New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. No-good : BUM
4. Stable newborn : FOAL
8. Some limo destinations : PROMS
13. Motel sign : ICE
14. Chief Hun, in Scandinavian legend : ATLI
15. Bygone political council : SOVIET
17. Fund-raiser wear, perhaps : BLACKTIE
19. Superlawyer Gerry : SPENCE
20. Take a soak : BATHE
21. Yellow flower : BUTTERCUP
23. Guffaw syllable : HAR
24. 1989 world champion skater : ITO
25. Metric volume measure : STERE
26. Not at all eager : AVERSE
29. It may be tied with a bow : OBI
31. Chef Boy-Ar-___ : DEE
32. Flesh-and-blood : REAL
33. Lacking subtlety : BLATANT
37. Turn over : CEDE
38. Word that can follow the starts of 17-, 21-, 58- and 64-Across and 3- and 40-Down : BALLS
39. Catch sight of : ESPY
43. Fancy dancer : STEPPER
45. Stories like Washington chopping down the cherry tree : LORE
46. No longer edible : BAD
49. Photo badges and such : IDS
50. Completely behind : ALLFOR
52. Play broadly : EMOTE
54. Work unit : ERG
57. Approx. figure : EST
58. Artist's smudge remover : GUMERASER
60. Goes for : COSTS
63. Cure-all : ELIXIR
64. 1952 Gary Cooper western : HIGHNOON
66. Lucy or Ricky, to Fred and Ethel : TENANT
67. Vaulted area, often : APSE
68. N.L. West team, on scoreboards : ARI
69. Server's tool : TONGS
70. Put up with : BEAR
71. Vinegar, so to speak : PEP
1. Lettuce variety : BIBB
2. Pac-10 sch. : UCLA
3. "All in the Family" nickname : MEATHEAD
4. Quacks : FAKERS
5. Little Giant of the Giants : OTT
6. Out : ALIBI
7. Fuzz of "Beetle Bailey," e.g.: Abbr. : LIEUT
8. "Hey, over here!" : PSST
9. Lures : ROPESIN
10. In the open : OVERT
11. Like the contents of egg rolls : MINCED
12. Nail down : SECURE
16. Hide-covered abode : TEPEE
18. Son of Elizabeth II : CHARLES
22. Fife sound : TOOTLE
26. Rainbow, e.g. : ARC
27. Winner's sign : VEE
28. Fell off : EBBED
30. Iraqi port : BASRA
34. Breaks in concentration : LAPSES
35. Peak in Valais : ALP
36. Fingers : TELLSON
40. Cajole : SOFTSOAP
41. Whiz : PRO
42. "So's ___ mother!" : YER
44. Arranging in rows : TIERING
46. Sire : BEGET
47. Repeller of evil : AMULET
48. Pizza box logo : DOMINO
51. Aqualung, e.g., in the 1971 Jethro Tull album : LECHER
53. Either President Bush : TEXAN
55. It might start with detox : REHAB
56. Show dissatisfaction : GRIPE
59. Dance and drama : ARTS
61. Floored it : TORE
62. Prune a bit : SNIP
65. Fed. property agency : GSA

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