New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Author: Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Furry pet : GERBIL
7. Fannie ___ : MAE
10. Peak, briefly : MAX
13. Armpit, anatomically : AXILLA
14. Cot locale : TENT
15. Soccer chant : OLE
16. Make relaxed : BECALM
17. 1952 Gary Cooper classic : HIGHNOON
19. Read, in a way : SCAN
20. Gulf port : ADEN
22. Vital line : AORTA
23. Hall-of-Famer Rod : CAREW
25. Like Brahms's Symphony No. 3 : INF
26. Suffix with ranch : ERO
29. Mental challenge : BRAINTEASER
34. Sun Devils' hometown : TEMPE
36. Pulitzer playwright Akins : ZOE
37. 1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
38. Medical achievement of 1967 : HEARTTRANSPLANT
42. Height: Prefix : ACRO
43. Play that introduced the word "robot" : RUR
44. Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
45. It lets you feel : NERVEENDING
49. The Science Guy on TV : NYE
50. Type widths : EMS
51. Shelley, for one : ODIST
53. Cache : STORE
56. Money honchos: Abbr. : CFOS
57. Since : ASOF
61. Speedy Gonzales wear : SOMBRERO
63. Venus's sister : SERENA
65. Rd. : RTE
66. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
67. Observed Yom Kippur : ATONED
68. Junior : SON
69. Digital readout, for short : LCD
70. Crunch candymaker : NESTLE
1. Gossips : GABS
2. Suit : EXEC
3. Costa ___ : RICA
4. Noir's opposite : BLANC
5. Neighbor of Mo. : ILL
6. Delilah player of 1949 : LAMARR
7. "___ Kampf" : MEIN
8. Director Lee : ANG
9. Simple hydrocarbon : ETHANE
10. Drop anchor : MOOR
11. Rafts : ALOT
12. Lawless princess : XENA
14. Provider of the first words of 29-, 38- and 45-Across : THEWIZARDOFOZ
18. Like some insurance : NOFAULT
21. Narc's org. : DEA
24. Aid in wrongdoing : ABET
25. Residents: Suffix : ITES
26. Hawke of Hollywood : ETHAN
27. Volleyballer/model Gabrielle : REECE
28. Astrologer Sydney : OMARR
30. Start to stop? : NON
31. Whacked, so to speak : SLAIN
32. ___-weensy : EENSY
33. Make more secure, say : RETIE
35. Saw : PROVERB
39. Cancún crowd? : TRES
40. Seek a seat : RUN
41. Not the daintiest of eaters : PIGS
46. First name in cookery : EMERIL
47. Swear words? : IDO
48. Xterra maker : NISSAN
52. Tropical tubers : TAROS
53. Georgia et al., once: Abbr. : SSRS
54. Dog who unveiled 14-Down : TOTO
55. Lightning bolt, perhaps : OMEN
56. Street ___ (asset in the hood) : CRED
58. ___ mail (e-mail folder) : SENT
59. Scott Turow memoir : ONEL
60. Movie ending effect : FADE
62. Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENC
64. Hot time in Montréal : ETE

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