New York Times, Monday, June 25, 2007

Author: Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor: Will Shortz
Kurt Mengel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Mengel. This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Get out of here!" : SCAT
5. Scott who draws "Dilbert" : ADAMS
10. Heart problem : ACHE
14. Tortoise's race opponent : HARE
15. Argue against : REBUT
16. Attempt at a basket : SHOT
17. Fe, chemically : IRON
18. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
19. Loving strokes : PATS
20. Course option : PASSFAILCLASS
23. Hold the wheel : STEER
24. "___ So Fine," #1 Chiffons hit : HES
25. Double curve : ESS
28. Old photo shade : SEPIA
32. Space cut by a scythe : SWATH
34. ___ Khan : AGA
37. Response option : YESNOANSWER
40. Ballet skirt : TUTU
42. Dweller along the Volga : TATAR
43. Signal hello or goodbye : WAVE
44. Electric light option : ONOFFSWITCH
47. Hedge plant : YEW
48. Person under 21 : MINOR
49. Group singing "Hallelujah!" : CHOIR
51. Sault ___ Marie : STE
52. Stout drink : ALE
55. Parts to play : ROLES
59. Quiz option : TRUEFALSETEST
64. Advertising award : CLIO
66. "Praise be to ___" : ALLAH
67. Lhasa ___ : APSO
68. Easter servings : HAMS
69. String bean's opposite : FATSO
70. Person under 20 : TEEN
71. Optometrists' concerns : EYES
72. Department of ___ : STATE
73. Ocean eagle : ERNE
1. Freighters, e.g. : SHIPS
2. Diamond weight : CARAT
3. Came up : AROSE
4. Tightens, with "up" : TENSES
5. Space : AREA
6. Place to get an egg salad sandwich : DELI
7. Eve's second son : ABEL
8. Chew (on) : MUNCH
9. Old hat : STALE
10. Nile nippers : ASPS
11. Shoo off : CHASEAWAY
12. Mouth-burning : HOT
13. Travelers from another galaxy, for short : ETS
21. Glenn of the Eagles : FREY
22. Professional grp. : ASSN
26. Comedian Martin : STEVE
27. "The Taming of the ___" : SHREW
29. Consumers of Purina and Iams food : PETS
30. Vidi in "Veni, vidi, vici" : ISAW
31. Playful trick : ANTIC
33. Opposite ENE : WSW
34. They're smashed in a smasher : ATOMS
35. "Go fast!," to a driver : GUNIT
36. Back then : ATONETIME
38. Courtroom affirmation : OATH
39. Western U.S. gas giant : ARCO
41. Carrier of 13-Down : UFO
45. Berlin Mrs. : FRAU
46. Take on, as employees : HIRE
50. Spin : ROTATE
53. Pages (through) : LEAFS
54. Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 39 : EFLAT
56. Outcast : LEPER
57. Ruhr Valley city : ESSEN
58. Gem : STONE
60. One of TV's "Friends" : ROSS
61. ___Vista (search engine) : ALTA
62. Final : LAST
63. Mule or clog : SHOE
64. Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
65. Make, as a wager : LAY

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