New York Times, Friday, July 6, 2007

Author: Pete Mitchell
Editor: Will Shortz
Pete Mitchell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Mitchell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Actor whom People magazine erroneously declared dead in 1982 : ABEVIGODA
10. Aid in retriever retrieval? : IDTAG
15. Persian's gift : NINELIVES
16. Gull-like : NAIVE
17. Basis of "America" : GODSAVETHEQUEEN
19. "Get ___" (1967 hit for the Esquires) : ONUP
20. Filmmaker Morris : ERROL
21. Barrel statistic : BORE
22. Turkey dough? : LIRAS
24. "The Christmas Song" co-writer : TORME
26. Univ. research grantor : NSF
27. Crack : ACE
28. Military V.I.P. : LOOIE
30. Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
32. Deserve consideration : COUNT
33. The last novel featuring him was "Stopover: Tokyo" : MRMOTO
34. Fugitive's fear : CAPTURE
37. "Let's be reasonable ..." : COMENOW
38. Annular seals : ORINGS
39. Water softener : BORAX
40. Sensation : SMASH
41. Cheekbone : MALAR
42. Syst. of unspoken words : ASL
45. Muffin holder : TIN
46. He served between Hubert and Gerald : SPIRO
48. First name in college football coaching : KNUTE
50. Pizzeria chain since 1943, informally : UNOS
52. Val d'___ (French ski resort) : ISERE
54. "La ___," 1946 Dolores del Rio film : OTRA
55. Punish publicly, perhaps : MAKEANEXAMPLEOF
58. Way to stand : ERECT
59. Place for a vacuum : RADIOTUBE
60. Rocker Patty who married John McEnroe : SMYTH
61. Felt suppressed rage : SMOLDERED
1. Land bordered by the Congo : ANGOLA
2. Having some replacement parts? : BIONIC
3. Last : ENDURE
4. Line of motor scooters : VESPA
5. Pier grp. : ILA
6. Springiness : GIVE
7. Implication : OVERTONE
8. Home to Rosa Parks Blvd. : DETROIT
9. Bad way for a ship to be driven : ASHORE
10. Govt. probe : INQ
11. Plaster : DAUB
12. Get plastered : TIEONEON
13. Not at all fond of : AVERSETO
14. Result of cross-fertilization within a population : GENEFLOW
18. Dartboard material : ELM
23. Discards, with "off" : SLOUGHS
25. Designate : EARMARK
29. Couple's word : OURS
31. Home of Silver City: Abbr. : NMEX
32. Stack on a pallet: Abbr. : CTNS
33. Melvin of the Orioles : MORA
34. Film studio department : COSTUMES
35. How some people walk : ARMINARM
36. Hammer activator : PIANOKEY
37. Avalanche setting : COLORADO
39. Something taken before practicing : BAREXAM
41. Dough must be squeezed out of them : MISERS
42. Distinctive director : AUTEUR
43. Light up at a dance? : STROBE
44. Paged : LEAFED
47. Sticker : PIN
49. "Affliction" star, 1998 : NOLTE
51. It's splintered : SECT
53. Graphic artist Nolde : EMIL
56. Letter wearer: Abbr. : ATH
57. Milkweed part : POD

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