New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Author: Julie Ann Bowling
Editor: Will Shortz
Julie Ann Bowling
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Bowling. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. In debt : OWING
6. Post-op locale : ICU
9. Bets build them : POTS
13. Workplace for some clowns : RODEO
14. Melon exterior : RIND
16. Sign to heed : OMEN
17. States confidently : AVERS
18. Rice-shaped pasta : ORZO
19. Late-night name : LENO
20. Number one #2? : LEADPENCIL
22. Hunchbacked assistant : IGOR
23. "All My ___ Live in Texas" (1987 #1 country hit) : EXS
24. Manorial worker : PEASANT
26. 2 and 12, e.g., in dice : DOUBLETS
31. "I am such a dope!" : DUH
32. Bart's teacher, ___ Krabappel : EDNA
33. Hen's home : COOP
35. Oslo is on one : FJORD
39. Have-___ (poor people) : NOTS
40. Traffic problem : SNARL
42. Northamptonshire river : OUSE
43. Yucky : GROSS
45. Olympics blade : EPEE
46. Toy with a cross frame : KITE
47. Dental problem calling for braces : GAP
49. Puts together hastily : SCARESUP
51. Empty, as a stare : VACUOUS
55. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
56. Prefix with culture : AGRI
57. Little woman? : MINUTEMAID
63. Heist haul : LOOT
64. Proceed slowly : PLOD
65. Persian tongue : FARSI
66. Cuzco native : INCA
67. Holding a grudge : SORE
68. "I surrender!" : UNCLE
69. Batik artist : DYER
70. In a funk : SAD
71. Manages to elude : LOSES
1. Like most folklore : ORAL
2. Used a loom : WOVE
3. Brainchild : IDEA
4. Social misfit : NERD
5. Matthew or Mark : GOSPEL
6. Hard porcelain : IRONSTONE
7. Magazine fig. : CIRC
8. Loosen, as a parka : UNZIP
9. What a comedian might do before going onstage? : POLISHJOKE
10. Alphabet ender : OMEGA
11. Carpentry joint part : TENON
12. Angry bull's sound : SNORT
15. Apportioned, with "out" : DOLED
21. Members of management : EXECS
25. "___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
26. China's ___ Xiaoping : DENG
27. Dumpster emanation : ODOR
28. Sermon preposition : UNTO
29. Fish-shaped musical instrument? : BASSGUITAR
30. Ivory, Coast and others : SOAPS
34. Made impossible : PRECLUDED
36. Alsace assents : OUIS
37. Queue after Q : RSTU
38. Tough to fathom : DEEP
41. Most trivial : LEAST
44. ___ Tomé : SAO
48. High-heel shoes : PUMPS
50. Really sorry : RUEFUL
51. Not yet expired : VALID
52. Intense pain : AGONY
53. Jim who sang "Time in a Bottle" : CROCE
54. Missile sites : SILOS
58. Ibsen's ___ Helmer : NORA
59. Hand, to Hernando : MANO
60. Rainbow shapes : ARCS
61. Cruise stopover : ISLE
62. Stamping tools : DIES

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