New York Times, Monday, July 10, 2006

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. President pro ___ : TEM
4. Back biter? : MOLAR
9. ___ Polo, visitor to Cathay : MARCO
14. Manipulate : USE
15. Bad treatment : ABUSE
16. Flip one's lid? : UNHAT
17. Record label with a dog in its logo : RCA
18. Prove false : BELIE
19. Movers and shakers : DOERS
20. Outlaw William + actor Alan = Scottish boy? : BONNEYLADD
23. Neither's go-with : NOR
24. Bay window : ORIEL
25. ___ the pants off : SUE
27. ___-mo replay : SLO
29. Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
33. Loud speaker : ORATOR
35. New Mexico art community : TAOS
37. Hopping mad : IRATE
38. Archaeologist Louis + actress Farrah = job for a plumber? : LEAKEYFAWCETT
43. Huge mistake : FOLLY
44. Plummet : SINK
45. Lives : DWELLS
47. Declared : ASSERTED
53. Minister, slangily : REV
54. Sushi fish : EEL
56. Skedaddle : LEAVE
57. Guy's date : GAL
59. Wit Oscar + writer Joyce Carol = things to sow? : WILDEOATES
63. "Dig?" : GETIT
65. Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
66. Suffix with differ : ENT
67. Perfume : AROMA
68. ___ Island, immigrants' arrival point : ELLIS
69. Karel Capek drama : RUR
70. The Evita of "Evita" : PERON
71. Nick of "Lorenzo's Oil" : NOLTE
72. Hush-hush job : SPY
1. Supercharged engines : TURBOS
2. Accompany to a party : ESCORT
3. No Mr. Nice Guy : MEANIE
4. Onetime phone company nickname : MABELL
5. Toe the line : OBEY
6. Break in the action : LULL
7. Continent explored by 9-Across : ASIA
8. Oboe and bassoon : REEDS
9. Wet dirt : MUD
10. Ever and ___ : ANON
11. Brightness regulator : RHEOSTAT
12. Singer Vikki + senator Trent = auto site? : CARRLOTT
13. Extra play periods, for short : OTS
21. Maiden name preceder : NEE
22. Twosome : DUO
26. Clapton who sang "Layla" : ERIC
28. Lode load : ORE
30. Summer on the Riviera : ETE
31. They're soaked up at the beach : RAYS
32. Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
34. "___ you nuts?" : ARE
36. Without: Fr. : SANS
38. Actor Rob + actor Richard = something to put a truck in? : LOWEGERE
39. One way to get up in the world? : ELEVATOR
40. Everything : ALL
41. MacLachlan of "Twin Peaks" : KYLE
42. Divs. of a year : WKS
43. New Deal pres. : FDR
46. Stitch (up) : SEW
48. Plaza Hotel girl of fiction : ELOISE
49. Stephen of "Michael Collins" : REA
50. Spuds : TATERS
51. Align the edges of : EVENUP
52. "___ Rides Again" (1939 western) : DESTRY
55. Tablecloths : LINEN
58. Chauffeur-driven vehicle : LIMO
60. Film composer Schifrin : LALO
61. Barbie, e.g. : DOLL
62. Give off : EMIT
63. Opening : GAP
64. Beachgoer's shade : TAN

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