New York Times, Monday, December 10, 2007

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. John ___, host of "America's Most Wanted" : WALSH
6. "Jeopardy!" whiz Jennings : KEN
9. "Hey, you!" : PSST
13. ___ 2600 (classic video game console) : ATARI
14. St. Louis landmark : ARCH
15. Voice above a tenor : ALTO
16. Appetizer with sweet and sour sauce : SPRINGROLL
18. Gorilla watcher Fossey : DIAN
19. Frightful female : HAG
20. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
21. Cheerful : SUNNY
22. Take turns : ROTATE
24. Dangler on a suitcase : IDTAG
26. Deadly long-tailed fish : STINGRAY
28. Where you might get into hot water? : SPA
31. Schiaparelli of fashion : ELSA
34. Cigarette substance : TAR
35. Interlocks : MESHES
37. Bride's bounty : DOWRY
39. Meadow : LEA
41. Bird on birth announcement cards : STORK
42. Comes about : ARISES
44. Wrigley's product : GUM
46. S. & L. conveniences : ATMS
47. All U.S. senators until 1922 : MEN
48. Monotonous voice : SINGSONG
51. Birds flying in V's : GEESE
53. Has confidence in : TRUSTS
56. Beverly Sills and others : DIVAS
58. Young cod for dinner : SCROD
60. F.D.R. job-creating measure: Abbr. : WPA
62. "Famous" cookie maker : AMOS
63. Gangly guy : STRINGBEAN
65. Fruit from a palm : DATE
66. "Don't hurt me!," e.g. : PLEA
67. Straight up : ERECT
68. Laid off, as workers : AXED
69. Wood in archery bows : YEW
70. Copenhageners, e.g. : DANES
1. Do the laundry : WASH
2. Even, on the leaderboard : ATPAR
3. Slow, in symphonies : LARGO
4. ___ Lanka : SRI
5. Merely suggest : HINTAT
6. Ray who created the McDonald's empire : KROC
7. Custardy dessert : ECLAIR
8. Rink org. : NHL
9. City where Galileo taught : PADUA
10. Goliath's undoing : SLINGSHOT
11. Baseball's Musial : STAN
12. Broadway award : TONY
14. Weapons stash : ARSENAL
17. "Oh, I see" : GOTIT
21. Eyelid nuisances : STYES
23. Romanov rulers : TSARS
25. River blocker : DAM
27. One of the Allman Brothers : GREGG
29. Straight-to-curly transformation, informally : PERM
30. Poses questions : ASKS
31. Dutch city with a cheese market : EDAM
32. Oral tradition : LORE
33. Make-or-break election bloc : SWINGVOTE
36. Does' mates : STAGS
38. Sí and oui : YESES
40. Home of the von Trapp family : AUSTRIA
43. Bro's sibling : SIS
45. Lamebrain : MORON
49. Get cozy : NESTLE
50. Prodded gently : NUDGED
52. Lessened, as pain : EASED
54. 11- or 12-year-old : TWEEN
55. Rocket's realm : SPACE
56. 1920s art movement : DADA
57. Giant-screen theater : IMAX
59. Backstage bunch : CREW
61. Tiny tunnelers : ANTS
63. Mata Hari, for one : SPY
64. Top half of a bikini : BRA

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