New York Times, Monday, May 14, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some Apple computers : IMACS
6. Fall behind : LAG
9. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
14. End of an Aesop fable : MORAL
15. Eggs : OVA
16. Secret languages : CODES
17. *Mock rock band in a 1984 film : SPINALTAP
19. From the country : RURAL
20. Hides the gray : DYES
21. Old-fashioned "Scram!" : BEGONE
22. "Dear" dispenser of advice : ABBY
25. *Revealer of vowels, on TV : VANNAWHITE
28. Hardly trim : FLABBY
30. Enclosure for grain or coal : BIN
31. "Cut it out!" : STOP
32. Hearing-related : AURAL
33. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
35. *Part of a Valentine's Day bouquet : REDROSE
37. *Seasoned seaman : OLDSALT
42. The mating game? : CHESS
44. Rarin' to go : EAGER
45. Citrus coolers : ADES
49. Parts of lbs. : OZS
50. Tie the knot : SAYIDO
51. *Local place for making deposits or getting loans : BANKBRANCH
54. ___ empty stomach : ONAN
55. Garb : ATTIRE
56. Long, long time : AEON
58. Around, as a year : CIRCA
59. Be logical ... or what the last words of the answers to the five starred clues can do? : HOLDWATER
64. Parts of eyes : UVEAS
65. Nothing's opposite : ALL
66. Rub out : ERASE
67. Oozes : SEEPS
68. "Affirmative" : YES
69. Pub projectiles : DARTS
1. Quick online notes, for short : IMS
2. Clean the floor : MOP
3. ___ Onassis, Jackie Kennedy's #2 : ARI
4. Butterfinger or 3 Musketeers : CANDYBAR
5. Smite : SLAY
6. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
7. Gardner of "The Night of the Iguana" : AVA
8. Space between the teeth, e.g. : GAP
9. Fastener that turns : SCREW
10. Robitussin suppresses them : COUGHS
11. Skillful : ADROIT
12. Crude shelter : LEANTO
13. Dozing : ASLEEP
18. Impose, as a tax : LEVY
21. Yawn-inspiring : BANAL
22. From quite a distance : AFAR
23. Azure : BLUE
24. Poet : BARD
26. Org. with a 24-second shot clock : NBA
27. Bogot√° boys : NINOS
29. Voting coalition : BLOC
33. Talk show host Gibbons : LEEZA
34. Notion : IDEA
36. Ocean's edge : SHORE
38. Tokyo "ta-ta!" : SAYONARA
39. Not fer : AGIN
40. Mother of Helen, in myth : LEDA
41. 1982 sci-fi film : TRON
43. Tax ID : SSN
45. You can always count on this : ABACUS
46. Latin case : DATIVE
47. Course before dessert : ENTREE
48. Headwear on the slopes : SKICAP
50. Place for a lawn mower : SHED
52. Military bigwigs : BRASS
53. Phones : CALLS
57. Was in debt : OWED
59. Stable diet? : HAY
60. Cheer for a matador : OLE
61. Road surface : TAR
62. Ballpark fig. : EST
63. High-___ monitor : RES

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