New York Times, Monday, June 19, 2006

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. E-mail from a Nigerian with $10 million to give you, e.g. : SCAM
5. Average : NORM
9. Planet whose name is a Disney character : PLUTO
14. Loser to the tortoise : HARE
15. ___ vera : ALOE
16. Poe bird : RAVEN
17. Clapton who sang "Layla" : ERIC
18. ___ Hari (spy) : MATA
19. Musical work featuring 3-Down : OPERA
20. State flower of Maryland : BLACKEYEDSUSAN
23. Light into : ASSAIL
24. Kind of number: Abbr. : ORD
25. Flower with large velvety clusters : SWEETWILLIAM
32. Sweetie : HON
35. Words of comparison : ISTO
36. Southwest plant : YUCCA
37. Much : ALOT
39. Request from a doctor with a tongue depressor : SAYAH
42. Pagoda instrument : GONG
43. Late princess : DIANA
45. Said aloud : ORAL
47. Born: Fr. : NEE
48. Flower in the violet family often seen on roadsides : JOHNNYJUMPUP
52. Prefix with thermal : GEO
53. Grand and baby grand : PIANOS
57. Frilly white flower also called wild carrot : QUEENANNESLACE
62. It makes scents : ATTAR
63. "Open late" sign, maybe : NEON
64. Old balladeer's instrument : LUTE
65. Wash off : RINSE
66. "Otello" baritone : IAGO
67. City east of Utah Lake : OREM
68. Quickness : SPEED
69. Historic school on the Thames : ETON
70. Deep grooves : RUTS
1. Biblical land with a queen : SHEBA
2. Olympic track gold medalist Lewis et al. : CARLS
3. Songs in a 19-Across : ARIAS
4. Places people are drawn to : MECCAS
5. Anonymous : NAMELESS
6. Oil of ___ : OLAY
7. Repetitive process : ROTE
8. Pasture : MEADOW
9. How a peacock struts? : PROUDLY
10. Trips around the track : LAPS
11. Eye part : UVEA
12. Bird with a forked tail : TERN
13. Put ___ show : ONA
21. Fuzzy green fruit : KIWI
22. ___ Lanka : SRI
26. Greek "H" : ETA
27. "Happy birthday ___" : TOYOU
28. Haul : LUG
29. Much-respected person : ICON
30. Clearasil target : ACNE
31. Sorcerer : MAGE
32. Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
33. Mishmash : OLIO
34. He released a dove in Genesis : NOAH
38. Old cable inits. : TNN
40. Sling's contents : ARM
41. Discover accidentally : HAPPENON
44. Irate : ANGERED
46. San ___ Obispo, Calif. : LUIS
49. Tokyo money : YEN
50. "Happy Days" character : JOANIE
51. Wanness : PALLOR
54. Pacific nation once known as Pleasant Island : NAURU
55. Group of eight : OCTET
56. Appears : SEEMS
57. Common cosmetics applicator : QTIP
58. Eclectic magazine : UTNE
59. Lighten, as a burden : EASE
60. In apple-pie order : NEAT
61. Aborted : NOGO
62. "___ Poetica" : ARS

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