New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 2007

Author: Donna Hoke Kahwaty
Editor: Will Shortz
Donna Hoke
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Hoke. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flicker : DANCE
6. Dog command : SPEAK
11. Object of some amateur films : UFO
14. Aviation name until 1997 : USAIR
15. "Ladies of Leisure" director : CAPRA
16. Comics sound : POW
17. Con man's pay? : STINGSALARY
19. Afternoon hour in Italy : TRE
20. Supply at a changing station : TALC
21. Source of wealth : ORE
22. Almost white : ASHEN
24. Satan? : HEOFDARKNESS
28. Full of gusto : ARDENT
31. Vacation destination : RESORT
32. Blasting : NOISY
33. Nitwit : SIMP
35. "The Farmer's ___" (1928 Hitchcock film) : WIFE
37. Salon acquisition : TAN
38. Ingenuous ... or like 17-, 24-, 50- and 60-Across : ARTLESS
41. Joie de vivre : VIM
42. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
44. Seasonal song title opener : AULD
45. Heads-up : ALERT
47. Send back : REMAND
49. Disturbs the peace, in a way : SNORES
50. Slapstick staples? : SURPRISEPIES
53. "Then what happened?" : ANDSO
54. ___ d'Isère (French skiing locale) : VAL
55. Clanton rival : EARP
59. Single-stranded molecule : RNA
60. Parts of dollhouse dinner table settings? : MINIGLASSES
64. Comprehend : GET
65. Banded stone : AGATE
66. Snacks : BITES
67. Palindromic preposition : ERE
68. Ocean explorer's aid : SONAR
69. Long leg? : STILT
1. Do some cleaning : DUST
2. 1930s film dog : ASTA
3. Polish locale : NAIL
4. They're easy : CINCHES
5. Bit of work : ERG
6. Simple knitting project : SCARF
7. Went white : PALED
8. DDT banner : EPA
9. Flight board abbr. : ARR
10. Transportation around the Aleutians : KAYAKS
11. Jailed : UPTHERIVER
12. Dry season danger : FORESTFIRE
13. 1936 Olympics record-breaker : OWENS
18. Symbol of blackness : SOOT
23. Symbol of whiteness : SNOW
25. Singer with the 1992 quintuple-platinum album "Shepherd Moons" : ENYA
26. Ready to fight : ARMED
27. Parts of a gym set : REPS
28. It may be upped : ANTE
29. Cartoon beeper : ROADRUNNER
30. Restaurant companion : DINNERDATE
33. Ear decorations : STUDS
34. Feverish, say : ILL
36. 911 responders : EMTS
39. Eastern dignitary : RANI
40. Fit to stand trial : SANE
43. Music boosters? : AMPS
46. Snaps : LOSESIT
48. Perfumer's stock in trade : AROMAS
49. Sunny spot for a plant : SILL
50. "Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
51. Broadway hit that originally opened in London in 1978 : EVITA
52. Cellphone's predecessor : PAGER
56. Town ESE of Turin : ASTI
57. Contents of a large, round, flat can : REEL
58. Verbal elbow? : PSST
61. "Where did ___ wrong?" : IGO
62. Bert Bobbsey's twin : NAN
63. Midbody muscles : ABS

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