New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Author: Laura A. Halper
Editor: Will Shortz
Laura A. Halper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Halper. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flip (through) : LEAF
5. Sugar amts. : TSPS
9. Fire starter : SPARK
14. Trucker's toll unit : AXLE
15. Aesopian also-ran : HARE
16. Wore : HADON
17. Zig or zag : VEER
18. Toledo's lake : ERIE
19. Gas in a layer : OZONE
20. Gather sailors? : ACCRUEACREW
23. "Norma ___" : RAE
24. Half-witted : INANE
25. Genealogical diagram : TREE
27. Roofing pro : SLATER
30. Stork delivery : NEONATE
33. Foul-line material : LIME
34. Rock's Green Day, e.g. : TRIO
37. City north of Salt Lake City : OGDEN
38. Actress Thurman : UMA
39. Not really there : PHANTOM
41. Traffic reg., e.g. : ORD
42. Doodad : GIZMO
44. Walkout defier : SCAB
45. Sit for a shot : POSE
46. Like the B-2 bomber : STEALTH
48. Quaking in one's boots : SCARED
50. "Diana" singer : ANKA
51. Dote on : SPOIL
53. Big Blue : IBM
55. Dismay Reiser or Revere? : APPALLAPAUL
60. Whistle-blower's exposure : FRAUD
62. Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
63. Out of kilter : AWRY
64. Final authority : SAYSO
65. Sans ice : NEAT
66. Slave away : TOIL
67. Day one : ONSET
68. Ferrara family name : ESTE
69. Choice word : ELSE
1. Source of pumice : LAVA
2. Many a Barron's reader, for short : EXEC
3. A Waugh : ALEC
4. Compound of iron : FERRITE
5. Where we are : THEEARTH
6. Clear wrap : SARAN
7. Sticker figure : PRICE
8. Visionary : SEER
9. Dealership area : SHOWROOM
10. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
11. Love something offered at home improvement stores? : ADOREADOOR
12. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
13. Joint that may jerk : KNEE
21. A, in Ardennes : UNE
22. Hot time in Québec : ETE
26. E.S.L. part: Abbr. : ENG
27. Slimy creatures : SLUGS
28. One to a customer, e.g. : LIMIT
29. Wow Willie? : AMAZEAMAYS
30. ___ bene : NOTA
31. Far from windy : TERSE
32. Broke off : ENDED
35. Calamine lotion target : RASH
36. Business abbr. : INC
39. Spot on a tie, perhaps : POLKADOT
40. Like Betamax : OBSOLETE
43. "Geez, Louise!" : MAN
45. Examine by touching : PALPATE
47. Brewpub fixture : TAP
49. Org. in "The Good Shepherd" : CIA
51. Wise old heads : SAGES
52. Fabric fold : PLEAT
53. "In that case ..." : IFSO
54. Fiber source : BRAN
56. Plexiglas unit : PANE
57. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
58. "Topaz" author : URIS
59. Singer Lovett : LYLE
61. Play for a sap : USE

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