New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 2010

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some Guinness Book listings : FIRSTS
7. Sources of woods used for saunas : ASPENS
13. Literary character whose name is said to mean "laughing water" : MINNEHAHA
14. Nonabrasive leather : CHAMOIS
16. Grandma or grandpa : OLDSTER
17. Went back to the buffet, say : HADMORE
18. Norwegian violinist ___ Bull : OLE
19. Two-___ : SEATER
21. Figure depicted in une église : ANGE
22. Mind : SEETO
24. Server's edge : ADIN
26. Besmirch : TAR
27. Advocacy : ESPOUSAL
30. Smooth : FACILE
32. Film studio stock : STILLS
34. Raptor 350 and others : YAMAHAS
35. Pucks : IMPS
38. Founding member of the Washington Freedom : MIAHAMM
40. Many mail-order items, briefly : MEDS
41. Singer Jackson : MAHALIA
43. English word that comes from Tswana : TSETSE
45. Tomfoolery : PRANKS
47. Places to unload : SEAPORTS
51. Alpha or beta follower : RAY
52. Jewelry store feature : CASE
54. How fried foods are fried : INOIL
55. Hydrocarbon endings : ENES
57. 1992 Elton John hit : THEONE
60. Sessanta minuti : ORA
61. Missouri site of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival : SEDALIA
63. Fellow with no monetary woes : MADEMAN
65. Place for barkers? : SEALERY
66. What you may have while solving this puzzle? : AHAMOMENT
67. Adolescence and others : STAGES
68. Civic alternative : SENTRA
1. Nice girls : FILLES
2. Seriously committed : INDEEP
3. Workers with 64-Downs, for short : RNS
4. Embarks : SETSOUT
5. You, once : THEE
6. Hot spot : SAHARA
7. Hurt : ACHED
8. "Hidalgo" co-star, 2004 : SHARIF
9. Digs : PAD
10. Classic novel that ends with two weddings : EMMA
11. When two hands meet : NOONTIME
12. Tennyson hero : SIRGALAHAD
13. Yellowstone sight : MOOSE
15. Figure in the Iliad : SEERESS
20. Seat of Leon County, Fla. : TALLAHASSEE
23. Add : TOSSIN
25. Con's call : NAY
28. Actor who played Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol," 1951 : SIM
29. Settled : ALIT
31. Appeared in, as a TV show : CAMEON
33. Literary pirate : SMEE
35. Awe : IMPRESS
36. Old royalty : MAHARANEES
37. Didn't do seriously : PLAYEDAT
39. N.Y.C. travel letters : MTA
42. Springer's org. : AKC
44. Watched closely from a distance : SPIEDON
46. "Fahrenheit 451," e.g. : SATIRE
48. Paying guest : ROOMER
49. Capital midway between Rome and Istanbul : TIRANA
50. Editorial feature : SLANT
53. ___ Rebellion : SHAYS
56. Palacio part : SALA
58. Some Siouan speakers : OMAHAS
59. Handle : NAME
62. One with a supporting role : LEG
64. Colleague of 3-Down : EMT

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