New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 2007

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQW} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Solicits in bulk : SPAMS
6. Flings : JAGS
10. Commodious craft : ARKS
14. Detail in a Georgia O'Keeffe painting : PETAL
15. Plat book unit : ACRE
16. "Gotta run!" : CIAO
17. "Lincoln Heights" actress Hubbard : ERICA
18. Set down : LAID
19. James who sang the ballad "At Last" : ETTA
20. End of some addresses : CITYSTATEANDZIP
23. It may go in a lock : SHIP
24. Shade of blue : SKY
25. "Getting to ___" (best seller about negotiating) : YES
26. Zogby poll partner : UPI
29. Gave another hand : REDEALT
32. One way to get a witness : SUBPOENA
35. Setting for the setting of el sol : OESTE
39. End of some addresses : EMAILDOMAINNAME
42. Rolled the dice : DARED
43. Renaissance Faire entertainer : MINSTREL
44. Some widows : SPIDERS
47. "___ Wednesday" (Jane Fonda film) : ANY
48. ___ Journal (legal periodical) : ABA
51. It's "just a number" : AGE
52. Small hit : BUNT
55. End of some addresses : GODBLESSAMERICA
61. Device for rotating one's tires? : AXLE
62. Unbelievable : TALL
63. Adversary : RIVAL
64. Fire : ZEAL
65. Darling : IDOL
66. Auto in a Beach Boys song : TBIRD
67. Exchange words? : EDIT
68. Curling targets : TEES
69. "Gotta run!" : SEEYA
1. ___ sheet : SPEC
2. Jacopo ___, composer of the earliest surviving opera : PERI
3. Squabbling : ATIT
4. "Miracle on 34th Street" name : MACYS
5. Engage in a bit of swordplay : SLASH
6. Chipotle, e.g. : JALAPENO
7. "___ in gloves catches no mice" : ACAT
8. The Dolphins retired his #12 : GRIESE
9. "Oh! Carol" singer, 1959 : SEDAKA
10. Provided unbeatable service? : ACED
11. Swank : RITZY
12. Douglas or Smith of the W.N.B.A. : KATIE
13. Afternoon fare : SOAPS
21. Timeworn : TIRED
22. Hose : NYLONS
26. Not mint : USED
27. Powerful feline : PUMA
28. Construction beam : IBAR
30. "Timecop" star Van ___ : DAMME
31. Item packed by a mountain climber : TENT
33. Baker's dozen, maybe : PIES
34. One singing "Those Were the Days"? : OLDPAL
36. "CSI" woman : SARA
37. Feds : TMEN
38. Slithery : EELY
40. Hoops bloopers : AIRBALLS
41. "To wrap up ..." : INSUM
45. Exclamation at an epiphany : IGETIT
46. "Justine" novelist : DESADE
48. Riveted : AGAZE
49. Like a sidebar : BOXED
50. Runner-up to Ike : ADLAI
53. "Darn!" : NERTS
54. Kith and kin : TRIBE
56. Prizefighting prize : BELT
57. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
58. Jazz singer Anderson : IVIE
59. Grant for a filmmaker? : CARY
60. Plimpton portrayer in "Paper Lion" : ALDA

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