New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Author: Tibor Derencsenyi
Editor: Will Shortz
Tibor Derencsenyi
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Derencsenyi. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Example of 41-Across : SOLONG
7. Example of 41-Across : GOTTARUN
15. Like "Survivor" groups : TRIBAL
16. "That's fine" : OKAYBYME
17. ___ Quimby of children's books : RAMONA
18. Most finicky : PICKIEST
19. Not fighting : ATPEACE
21. Squeezed (out) : EKED
22. Ballerina's digit : TOE
23. Suffix with racket or rocket : EER
25. Weakens, as support : EBBS
29. Line up : ARRAY
32. Push (for) : LOBBY
36. Needle part : EYE
37. Mauna ___ : LOA
39. Example of 41-Across : SAYONARA
41. Theme of this puzzle : FAMOUSLASTWORDS
45. Example of 41-Across : AUREVOIR
46. 90 degree pipe joint : ELL
47. Result of getting worked up : IRE
48. Call the whole thing off : ENDIT
50. On the wagon : SOBER
54. Eton students, e.g. : LADS
56. Symbol of sturdiness : OAK
58. City map abbr. : AVE
59. Tacks on : ADDS
63. Works of Swift and Wilde : SATIRES
66. They're over the hill : HASBEENS
70. Dancing locale : BISTRO
71. "Be delighted" : ISURECAN
72. Low tie : ONEALL
73. Example of 41-Across : TIMETOGO
74. Example of 41-Across : BYEBYE
1. Rock bands? : STRATA
2. Keynote speaker, e.g. : ORATOR
3. Less firm : LIMPER
4. Instrument with a conical bore : OBOE
5. Sha follower : NANA
6. French ice cream : GLACE
7. Bush league?: Abbr. : GOP
8. Merle Haggard, self-descriptively : OKIE
9. Sail a zigzag course : TACK
10. Little one : TYKE
11. Put up with : ABIDE
12. Bread for a Reuben : RYE
13. Speakers' no-nos : UMS
14. Amount left after all is said and done : NET
20. Unagi, at a sushi restaurant : EEL
24. Actress Dawson of "Rent" : ROSARIO
26. Polar denizen : BEAR
27. Polar explorer : BYRD
28. Salty septet : SEAS
30. Therapeutic plant : ALOE
31. "___ got mail" : YOUVE
33. Humanities degs. : BAS
34. Memory unit : BYTE
35. Cries from the woods : YOWLS
38. "I love him like ___" : ASON
40. Defendant's plea, informally : NOLO
41. Not work out : FAIL
42. Kirlian photography image : AURA
43. Four-footed TV star : MRED
44. Jar part : LID
49. Thank-yous along the Thames : TAS
51. Black Russians may go on it : BARTAB
52. ___ Brothers : EVERLY
53. Fix, as a shoe : RESOLE
55. Buffalo hockey player : SABRE
57. Barbecue offering : KABOB
60. Bug juice? : DEET
61. Like Radio City Music Hall, informally : DECO
62. Hitch : SNAG
64. Pint-size : TINY
65. "Mm-hmm" : ISEE
66. Chart topper : HIT
67. "Do ___ do" : ASI
68. It may be tidy : SUM
69. ___-Cat : SNO

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