New York Times, Monday, August 27, 2007

Author: Steven Ginzburg
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Ginzburg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ginzburg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It's rounded up in a roundup : HERD
5. Propel a bicycle : PEDAL
10. Pinnacle : ACME
14. Hawaii's "Valley Isle" : MAUI
15. "___ Get Your Gun" : ANNIE
16. Linen fiber : FLAX
17. Operation for a new liver or kidney : ORGANTRANSPLANT
20. Home (in on) : ZERO
21. Mao ___-tung : TSE
22. That woman : SHE
23. "The Sweetheart of Sigma ___" : CHI
26. Refuses to : WONT
28. Encourages : EGGSON
30. Jane who wrote "Sense and Sensibility" : AUSTEN
32. Take home a trophy : WIN
34. Beer component : MALT
35. Swains : BEAUS
36. Cry after a bad swing : FORE
37. Decorates, as a cake : ICES
38. Beneficial substance in fruits, vegetables and tea : ANTIOXIDANT
41. Feature of many a wedding dress : LACE
43. Picking ___ with : NITS
44. Alto or soprano : VOICE
47. Letter-shaped building support : IBAR
48. Small number : FEW
49. Yuletide songs : CAROLS
50. Mortarboard addition : TASSEL
52. Face-to-face test : ORAL
54. Puppy's bite : NIP
55. Inventor Whitney : ELI
56. Grain in Cheerios : OAT
58. Great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Noah : ENOS
60. Literary genre popular with women : ROMANTICFANTASY
66. Shortly : ANON
67. Message from a BlackBerry, maybe : EMAIL
68. Tiny critters found twice each in 17-, 38- and 60-Across : ANTS
69. Impose, as a tax : LEVY
70. Car dings : DENTS
71. Yuletide : NOEL
1. Insurance grp. : HMO
2. Where a phone is held : EAR
3. Oriental ___ : RUG
4. Actress Cameron : DIAZ
5. Sponsor : PATRON
6. Company with a spectacular 2001 bankruptcy : ENRON
7. Reproductive material : DNA
8. "___ it the truth!" : AINT
9. Made smaller : LESSENED
10. C.I.O.'s partner : AFL
11. Kind of suit : CLASSACTION
12. Street opening for a utility worker : MANHOLE
13. Spreads : EXTENTS
18. Most recent : NEWEST
19. Place to hang one's hat : PEG
23. Taxi : CAB
24. Shade : HUE
25. "I, Robot" author : ISAACASIMOV
27. Four : TWOXTWO
29. Key of Saint-Saëns's "Danse macabre" : GMINOR
31. Radio receiver parts : TUNERS
33. Eye part : IRIS
36. ___ gras : FOIE
39. Puffed up : INFLATED
40. King Arthur's burial place : AVALON
41. Without metaphor : LITERAL
42. Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
45. 151, in old Rome : CLI
46. Telepathy, e.g. : ESP
49. "Streets" of Venice : CANALS
51. Period in history : EON
53. Size again : REFIT
57. It heals all wounds, in a saying : TIME
59. ___ Lee of Marvel Comics : STAN
61. One or more : ANY
62. Soup container : CAN
63. Year, in Spain : ANO
64. Sault ___ Marie : STE
65. Fashion inits. : YSL

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