New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peak : ACME
5. Chattered incessantly : RANON
10. TV horse introduced in 1955 ... or a Plymouth model introduced in 1956 : FURY
14. Partiality : BIAS
15. Seeing red : IRATE
16. Prime draft status : ONEA
17. Drug-yielding plant : COCA
18. Opposite of serenity : PANIC
19. Cartoonist Al : CAPP
20. Scary sound from the ocean? : HUMPBACKWAIL
23. Park, e.g., in N.Y.C. : AVE
25. "Sting like a bee" athlete : ALI
26. Having seniority : OLDER
28. Scary sound from a war zone? : BATTLECREAK
33. Juillet's season : ETE
34. Kodiak native : ALEUT
35. Physics unit : ERG
36. Theory's start : IDEA
37. Scary sound from a cornfield? : FARMGROAN
41. Splinter group : SECT
44. Motel-discount grp. : AAA
45. Sales slips: Abbr. : RCPTS
49. Galley implement : OAR
50. Scary sound from a steeple? : BELLANDHOWL
53. Tedious : PROSY
55. Boot part : TOE
56. "Whew!" : BOY
57. Misspells, say, as a ghost might at 20-, 28-, 37- and 50-Across? : MAKESABOOBOO
62. Abominate : HATE
63. African antelope : ELAND
64. Hot rod's rod : AXLE
67. ___ Lackawanna Railroad : ERIE
68. Countryish : RURAL
69. Boot part : HEEL
70. Card game for three : SKAT
71. Walk leisurely : AMBLE
72. Stealth bomber org. : USAF
1. Charles Gibson's network : ABC
2. A.F.L.-___ : CIO
3. Cane cutter : MACHETE
4. Biblical son who sold his birthright : ESAU
5. Wavelet : RIPPLE
6. Language whose alphabet starts alif, ba, ta, tha ... : ARABIC
7. Child's caretaker : NANA
8. Suffix with hypn- : OTIC
9. Part of a bottle or a guitar : NECK
10. Kind of point : FOCAL
11. Helpless? : UNAIDED
12. Filled to the gills : REPLETE
13. Big fat mouth : YAP
21. Country just south of Sicily : MALTA
22. Moo goo gai pan pan : WOK
23. Lawyers' org. : ABA
24. Kilmer of "The Doors" : VAL
27. ___ Irvin, classic artist for The New Yorker : REA
29. Cowlick, e.g. : TUFT
30. Fit for a king : REGAL
31. Blunder : ERR
32. "Long ___ and far away ..." : AGO
36. Creep (along) : INCH
38. Name that's an anagram of 27-Down : RAE
39. ___ de mer : MAL
40. Egyptian dry measure equal to about five-and-a-half bushels : ARDEB
41. Soak (up) : SOP
42. Tag for a particular purpose : EARMARK
43. Neighbor of Slovenia : CROATIA
46. Co. addresses, often : POBOXES
47. A duo : TWO
48. Crafty : SLY
50. Tournament pass : BYE
51. Like some music : ATONAL
52. Musically improvise : NOODLE
54. Sport utilizing a clay disk : SKEET
58. Hospital shipments : SERA
59. Styptic agent : ALUM
60. Part of a fishhook : BARB
61. Island with Waimea Bay : OAHU
62. Gentlemen : HES
65. Meadow : LEA
66. Shoemaker's helper, in a fairy tale : ELF

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