New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Author: Gail Grabowski and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Gail Grabowski
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1311/18/20027/8/20144
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Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Grabowski. This is puzzle # 149 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Poisonous plants : SUMACS
7. Letters for Letterman : CBS
10. "Right now!" : STAT
14. Discordant : ATONAL
15. Cry heard in a bullring : OLE
16. Small jet maker : LEAR
17. Place to test aerodynamics : WINDTUNNEL
19. Isaac's eldest : ESAU
20. Bakery gizmo : ICER
21. One of the Lennons : SEAN
22. Broadway background : SET
23. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
24. Kukla or Ollie, e.g. : HANDPUPPET
28. Give it a go : TRY
30. Employ more employees : UPSIZE
31. Glass marble : AGATE
34. Clutch : GRASP
37. Chinese author ___ Yutang : LIN
38. Placing (and a hint to the first words of 17-, 24-, 47- and 60-Across) : FINISHINGSECOND
41. Stool pigeon : RAT
42. Out of style : PASSE
43. Dull drills : ROTES
44. 2,000 pounds : ONETON
46. Telepathic letters : ESP
47. Skinny Minnie : STRINGBEAN
51. Funnyman Sandler : ADAM
55. Offbeat : ODD
56. Some shortening : LARD
57. Brazilian soccer legend : PELE
58. Amorphous mass : BLOB
60. Author's success : BESTSELLER
62. "La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
63. Bit of sunshine : RAY
64. Practical : USEFUL
65. Direction wagon trains headed : WEST
66. Alias : AKA
67. Nebraska river : PLATTE
1. Greeted, as the New Year : SAWIN
2. Central New York city : UTICA
3. "Water Lilies" painter : MONET
4. Mario of the Indianapolis 500 : ANDRETTI
5. Hipster : CAT
6. Like half-melted snow : SLUSHY
7. Arthur ___ Doyle : CONAN
8. It's not 100% this or that : BLEND
9. French seasoning : SEL
10. Is in dreamland : SLEEPS
11. Aviator in search of bugs : TESTPILOT
12. Battery size : AAA
13. Robert Morse Tony-winning role : TRU
18. PBS benefactor : NEA
22. Potluck get-togethers : SUPPERS
25. Face, slangily : PUSS
26. Some cyberreading : EZINE
27. Looks after : TENDS
29. Give an answer : RESPOND
31. 60's-70's dos : AFROS
32. Goliath : GIANT
33. Vestibules : ANTEROOMS
34. Dogfaces : GIS
35. Hosp. staffers : RNS
36. Count of candles on a cake : AGE
39. "___ in there!" : HANG
40. Come to terms for less jail time, say : COPAPLEA
45. Gossip unit : TIDBIT
46. Ultimately becomes : ENDSUP
48. Dickens's "___ House" : BLEAK
49. Cushy course : EASYA
50. Know-how : ART
52. Blue-and-white earthenware : DELFT
53. Alaskan native : ALEUT
54. Singer Haggard : MERLE
58. Upscale auto initials : BMW
59. Practice tact, perhaps : LIE
60. Playtex offering : BRA
61. Immigrant's subj. : ESL

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