New York Times, Monday, August 22, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Frank ___, leader of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
6. High Ottoman official : PASHA
11. Boeing 747, e.g. : JET
14. Hawke of Hollywood : ETHAN
15. Speck in the sea : ISLET
16. Lode deposit : ORE
17. Keep cool : BEATTHEHEAT
19. Break a Commandment : SIN
20. Fraternity hopeful : RUSHEE
21. Twisted in pain : WRITHED
23. Gorillas and such : APES
24. "The most trusted name in electronics" sloganeer, once : RCA
27. Three: Prefix : TRI
28. Conclude negotiations : SEALTHEDEAL
33. Large feather : PLUME
37. Knights : SIRS
38. Unadorned : BARE
39. Second chance for viewers : RERUN
40. Scheduling abbr. : TBA
41. Ambulance sound : SIREN
42. Egg-shaped : OVAL
43. Smelting waste : SLAG
44. Rand McNally product : ATLAS
45. Be just what's needed : FILLTHEBILL
48. "So there!" : AHA
49. 11-pointer, in blackjack : ACE
50. Slugger Willie : MAYS
54. Woolen blankets : AFGHANS
58. "In" group : CLIQUE
60. (The) bug : FLU
61. Be a lulu : TAKETHECAKE
64. B-ball official : REF
65. Amazed : INAWE
66. Shady retreat : ARBOR
67. Bumbler : OAF
68. Overfull : SATED
69. Horses of a certain color : ROANS
1. Zoo equine : ZEBRA
2. Consumed eagerly : ATEUP
3. Developmental stage : PHASE
4. Trajectories : PATHS
5. Gambler's stake : ANTE
6. Word with cutie or sweetie : PIE
7. ___ Wednesday : ASH
8. Whole bunch : SLEW
9. Cozy spots by the fire : HEARTHS
10. Get-up : ATTIRE
11. Tease : JOSH
12. Lake near Niagara Falls : ERIE
13. Watch over : TEND
18. ___ and now : HERE
22. Morsel : TIDBIT
25. Fairy tale dwelling : CASTLE
26. "Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
28. Upper house member: Abbr. : SEN
29. Heartbreaking : TRAGIC
30. British nobleman : EARL
31. Zone : AREA
32. Optical device : LENS
33. Grad student's mentor : PROF
34. Big name in denim : LEVI
35. Eurasia's ___ Mountains : URAL
36. Islamic leader : MULLAH
41. Actor Mineo : SAL
43. Doo-wop group that sang in "Grease" : SHANANA
46. In other words : THATIS
47. Polish Nobelist Walesa : LECH
50. Small: Prefix : MICRO
51. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
52. 1890's gold rush destination : YUKON
53. Prophets : SEERS
54. Place to stick a comb, once : AFRO
55. Pet's tiny tormentor : FLEA
56. Backtalk : GUFF
57. Trick-taking game with 32 cards : SKAT
59. Mad king of the stage : LEAR
62. Female sheep : EWE
63. Newsman Koppel : TED

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