New York Times, Friday, July 27, 2007

Author: John R. Conrad
Editor: Will Shortz
John R. Conrad
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breakers communicate with them : CBS
4. Medevacs, in military slang : DUSTOFFS
9. Shop coat? : SAWDUST
13. Gets a move on : HIES
15. Officer slain in the Old Testament : URIAH
16. Ear-relevant : OTIC
17. Sharply outline : ETCH
18. Prefix with -hedron : PENTA
19. Carpenter's groove : DADO
20. Avignon infinitive : ETRE
21. City of canals : OSAKA
23. Roseanne's mom on "Roseanne" : BEV
24. Things wheeled in supermarkets? : CHEESES
27. Kind of therapy : HORMONE
29. Cow : HECTOR
30. Judge, e.g. : TRIER
31. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee known as the White Lady of Soul : DUSTYSPRINGFIELD
36. Tactful : POLITIC
37. Nebulous stuff : INTERSTELLARDUST
43. Words to live by : CREED
44. People people : CELEBS
46. Billboard listing : HITTUNE
49. Puts together in a hurry : WHIPSUP
50. Wood smoother : ADZ
51. Food whose name is Italian for "feathers" : PENNE
53. Rip off : HOSE
54. Cry of vehement denial : LIES
56. Reservation dwelling : ADOBE
58. Aged Frankfurter? : ALTE
59. Maestro Masur : KURT
60. Make more interesting : LIVEN
61. Future shoot : SEED
62. Janitorial tool : DUSTMOP
63. Big band era standard : STARDUST
64. Kind of ice : DRY
1. Half of a 1970s-'80s comedy duo : CHEECH
2. Went kaput : BITTHEDUST
3. Opposite of openness : SECRECY
4. Quarrel : DUSTUP
5. Treats often taken apart : OREOS
6. Scuba gear : FINS
7. Palestinian group : FATAH
8. Cadet's topper : SHAKO
9. Plot thickener? : SOD
10. Very, very hot : ATABOIL
11. Like some highways after construction work : WIDENED
12. Furniture protector : DUSTCOVER
14. What rain might fall in : SHEETS
22. It contains the elastic clause : ARTICLEI
25. Absorbed : SOPPEDUP
26. Debugging discovery : ERROR
28. C ration replacer : MRE
32. They, in Marseille : ILS
33. Thing to be picked : NIT
34. Former telecom giant : GTE
35. Cop : FILCH
37. Metal in the points of gold pens : IRIDIUM
38. EarthLink alternative : NETZERO
39. It's celebrated in late January or early February : TET
40. Socially dominant ones : ALPHAS
41. Put a new bottom on, in a way : RESOLED
42. Black & Decker offering : DUSTBUSTER
43. Classroom sneeze elicitor : CHALKDUST
45. Express : SPEEDY
47. Country singer McCoy and others : NEALS
48. Get divorced : ENDIT
49. Grill brand : WEBER
52. Astronomer's study : NOVA
55. Motor Up alternative : STP
57. Cleaning product with the slogan "It's that fast" : ENDUST

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