New York Times, Monday, August 2, 2010

Author: Diane Baker van Hoff
Editor: Will Shortz
Diane Baker van Hoff
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. van Hoff. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Sleeping, say : ABED
5. Got up : STOOD
10. Sleep : REST
14. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
15. Squiggle over an "n" : TILDE
16. ___ podrida (spicy stew) : OLLA
17. Tempo? : THESPEEDOFMUSIC
20. Gait faster than a trot : CANTER
21. Bumbling : INEPT
22. Fannie ___ : MAE
25. Marc who sang "Walking in Memphis" : COHN
26. Marry : WED
27. Cry when a judge enters a courtroom : ALLRISE
29. Swindle : CON
30. "60 Minutes" network : CBS
33. "The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
34. Bush adviser Rove : KARL
36. Simba's love in "The Lion King" : NALA
37. Ka-ching? : THESOUNDOFMONEY
40. "Listen!" : HARK
41. Fishing poles : RODS
42. Sheeplike : OVINE
43. Idiot : ASS
44. Perch : SIT
45. DNA units : STRANDS
47. ___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
48. "Sesame Street" character with a unibrow : BERT
49. Inexact fig. : EST
50. Long, drawn-out stories : SAGAS
53. Like the arms of a starfish : RADIAL
55. Spectrum? : THECOLOROFLIGHT
60. Top-notch : AONE
61. Cancel : ANNUL
62. Look out a window, say : PEER
63. What top seeds often get at the starts of tournaments : BYES
64. Moisten while cooking : BASTE
65. Alluring : SEXY
1. Linkletter who hosted TV's "House Party" : ART
2. "___! Humbug!" : BAH
3. She raised Cain : EVE
4. Kind of brake : DISC
5. Shorthand takers : STENOS
6. Marry : TIETHEKNOT
7. Ancient : OLDEN
8. Skunk's defense : ODOR
9. Dict. offering : DEF
10. Quarterfinals or semifinals : ROUND
11. Something ___ (a lulu) : ELSE
12. Err : SLIP
13. Saying "I'm not sure that dress looks perfect on you," e.g. : TACT
18. "Scarface" star Al : PACINO
19. Bearing : MIEN
22. Mrs. George Washington : MARTHA
23. Hawaiian greetings : ALOHAS
24. Tribal advisers, typically : ELDERS
26. Gobble (down) : WOLF
28. Hazard : RISK
29. Put X's over : CROSSEDOUT
30. Tooth next to a premolar : CANINE
31. Mixes : BLENDS
32. "Thou ___" (Jesus' response to Pilate) : SAYEST
35. Total (up) : ADD
36. Bright star : NOVA
38. Leon who wrote "Exodus" : URIS
39. Human : MORTAL
44. Mediocre : SOSO
46. Play (with) : TRIFLE
47. Spikes, as a drink : LACES
48. Buildings with lofts : BARNS
50. Knife : STAB
51. Greeting to a matey : AHOY
52. DNA element : GENE
53. Author Jaffe : RONA
54. They're kissable : LIPS
56. "Chocolate" dog : LAB
57. "___ whiz!" : GEE
58. Put a spell on : HEX
59. Hear, as a case : TRY

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