New York Times, Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Author: Holden Baker
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Poodle sounds : ARFS
5. Aspirin target : ACHE
9. Hymn accompanier : ORGAN
14. *Angler's float : CORK
15. Terrifying dino : TREX
16. *Bush's 2004 foe : KERRY
17. Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
18. Café au ___ : LAIT
19. Assists, three-pointers, turnovers, etc. : STATS
20. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
21. Not systematic : RANDOM
23. ___ dixit : IPSE
24. *1960's Richard Chamberlain TV role : DOCTORKILDARE
27. Tease, with "on" : RAG
28. Nap under a sombrero : SIESTA
31. *Ava Gardner's co-star in "The Sun Also Rises" : TYRONEPOWER
37. Resistance unit : OHM
38. Wished otherwise : RUED
39. Will Smith biopic, 2001 : ALI
40. Fateful March day : IDES
41. Little devil : IMP
42. *Deli request : HOLDTHEMAYO
46. Nursery rhyme opening : BAABAA
48. Miner's find : ORE
49. What the answers to the seven starred clues all are or contain : IRISHCOUNTIES
56. Persian sprite : PERI
58. Harangue : TIRADE
59. 590, to Caesar : DXC
60. Partner of dangerous : ARMED
62. Comic actor Jacques : TATI
63. Cry of fright : YIPE
64. *Writer ___ Boothe Luce : CLARE
65. Tucson-to-New Orleans route : ITEN
66. *Quilt filling : DOWN
67. It may be perfect : TENSE
68. Actress Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
69. Eye sore : STYE
1. "It'll be ___ day in hell ..." : ACOLD
2. Bull-riding event : RODEO
3. Pre-euro money : FRANC
4. Shade of blue : SKY
5. Not in custody : ATLARGE
6. Model T feature : CRANK
7. Storied Swiss miss : HEIDI
8. Praise highly : EXTOL
9. Approves : OKS
10. Quit for good, jobwise : RETIRE
11. Welch's product : GRAPESODA
12. Kennedy Center focus, with "the" : ARTS
13. Wall Street inits. : NYSE
21. Equine color : ROAN
22. Store stock: Abbr. : MDSE
25. Trampled : TROD
26. Publicize : AIR
29. ___ Might Be Giants (rock group) : THEY
30. Schoolyard retort : AMSO
31. "Lou Grant" newspaper, with "the" : TRIB
32. Arizona city : YUMA
33. Tool kit carrier : REPAIRMAN
34. Buddy : PAL
35. Bygone : OLD
36. Puns and such : WIT
40. "___ a traveler ...": "Ozymandias" : IMET
42. "Bali ___" : HAI
43. Malt-drying kiln : OAST
44. Erich Weiss, on stage : HOUDINI
45. Fish-eating eagle : ERNE
47. Prickly plants : BRIERS
50. Cry to the band : HITIT
51. Fruit-packing unit : CRATE
52. Western flick : OATER
53. Birdbrain : IDIOT
54. Multilane rte. : EXPWY
55. Noisy public fight : SCENE
56. Treaty : PACT
57. Author ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
61. Actress Ruby : DEE
63. Football gains or losses: Abbr. : YDS

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