New York Times, Monday, May 5, 2008

Author: Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Stella Daily
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Meat featured in a Monty Python musical title : SPAM
5. Alternatives to PCs : MACS
9. Popeye's creator E. C. ___ : SEGAR
14. "Look what I did!" : TADA
15. "There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
16. Singer Cara : IRENE
17. Difficult burden : ONUS
18. Many a stadium cover : DOME
19. Exxon competitor : CITGO
20. Tourism bureau's offering : WELCOMEPACKET
23. The matador's opponent : ELTORO
24. Totally cool, in '90s slang : RAD
25. Photo ___ (White House events) : OPS
28. It's swung at Wimbledon : TENNISRACKET
32. J.F.K.'s successor : LBJ
35. Ooze : SEEP
36. 1983 Barbra Streisand title role : YENTL
37. Notes in a poker pot : IOUS
39. It makes bread rise : YEAST
42. Old-time wisdom : LORE
43. Kind of patch for a rabbit : BRIAR
45. Ark builder : NOAH
47. Try to win, in romance : WOO
48. Pesky wasp : YELLOWJACKET
52. Communication means for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL
53. Cry when a light bulb goes on : AHA
54. Clears an Etch A Sketch, e.g. : ERASES
58. It helps determine how much tax you owe the I.R.S. : INCOMEBRACKET
62. Team leader : COACH
64. Venus de ___ : MILO
65. Actress Spelling : TORI
66. Airs, in Latin : AURAE
67. Suffix with switch : EROO
68. "The devil ___ the details" : ISIN
69. King with a golden touch : MIDAS
70. Amount owed : DEBT
71. Guitarist Atkins : CHET
1. Vermont ski town : STOWE
2. Group of experts : PANEL
3. Like blue movies : ADULT
4. Yale's bulldog, e.g. : MASCOT
5. Small amount of cash saved for an emergency : MADMONEY
6. ___ vera : ALOE
7. Pitch tents for the night : CAMP
8. Says on a stack of Bibles : SWEARS
9. Time off from work with pay : SICKDAY
10. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
11. Become acquainted with : GETTOKNOW
12. Lee who directed "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" : ANG
13. ___ Speedwagon : REO
21. Miners' finds : ORES
22. Mercury or Saturn, but not Venus : CAR
26. Oil industry prefix : PETRO
27. Canonized fifth-century pope : STLEO
29. Born: Fr. : NEE
30. Classic toothpaste brand : IPANA
31. Animation frame : CEL
32. Muammar el-Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
33. Makes yawn : BORES
34. Noted performing arts school : JUILLIARD
38. "My gal" of song : SAL
40. Party to the left of Dem. : SOC
41. Become established : TAKEROOT
44. Targets of Raid : ROACHES
46. Queen on Mount Olympus : HERA
49. A question of identity : WHO
50. Blocked, as radio broadcasts : JAMMED
51. Bit of strategy : TACTIC
55. Smidgen : SKOSH
56. Like "The Twilight Zone" music : EERIE
57. Tour of duty : STINT
59. Univ. sports org. : NCAA
60. Country whose name is an anagram of 10-Down : EIRE
61. Unidentifiable mass : BLOB
62. Film device, for short : CAM
63. Yves's yes : OUI

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