New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Slightly : ATAD
5. Got rid of a chaw : SPAT
9. Perfume from petals : ATTAR
14. Formal fabric : LAME
15. Corrida creature : TORO
16. Pleasant Island, today : NAURU
17. Kelly Clarkson or Taylor Hicks : IDOL
18. Broadway's ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
19. Like unfortunate bullfighters : GORED
20. Stealing some computer memory? : TAKINGABYTE
23. Roll-call vote : NAY
24. Go off course : VEER
25. "Too bad!" : ALAS
27. Squeegees' kin : WIPERS
30. Homework assignments : REPORTS
33. Stash away : HOARD
34. Jackknife, for one : DIVE
35. Tale of the gods : MYTH
37. Stateside Ltd. : INC
38. Narrow pieces : SLIVERS
41. Kung fu star : LEE
42. Most of I-76 across Pennsylvania : PIKE
44. Word of agreement : AMEN
45. Lincoln Center offering : OPERA
47. Beermat, e.g. : COASTER
49. Drank slowly : NURSED
50. Sig Chi, e.g. : FRAT
51. Where Fermi went to university : PISA
52. Queasy : ILL
54. Always use the term "coloring agent"? : NEVERSAYDYE
60. Sent out beams : RAYED
62. Graph line : AXIS
63. Tiger club : IRON
64. Where the action is : ARENA
65. Bean town? : LIMA
66. Maritime: Abbr. : NAUT
67. Twangy : NASAL
68. School in Berkshire, England : ETON
69. Sandwich from a sidewalk stand : GYRO
1. Found a perch : ALIT
2. Vocal fanfare : TADA
3. Running ___ : AMOK
4. Come through : DELIVER
5. Puts on : STAGES
6. Arctic : POLAR
7. Djellaba wearer : ARAB
8. "West Side Story" role : TONY
9. San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
10. Chinese cosmic order : TAO
11. Ways to make lefts and rights? : TURNSTYLES
12. Realtor's calculation : AREA
13. Basketball's Tomjanovich : RUDY
21. "Revenge of the ___" : NERDS
22. Get to the point? : TAPER
26. Outfielder's asset : ARM
27. Senate figure : WHIP
28. Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
29. Assorted hydroxides? : PACKOFLYES
30. Don or Lena : RIVER
31. Square : EVEN
32. Cordwood measure : STERE
34. Makeshift screwdriver : DIME
36. John, at sea : HEAD
39. Coffeehouse order : LATTE
40. "El Capitan" composer : SOUSA
43. Audio receiver : EAR
46. Saying grace : PRAYING
48. Huarache : SANDAL
49. Toyota rival : NISSAN
51. First-rate : PRIMO
52. Where Farsi is spoken : IRAN
53. 1965 Julie Christie role : LARA
55. Lowland : VALE
56. Take off : EXIT
57. Sledge : DRAY
58. Part of B.Y.O.B. : YOUR
59. Inner, in combinations : ENTO
61. Faline's mother, in "Bambi" : ENA

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