New York Times, Monday, July 30, 2007

Author: Elizabeth A. Long
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth A. Long
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {HJQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Long. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Old ___ tale : WIVES
6. Fiction's opposite : FACT
10. Two-wheeler : BIKE
14. Novelist Zola : EMILE
15. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
16. Luau instruments, informally : UKES
17. Wee : SMALL
18. Cost of an old phone call : DIME
19. Check for a landlord : RENT
20. Game equipment for an old sitcom star? : LUCILLESBALL
23. Son of Seth : ENOS
24. Organic salt : OLEATE
25. Greek T : TAU
28. ___ Kippur : YOM
29. Chem. or biol. : SCI
30. Captains of industry : TYCOONS
32. Sudden outpouring : SPATE
34. Mark in "piñata" : TILDE
35. Game location for an actress? : SALLYSFIELD
38. Major mix-up : SNAFU
40. Deflect, as comments : PARRY
41. IBM/Apple product starting in the early '90s : POWERPC
44. Pull tab site : CAN
45. Pinup's leg : GAM
48. Product pitches : ADS
49. Carved, as an image : GRAVEN
51. Florence's river : ARNO
52. Game site for a popular singer? : NEILSDIAMOND
54. Plastic building block : LEGO
57. Mélange : OLIO
58. When repeated, classic song with the lyric "Me gotta go" : LOUIE
59. Rainbow goddess : IRIS
60. Pasta sauce first sold in 1937 : RAGU
61. Ponders : MUSES
62. Like some Steve Martin humor : ZANY
63. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
64. "Give it ___!" ("Quit harping!") : AREST
1. Actor Snipes of "Blade" : WESLEY
2. Prefix with suppressive : IMMUNO
3. Owner of MTV and BET : VIACOM
4. New York Harbor's ___ Island : ELLIS
5. Order in a bear market : SELL
6. Faithfulness : FIDELITY
7. Licoricelike flavor : ANISE
8. Hand-to-hand fighting : COMBAT
9. 8-Down ender : TREATY
10. Singer Ives : BURL
11. "I Like ___" (old campaign slogan) : IKE
12. Barbie's doll partner : KEN
13. Inexact fig. : EST
21. Train that makes all stops : LOCAL
22. Speaker's spot : LECTERN
25. Spilled the beans : TOLD
26. & : AND
27. "It's no ___!" (cry of despair) : USE
29. Go all out : SPLURGE
31. Like a mechanic's hands : OILY
32. Ump's call with outstretched arms : SAFE
33. Paranormal ability : ESP
35. Tools with teeth : SAWS
36. Wasn't turned inward : FACEDOUT
37. Tehran native : IRANI
38. Place for a mud bath : SPA
39. Doze (off) : NOD
42. A ___ (kind of reasoning) : PRIORI
43. Maria of the Met : CALLAS
45. Bellyache : GROUSE
46. "___ Song" (John Denver #1 hit) : ANNIES
47. Not given to self-promotion : MODEST
50. Winston Churchill flashed it : VSIGN
51. Love of one's life : AMOUR
52. Inquisitive : NOSY
53. ___ mater : ALMA
54. Gossipy Smith : LIZ
55. Pitcher's stat. : ERA
56. Beefeater product : GIN

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