New York Times, Monday, October 24, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wood for Woods : CLUB
5. Where to set books : SHELF
10. Community service group : ELKS
14. Queue : LINE
15. Four-bagger : HOMER
16. Pipe problem : LEAK
17. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
18. Breathing : ALIVE
19. Unnerve : FAZE
20. Hopping mad : FITTOBETIED
23. Mother hog : SOW
24. Chafes : RUBS
25. Tear-jerking sentiment : PATHOS
27. In good spirits : CHEERY
30. Obliterate : ERASE
32. Wrestling maneuvers : HOLDS
33. Lose-weight-fast plan : CRASHDIET
37. Antipollution org. : EPA
38. About half of crossword clues : DOWNS
39. "Gotcha!" : HAH
40. Step just before publishing an article : FINALEDIT
43. Outranking : ABOVE
45. Sheets, tablecloths, etc. : LINEN
46. Annual event at 43-Down Stadium : USOPEN
47. Frugality : THRIFT
50. Fed. watchdog since 1971 : OSHA
51. Motorists' org. : AAA
52. Change defeat into victory : TURNTHETIDE
58. Egyptian pyramids locale : GIZA
60. Itinerary : ROUTE
61. One with a duster : MAID
62. Hawaiian strings : UKES
63. Tribal leader : ELDER
64. Like good wine : AGED
65. Urge on : PUSH
66. Visionaries : SEERS
67. Prying : NOSY
1. Musical symbol : CLEF
2. 1953 Leslie Caron film : LILI
3. The "U" in I.C.U. : UNIT
4. Visibly embarrassed : BEETRED
5. "Not too ___" : SHABBY
6. The 18 in a round of 18 : HOLES
7. Send out : EMIT
8. ___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
9. Complimentary ticket : FREEPASS
10. Santa's little helper : ELF
11. Tether : LEASH
12. Musical instrument for the nonmusical : KAZOO
13. Distorts : SKEWS
21. Owned jointly by you and me : OURS
22. Sprint : DASH
26. One of the Kennedys : TED
27. Person who's often sent compliments : CHEF
28. Indian tribe with kachina dolls : HOPI
29. Spirit : ELAN
30. W.W. II German general Rommel : ERWIN
31. Sound off : RANT
33. Morse ___ : CODE
34. Denny's alternative : IHOP
35. Roof overhang : EAVE
36. Next : THEN
38. They may sit in a glass at night : DENTURES
41. He could "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" : ALI
42. Boost : LIFT
43. See 46-Across : ASHE
44. Ferry operator : BOATMAN
46. Wedding helpers : USHERS
47. Get ready to run, in baseball : TAGUP
48. Three-line poem : HAIKU
49. Demolishes : RAZES
50. Bewhiskered swimmer : OTTER
53. Film part : ROLE
54. In the raw : NUDE
55. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
56. Fizzles out : DIES
57. Whirlpool : EDDY
59. Cigar waste : ASH

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