New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Author: Linda Schechet Tucker
Editor: Will Shortz
Linda Schechet Tucker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JPQWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Tucker. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Russian space station : MIR
4. "The Song of ___," old French epic : ROLAND
10. Spill the beans : BLAB
14. Half of dos : UNO
15. Blackboard appurtenance : ERASER
16. Like hands after eating potato chips : OILY
17. It's worth listening to : SAGEADVICE
19. Info in a used car ad : YEAR
20. Toll : KNELL
21. Conduct a survey : ASKAROUND
23. Republic from which Montenegro gained its independence : SERBIA
25. ___-jongg : MAH
26. Sherlock Holmes portrayer : BASILRATHBONE
33. Nabokov heroine : ADA
35. "Don't ___ on me" (slogan of the American Revolution) : TREAD
36. Where San Diego is: Abbr. : SOCAL
37. Art ___ : DECO
39. Expensive coat : SABLE
41. Cravings : YENS
42. Not silently : ALOUD
44. Laughing : RIANT
46. Drivers' org. : AAA
47. Perfect shape : MINTCONDITION
50. Building wing : ELL
51. Sale markdown indicator : REDTAG
54. Variety of rose : HYBRIDTEA
60. Decorative sofa fabric : TOILE
61. River of Switzerland : AARE
62. Where the first words of 17-, 26- and 47-Across may be found : HERBGARDEN
64. It may be in the doghouse : FLEA
65. Its alphabet starts with alif : ARABIC
66. Bard's "before" : ERE
67. Hightail it : TEAR
68. Tennessee team : TITANS
69. "Help!" : SOS
1. Scents used for perfume : MUSKS
2. Senseless : INANE
3. English philosopher called "Doctor Mirabilis" : ROGERBACON
4. One who sees it like it is : REALIST
5. Fort ___, former Army post on Monterey Bay : ORD
6. Source of basalt : LAVA
7. Purchase stipulation : ASIS
8. Place for a crick : NECK
9. Imagined : DREAMT
10. Cry of glee : BOYOHBOY
11. Stead : LIEU
12. Chester Arthur's middle name : ALAN
13. Polar explorer Richard : BYRD
18. Isle of exile : ELBA
22. Sis-boom-bahs : RAHS
24. Snobs put them on : AIRS
27. Memorize, as lines : LEARN
28. Raging mad : RABID
29. He lost to Dwight : ADLAI
30. They're controlled by the moon : OCEANTIDES
31. "Peter Pan" dog : NANA
32. Actress Lanchester, who married Charles Laughton : ELSA
33. "Madam, I'm ___" : ADAM
34. Place to get a Reuben : DELI
38. Catcher of sound waves : OUTEREAR
40. ___'acte : ENTR
43. Mid seventh-century date : DCLI
45. Haberdashery items: Var. : TIETACS
48. Dated : OLDHAT
49. Smell : ODOR
52. Old Oldsmobile : ALERO
53. They may be dominant : GENES
54. Knife handle : HAFT
55. Where Bill and Hillary met : YALE
56. La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
57. Hatcher or Garr : TERI
58. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
59. "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" group : ABBA
63. Winning cry in a card game : GIN

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