New York Times, Friday, July 21, 2006

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gut feeling : STOMACHACHE
12. Landmark Paris church La ___-Chapelle : STE
15. Popular game on TV : TEXASHOLDEM
16. #4 for Boston : ORR
17. Burned up : INCINERATED
18. Was fast ... or wasn't fast : RAN
19. Cipher org. : NSA
20. Bowmen's implements : OARS
21. Computer character set : ASCII
23. It's sickening : GERM
25. Polynesian carving : TIKI
27. Diorama : SCENE
28. Misses in Spain: Abbr. : SRTAS
30. Long shot : DARKHORSE
32. Talk over? : DUB
34. Family tree word : NEE
35. Casting need : REEL
36. Opposite of down : GLEEFUL
40. Leaves alone : DESERTS
42. A Chaplin : OONA
43. Tease : RAG
45. Nipper : PUP
46. Movie producer? : DVDBURNER
49. ___ Secretary : MADAM
53. Bob in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : SEGER
54. Hardly Mr. Personality : DRIP
56. Movie character whose first name is Julius : DRNO
57. Welcome, in a phrase : GRATA
58. G.M. and G.E. : MFRS
60. Rubber-stamps : OKS
61. Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co., today : IBM
62. "Pink Cadillac" singer, 1988 : NATALIECOLE
66. "This is a Montague, our ___": "Romeo and Juliet" : FOE
67. Like what a person likes : UPONESALLEY
68. Country singer England and others : TYS
69. Parts of medical checkups : STRESSTESTS
1. Smarts : STINGS
2. Wound tighter : TENSER
3. Rural vehicle : OXCART
4. ___ tai : MAI
5. Come ___ surprise : ASNO
6. Swindler : CHEAT
7. Dreadful : HORRID
8. Like a lot of the U.S. oil reserves : ALASKAN
9. Chicago setting: Abbr. : CDT
10. Laugh sound : HEE
11. Frequent feature of Emily Dickinson poetry : EMDASH
12. One who might win a spelling competition : SORCERER
13. Christmas tree circler, perhaps : TRAINSET
14. Two-time U.S. Open champion : ERNIEELS
22. Boxed game equipment : SCOREPAD
24. Entered the pool? : MADEABET
26. Burned up : IRED
29. -ed, e.g.: Abbr. : SUF
31. Stay fresh : KEEP
33. Vice president who graduated from Princeton at 16 : BURR
36. Part of an egotist's self-description : GODSGIFT
37. Romantic : LOVERBOY
38. They may produce checks : ENDGAMES
39. Set down : LAND
41. Bottom line : SUM
44. Material : GERMANE
47. William Herschel discovery of 1781 : URANUS
48. Magazine holders : RIFLES
50. Shows excitement (over) : DROOLS
51. Band on foot? : ANKLET
52. Wanders : MOSEYS
55. Bluenose : PRISS
59. Broadway "score" : SEAT
63. Quick : APT
64. Rocky peak : TOR
65. A.L. Central team, on a scoreboard : CLE

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