New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Author: Bruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Editor: Will Shortz
Bruce Venzke
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Venzke. This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Daily. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Moisten, in a way : BASTE
6. Q-Tip, e.g. : SWAB
10. In the sack : ABED
14. Really enjoyed : ATEUP
15. Sign of a saint : HALO
16. MS. accompanier : SASE
17. Junction points : NODES
18. Yemeni port : ADEN
19. Part of a bird's gullet : CRAW
20. Org. with a noted journal : AMA
21. Start of a quip from a hunter : ITRIEDTOBUY
24. Composer Rimsky-Korsakov : NIKOLAI
26. "___ hath an enemy called Ignorance": Ben Jonson : ART
27. Quip, part 2 : ACAMOUFLAGESUIT
33. One putting out feelers? : ANT
34. Visa alternative, informally : AMEX
35. "Little piggy" : TOE
36. Partner of trembling : FEAR
39. Person with a code name, maybe : SPY
40. Fraction of a euro : CENT
41. Clumsy ox : OAF
42. Pump, e.g. : SHOE
44. Federal property agcy. : GSA
46. Quip, part 3 : BUTICOULDNTFIND
52. Gal of song : SAL
53. Be fond of : CAREFOR
54. End of the quip : ONEANYWHERE
59. Pa. nuclear plant site : TMI
60. Word repeated in a Doris Day song : SERA
61. Spring shape : COIL
62. Little laugh : TEHEE
64. Not of the cloth : LAIC
65. Russian city on the Oka : OREL
66. Not pimply : CLEAR
67. Tram loads : ORES
68. Forms a union : WEDS
69. Solving helpers : HINTS
1. Yogurt flavor : BANANA
2. Like some energy : ATOMIC
3. Neil who wrote "Stupid Cupid" : SEDAKA
4. Calendar column: Abbr. : TUE
5. Delta follower : EPSILON
6. See 25-Down : SHARIF
7. Dry riverbed : WADI
8. Protected, in a way : ALEE
9. Slave's state : BONDAGE
10. Fancy neckwear : ASCOTS
11. Stinging comment : BARB
12. Biblical "hairy one" : ESAU
13. Like morning grass : DEWY
22. Lacking slack : TAUT
23. Fearsome dino : TREX
25. With 6-Down, Doctor Zhivago's portrayer : OMAR
28. Boutonniere's place : LAPEL
29. "Little Women" sister : AMY
30. Western tribe : UTE
31. Cl- or Na+ : ION
32. Lunar New Year : TET
36. Watch spot : FOB
37. Évian, par exemple : EAU
38. Toward the stern : AFT
39. Mere pittance : SOU
40. Place to have a brioche : CAFE
42. Do a cashier's job : SCAN
43. "Geez Louise!" : HOLYCOW
44. Make a snarling sound : GNAR
45. Pre-workout ritual : STRETCH
47. "Almost Paradise" author Susan : ISAACS
48. Some batteries : DCELLS
49. Kind of statement, to a programmer : IFTHEN
50. Vegetarian's stipulation : NOMEAT
51. Hotel bathroom amenities : DRIERS
54. Nobel city : OSLO
55. Within a stone's throw : NEAR
56. Great Lakes port : ERIE
57. Sported : WORE
58. Got a move on : HIED
63. New Haven collegian : ELI

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