New York Times, Friday, August 31, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Be an agent of : ACTFOR
7. Shock source, sometimes : PRICETAG
15. Hawaiian "thank you" : MAHALO
16. Exchange for something you really want? : RIGHTARM
17. Handle, e.g. : OPENER
18. Catholic : ECLECTIC
19. Wrestler Flair : RIC
20. They might just squeak by in a basketball game : GYMSHOES
22. Grooming brand introduced in 1977 : ATRA
24. Runners with hoods : AUTOS
25. Sound from a silencer : SHH
28. 1965 Sonny Bono hit : LAUGHATME
31. "Berenice" author, briefly : EAPOE
33. Constellation seen on the flags of Australia, Samoa and Papua New Guinea : SOUTHERNCROSS
35. Club's cover : CHARGE
37. "___ Peak" (1997 Pierce Brosnan film) : DANTES
38. Parliamentary address? : MADAMESPEAKER
42. This, in Thüringen : DIESE
43. Striking figures : PICKETERS
46. Regulation targets for Theodore Roosevelt: Abbr. : RRS
47. "Deal with it!" : TOUGH
49. Catchers of some ring leaders : TMEN
50. Hard up : DIRTPOOR
53. Seraglio section : ODA
54. Void : ABROGATE
57. Second chance : DOOVER
59. Opposite of diminish : HEIGHTEN
60. "Let's have it" : DOTELL
61. Cardinals' gathering place : STPETERS
62. Violent : STORMY
1. Unscrupulous : AMORAL
2. Pantheon heads? : CAPITA
3. Fights with knights : THECRUSADES
4. Cool, in a way : FAN
5. Hockey player Tverdovsky : OLEG
6. Youngest of the Culkin brothers : RORY
7. Gather : PRESUME
8. Scale developer : RICHTER
9. One-room house, typically : IGLOO
10. Skin pics? : CHEESECAKE
11. Truncation indications: Abbr. : ETCS
12. Skin pic? : TAT
13. Agent Gold on HBO's "Entourage" : ARI
14. It has pickup lines : GMC
21. It has many functions : MATH
23. Ancient meeting places : AGORAS
25. Cleaning product that may be useful after a party : SPOTREMOVER
26. Spray source : HOSE
27. Amoco alternative : HESS
29. Short, close-fitting jacket : HUGMETIGHT
30. To ___ : ATEE
32. Desert Storm reporter : ARNETT
34. Home of Theo. Roosevelt Natl. Park : NDAK
35. U.S.N. position : CMDR
36. Eyebrow makeup : HAIR
39. Speak explosively in anger : SPUTTER
40. Dumps : PIGPENS
41. Come back : ECHO
44. Tree with double-toothed leaves and durable wood : REDELM
45. Bad-tempered : SNARLY
48. Give a stemwinder : ORATE
50. Bygone magistrate : DOGE
51. Even ___ : ODDS
52. Lexicographic concern : ROOT
54. "I get it" responses : AHS
55. See, say : BET
56. Turbulent water stretch : RIP
58. Tribe visited by Lewis and Clark : OTO

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