New York Times, Monday, October 22, 2007

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Does sums : ADDS
5. Pillow filler : DOWN
9. Flapper hairdos : BOBS
13. Scuttlebutt : DIRT
14. Like a manly man : MACHO
15. Escapade : LARK
16. Part of the eye that holds the iris : UVEA
17. ___ and pains : ACHES
18. What "thumbs up" means : OKAY
19. Bandleader in the Polka Music Hall of Fame : LAWRENCEWELK
22. Explosive initials : TNT
23. Pinocchio, famously : LIAR
24. Mock : JEERAT
28. Dance with a wiggle : HULA
30. Lord : GOD
31. Card that's taken only by a trump : ACE
32. Mail carriers' assignments: Abbr. : RTES
34. Creamy soup : CLAMBISQUE
38. City where Van Gogh painted sunflowers : ARLES
40. Suffix with sucr- and lact- : OSE
41. Pacific republic : NAURU
42. Substantial portion : FAIRAMOUNT
45. Pile : HEAP
46. Component of bronze : TIN
47. Permit : LET
48. Washington's Capitol ___ : HILL
50. Precipitates at about 32 degrees F : SLEETS
52. Left hurriedly : FLED
54. New Deal program inits. : WPA
57. One who lost what's hidden in 19-, 34- and 42-Across : LITTLEBOPEEP
60. Hawaiian isle : MAUI
63. More than perturbed : IRATE
64. "Unfortunately ..." : ALAS
65. Give a hard time : RAZZ
66. Nobodies : ZEROS
67. Small field size : ACRE
68. Branch of Islam : SHIA
69. Plow pullers : OXEN
70. Jean who wrote "Wide Sargasso Sea" : RHYS
1. No longer a minor : ADULT
2. Couch : DIVAN
3. Made a stand and would go no further : DREWTHELINE
4. Polaris, e.g. : STAR
5. Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
6. Color of fall leaves : OCHER
7. "Thank goodness!" : WHEW
8. Rhinoplasty : NOSEJOB
9. Chap : BLOKE
10. Tree loved by squirrels : OAK
11. Maidenform product : BRA
12. Cloud's site : SKY
14. Psycho : MANIAC
20. 90 degree turn : ELL
21. Ushered : LEDIN
25. "Fantastic Voyage" actress : RAQUELWELCH
26. Honda division : ACURA
27. Get ready to drive, in golf : TEEUP
29. ___-friendly : USER
30. Agents under J. Edgar Hoover, informally : GMEN
32. Balsa transports : RAFTS
33. Path : TRAIL
35. Booty : LOOT
36. Tempe sch. : ASU
37. Comedian Mort : SAHL
39. 1972 U.S./U.S.S.R. missile pact : SALTI
43. Latin American with mixed ancestry : MESTIZO
44. Oedipus' realm : THEBES
49. Wedding vow : IDO
51. Doolittle of "My Fair Lady" : ELIZA
52. Distress signal shot into the air : FLARE
53. Divulge : LETON
55. Explorer who proved that Greenland is an island : PEARY
56. Basilica recesses : APSES
58. Fearsome dino : TREX
59. Jack of early late-night TV : PAAR
60. ___ Butterworth's : MRS
61. What a doctor might ask you to say : AAH
62. Israeli gun : UZI

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