New York Times, Monday, August 13, 2007

Author: Andrew Ries
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrew Ries
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ries. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
5. With 72-Across, the end of 20-, 37-, 44- or 59-Across : DAILY
10. Scribbles : JOTS
14. Hiker's snack : GORP
15. Els of the links : ERNIE
16. Stuntmaster Knievel : EVEL
17. Et ___ (and others) : ALII
18. Prices : COSTS
19. Like a Playmate of the Month : SEXY
20. 1951 Montgomery Clift/Elizabeth Taylor film, with "A" : PLACEINTHESUN
23. English county on the North Sea : ESSEX
24. Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
25. Place to wrestle : MAT
28. Kindergarten learning : ABCS
32. Whinny : NEIGH
34. Missions, for short : OPS
37. Venus : MORNINGSTAR
40. Puppyish : CUTE
42. Gullible : NAIVE
43. Suffix with cigar : ETTE
44. Place to do business in the Old West : TRADINGPOST
47. Use a Singer : SEW
48. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
49. Mlle., in Madrid : SRTA
50. Luau souvenir : LEI
51. Goddess of the dawn : EOS
54. Lick of fire : FLAME
59. 1987 Prince song and album : SIGNOTHETIMES
64. Milliners' output : HATS
66. Scott who wrote "Presumed Innocent" : TUROW
67. Dog that's a little of this, a little of that : MUTT
68. Cotton swab : QTIP
69. In unison : ASONE
70. "That's clear" : ISEE
71. Anatomical pouches : SACS
72. See 5-Across : PAPER
73. "___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
1. Wide open, as the mouth : AGAPE
2. Lazes : LOLLS
3. Operatic solos : ARIAS
4. Cinnamon or cloves : SPICE
5. Tenth: Prefix : DECI
6. Elvis's middle name : ARON
7. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
8. Many an art print, for short : LITHO
9. Affirmatives : YESES
10. Bach's "___, Joy of Man's Desiring" : JESU
11. Hand protectors for bakers : OVENMITTS
12. It's between La. and N.M. : TEX
13. Using trickery : SLY
21. What a student crams for : EXAM
22. Like lyrics : SUNG
26. Playing marble : AGATE
27. Passed : THREW
29. East Berlin's counterpart during the cold war : BONN
30. Rugged rock formation : CRAG
31. Sounds in a barbershop : SNIPS
33. Opposite of WNW : ESE
34. In base eight : OCTAL
35. Total prize money : PURSE
36. Earned run average, e.g. : STATISTIC
38. Actor/composer Novello : IVOR
39. Hatchling's site : NEST
41. Author LeShan : EDA
45. "___ to differ" : IBEG
46. President before Wilson : TAFT
52. Not in bottles, as beer : ONTAP
53. Man of many marches : SOUSA
55. Maximum or minimum : LIMIT
56. Make laugh : AMUSE
57. Doles (out) : METES
58. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
60. AOL and Road Runner: Abbr. : ISPS
61. Too much: Fr. : TROP
62. Fine-tune : HONE
63. Still-life object : EWER
64. Mil. command bases : HQS
65. One ___ time : ATA

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