New York Times, Monday, August 15, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Kuwaiti ruler : EMIR
5. Computer/phone line link : MODEM
10. The late Peter Jennings's network : ABC
13. Tightwad : MISER
15. Atop : ABOVE
16. Likewise : TOO
17. Not laughing or crying : UNEMOTIONAL
19. Cut (off) : LOP
20. R-rated : STEAMY
21. River's curve : ESS
22. Labyrinth : MAZE
23. Cancun cash : PESOS
25. Van Gogh subjects : IRISES
27. Volcanic coating : ASH
30. Curtain holder : ROD
31. Affirm : AVER
32. "Every good boy does fine" and others : MNEMONICDEVICES
38. Doll's cry : MAMA
39. "Wow!" : OOH
40. Diva's solo : ARIA
41. Best time to act : OPPORTUNEMOMENT
46. Deli loaves : RYES
47. Administered : RAN
48. Itsy-bitsy : WEE
49. Landmark near the pyramids of Giza : SPHINX
52. Excited, with "up" : KEYED
54. Gets rid of weeds : HOES
55. Sigma's follower : TAU
57. Cherished : ADORED
61. Letters before an alias : AKA
62. 2003 animated film ? with a hint to 17-, 32- and 41-Across : FINDINGNEMO
64. Sunset hue : RED
65. Singer at Diana's funeral : ELTON
66. 1978 jazz musical : EUBIE
67. Snoop : PRY
68. Ehrich ___, Houdini's real name : WEISS
69. Makes a doily : TATS
1. Outback birds : EMUS
2. Item on a hotel pillow : MINT
3. "Aha" : ISEE
4. Chart anew : REMAP
5. ___ tai (drink) : MAI
6. Slender woodwinds : OBOES
7. Mafia chiefs : DONS
8. Shifty : EVASIVE
9. Brooks of "The Producers" : MEL
10. Oversized reference book : ATLAS
11. Rotgut, e.g. : BOOZE
12. Makes do : COPES
14. Cesar ___, classic player of the Joker : ROMERO
18. Boxer Mike : TYSON
22. Singer Makeba : MIRIAM
24. Loathsome : ODIOUS
26. M.L.K. Jr., for one : REV
27. Buckshot and such : AMMO
28. Rice Krispies sound : SNAP
29. Rope fiber : HEMP
31. Stick (to) : ADHERE
33. Native New Zealanders : MAORIS
34. Voting "nay" : CON
35. Pilot and flight attendants : CREW
36. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
37. Fill to capacity : SATE
42. Rembrandt van ___ : RYN
43. Fabric : TEXTILE
44. Like some Central American pyramids : MAYAN
45. Jittery : ONEDGE
49. Opposite of mild, in cheeses : SHARP
50. Texas Hold'em, e.g. : POKER
51. Intoxicating : HEADY
52. "Great job!" : KUDOS
53. Krispy Kreme product : DONUT
56. Voting "nay" : ANTI
58. Country crooner McEntire : REBA
59. Give off : EMIT
60. John and Jane, in case titles : DOES
62. Handful : FEW
63. Those with clout : INS

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