New York Times, Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {WX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gad about : ROAM
5. Donahue of "Father Knows Best" : ELINOR
11. One learning the ropes : CUB
14. ___ Disney : EURO
15. Reason out : DERIVE
16. Soccer fan's cry : OLE
17. Source of rump roast : HINDQUARTER
19. Messenger ___ : RNA
20. 1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
21. Bygone Mideast grp. : UAR
22. P.M. between Pearson and Clark : TRUDEAU
24. Charity event, maybe : BAZAAR
26. Shared taxi : JITNEY
27. Blockbuster offering : VIDEO
29. Panama and others : ISTHMI
32. Hard-hearted : CRUEL
35. ___ McAn shoes : THOM
37. Came out with : SAID
38. Sweetums : HON
39. Speed-read : SCANNED
42. "Cimarron" studio, 1931 : RKO
43. Children's tune starter : ABCD
45. "The Seduction of Joe Tynan" star, 1979 : ALDA
46. Can't deal with : HATES
48. Like some oaths or vows : SOLEMN
50. Ready to pour : ONTAP
52. "I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza" speaker : ELOISE
54. Sports spots : ARENAS
58. Biopsy, e.g. : LABTEST
60. Purpose : AIM
61. Assayer's stuff : ORE
62. "The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
63. Worrisome economic condition : STAGFLATION
66. Input-jack label : MIC
67. Regarding this point, in legalese : HERETO
68. "Happy Motoring" sloganeer : ESSO
69. Golf's Se Ri ___ : PAK
70. Unpaid debt : ARREAR
71. This puzzle's theme : DEER
1. Dry out, in a way : REHAB
2. Mystical board : OUIJA
3. Ricardo player : ARNAZ
4. Chic, '60s-style : MOD
5. Shevardnadze of Georgia : EDUARD
6. King of tragedy : LEAR
7. Bargain bin abbr. : IRR
8. Capone colleague : NITTI
9. Paycheck fattener : OVERTIME
10. Summer TV fare : RERUNS
11. "Sunglasses at Night" singer, 1984 : COREYHART
12. Limb bone : ULNA
13. Steady : BEAU
18. Shows cowardice : QUAILS
23. Police dept. figs. : DETS
25. N.Y.C.'s ___ of the Americas : AVE
26. Court anonym : JOHNDOE
28. Footnote abbr. : ETAL
30. Love of the Beach Boys : MIKE
31. Wedding exchange : IDOS
32. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
33. ___-call (automated solicitation) : ROBO
34. John Candy title role : UNCLEBUCK
36. Son of Judah : ONAN
40. Coffee holder : CANISTER
41. Teachings of Buddha : DHARMA
44. Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
47. Take off on : APE
49. One of the Mitchells in an old UPN sitcom : MOESHA
51. Custom-create : TAILOR
53. Fab Four name : STARR
55. Click or clack : NOISE
56. Cropped up : AROSE
57. Toledo title : SENOR
58. Desktop accessory : LAMP
59. Capital of Samoa : APIA
60. Aqua Velva alternative : AFTA
64. "Hmm, no fooling!" : GEE
65. Former televangelist Haggard : TED

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