New York Times, Monday, November 6, 2006

Author: Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor: Will Shortz
Christina Houlihan Kelly
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. PC alternatives : MACS
5. Big name in pest control : ORKIN
10. Resident of 29-Down : KURD
14. "Shake ___" (1981 song by the Cars) : ITUP
15. "Me, too!" : SOAMI
16. Get the wrinkles out of : IRON
17. Dickens's "little" girl : NELL
18. Showed interest in, as at a bar : HITON
19. This, in Madrid : ESTA
20. Jakarta : CAPITALOFJAVA
23. Poet's Muse : ERATO
24. Common Web site section, for short : FAQ
25. O, Us or GQ : MAG
28. Cats' prey : MICE
32. TWA competitor : USAIR
34. "___ Poetica" : ARS
37. Nickname for Namath : BROADWAYJOE
40. Certain carpet or hairdo : SHAG
42. Skylit courts : ATRIA
43. What a casting director tries to fill : ROLE
44. Employee benefit : COMPANYPERK
47. Free from, with "of" : RID
48. Madison Avenue worker : ADMAN
49. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
50. Take care of a bill : PAY
51. Helpers for profs : TAS
54. Singer ___ Khan : CHAKA
59. Fuddy-duddy : STICKINTHEMUD
64. Sites of monkey business? : ZOOS
66. Closet wood : CEDAR
67. Calf-length skirt : MIDI
68. Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
69. Squiggly mark in "señor" : TILDE
70. Nuclear energy source : ATOM
71. Peelable fruit : PEAR
72. Proceed on tiptoe : SNEAK
73. Nasdaq alternative : NYSE
1. Cut into tiny bits : MINCE
2. "Don't shed ___" : ATEAR
3. "Mea ___" : CULPA
4. Challenging bowling pin arrangement : SPLIT
5. Agency with workplace regs. : OSHA
6. Agitate : ROIL
7. The Green Hornet's valet : KATO
8. Cry at a leave-taking : IMOFF
9. "Teenage Mutant ___ Turtles" : NINJA
10. Chicken ___ : KIEV
11. Big Dipper's locale : URSAMAJOR
12. Decompose : ROT
13. Genetic stuff : DNA
21. ___ of the Unknowns : TOMB
22. Blue hue : AQUA
26. Garlicky mayonnaise : AIOLI
27. King Midas's downfall : GREED
29. Mideast land : IRAN
30. Big maker of perfumes : COTY
31. Famous family of Western lawmen : EARPS
33. Damascus's land: Abbr. : SYR
34. BMI rival : ASCAP
35. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : RHODA
36. 1998 National League M.V.P. : SAMMYSOSA
38. God, in Paris : DIEU
39. In the 70's or so : WARM
41. 3.5, e.g., for a student : GPA
45. Prefix with lock : ANTI
46. 1970's-80's Big Apple mayor : KOCH
52. Bank holdings: Abbr. : ACCTS
53. Coil of yarn : SKEIN
55. Muscly fellow : HEMAN
56. Friendship : AMITY
57. Praise : KUDOS
58. Stop on ___ : ADIME
60. Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : TSAR
61. Not in use : IDLE
62. It means nothing to Juan : NADA
63. Long, long walk : TREK
64. 12345, in Schenectady, N.Y. : ZIP
65. Corrida shout : OLE

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