New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Birthplace of Galileo : PISA
5. Up : ATBAT
10. Not much : ATAD
14. Bad time for Caesar : IDES
15. Word with press or Marine : CORPS
16. Broccoli ___ (leafy vegetable) : RABE
17. Thrill : TICKLEPINK
19. Critical hosp. areas : ICUS
20. Close communication? : TETEATETE
21. Emmy winner for "Chicago Hope" : LAHTI
22. Couple : DYAD
23. Part of a chemistry group : AMINO
25. Conservatory graduate : ARTIST
28. Heartless one? : TINMAN
31. Companion of 28-Across : LION
32. It merged with Mobil : EXXON
36. Plane prefix : AERO
37. Seaport of New Guinea : LAE
38. Part of a coach's chalk-talk diagram : OXX
39. Start of a countdown : TEN
40. Baseball's Ed and Mel : OTTS
42. "... like a ___ chocolates" : BOXOF
44. Tennis great Lacoste : RENE
45. Bernstein's "Trouble in ___" : TAHITI
47. Eye passionately : LEERAT
49. Jong who wrote "Fanny" : ERICA
51. Boohoo : BAWL
52. Roman septet : HILLS
54. Flo Ziegfeld's specialty : STAGEACTS
59. Athens's setting : OHIO
60. "Piece of cake!" (and a hint to the starts of 17-Across and 11- and 27-Down) : CHILDSPLAY
61. Musical Mitchell : JONI
62. One of Homer's in-laws : SELMA
63. Maglie and Mineo : SALS
64. Diner sign : OPEN
65. On pins and needles : ANTSY
66. Give out : EMIT
1. Willis's "Twelve Monkeys" co-star : PITT
2. Romeo's last words : IDIE
3. Group of prayers : SECT
4. Didn't leave waiting at the door : ASKEDIN
5. Film overlay : ACETATE
6. Imbibed : TOPED
7. One who watches the telly : BRIT
8. Breathing problem : APNEA
9. "Ba-a-a-ad!" : TSK
10. Huffington who wrote "Fanatics & Fools" : ARIANNA
11. Part of a dash : TACHOMETER
12. Go up against : ABUT
13. Half a classic sitcom couple : DESI
18. Places : LAYS
21. Year before Trajan was born : LII
24. Fuji, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
25. Apportion : ALLOT
26. Rope with a slipknot : RIATA
27. Do what is expected : TOETHELINE
29. Sporting site : ARENA
30. Three trios : NONET
33. Kiss and hugs, in a love letter : XOO
34. Adults-only : XXX
35. Big name in kitchen gadgets : OXO
41. Certain cut : SIRLOIN
42. Certain razor : BIC
43. June 14 : FLAGDAY
44. Medical setback : RELAPSE
46. "___ a pity" : TIS
48. Mas with baas : EWES
50. Blanched : ASHEN
51. Soothers : BALMS
52. Breakfast spot, briefly : HOJO
53. Breakfast spot, briefly : IHOP
55. Feature of the earth : TILT
56. Quahog, e.g. : CLAM
57. Anklebones : TALI
58. Part of DOS: Abbr. : SYST
60. Gen. Lee's cause : CSA

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