New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Author: Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Stella Daily
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Computer character set, for short : ASCII
6. Fruity alcoholic brand : ZIMA
10. Alternative to whole or 2% : SKIM
14. Bombards with bogus offers, say : SPAMS
15. Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM
16. Office missive : MEMO
17. Booze : HAPPYJUICE
19. John, in Russia : IVAN
20. Followers of appetizers : ENTREES
21. Comic's gimmick : SCHTICK
23. Sport ___ (vehicle) : UTE
24. Chemistry Nobelist Otto : HAHN
25. Hopalong Cassidy player William : BOYD
28. Sparked, as curiosity : PIQUED
32. Vampire's form : BAT
35. Offshoot of the Winnebago tribe : OTOE
36. Sandwich go-with : SOUP
37. Princess' accessory : TIARA
39. Ignores : SHUNS
41. Isn't anymore : WAS
42. How much music is sold nowadays : ONCDS
43. Stearns & Foster competitor : SERTA
44. Mars' Greek counterpart : ARES
46. Horn sound : TOOT
47. "___ you kidding?" : ARE
48. Suffered defeat at the hands of : LOSTTO
50. Professor 'iggins : ENRY
51. Ballerina's garb : TUTU
53. Yalta conf. attendee : FDR
55. Church candle lighter : ACOLYTE
58. Some cowboys : GAUCHOS
62. Bearded animal : GOAT
63. Czar's treasure : FABERGEEGG
65. Yalta conf. locale : USSR
66. Airs : ISON
67. Not exactly a brainiac : IDIOT
68. Soul singer James : ETTA
69. Preacher's reading : TEXT
70. Uncool sorts : NERDS
1. Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
2. Approximately 1,600 feet, for the Brooklyn Bridge : SPAN
3. Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
4. Not wise : IMPRUDENT
5. "The best ___ to come" : ISYET
6. Chief Olympian : ZEUS
7. Mean Amin : IDI
8. Soft shoes, informally : MOCS
9. Mustachioed Don of classic films : AMECHE
10. Most common U.S. surname : SMITH
11. "Apollo 13" co-star : KEVINBACON
12. Colorful computer : IMAC
13. "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" figure : MONK
18. Wranglers, e.g. : JEEPS
22. "It ___ Be You" : HADTO
25. ___ nova : BOSSA
26. Not this or that : OTHER
27. Comment to a goner : YOURETOAST
29. Offshoot of the Winnebagos : IOWAS
30. Milk purchase : QUART
31. In a lather : UPSET
33. Fervency : ARDOR
34. Yummy : TASTY
38. Serve as a mediator : INTERCEDE
40. Like most potato chips : SALTY
45. Up to now : SOFAR
49. Costume : OUTFIT
52. Hardly a moderate : ULTRA
54. Started eating : DUGIN
55. Malarial symptom : AGUE
56. How much to pay : COST
57. Life of Riley : EASE
58. Lady's escort : GENT
59. Crown prince, e.g. : HEIR
60. Prayer start : OGOD
61. Some NCO's : SGTS
64. Go a few rounds : BOX

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