New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQX} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Playground retort : DIDSO
6. Pre-bedtime ritual : BATH
10. Flower people?: Abbr. : FTD
13. Passes over : OMITS
14. Made an overthrow, say : ERRED
16. Milne baby : ROO
17. Rectory : PARISHHOUSE
19. Coastal bird : ERN
20. Super server : ACER
21. Multivolume refs. : OEDS
22. Neckline? : LASSO
24. Minor-league club, in baseball : FARM
26. Jumper alternative : SETSHOT
28. Locked up : INPRISON
32. Make secure : LASH
33. Christopher of "Back to the Future" : LLOYD
34. Kinski title role : TESS
36. Look after : TEND
39. Delicacy that may be pickled : EEL
40. Worthless pile : ASHHEAP
43. Fish spawn : ROE
44. Speaker in the Hall of Fame : TRIS
46. "___ were ..." : ASIT
47. Easy pace : AMBLE
49. Keep one's distance from : SHUN
51. Glare blocker : SUNVISOR
53. Erudite sort : SCHOLAR
56. Foot specialist? : POET
57. ___ water : INHOT
58. Part of A.A.R.P.: Abbr. : ASSN
60. Autocrat of old : CZAR
64. ___ fault : TOA
65. Feast of Trumpets : ROSHHASHANA
68. Balance provider, for short : ATM
69. ___-Detoo : ARTOO
70. Sounds to shop by : MUZAK
71. Hi-___ monitor : RES
72. Harsh cry : YAWP
73. Tickle : AMUSE
1. L-___ (treatment for parkinsonism) : DOPA
2. Apple variety : IMAC
3. Desperate : DIRE
4. Wok preparation : STIRFRY
5. Bygone covert org. : OSS
6. Whales, elephants, etc. : BEHEMOTHS
7. Dominican-American major-league slugger, to fans : AROD
8. Tie up tightly : TRUSS
9. Cock and bull : HES
10. Sprigs from the garden : FRESHHERBS
11. Sculpted form : TORSO
12. "___ disturb!" (and a hint for 17-, 40- and 65-Across, and 10- and 30-Down) : DONOT
15. American rival : DELTA
18. ___ de combat : HORS
23. Tel. message taker, maybe : ASST
25. 1953 Loren title role : AIDA
27. Mrs. Einstein : ELSA
28. "Why should ___ you?" : ILET
29. D-back, for one : NLER
30. Deli selections : POLISHHAMS
31. Classic sodas : NEHIS
35. Go into business : SETUPSHOP
37. Court plea, for short : NOLO
38. They're game : DEER
41. Mideast capital : SANA
42. Cobble, for example : PAVE
45. "Amscray!" : SHOO
48. "The Night of the Hunter" star, 1955 : MITCHUM
50. To-the-max prefix : ULTRA
52. Hendryx of the group Labelle : NONA
53. "Norwegian Wood" instrument : SITAR
54. Franklin's on it : CNOTE
55. Dreadlocked one : RASTA
59. Keep an appointment : SHOW
61. Bird in "The Lion King" : ZAZU
62. Literary olios : ANAS
63. Croupier's tool : RAKE
66. Suffix with direct : ORY
67. Little, to a lass : SMA

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