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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The way to read the rebus squares depends on your perspective. If you're looking at Across clues, read them as ACROSS and for the down clues, read them as DOWN.

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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 21,387 )
Across
1
First clue : ONEACROSS
5
Outdoor wingding : BARBQ
10
Secretary of state after Muskie : HAIG
14
Innocent : LAMB
15
MDX maker : ACURA
16
View from the Ponte Vecchio : ARNO
17
Iroquoian language : ERIE
18
Spans, as a river : STRETCHESACROSS
20
Spots for Velcro : STRAPS
22
See 27-Across : TAI
23
Oktoberfest exclamation : ACH
24
"You're the One ___ Want" ("Grease" song) : THATI
25
Ancient square : AGORA
27
With 22-Across, order at a tiki bar : MAI
28
Not active: Abbr. : RET
29
"Coming to America" co-star : ARSENIOHALL
32
Let go : AXE
33
___ Scamander, pseudonym of J. K. Rowling : NEWT
34
Auto on the autobahn : OPEL
35
Relocate from one side to the other : MOVEACROSSTOWN
39
Title girl in a 2002 Disney film : LILO
42
Go slowly (along) : POKE
43
Chip in a Dell, briefly : CPU
46
Versatile performers : ONEMANBANDS
50
Abstract art pioneer Jean : ARP
51
Some modern donations : OVA
52
Quarterback Rodney : PEETE
53
Bike shop stock : TIRES
55
Word with press or mess : KIT
56
Business no., maybe : EXT
57
St. Clare's birthplace : ASSISI
58
Facing one's house from a short distance away, say : ACROSSTHESTREET
62
In dreamland, perhaps : ABED
63
City on the Oka : OREL
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Non ___ (not so much, in music) : TANTO
65
Blue-ribbon : AONE
66
Par for the course : NORM
67
Kvetcher's cry : OYVEY
68
Transect : CUTACROSS
Down
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Faux fat : OLESTRA
2
Church vestibule : NARTHEX
3
Arab territory : EMIRATE
4
Jazz/blues monthly : DOWNBEAT
5
Grouper, e.g. : BASS
6
Do something dramatic : ACT
7
Sci-fi debut of 1921 : RUR
8
Celt of NW France : BRETON
9
Doha dweller : QATARI
10
"Fat chance!" : HAH
11
Handy guide for a walking tour : AREAMAP
12
Relative to dimensions : INSCALE
13
Hit the skids : GODOWNHILL
19
"I'm outta here!" : CIAO
21
A Baldwin : PIANO
25
"For ___ all know ..." : ASWE
26
Master : GETDOWNPAT
30
Excite, with "up" : REV
31
Sweetums : HON
35
MTV's "Date My ___" : MOM
36
Blush adds it : TONE
37
Sanctioned : OKD
38
Novelists Nathanael and Rebecca : WESTS
39
Scorn : LOOKDOWNON
40
Like some fertility lab techniques : INVITRO
41
Hide in a closet? : LEATHER
43
Game in the Arctic : CARIBOU
44
On hand : PRESENT
45
Inverted : UPSIDEDOWN
47
"Tarzan of the ___" : APES
48
Adjoining : NEXTTO
49
Stab in the back : BETRAY
54
Hall-of-Fame Nascar racer Bobby : ISAAC
57
"This is not ___" (warning label) : ATOY
59
Hardwood source : ELM
60
Stationer's item: Abbr. : ENV
61
Printemps follower : ETE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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