New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BGJQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. French girlfriend : AMIE
5. Karate strokes : CHOPS
10. Laugh uproariously : HOWL
14. Suburban gathering place : MALL
15. Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
16. Song for Dame Nellie Melba : ARIA
17. One not taking just a few classes : FULLTIMESTUDENT
20. Catholic prayer book : MISSAL
21. Avoid contact with : SHUN
22. Lines of praise : ODE
23. 401, in Roman times : CDI
25. Many a sword-and-sandals film : EPIC
27. Magazine with the recurring heading "Onward and Upward With the Arts," with "The" : NEWYORKER
32. Comedian Fields : TOTIE
36. Eight: Sp. : OCHO
37. Snakelike fish : EEL
38. Typo, e.g. : ERROR
39. Large number : SLEW
40. Polish receivers : NAILS
43. El ___ (weather phenomenon) : NINO
44. Country/rock singer Steve : EARLE
46. Noted Bronx locale : ZOO
47. Wife of Geraint : ENID
48. Mill output : STEEL
49. Kind of sale : HALFPRICE
51. Decorations on some rearview mirrors : DICE
53. Supped : ATE
54. Giant great Mel : OTT
57. "Gone With the Wind" setting : TARA
59. One of four in "America" : STANZA
64. Starts of 17-, 27- and 49-Across : PHASESOFTHEMOON
67. Bridge or foot feature : ARCH
68. Emcee's delivery : INTRO
69. It's a "terrible thing to waste" : MIND
70. Relative of a mandolin : LUTE
71. Actor Davis of "Jungle Fever" : OSSIE
72. Lode stones : ORES
1. Radio button : AMFM
2. Lanai neighbor : MAUI
3. Woes : ILLS
4. Right angles : ELLS
5. Offspring : CHILDREN
6. Amateur radioer : HAM
7. Change for a five : ONES
8. More luxurious : POSHER
9. Stomach strengthener : SITUP
10. Bamboozled : HAD
11. Hydrox rival, once : OREO
12. Oboe, e.g. : WIND
13. Likely to miss the bus, say : LATE
18. Tex-Mex staple : TACO
19. Join forces : UNITE
24. Retail furniture chain : IKEA
26. Where ends meet : CORNER
27. Beaks : NOSES
28. Brilliance of performance : ECLAT
29. Info on an invitation : WHERE
30. Cried out in pain : YOWLED
31. Doolittle of fiction : ELIZA
33. Singer Lopez : TRINI
34. Column style : IONIC
35. Wear away : ERODE
41. Kinks hit with a spelled-out title : LOLA
42. Quiet tap dancing : SOFTSHOE
45. Type smaller than pica : ELITE
49. Some long-legged birds : HERONS
50. Townshend of the Who : PETE
52. Big name in calculators and digital watches : CASIO
54. Translucent gem : OPAL
55. No ___ Traffic : THRU
56. Diplomacy : TACT
58. Early p.m.'s : AFTS
60. BB's, e.g. : AMMO
61. Bet that's not rouge : NOIR
62. District : ZONE
63. &&&& : ANDS
65. ___-wolf : SHE
66. Prefix with angle : TRI

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