New York Times, Monday, November 28, 2005

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQWX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Take hold of : GRASP
6. Anatomical pouches : SACS
10. "___ Excited" (Pointer Sisters hit) : IMSO
14. Severity : RIGOR
15. Melville novel : OMOO
16. Alcove : NOOK
17. First president born outside the original 13 colonies : ABELINCOLN
19. Easy tennis shots : LOBS
20. Retirees, often : SENIORCITIZENS
22. A Chaplin : SYD
23. Norma ___, Sally Field Oscar-winning role : RAE
24. Mentally sharp : ASTUTE
26. Revolution time? : YEAR
28. Ewe's mate : RAM
31. Often ___ : ASNOT
32. Long time : EON
35. Airhead : DITZ
37. April 15 org. : IRS
38. B team : JUNIORVARSITY
42. Driveway covering : TAR
43. Leslie Caron title role : LILI
44. Fleming who created 007 : IAN
45. Shaquille of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
47. Kind of camera: Abbr. : SLR
49. Catch sight of : ESPY
53. Kind of acid : NITRIC
55. Yellowstone Park animal : ELK
58. "Mazel ___!" : TOV
59. They're neither nobility nor clergy : THETHIRDESTATE
63. Horse's hue : ROAN
64. Bad way to be held by a judge : INCONTEMPT
65. 007 foe : DRNO
66. Scheme : PLAN
67. Suffered defeat, slangily : ATEIT
68. "I'd hate to break up ___" : ASET
69. MS. enclosure : SASE
70. Zellweger of "Bridget Jones's Diary" : RENEE
1. Lawnlike : GRASSY
2. Hearty steak : RIBEYE
3. List for a meeting : AGENDA
4. Songs for one : SOLI
5. Before, with "to" : PRIOR
6. World Cup sport : SOCCER
7. Mine, in France : AMOI
8. Stallion, once : COLT
9. Actress Braga : SONIA
10. Coast features : INLETS
11. Frank Zappa's daughter : MOONUNIT
12. Sympathy-arousing excuse : SOBSTORY
13. Approves : OKS
18. Gun lovers' org. : NRA
21. One of the Gabors : ZSAZSA
25. S.A.T. company : ETS
27. Stimpy's pal on TV : REN
29. Aleve competitor : ADVIL
30. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
33. Like some old-fashioned lamps : OILLIT
34. "___ won't!" : NOI
36. Prefix with angle : TRI
38. Mop wielders : JANITORS
39. Foam material : URETHANE
40. "Treasure Island" author's inits. : RLS
41. Suffix with labyrinth : INE
42. Bridge weight unit : TON
46. Retort to "Am too!" : ARENOT
48. Decorated anew : REDONE
50. Place for pollen : STAMEN
51. Entree with a crust : POTPIE
52. Actress Mimieux : YVETTE
54. Poker pieces : CHIPS
56. Actor Cariou : LEN
57. Relatively cool sun : KSTAR
60. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
61. Certain TV's : RCAS
62. French head : TETE
63. Nutritionist's fig. : RDA

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