New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. The Velvet Fog : TORME
6. Casino pair : DICE
10. Cabaret, e.g. : CLUB
14. Smuggler's stock : OPIUM
15. Giant-screen film format : IMAX
16. Summer wine selection : ROSE
17. All the rockets in existence? : MISSILEUNIVERSE
20. Ask for : SEEK
21. Some emergency cases, for short : ODS
22. Place for shots : TAVERN
23. Noughts-and-crosses win : OOO
25. Brand of shaving products : AFTA
26. "Dry-clean only," e.g.? : TEXTILEMESSAGE
33. Empty (of) : RID
34. Small, as a Beanie Baby : TEENIE
35. First course option : SOUP
36. Does as told : OBEYS
38. ___ Andreas fault : SAN
39. Like déjà vu : EERIE
40. Turner who sang "The Best" : TINA
41. Marzipan ingredient : ALMOND
43. Piggy : TOE
44. Cooking utensil from central Spain? : CASTILEIRONPAN
47. Like a starless sky : INKY
48. Alt. spelling : VAR
49. Iran-___ : CONTRA
52. Debtor's letters : IOU
54. ___ buco : OSSO
58. HAL 9000, in "2001: A Space Odyssey"? : HOSTILECOMPUTER
61. First-year J.D. candidate : ONEL
62. Restaurant chain acronym : IHOP
63. Thus far : ASYET
64. A sergeant might ask a soldier to pick it up : PACE
65. I.R.S. ID's : SSNS
66. Recipe parts : STEPS
1. Tabbies' mates : TOMS
2. Mayberry boy : OPIE
3. Angry reaction : RISE
4. Animal with a shaggy coat : MUSKOX
5. U.K. record label : EMI
6. Fizzled out : DIED
7. Radio's former "___ in the Morning" : IMUS
8. Poky : CAN
9. Mutual fund redemption charge : EXITFEE
10. Deep fissure : CREVASSE
11. Oral history : LORE
12. "Evil empire" of the '80s : USSR
13. "It's ___ real!" : BEEN
18. Sarge's superior : LOOIE
19. Brewery units : VATS
24. Baseball's Ed and Mel : OTTS
25. Relative key of C major : AMINOR
26. Second-longest human bone : TIBIA
27. Utopias : EDENS
28. Stahl of "60 Minutes" : LESLEY
29. As a friend, to the French : ENAMI
30. Outlet of the left ventricle : AORTA
31. Astronaut ___ Bluford, the first African-American in space : GUION
32. Sport with lunges : EPEE
33. Mil. option : ROTC
37. First N.F.L. QB with consecutive 30-touchdown passing seasons : YATITTLE
39. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
41. Acid neutralizers : ALKALIS
42. "___ Organum" (1620 Francis Bacon work) : NOVUM
45. Crucifix inscription : INRI
46. Subject of the 1999 film "Le Temps Retrouvé" : PROUST
49. Karate blow : CHOP
50. The last Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
51. Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
52. A program usually has one : ICON
53. "Stupid me!" : OOPS
55. Eyelid woe : STYE
56. Ooze : SEEP
57. Table scraps : ORTS
59. Geezers' replies : EHS
60. Dads : PAS

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