New York Times, Monday, July 28, 2008

Author: Roger Baiocchi
Editor: Will Shortz
Roger Baiocchi
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Baiocchi. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. With 21-Across, begin from scratch : START
6. Heart of the matter : GIST
10. Hair untangler : COMB
14. Tithing portion : TENTH
15. Great Lake touching four states : ERIE
16. Cry to a matey : AHOY
17. Zealous : EAGER
18. Tailless cat : MANX
19. Emulate a mob : RIOT
20. WNW's opposite : ESE
21. See 1-Across : ATSQUAREONE
24. Hot dog topping : RELISH
26. Number of a magazine : ISSUE
27. Where to store a lawn mower : SHED
29. Entirely : INALL
33. Christmas ___ (holiday stamp) : SEAL
36. Woodsy : SYLVAN
40. Coffee, in slang : JOE
41. Move into the limelight : TAKECENTERSTAGE
44. "___ was saying ..." : ASI
45. Once did : USEDTO
46. Givers and receivers of alimony : EXES
47. Element of a doctrine : TENET
49. Sign from above : OMEN
51. Recreation center posting : RULES
55. "Really!" : ANDHOW
59. With 73-Across, be beaten by the rest of the field : ENDUPINLAST
63. Dump cleanup grp. : EPA
64. Gunk : GOOP
65. It's "catchy" : SNAG
66. Lets or sublets : RENTS
68. Fail to mention : OMIT
69. Something to whistle : TUNE
70. Peeved, after "in" : ASNIT
71. 7-6, 2-6, 6-4, e.g. : SETS
72. ___-specific (like the answers at 1-, 41- and 73-Across) : SITE
73. See 59-Across : PLACE
1. Have the wheel of a car : STEER
2. Tempt : TEASE
3. Extremely well-behaved child : ANGEL
4. 66 on a map, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
5. Defeat soundly : THRASH
6. Onyx and opal : GEMS
7. Baghdad native : IRAQI
8. Nasal congestion locale : SINUS
9. Sam Houston served as its president, senator and governor : TEXAS
10. Lurch from side to side : CAREEN
11. One of the states touched by 15-Across : OHIO
12. Apollo 11 destination : MOON
13. Computer unit : BYTE
22. Dissertations : THESES
23. Aztec or Mayan cities, today : RUINS
25. ___ of Wight : ISLE
28. Unit of force : DYNE
30. Cleanser whose name comes from Greek myth : AJAX
31. High-priced seating area : LOGE
32. Performers Peggy and Pinky : LEES
33. Goals or assists : STAT
34. Simplicity : EASE
35. Related (to) : AKIN
37. Bygone Ford : LTD
38. Nix, presidentially : VETO
39. Kitchen emanations : AROMAS
42. Such a jokester : CUTUP
43. Be inclined (to) : TEND
48. Totally loses one's cool : ERUPTS
50. Nab in a sting operation : ENTRAP
52. Tilts : LISTS
53. Ho-hum feeling : ENNUI
54. Tilt : SLANT
56. Dye in temporary tattoos : HENNA
57. ___ nerve : OPTIC
58. Fritter away : WASTE
59. What modest people lack : EGOS
60. City south of the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve : NOME
61. "Go ahead!" : DOIT
62. Writer James : AGEE
67. Course for a future U.S. citizen, maybe: Abbr. : ESL

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