. Lacking details : SKETCHY
44. "How cute" : AWW
45. Espied Godiva, e.g. : PEEPED
47. Show sorrow : GRIEVE
48. Trojan War hero : AENEAS
49. "You should have known better" : TSKTSK
52. Country rocker Steve : EARLE
54. Had title to : OWNED
56. Cupid's Greek counterpart : EROS
57. Ceramist's oven : KILN
58. Times to revel : EVES
59. January 1 song word : SYNE
60. Broke bread : ATE

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