New York Times, Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Latin 101 word : AMAS
5. Flip : TOSS
9. Early third-century year : CCVII
14. "Norma Rae" director : RITT
15. Sport with jabs : EPEE
16. They make lawns green : RAINS
17. 1966 Lincoln Center role for 21-/28-Across : CLEOPATRA
19. Grind down : ERODE
20. Pong maker : ATARI
21. With 28-Across, a late, great entertainer : BEVERLY
23. Insignificant : NOMINAL
26. Silas Marner's adopted daughter : EPPIE
27. "As I Lay Dying" father : ANSE
28. See 21-Across : SILLS
30. Mark permanently : ETCH
33. Scatterbrained : DITSY
35. Retort to "Not so!" : ISTOO
36. ___-10 Conference : PAC
39. See 29-Down : SOPRANO
42. Quick to pick up things : APT
43. Balkan native : CROAT
45. Numbered clubs : IRONS
47. Mexican accord? : SISI
48. 1970 Covent Garden title role for 21-/28-Across : LUCIA
50. Increase : HIKE
54. The Dixie Chicks and others : TRIOS
56. Common cleanser : AMMONIA
58. Childhood nickname of 21-/28-Across : BUBBLES
60. "Dynasty" actress : EVANS
61. Stretches out? : COMAS
62. 1955 "Die Fledermaus" debut role for 21-/28-Across : ROSALINDE
65. Really big : OBESE
66. Giant-screen movie format : IMAX
67. Tony-winning Carter : NELL
68. Ruhr Valley city : ESSEN
69. Strike out : DELE
70. Coll. seniors' tests : GRES
1. Mysteries : ARCANA
2. "Paradise Lost" author : MILTON
3. Starting lineups : ATEAMS
4. Celebrated in the past : STORIED
5. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
6. Elect, with "for" : OPT
7. Balkan native : SERB
8. Conger, e.g. : SEAEEL
9. Unlikely candidate for Mr. Right : CREEP
10. Running back's stat : CARRIES
11. "La Traviata" role for 21-/28-Across : VIOLETTA
12. May race, familiarly : INDY
13. Expert finish? : ISE
18. ___ money : PIN
22. They may report to C.E.O.'s : VPS
24. In connection with : ASTO
25. Slip of the tongue, maybe : LISP
29. With 39-Across, 21-/28-Across, for one : LYRIC
31. Flatfoot : COP
32. Much sought after : HOT
34. Believer: Suffix : IST
35. It's charged : ION
36. Mac alternatives : PCS
37. D-backs, on a scoreboard : ARI
38. Stage wear for 21-/28-Across : COSTUMES
40. "Sempre libera" e.g. : ARIA
41. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
44. Flying home? : AIRBASE
46. Nudging, and then some : SHOVING
48. Internet chuckle : LOL
49. Requirement to buy on eBay : USERID
51. More ludicrous : INANER
52. Cause to burn : KINDLE
53. Canvas sites : EASELS
55. "The Wild Duck" playwright : IBSEN
57. Radio executive Karmazin : MEL
58. Short dos : BOBS
59. A few : SOME
61. Cedar Rapids college : COE
63. ___ soda (textile bleacher) : SAL
64. Chopper : AXE

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