New York Times, Monday, April 9, 2007

Author: J. K. Hummel
Editor: Will Shortz
J. K. Hummel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JMQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Hummel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
5. High Hollywood honor : OSCAR
10. Ice hockey venue : RINK
14. "All ___ is divided into three parts" : GAUL
15. Distress signal : FLARE
16. First garden : EDEN
17. German auto : AUDI
18. *Park ranger's worry : FORESTFIRE
20. Czech or Croat : SLAV
21. Speak from a soapbox : ORATE
22. Lab eggs : OVA
23. *Conifer exudation : PINESAP
26. Hopped to it : ACTED
28. Pals : BUDS
29. Come in last : LOSE
31. ___ Doria (ill-fated ship) : ANDREA
34. Vagrant : DERELICT
38. Gossip queen Barrett : RONA
39. Like the starts of the answers to the six starred clues : GREEN
41. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
42. Lively horses : PRANCERS
44. Sudden : ABRUPT
46. Mama ___ of the Mamas and the Papas : CASS
47. Command for Rover : STAY
48. Former Iranian leaders : SHAHS
51. *Metaphor for dense fog : PEASOUP
55. Kernel holder : COB
56. Sum : TOTAL
60. Adjust the pitch of : TUNE
61. *Large seed of the alligator pear : AVOCADOPIT
64. Abbr. before the name of a memo recipient : ATTN
65. ___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
66. 1970s music fad : DISCO
67. 53, in old Rome : LIII
68. Not guilty, e.g. : PLEA
69. Shuteye : SLEEP
70. Nifty : KEEN
1. Visibly horrified : AGASP
2. Sainted eighth-century pope : PAULI
3. Khartoum's land : SUDAN
4. *Peace offering : OLIVEBRANCH
5. Popular insect repellent : OFF
6. Sailing vessels : SLOOPS
7. Caleb who wrote "The Alienist" : CARR
8. Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
9. Breather : REST
10. Ump : REF
11. Moron : IDIOT
12. Chutzpah : NERVE
13. Work, as dough : KNEAD
19. Josh : TEASE
24. Seek damages from : SUE
25. Proverbs : ADAGES
27. *Crunchy item at a salad bar : CELERYSTALK
29. Gen. Meade's foe at Gettysburg : LEE
30. Rococo : ORNATE
31. Dadaist Jean : ARP
32. Neither's partner : NOR
33. Crime scene evidence : DNA
34. ___ Moines : DES
35. Post-op location : ICU
36. Badge wearer : COP
37. Explosive inits. : TNT
40. B. & O. and Reading: Abbr. : RRS
43. Words before spell, shadow or wide net : CASTA
45. Sheep's cry : BAA
47. Put together, as film : SPLICE
48. Where hair roots grow : SCALP
49. Shack : HOVEL
50. Superior to : ABOVE
52. Certain belly button : OUTIE
53. Loosen, as a knot : UNTIE
54. Enclose, as farm animals : PENIN
57. Ten to one, e.g. : ODDS
58. Hard work : TOIL
59. Church recess : APSE
62. Spy org. : CIA
63. Blouse or shirt : TOP

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