New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. SeaWorld attractions : ORCAS
6. 50 Cent piece : RAP
9. Constantly change lanes : WEAVE
14. "Peachy!" : NEATO
15. Voters liked him twice : IKE
16. Stan's partner in old films : OLLIE
17. Poke, in a way : ELBOW
18. Mature before being picked : VINERIPEN
20. Sport played on the first word of its name : TABLETENNIS
22. Ax user, e.g. : WIELDER
23. Page turner : READER
28. Eerie : ODD
29. Tot's wheels : TRIKE
32. Say "uncle" : GIVE
33. Popular clog-buster : DRANO
34. California's state bird : QUAIL
35. Sport played in the first word of its name : ARENAFOOTBALL
39. Gucci competitor : PRADA
40. Scrabble draw : TILES
41. Prefix with -gon : OCTA
42. The lion in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : ASLAN
43. Go out, as embers : DIE
46. Organized crime : THEMOB
48. "You can come out now" : ITSSAFE
51. Sport played on the first word of its name : FIELDHOCKEY
54. It may get stuck in a movie theater : BUBBLEGUM
58. Home of Brigham Young University : PROVO
59. Fictional Scarlett : OHARA
60. Lead-in to many a chef's name : ALA
61. Fan's opposite : HATER
62. "Shucks!" : PSHAW
63. Horse color : DUN
64. Alley pickup : SPARE
1. Boxing combo : ONETWO
2. Installed anew, as flooring : RELAID
3. Took a taxi, with "it" : CABBED
4. Ringlike island : ATOLL
5. Scattered over the earth : SOWED
6. They run rapids : RIVERRAFTS
7. Related : AKIN
8. William for whom a colony was named : PENN
9. Not as good : WORSE
10. Inventor Whitney : ELI
11. European peak : ALP
12. Compete : VIE
13. Poetic darkness : EEN
19. Limerick's home : EIRE
21. Neon ___ (fish) : TETRA
24. Contents of una fontana : AGUA
25. Use a rotary phone : DIAL
26. Dr. ___ of "Austin Powers" films : EVIL
27. Divinity sch. subject : REL
30. How sardines are often packed : INOIL
31. Pitcher who says "Oh, yeaahh!" : KOOLAIDMAN
33. Crime lab evidence : DNA
34. Some hikers' targets, for short : QBS
35. St. Louis attraction : ARCH
36. Appraise : RATE
37. Noted cheese town : EDAM
38. Tither's amount : TENTH
39. Poker payoff : POT
42. Irish Rose's beau : ABIE
43. Some Plains Indians : DAKOTA
44. "Should that come to pass" : IFEVER
45. Pooh's mopey pal : EEYORE
47. Words after court or rule : OFLAW
49. Frosh, next year : SOPHS
50. Consign to the junkyard : SCRAP
52. "Yikes!" : EGAD
53. Corker : LULU
54. Conk : BOP
55. Dull responses : UHS
56. Cry from Scrooge : BAH
57. Strapped wear : BRA

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