New York Times, Monday, July 2, 2007

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gem units : CARATS
7. Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
10. Sea creature that moves sideways : CRAB
14. Common recipe amount : ONECUP
15. Actor Holbrook : HAL
16. Turner of Hollywood : LANA
17. Masonry work that may be smoothed with a trowel : STUCCOWALL
19. Grace finisher : AMEN
20. Deadly snake : ASP
21. Shoving away, football-style : STIFFARMING
23. Director Bob who won a Tony, Oscar and Emmy all in the same year : FOSSE
24. Evicts : OUSTS
25. Quester for the Golden Fleece : JASON
28. Hen's place : COOP
30. "It's a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
31. Goes 80, say : SPEEDS
34. Fellow : GUY
37. More rain and less light, e.g., to a pilot : WORSECONDITIONS
40. Sault ___ Marie : STE
41. Ill-___ gains : GOTTEN
42. Hitchhiker's need : RIDE
43. Tabbies : CATS
44. Person whose name appears on a museum plaque, e.g. : DONOR
45. Zorro's weapon : SWORD
48. Colorado resort : ASPEN
51. Some memorization in arithmetic class : TIMESTABLES
54. Airport overseer: Abbr. : FAA
57. Director Kazan : ELIA
58. Earlier ... or a hint to the words circled in 17-, 21-, 37- and 51-Across : BEFOREHAND
60. Book after John : ACTS
61. Coach Parseghian : ARA
62. White fur : ERMINE
63. Two tablets every six hours, e.g. : DOSE
64. Thieve : ROB
65. Target and J. C. Penney : STORES
1. ___ Nostra : COSA
2. Six-legged intruders : ANTS
3. Sign on, as for another tour of duty : REUP
4. N.C. State's group : ACC
5. University of Arizona's home : TUCSON
6. Leopard markings : SPOTS
7. Rub raw : CHAFE
8. .5 : HALF
9. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
10. Zip one's lip : CLAMUP
11. Harold who directed "Groundhog Day" : RAMIS
12. Concerning : ANENT
13. Hair over the forehead : BANGS
18. State known for its cheese: Abbr. : WIS
22. Hen's place : ROOST
23. Enemies : FOES
25. 1975 thriller that took a big bite at the box office : JAWS
26. Very much : ALOT
27. Father : SIRE
28. Give : CEDE
29. Chief Norse god : ODIN
31. Many a person whose name starts Mac : SCOT
32. Flower holders : POTS
33. Suffix with differ : ENT
34. Enter : GOIN
35. Ruin : UNDO
36. Belgian river to the North Sea : YSER
38. "Zounds!" : EGADS
39. Laundry implement that might make a 43-Down : IRON
43. See 39-Down : CREASE
44. Gobi or Mojave : DESERT
45. Lieu : STEAD
46. Radio word after "Roger" : WILCO
47. Skips : OMITS
48. Popular BBC import, for short : ABFAB
49. ___-mo replay : SLO
50. Israel's Shimon : PERES
52. Skier's transport : TBAR
53. Prefix with -nautic : AERO
54. Light-skinned : FAIR
55. Actress Heche : ANNE
56. Citrus coolers : ADES
59. M.D.'s group : HMO

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