New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQU} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. In-box clogger : SPAM
5. Secluded valleys : GLENS
10. Intent look : GAZE
14. To boot : ALSO
15. Race with handoffs : RELAY
16. Barrel of laughs : RIOT
17. One risking arrest : LAWBREAKER
19. Environs : AREA
20. "___ pig's eye!" : INA
21. Farm size measure : ACRES
22. One of eight Eng. kings : EDW
23. The "V" in K.J.V. : VERSION
25. Trousers feature : CREASE
28. Madison Ave. worker : ADMAN
29. Some seers read them : TEALEAVES
32. In medias ___ : RES
34. Gun lobby org. : NRA
35. Phone no. abbr. : EXT
36. Sink items : DIRTYDISHES
40. Geol. or astron. : SCI
42. Stephen of "Michael Collins" : REA
43. ___ polloi : HOI
44. Trattoria offering : SPAGHETTI
48. Twist, as a wet cloth or a neck : WRING
52. Beat but good : WALLOP
53. Had for dinner : DINEDON
55. Part of an iceberg that's visible : TIP
56. "Like me" : ASIDO
58. Egg cells : OVA
59. Frame of mind : MOOD
61. Where 17-, 29-, 36- and 44-Across often wind up : INHOTWATER
63. Author Rice : ANNE
64. Santa ___ Derby (annual horse race) : ANITA
65. Stretch out on a sofa, say : LOLL
66. Razz : JEER
67. Note on a Chinese menu : NOMSG
68. Nosegay : POSY
1. Drool, basically : SALIVA
2. Made smooth : PLANED
3. Teeming, as with bees : ASWARM
4. Group with enforcers, with "the" : MOB
5. Painter El ___ : GRECO
6. Found out, British-style : LEARNT
7. Actress Sommer : ELKE
8. Glasgow denials : NAES
9. Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
10. First-class : GRADEA
11. Radio hosts' medium : AIRWAVES
12. Actress Caldwell : ZOE
13. When a flight is due in: Abbr. : ETA
18. Two-time Oscar winner Luise : RAINER
22. Bard's "before" : ERE
24. Calcutta wrap : SARI
25. Lock horns : CLASH
26. "___ sells" : SEX
27. Superlative finish : EST
30. Conclude by : ENDAT
31. "Exodus" hero : ARI
33. Throat ailment : STREP
36. Sound after a hang-up : DIALTONE
37. So far : YET
38. Query to a brown cow : HOWNOW
39. Home of County Clare : EIRE
40. N.Y.C.-to-Miami dir. : SSW
41. Balancer of the books, for short : CPA
45. Quiet aircraft : GLIDER
46. Bygone school dance : HOP
47. Numbskulls : IDIOTS
49. "Same goes for me" : IDOTOO
50. Dickens output : NOVELS
51. Very cool, in slang : GNARLY
54. Dog collar attachment : IDTAG
56. ___ Domini : ANNO
57. It keeps things on the level : SHIM
59. Capt.'s superior : MAJ
60. Unnamed person : ONE
61. Author McEwan : IAN
62. Peak seen from Zurich : ALP

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