New York Times, Monday, November 20, 2006

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Bernice Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 140 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rock outcropping : CRAG
5. Dive among coral reefs, say : SCUBA
10. Sheep cries : BAAS
14. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
15. Artist's stand : EASEL
16. Break in the action : LULL
17. Wading bird : IBIS
18. Tear away (from) : WREST
19. Airport for Air France : ORLY
20. FLOP : BOMBONBROADWAY
23. Power for Robert Fulton : STEAM
24. Razor sharpener : STROP
25. Stare (at) : GAWK
28. Smother : STIFLE
32. Serving of corn : EAR
35. Civil rights org. : NAACP
38. Game move : PLAY
39. FLAP : SWAYINTHEBREEZE
43. Kind of lily : SEGO
44. Royal headpiece : TIARA
45. Tues. follower : WED
46. Texas city named for a city in Ukraine : ODESSA
49. Keep ___ on (watch) : TABS
51. Continental money : EUROS
54. Marina sights : BOATS
58. FLIP : COMEDIANWILSON
62. Pseudonym of H. H. Munro : SAKI
63. Borden cow : ELSIE
64. Ivy, for one : VINE
65. Landed (on) : ALIT
66. Wasps' homes : NESTS
67. Part that's sharp : EDGE
68. ___ club (singers' group) : GLEE
69. Lovers' get-together : TRYST
70. Burn the outside of : SEAR
1. Baby holders : CRIBS
2. Mechanical man : ROBOT
3. Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
4. One who talks, talks, talks : GASBAG
5. In stitches : SEWN
6. Low-___ diet : CARB
7. People before rehab : USERS
8. Intoxicate : BESOT
9. Places for wedding vows : ALTARS
10. Tube on a welding tool : BLOWPIPE
11. Special glow : AURA
12. Friend in war : ALLY
13. Foxlike : SLY
21. Native of Muscat : OMANI
22. "i" topper : DOT
26. Washed-out in complexion : WAN
27. Actor William of "The Greatest American Hero" : KATT
29. Piloted : FLEW
30. Spend half the afternoon in a hammock, e.g. : LAZE
31. Got a good look at : EYED
32. Exxon, formerly : ESSO
33. Wowed : AWED
34. Fury : RAGE
36. Greek X : CHI
37. Fuel from a bog : PEAT
40. California national park : YOSEMITE
41. Victoria's Secret item : BRA
42. Jewish leader : RABBI
47. Take to court : SUE
48. Hot-blooded : ARDENT
50. Does crosswords, say : SOLVES
52. Ship from the Mideast : OILER
53. Impudent : SASSY
55. Off the direct path : ASIDE
56. South Seas kingdom : TONGA
57. Look with a twisted lip : SNEER
58. Ring up : CALL
59. Dust Bowl refugee : OKIE
60. Tiny complaints : NITS
61. Toward sunset : WEST
62. Droop : SAG

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