New York Times, Saturday, September 27, 2008

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Third Servile War leader : SPARTACUS
10. 1970s R&B trio in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with "the" : OJAYS
15. Driving ambition? : HOLEINONE
16. Hero : POBOY
17. How a towpath proceeds vis-à-vis a canal : ALONGSIDE
18. Indication of time passing : TICKS
19. Credit card come-on : NOFEE
20. Gaming debut of 1985, briefly : NES
21. Certain blowup : INSET
22. Fatty acid, e.g. : ESTER
23. Bring up : BROACH
25. Jam : CLOGUP
27. Got a 15-Across on : ACED
31. Whence the expression "mum's the word" : DONQUIXOTE
35. "Hogan's Heroes" figure : NAZI
36. Med. supplier? : IVTUBE
37. Chocoholic's dessert : MUDPIE
39. Christchurch native : KIWI
40. Green patch : GARDENSPOT
44. 1999 film satirizing media ruthlessness : EDTV
45. Half-sister of King Arthur : ELAINE
46. Assuaging agents : EASERS
48. Black tea from India : ASSAM
53. Ninth, e.g. : CHORD
56. Young vixen : KIT
57. First lady of the 1980s : RAISA
58. Shower accessory : LOOFA
59. Courage : STOUTNESS
61. Former congresswoman nicknamed Mother Courage : ABZUG
62. Louis Armstrong's "Weather Bird" collaborator : EARLHINES
63. David who played Bosley on TV's "Charlie's Angels" : DOYLE
64. Not willful? : INTESTATE
1. Oscar-nominated western : SHANE
2. Golf attire : POLOS
3. Not grounded? : ALOFT
4. Richards with a racket : RENEE
5. Den delivery : TIGERCUB
6. FAQs bit: Abbr. : ANS
7. Part of a pinball machine : COINBOX
8. Endure : UNDERGO
9. Stays until the end of : SEESOUT
10. ___ disk (blind spot) : OPTIC
11. Unite (with) : JOINHANDS
12. Early instruction : ABCS
13. One placed on a team : YOKE
14. Part of 20-Across: Abbr. : SYST
24. Ancestors from long, long ago : APEMEN
26. Vassals : LIEGES
28. Creator of Earthquake McGoon and Moonbeam McSwine : CAPP
29. "The Silence of the Hams" director Greggio : EZIO
30. Become less of a person? : DIET
31. Bank manager? : DIKE
32. One of his lost works is "Medea" : OVID
33. Container abbr. : NTWT
34. Supply of arrows : QUIVERFUL
38. Turns up : UNEARTHS
41. Soviet premier Kosygin : ALEKSEI
42. New Brunswick's river : RARITAN
43. Skew : DISTORT
47. Sometime sampler stitching : ADAGE
49. Municipal dept. : SANIT
50. Touristy Tuscany town : SIENA
51. Thing worth keeping : ASSET
52. Tricky shot : MASSE
53. Outfitted : CLAD
54. Great Depression figure : HOBO
55. Like slime : OOZY
60. Cousin of -let : ULE

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