New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Amorphous creature : AMEBA
6. Auto financing co. : GMAC
10. Egyptian cobra : ASP
13. Turns red, perhaps : RIPENS
15. Eastern music : RAGA
16. Upsilon follower : PHI
17. Emergency processing : TRIAGE
18. Baltic feeder : ODER
19. Ida. neighbor : ORE
20. Some spy materials : SECRETCODES
22. Bombed : LIT
23. In the previous month : ULTIMO
24. One jumping in a doghouse? : FLEA
25. Defeats handily : WHIPS
28. New school year purchases : TEXTBOOKS
31. Capture : BAG
32. Clampett patriarch of 1960's TV : JED
33. Pillager of yore : HUN
34. In the mood : AMOROUS
37. Something to hit : PAYDIRT
41. Charge carrier : ION
42. Picked up : GOT
43. ___ rule : MOB
44. Breakfast refuse : EGGSHELLS
48. Hotel amenities : SAFES
50. Exploit, informally : MILK
51. Lot to see : EYEFUL
53. It may be under a top : BRA
54. Order appropriate for 20-, 28- and 44-Across? : GETCRACKING
59. Familiar : OLD
60. Opposer : ANTI
61. Go places : TRAVEL
62. Mint device : DIE
63. All paid up : EVEN
64. It has 100 seats : SENATE
65. Ouija response : YES
66. Orpheus' instrument : LYRE
67. Just know : SENSE
1. Song and dance, e.g. : ARTS
2. Bog down : MIRE
3. "Cleopatra," for one : EPIC
4. Withstand hardship : BEARUP
5. Winged ones : ANGELS
6. Neatened up : GROOMED
7. Tommy ___, 2001 M.V.P. of the XFL : MADDOX
8. Writer James : AGEE
9. Consumer Reports topic : CARS
10. Lunar program : APOLLO
11. Horror film sound : SHRIEK
12. Some religious artworks : PIETAS
14. Small paving stone : SETT
21. Names as a source : CITES
24. Like some memories : FOND
25. Pugs' org. : WBA
26. It may be cured : HAM
27. "My turn!" : IGO
29. Just one of those things? : THAT
30. Be convinced of : BUY
32. 6, written out : JUNE
35. Classic board game : RISK
36. Sound of delight : OOH
37. Tough one : POSER
38. Global finance org. : IMF
39. Lobsters-to-be : ROE
40. Noted airer of classic sitcoms : TBS
42. Amino acid found in sugar cane : GLYCINE
44. Personify : EMBODY
45. Kind of magazine : GIRLIE
46. Sylvan clearings : GLADES
47. Athletic award : LETTER
48. Former Ecuadoran money : SUCRES
49. Saturated hydrocarbon : ALKANE
52. Trans ___ : FATS
54. Highlander : GAEL
55. "Men always hate most what they ___ most": Mencken : ENVY
56. Director Reitman : IVAN
57. Brings home : NETS
58. Pure delight : GLEE

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