New York Times, Monday, August 6, 2007

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Do very well (at) : EXCEL
6. Alabama march city : SELMA
11. U.K. channel : BBC
14. Pope before Paul V, whose papacy lasted less than four weeks : LEOXI
15. Loud, as a stadium crowd : AROAR
16. Yahoo! competitor : AOL
17. Result of hitting the pause button on a movie : FREEZEFRAME
19. Dundee denial : NAE
20. Have concern : CARE
21. Authoritative order : MANDATE
23. Vegetarian's protein source : TOFU
26. Volcanic emission : ASH
28. The "B" in L.B.J. : BAINES
29. Hall-of-Fame QB Johnny : UNITAS
31. Enzyme suffix : ASE
33. Low-lying area : VALE
34. Uncovers : BARES
35. Chief Pontiac's tribe : OTTAWAS
37. Coast Guard rank: Abbr. : ENS
38. Extra : TOSPARE
40. Nightwear, briefly : PJS
43. Buses and trains : TRANSIT
45. "Honest to goodness!" : NOLIE
47. Sit for a picture : POSE
49. ___ compos mentis : NON
50. Try hard : STRIVE
51. Book size : OCTAVO
53. NNE's opposite : SSW
55. Part of a list : ITEM
56. Chatty birds : PARROTS
58. "The Censor" of ancient Rome : CATO
60. Tire pressure meas. : PSI
61. Old-time songwriters' locale : TINPANALLEY
66. "Horrors!" : EEK
67. Online birthday greeting, e.g. : ECARD
68. Go out : LEAVE
69. Go blonde, say : DYE
70. Seized vehicles, for short : REPOS
71. Channel with cameras in the Capitol : CSPAN
1. North Pole toymaker : ELF
2. Generation ___ (thirtysomething) : XER
3. Cedar Rapids college : COE
4. Carry out, as an assignment : EXECUTE
5. Multitalented Minnelli : LIZA
6. Bank fixtures : SAFES
7. Goof up : ERR
8. Rich soil : LOAM
9. "Goldilocks" character : MAMABEAR
10. Football bowl site : ARENA
11. Dairy Queen offering : BANANASPLIT
12. Overnight accommodations by the shore : BOATEL
13. John who starred in "A Fish Called Wanda" : CLEESE
18. Times on a timeline : ERAS
22. Temperamental performer : DIVA
23. TV, slangily, with "the" : TUBE
24. ___ empty stomach : ONAN
25. Attack before being attacked : FIRSTSTRIKE
27. Millinery accessories : HATPINS
30. "The Thin Man" canine : ASTA
32. "Immediately," in the O.R. : STAT
35. ___ buco : OSSO
36. Departed : WENT
39. Having been warned : ONNOTICE
41. Hepcat's talk : JIVE
42. Appear to be : SEEM
44. Derrière : REAR
46. Baltimore nine : ORIOLES
47. Like some balloons, questions and corn : POPPED
48. Playwright Sean : OCASEY
50. Ugly duckling, eventually : SWAN
52. Person in a polling booth : VOTER
54. A whole slew : SCADS
57. Jacket fastener : SNAP
59. After-bath powder : TALC
62. Con's opposite : PRO
63. Nascar unit : LAP
64. Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" : EVA
65. Desire : YEN

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