New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Author: Tom Heilman
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas Heilman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Heilman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Private stash : CACHE
6. Eighty-six : TOSS
10. Very smart : CHIC
14. Earthy pigment : OCHER
15. Double-reed woodwind : OBOE
16. Ruffian : HOOD
17. Police ploys : STINGOPERATIONS
20. Old Russian ruler : TSAR
21. Lid trouble : STYE
22. Omar of TV's "House" : EPPS
23. ___ of Man : ISLE
25. Farm milk producers : EWES
27. Type : ILK
30. End-of-day spousal salutation : HONEYIMHOME
35. Clear, as a winter windshield : DEICE
37. Crossed out : XED
38. Sign of things to come : OMEN
39. When said three times, a W.W. II movie : TORA
40. Give the giggles : AMUSE
42. Gallery showing works by Turner, Reynolds and Constable : TATE
43. Calendario units : ANOS
44. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
45. Lead down the aisle : USHER
46. "Call when you get the chance" : GIVEMEABUZZ
50. Flutter : ADO
51. Pocket particles : LINT
52. Sandbox item : PAIL
54. Univ. lecturer : PROF
56. Way to go : PATH
58. Duchess of ___, Goya subject : ALBA
62. Bogart/Hepburn film : THEAFRICANQUEEN
65. Work in the garden : WEED
66. Use of a company car or private washroom, say : PERK
67. Took a shot at : TRIED
68. Birds whose heads can rotate 135 degrees left or right : OWLS
69. "Got it" : ISEE
70. Full of lip : SASSY
1. How much to pay : COST
2. Play parts : ACTS
3. Quickly growing "pet" : CHIA
4. Painter Matisse : HENRI
5. Wee bit of work : ERG
6. Best-seller list : TOPTEN
7. Toe the line : OBEY
8. What a welcome sight relieves : SOREEYES
9. Neptune's realm : SEA
10. Lofted approaches to the green : CHIPSHOTS
11. Earring shape : HOOP
12. Charged particles : IONS
13. They may be burned and boxed : CDS
18. 1993 Israeli/Palestinian accords site : OSLO
19. Swarm : TEEM
24. "___ Drives Me Crazy," #1 hit by the Fine Young Cannibals : SHE
26. Like some smiles and loads : WIDE
27. Holder of a dog's name and owner info : IDTAG
28. Téa of "Spanglish" : LEONI
29. Russian ballet company : KIROV
31. Outlying community : EXURB
32. D-Day beach : OMAHA
33. Apportioned : METED
34. First month in Madrid : ENERO
36. Social workers' work : CASELOADS
40. "You got that right!" : AMEN
41. Pastries in "Sweeney Todd" : MEATPIES
45. Action film firearm : UZI
47. Tick off : MIFF
48. Mental grasp : UPTAKE
49. Newswoman Paula : ZAHN
53. First lady after Hillary : LAURA
54. "What a relief!" : PHEW
55. Rod's partner : REEL
57. Decent plot : ACRE
59. Island garlands : LEIS
60. Theme of this puzzle : BEES
61. Pop artist Warhol : ANDY
62. First and last digit in a Manhattan area code : TWO
63. Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
64. Parts of gals. : QTS

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